Finance Assistant,Abuja,United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) helps its partners in the United Nations System meet the world’s needs for building peace, recovering from disaster, and creating sustainable development.
UNOPS is known for its ability to implement complex projects in all types of environments around the globe. In Nigeria, UNOPS is implementing The Niger Delta Job Creation and Conflict Prevention Initiative which aims at mitigating the violence in the Niger Delta through job creation and conflict prevention initiatives to the vulnerable unemployed youths in the region. The project is jointly funded by the Delta State Government, United Nations Development Project (UNDP) and Shell Petroleum Development Corporation (SPDC). This specific project covers a variety of sectors including training of beneficiaries in livelihood vocational skills development, job creation, mind-set change and conflict prevention initiatives. To achieve these’ objectives, UNOPS alongside the partners are setting up a befitting vocational training centre in Egbokodo, Warri, Delta State and would require the services of suitably qualified individuals.
Responsible for providing direct support for projects management and general support to the finance officers and other operation office
Assist in information gathering for budget preparation
Maintain overview of bank account levels, cash in bank and replenishments
Ensure the use of proper accounting codes and certification of services rendered/goods delivered
Analysis of financial reports, investigation and adjustment as required
Check all receipts supporting claims for reimbursable expenses
Contribution to knowledge networks and communities to practice
Assist in the maintenance of the budget database by verifying and inputting approved budgets
Review of payment requests for completeness prior to processing to ensure that documentation is complete and check invoices against breakdown of cost in respective contracts, analyze whether invoices comply with contract provision UNOPS policies or not.
BSc/HND in finance or related field. Certification in finance and accounting may be added advantage
At least 4 years related experience preferably in finance and accounting
Computer literate and accounting software
Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete CV and updated Personal History Form P11 (Click here to download P11 form in doc format) to:
The Programme Coordinator
UNOPS Nigeria Office
4th Floor Toyota Elizade Building
Plot 596 Independence Avenue Cadastral Zone
Opposite Bolingo Hotel
Central Business District
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