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Finance Assistant - International Organization for Migration (IOM)

Location: Harare
Alert: Application Deadline Expired

Job Summary

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental, and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants

Context:

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) in Harare, Zimbabwe, and direct supervision of the Resources Management Officer (RMO); and, in collaboration with relevant units at Headquarters and the Administrative Centres, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for managing the resources management functions in Zimbabwe

Position Title : Finance Assistant

Duty Station : Harare, Zimbabwe

Classification : General Service Staff, Grade G4

Type of Appointment : Special Short Term 3 months with a possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Reference Number :SVN2022/14

Closing Date : 2 August 2022

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Extract and input data from various sources in financial or accounting systems.
  • Respond to accounting, budget, or financial queries regarding data from staff in the unit and elsewhere.
  • Assist in the preparation of the payroll by executing validity checks on monthly payroll results.
  • Review all types of payments, from purchase to payment requests, verifying that they are duly authorized, and all the supporting documents are attached therewith.
  • Create new Vendor Accounts in PRISM.
  • Verify vendor requests for accuracy and conformance with IOM finance policies and instructions.
  • Perform claim verifications against documentation to ensure that purchases/services are properly authorized and that the goods have been received or services rendered.
  • Prepare necessary receipt and journal vouchers.
  • Assist in the preparation of budget, accounting, financial, statistical reports, and other reports as required.
  • Assist all staff services such as travel, expense claims and document retrieval, among others.
  • Ensure proper and systematic filling of all posted payments and other accounting documents according to the established standards.
  • Responsible for the Petty Cash of the office; and,
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications And Experience

  • High School diploma with four years of relevant experience; or,
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finances, or related fieldswith two years of relevant professional experience.

Experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, E-mail, Outlook; previous experience in SAP is a distinct advantage.
  • Attention to detail and ability to organize paperwork in a methodical way.
  • Discreet, detail and client-oriented, patient, and willing to learn new things; and,
  • Prior work experience with international humanitarian organizations, nongovernment or government institutions/organization in a multi-cultural setting is an advantage.

Languages

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

Required Competencies

Values

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and culturaldifferences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent, and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and
  • timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge, and innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership of achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring, and motivational way.

Other

  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment.
  • No late applications will be accepted.

How To Apply

IOM invites interested candidates to submit their applications to vacancieshre@iom.int by 2 August 2022 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

Female candidates who are qualified and experienced are especially encouraged to apply.

NB: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Alert: Application Deadline Expired

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