Budget/Finance Associate

United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund , Amman, Jordan

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
14th June, 2021

Job Description

How can you make a difference?

Under the supervision of the Finance Specialist and in close collaboration with the Project Coordinator, the Budget Associate will perform the following Budget Monitoring and Financial Support tasks:

  • Provides support with respect to the review, analysis and preparation of the budget plans and its revisions.
  • Prepares supporting documents with respect to finalization of cost estimates and budget proposals.
  • Liaise with the Yemen Country Office sections to ensure that funding for Project Management Unit (PMU) cash-based initiatives are allocated to the PMU cost centre.
  • Monitors expenditures and compares with approved budget, preparing adjustments as necessary.
  • Support the monitoring of expenditures against donor conditions.
  • Maintain an up to date archiving system for the donor agreements.
  • Maintains financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments, statements and other data for day-to-day transactions and reports.
  • Close year-end account and assist in the preparation of year-end reports related to accounts receivable, accounts payable, prepayment, deposits, NEP and leave balances, etc.
  • Initiates correspondence to verify data, answers queries and obtains additional information on accounts and financial transactions, as required.
  • Keep a reference accessible filing system of all subjects related to finance and budget.
  • Carries out regular VISION and Insight reporting pertaining to programme related grants
  • Drafts periodic and ad-hoc financial reports/PPP relating to budget allocation and utilization

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…


  • Completion of secondary education preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to Accounting/Finance/Budget Management.


  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant finance or budget work experience is required.
  • Experience working with other UN Agencies and/or International Non-Governmental Organizations will be an asset.


  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Fluency in Arabic is considered as an asset.


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