Finance And Budget Officer

United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Santiago, Chile

Skill Required:, Business Development/ Resource MobilizationFinance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
7 to 10 Year
Closing Date for Applications: 
23rd April, 2021


Job Description

Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of Deputy Executive Secretary for Management and Programme Analysis, the Finance and Budget Officer will be responsible for the following duties:

Medium-term plan:

  • Reviews, analyses and finalizes the preparation of the medium-term plan and its revisions on the basis of departmental submissions, taking into account recommendations and decisions of specialized intergovernmental bodies.
  • Provides substantive support to relevant intergovernmental and expert bodies in their review of the medium-term plan and its revisions; secures approval from the General Assembly.
  • Ensure legislative mandates are accurately translated into program budgets.

Budget preparation:

  • Reviews, analyses and finalizes cost estimates and budget proposals, in terms of staff and non-staff requirements from (a) Departments/offices at headquarters and in the field, including programmatic aspects; (b) peacekeeping operations; ensure compliance with the medium-term plan and other legislative mandates.
  • Provides detailed input with respect to resource requirements for budget submissions.
  • Reviews, analyzes and finalizes program budget/financial implications to the Security Council statements in light of additional mandates.
  • Provides substantive support to relevant intergovernmental and expert bodies in their budget review; assists in securing approval from the General Assembly.

Business Intelligence:

  • Provides expert/technical advice on BI reporting needs.
  • Produce ad-hoc, on-demand reports, detailed analysis, queries, key performance indicators in BI for Senior Management, auditors, and functional supervisors

Budget administration:

  • Issues allotments, authorizes sub-allotments, including redeployment of funds when necessary, ensuring appropriate expenditures.
  • Manages and monitors budget implementation and recommends reallocation of funds as necessary.
  • Monitors expenditures to ensure that they remain within authorized levels.
  • Administers and monitors extra-budgetary resources, including review of agreements and cost plans, ensuring compliance with regulations and rules and established policies and procedures.
  • Prepares budget performance submissions.
  • Reviews and finalizes budget performance reports, analyzing variances between approved budgets and actual expenditures.
  • Provides substantive support to relevant intergovernmental and expert bodies.

General

  • Provides advice and guidance, including training, to headquarters and field staff on budgetary and financial policies and procedures, including results-based budgeting.
  • Participates in inter-departmental meetings and/or technical survey missions on matters related to resource requirements, programming and budgetary issues.
  • Keeps up-to-date on documents/reports/guidelines that have a bearing on matters related to program and/or peacekeeping budgets, ensuring compliance with intergovernmental recommendations and decisions as well as with United Nations policies and procedures.
  • Drafts reports for intergovernmental bodies and for management on budgetary issues, and correspondence.
  • Undertakes research and analysis of budgetary policies and procedures, makes recommendations for changes and/or modifications.
  • Acts as Certifying Officer under Financial Rule 110.4 to ensure that proposed obligations and expenditures are in accordance with approved budgets and established regulations and rules.
  • Ensures the integrity of financial and management systems and the controls that underpin them.
  • Provides support with respect to representation of the Secretary-General in meetings of legislative organs.
  • Plans, organizes, manages and supervises the work of the Budget Unit.
  • Incumbents may be asked to perform other related duties.

Education

  • Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in business administration, finance, economics, social sciences or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in business administration, budget, finance or related area is required.
  • Experience working with ERP SAP is desirable.
  • Experience in design, development, or implementation of Business Intelligence reporting for ERP is desirable.
  • Experience in the coordination, preparation, and administration of budgets for the United Nations or a large, international organization is desirable.
  • Experience in the use of ERP Budget Formulation System is desirable.

Languages

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in Spanish and English is required.

Source:https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=151040


Recommend your friend

Copyrights 2017. All rights reserved | Technology Partner: Indev Consultancy Pvt. Ltd