Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
As a member of a team, the Associate Accounting Officer supports the Unit in the resolution of accounting and related financial system issues. The Associate Accounting Officer analyses and proposes solutions to resolve accounting issues and improve processes and coordination with staff within and outside the office to ensure appropriate resolution of issues in compliance with financial regulations, rules, policies and accounting practices. She/he maintains and monitors accounting records, ensuring the proper application of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS), Financial Regulations, Financial Rules and established procedures related to accounting matters. She/he plays an active role in documenting and analysing the business and financial reporting processes supporting in a variety of areas. She/he also supports the Unit by assisting in financial statement preparation through drafting financial disclosures and reviewing the underlying data supporting these disclosures for completeness, accuracy and consistency.
The Associate Accounting Officer is a) a technical analyst, working with others within the Unit to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures in line with IPSAS; b) a team member, working together with other members of the Unit and outside MTBF to ensure accurate and timely processing and recording of financial transactions and preparation of the Agency Financial Statements.
Functions / Key Results Expected
Under the general guidance of the Unit Head, Accounting and Reporting Unit and the direct supervision of the Accounting Specialist, the Associate Accounting Officer performs the following duties:
Qualifications, Experience and Language skills