Clerk (Finance)

  • Full Time
  • Africa

World Health Organization

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Grade: G5
Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): two years
Job Posting: Mar 24, 2023, 4:17:06 AM
Closing Date: Apr 6, 2023, 3:59:00 PM
Primary Location: Eritrea-Asmara
Organization: AF_ERI Eritrea
Schedule: Full-time

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OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
Country Management Support Units (CSUs) have been established in the organisational structure to provide support for Managers and staff to fully assume their responsibilities in the GSM environment and to ensure compliance with organizational policies, procedures, rules and regulations on all administrative and financial matters and transactions in the context of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
The incumbent assist the Programme, Budget and Finance Assistant as follows:- 1. Maintains financial records and financial transactions in the GSM environment;2. Initiate setting up of HR plans, identify and include positions in HR plans, update position parameters and submit for approval;3. Initiate mapping of positions to tasks and awards;4. Assists in generating reports from the Global Management System; also prepares recurring reports as scheduled and special reports as required to facilitate financial implementation analysis;5. When authorized, makes disbursements from petty cash fund, maintains records of these disbursements and balances accounts as required;6. Assists newly arriving or departing staff members on opening or closing bank accounts, exchanging currency and other financial matters;7. Performs any other duties as assigned.Achievement Activities Include: Timely and high-quality output and results to support the achievement of the objectives of the unit, and enable effective program implementation in the region.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education

Essential: Completion of secondary education or equivalent technical training Commercial education with specialization in accounting, budgeting or finance.
Desirable: Diploma or higher education in accounting or finance will be an advantage.

Experience
Essential: 5to7 years of working experience with2 to4 years of progressively responsible work in finance, Budgeting and/or accounting activities.
Desirable: Experience within UN or other international or multinational organizations will be an advantage.
Skills
Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and implement inputs from several sources; to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; to conceptualize and carry out tasks with little supervision; to interpret financial rules and regulations; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

WHO Competencies
Communication
Producing results
Teamwork
Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French.

REMUNERATION
WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at ERN 169,154 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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