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Finance Officer NOB Juba South Sudan

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El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Djouba, Équatoria-Central, Sudán del Sur
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Company Description:

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.  Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.


Job Description:

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT JRNO. 833247

    TITLE:

  Finance Officer NOB

   TYPE OF CONTRACT:

  Fixed Term

   UNIT/DIVISION:

  Finance

   DUTY STATION (City, Country):

  Juba

   DURATION:

  12 months

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WFP celebrates and embraces diversity. It is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all its employees and encourages qualified candidates to apply irrespective of race, colour, national origin, ethnic or social background, genetic information, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, HIV status or disability.

ABOUT WFP

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.  Every day, WFP works worldwide to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food they need.

ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

This position is based in Juba at the CO, and it is the most senior national staff position in the unit, with extensive travel to the Field. The successful candidate should be a highly dynamic Finance professional with developed strategic and leadership skills. Capable of providing expert support to the HoU on matters of operational and strategic importance..

JOB PURPOSE

To support the stewardship of WFP’s resources, monitoring budgets, forecasting, analysing, reporting and providing core administrative support to enable effective management of funds, and ensure assistance to beneficiaries is undertaken in the most efficient and effective way possible.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

Support corporate finance and resource management strategies by contributing to the development of policies and procedures for COs or HQ based units, participating in key programmatic initiatives, and embedding value for money in these initiatives through advice on financial assessment, reporting and accounting.

 Lead on the implementation of CO finance, budgeting, and resource management operations, to support the timely and effective supply of food assistance and comply with WFP standards and processes.

Carry out regular visits to Area/Field Offices as appropriate and assist in clarifying and improving proper application of policies and procedures and prepare comprehensive reports on findings with improvement action plans.

Lead on the delivery of accurate financial reporting and analyses in accordance with International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS), ensuring accuracy, deadlines and compliance with accounting processes and corporate governance requirements.

Provide financial assessment of partners, service providers, and other entities as needed, providing conclusions to management to enable them to make informed decisions and minimize financial risk to the organisation.

Design, implement, monitor, and analyze budgets for new and ongoing projects according to the established corporate procedures and requirements.

Ensure that bank reconciliation, disbursements, clearance of receivables, overall cash management and monthly financial closures are performed regularly and in accordance with corporate requirements.

Responsible for the reporting in the Unit, Ensure the timely preparation and submission of the Financial Monthly Closure (FMC) check list of the CO. Thereafter the follow up of the medium and high risk open items on the COs dash boards.

Where necessary, oversee human resource functions related to staff benefits, recruitment of local staff, and training.

Monitor and analyze financial and accounting data, identifying, and forecasting trends, anomalies, or issues, and proposing solutions to management with regards to status of budgets, availability of funds, Programme effectiveness and financial viability.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES CONTINUED

Identify and develop improvements to policies, systems, and procedures to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations, minimize risk, and ensure services are aligned with business objectives.

Coordinate and deliver financial controls and insight into WFP performance, undertaking periodic risk and internal control assessments to identify areas which may present potential audit, compliance, or financial risks.

Lead a team of finance staff, establishing priorities and work plans, monitoring progress, and providing coaching, training, and guidance to ensure appropriate development and enable high performance.

Represent unit/CO at internal meetings, external meetings and events with other UN agencies, banks and other financial institutions, or other partners and entities as required.

Contribute to preparedness actions such as early warning, risk analysis and contingency planning and make recommendations. Periodically monitor the management of risks and report on any action taken.

Any other tasks as may be required from time to time.

STANDARD MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: Advanced University degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or related fields, or First University degree in the same subject(s) with additional years of related work experience plus membership in an international recognized professional accountancy body such as Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Institute of Certified Public Accounts (ICPA) or equivalent.

Experience: At least three years' progressive postgraduate professional experience working in the areas of Finance and Accounting with relevant analytical skills.

Language: International Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language. Intermediate knowledge (level B) of a second official UN language: Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish, and/or WFP’s working language, Portuguese.National Professional: Fluency (level C) in English language and the duty station’s language, if different.

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE

• Has experience reviewing and analyzing financial statements.• Has experience implementing accounting and internal control processes.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS

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WFP has a zero-tolerance approach to conduct such as fraud, sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to WFP’s standards of conduct and will therefore undergo rigorous background verification internally or through third parties. Selected candidates will also be required to provide additional information as part of the verification exercise. Misrepresentation of information provided during the recruitment process may lead to disqualification or termination of employment

WFP will not request payment at any stage of the recruitment process including at the offer stage. Any requests for payment should be refused and reported to local law enforcement authorities for appropriate action.


Company Description:

The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide.  The mission of WFP is to help the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes.  Every day, WFP works worldwide…

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Djouba, Soudan du Sud

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