Cashier/Finance Assistant

United Nations Children's Fund

Damascus, Syria

Experience: 5 to 10 Years

Skill Required: Accounts and Finance

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

Under the supervision and guidance of the supervisor, the Cashier Finance Assistant is responsible for executing a broad variety of routine tasks for the respective unit requiring full knowledge of UNICEF finance procedures, processes, and policies.

Key functions, accountabilities, and related duties/tasks:

The main activities include but not limited to:

Cashier Duties:

  • Process and monitor all expenditures related to (COHA: USD and SYP).
  • Keep a record of all cash, bank, and advances on an excel worksheet, update, and reconcile daily.

Invoice Processing:

  • Process operation section’s invoices by having Local Focal Point finance role.
  • Responsible for collecting invoices and filing documents for approval and thereafter processing in VISION.

Master Data Management (MDM):

  • Acts as Syria Country Office Local Focal Point for Master Data Management (Cash on Hand Account (COHA)).


  • Keep payments records / filing, Keep electronic records for payments/liquidations.

Other tasks:

  • Traking all payments with the bank to solve any return payment on time.

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

  • Completion of secondary education is required, with professional/university level courses in Accounting and Finance/Business administration considered an asset.
  • A minimum of four years of clerical experience in the area of finance and accounting is required.
  • Proficiency in English and fluency in Arabic are required.