UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, dedication
The Country Programme of Cooperation between the Government of Mozambique and UNICEF (CPD) for 2022-2026 aims to support Mozambique to accelerate efforts towards achieving the targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and meeting its commitment to respect, protect and fulfil the rights of children, in line with the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the Core Commitments for Children in Humanitarian Action. It derives from the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF), 2022–2026 and aligns with the Government Five-Year Plan 2020–2024, the National Development Strategy 2015–2035 and relevant sector policies and programmes.
For more information about UNICEF Mozambique’s work please follow this link.
You can also access and explore all new UNICEF vacancies via the UNICEF Mozambique website link herein.
How can you make a difference?
Under the guidance of the supervisor, the Finance Associate will be responsible for providing a variety of specialized tasks in finance functions, ensuring accurate and timely delivery that in compliance with UNICEF financial rules and regulations, whilst demonstrating the capacity to research, adapt and evaluate irregular cases, and to recommend improvements to process delivery and design. Specifically, and supporting the UNICEF Mozambique Business Support Centre, the Finance Associate will be responsible for accurate processing of all HACT related transactions and Sales Orders.
Summary of key functions/accountabilities:
Conduct quality checks by reviewing and creating VISION transaction requests (FRs, Sales Orders, DCT Advances & Liquidations, Direct Payments and Reimbursements) ensuring all supporting documents and relevant information provided for processing are accurate, adequate and in compliance with established work processes policies, rules, regulations and procedures.
Initiate the timely drafting of HACT Transactions in eZHACT (FACE, PRQs & invoices) from requests received from sections.
Ensure correctness of data entering on FACE Forms and PRQs and ensure speedy processing of DCT advances and Liquidations to enhance programme implementation and KPIs maintenance.
Ensure all supporting documents are correctly uploaded in eZHACT according to the internal guidance.
Create Sales Orders and Funds Reservations in VISION on a timely manner.
Ensure good record maintenance and monitoring of transactions and contribute to the periodic review of throughput report and the strengthening of SOPs for transactions, documenting lessons learnt for improving efficiency and effectives of the Business Support Centre…
For more information, the detailed job description is available via this link:Download File JD – GS6 Finance Associate Vision Hub.pdf
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- Completion of secondary education, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses in a field related to Finance,
- Accounting, Budget or Business Administration, is required.
- Six years of progressively responsible experience in financial management is required.
- Experience with SAP or other similar ERP system is an asset.
- Fluency in English and Portuguese is required.
- UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: https://uni.cf/UNICEFValues
UNICEF competencies required for this post are…
- Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness
- Works Collaboratively with others
- Builds and Maintains Partnerships
- Innovates and Embraces Change
- Thinks and Acts Strategically
- Drive to achieve impactful results
- Manages ambiguity and complexity
- During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.
UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.
UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. For this position, eligible and suitable female candidates are encouraged to apply.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.
There will be no relocation package offered for this post. The successful candidate will be responsible for his/her own relocation and settlement in the city where the post is based.
There is a salary calculator tool for local staff through this link:
https://info.undp.org/gssu/onlinetools/SalCalcLocal/SalCalcLocal.aspx. Please run simulations for an estimate of monthly and annual salary based on the post’s level and location. When running the simulation, please select Mozambique (NEW) as the Duty Station
Advertised: 12 Sep 2022 South Africa Standard Time
Deadline: 25 Sep 2022 South Africa Standard Time
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