How can you make a difference?
UNICEF is seeking to build a pipeline of qualified and ready to hire candidates for Finance Assistant Roles at GS-5 level in the Global Shared Services Centre in Budapest, Hungary.
This is a great opportunity for career development in a fast-paced, multicultural context and for taking the first step towards an international career as part of the UN family.
Finance Assistants provide support in the areas of Payments, General Accounting, Invoice Processing, Quality Assurance and Master Data Management. Finance Assistants are responsible for parking and processing various documents. These roles are responsible for transactional data entry into electronic systems for verification.
These roles are office-based and ideal for early career professionals who wish to gain international exposure to a progressive expanding Centre of Excellence. Short listed candidates will participate in a technical and contextual competency-based interview assessment.
To qualify as a champion for every child, you will have
– Completion of secondary education (i.e., high school diploma) is a minimum requirement supplemented by University level courses in finance, accounting or business is an asset.
– Minimum of five (5) years of relevant work experience is required. A completed university degree from an accredited institution will be counted toward the minimum work experience requirements. i.e. in the form of one year of completed education being equivalent to one year of relevant work experience (for fully completed degrees only).
– Working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite of Products (MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint) is required.
– Strong focus on accuracy and consistency, with strong analytical, data extraction and reporting skills is required.
– Experience in planning, organizing and delivering administrative support services is highly desirable.
– Proven ability to deal with confidential and sensitive communication and information and logical thinking are required.
– Work experience with a development organization is an asset.
– Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required.
– Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is an asset.
– UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID).
To qualify as an advocate for every child, you will receive…
– A competitive salary
– Holidays and leave, depending on the contract from 18 days to 30 days of annual leaves per year
– Parental leave
– Dependency allowance
– United Nations sponsored medical insurance plan
– Pension plan
– Optional life insurance plan
– Access to professional development and learning programs, online learning and learning path.
– Official UN language learning opportunities
– Access to staff well-being support
– Access to career development support