Sr. Human Resources Assistant (Payroll)
UNICEF, Budapest, Hungary
Closing Date for Applications:
Key Accountabilities and Duties & Tasks
Generate and analyse payroll-related reports.
- Distribute payroll exceptions to relevant offices and follow up to ensure that necessary corrective actions are taken on time.
- Prepare and review EPI, payroll simulations and net pay reports in advance of payroll run.
- Review recovery data and rescheduling under the supervision of HR officer.
Act as subject matter expert for queries related to payroll issues.
- Provide estimates on final entitlements and separations.
- Support the delivery and implementation of HR entitlements and benefits.
- Provide knowledge transfer for training of new staff on UNICEF HR systems.
- Review and respond to concerns of vendors and staff.
Review Education grants advance and claim requests.
- Verify eligibility, completeness of documentation and process Education Grants in the Education Grant module.
- Prepare manual calculations as necessary.
Review staff separation cases.
- Verify eligibility and the calculation of final entitlements.
- Check completeness of documents and follow up with the respective focal points on outstanding issues related to separation of staff.
Administer pension related issues.
- Review the contributory period and prepare separation notification.
- Monitor the correctness of individual local pension fund accounts through exception reports.
- Reconcile the outstanding pension fund participant exception reports provided by United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF)
- Coordinate with UNJSPF on timely payments of local staff members' pension benefits.
Qualifications of Successful Candidate
- Completion of secondary education (i.e. high school diploma) is a minimum requirement. University level courses in administration and finance are desirable.
- Advanced knowledge in the Microsoft Suite of Products (including MS Word, MS Excel & MS PowerPoint) is required.
- Previous hands-on experience in planning, organizing and delivering administrative support services is highly desirable.
- Minimum of seven (7) years of relevant work experience in finance and payroll is required*, preferably with the United Nations or other international organization.
- *A completed university degree from an accredited institution (i.e. degree certificate in-hand) will be counted towards the minimum work experience requirements.
- Work experience with a development organization is an asset.
- Knowledge of UN/UNICEF'S rules, regulations and procedures is considered an asset.
- Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required. Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is considered an asset.
- Knowledge of the local language of the duty station is highly desirable.
- Non - Hungarian citizens must be in possession of a work permit or be nationals of the EU* countries.
- Please note that General Service (GS) staff are locally recruited staff and therefore, candidates are personally responsible for any travel and accommodation arrangements as these are not the organization's responsibility.
- *Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
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