Closed or Expired Job Posting This job posting is closed or has expired and is no longer open for applications.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• Coordinate the formulation of the programmes and projects budgets, provide management with forecasts and past performance, and consult with managers in regards to current and future levels of funding of activities; take a lead role in the timely and accurate preparation of the Agency's Budgets (Capital, Expense and Cash), Blue Book and Fascicle in compliance with IPSAS Standards and in accordance with statutory and policy requirements and provide budgetary support services to Programme and Field Directors;
• Monitor the implementation of budgets, recommend reprogramming, coordinate and conduct necessary consultations with concerned offices, supervise the quarterly review and analysis of expenditure to identify changing patterns of expenditure; formulate financial systems and procedures related to monitoring expenditures and control of the Regular Budget;
• Review biennial budget estimates and subsequent adjustments to ensure conformity with Agency instructions, policies and planning and budgeting assumptions; participate in budget hearings; assist and guide Fields and HQ staff in the preparation of their submissions and assist in drafting the texts and annexes thereto;
• Supervise the establishment, review and amendment of the quantitative and monetary standards for the Agency’s budget including staff costs, to which standards can reasonably be applied in co-ordination with functional departments and the norm;
• Update the Budget Technical Instructions; supervise reviews, adjustments and updates of the budget standard prices; estimate financial implications of proposed new or revised standard costs and advise the management thereof;
• Conduct Agency-wide analytical studies on various programmes and on the costs of possible variations in each programme;
• Participate in the finalization of the biennial planning and budgeting assumptions and play an active role in the preparation of Budget Technical Instructions;
• Prepare replies to internal and external audit observations relating to Programmes and Support services budgets.
The incumbent may be required to travel in the UNRWA’s area of operations.
When the minimum requirements are not fully met, Director of Human Resources, in consultation with the concerned supervisor may exceptionally substitute part of the unmet requirements with a combination of relevant academic qualifications, additional professional training and progressive relevant work experience.
NB: Work experience alone or formal qualifications with no relevant work experience are not considered an acceptable combination.
Conditions of Service
The fixed term appointment is for 3 years including 1 year probation period. Monthly basic salary starting at JD 1094.50 plus special occupation allowance (69.90%) of the basic salary. Other benefits include monthly Provident Fund contribution (15% of basic salary paid by the Agency), compulsory medical insurance, 30 days of annual leave, and dependency allowance (if applicable).
How to Apply
Applicants are required to register at http://jobs.unrwa.org by creating a personal profile and completing an UNRWA Personal History Form. Please note that UNRWA only accepts degrees from accredited educational institutions. Only applications received through http://jobs.unrwa.org will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted.
UNRWA encourages applications from qualified and experienced women. UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.
Professional Knowledge and Experience
• An advanced university degree in business administration or a related field, including a course in accountancy;
• At least eight years of relevant experience including at least four years at a supervisory level with an emphasis on cost accounting and budgeting;
• Excellent command of written and spoken English and Arabic.
• Thorough knowledge of budgeting framework, computerized finance, budget and procurement systems;
• Ability to develop and implement appropriate technical solutions and concepts;
• Ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with staff and clients of the Finance Department including the ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries and in multiple locations;
• Demonstrated analytical and management skills;
• Ability to take initiative, coordinate and integrate multiple inputs to generate common approaches or frameworks;
• Excellent writing skills;
• Ability to supervise others.
• Membership in an officially recognized accounting body;
• Extensive practical experience with computerized finance systems;
• High accuracy and flexibility;
• Experience in an international organization.
- Job Location:
- Amman, Jordan
- Company Industry:
- Community/Social Services/and Nonprofit
- Company Type:
- Employer (Private Sector)
- Job Role:
- Joining Date:
- Employment Status:
- Employment Type:
- Monthly Salary Range:
- Manages Others:
- Number of Vacancies:
- Career Level:
- Years of Experience:
- Residence Location:
About This Company
UNRWA is the United Nations agency responsible for the protection, care and human development of a population of some 5 million Palestine refugees living in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, Jordan, Lebanon and the Syrian Arab Republic. UNRWA is committed to assisting Palestine refugees in maintaining a decent standard of living, acquiring appropriate knowledge and skills, enjoying the fullest possible extent of human rights, and leading a long and healthy life. UNRWA is the largest UN operation in the Middle East with more than 29,000 staff. Most of these staff are refugees themselves, working directly to benefit their communities - as teachers, doctors, nurses or social workers.
For more information please visit https://jobs.unrwa.org