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Vacancy Notice No: AFRO/13/FT538
Title: Programme Budget and Finance Assistant
Grade: G6
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract:  Two (2) Years
Date: 4 December 2013
Application Deadline: 25 December 2013 Vacancy Filled
Duty Station:  Brazzaville, Congo
Organization unit: AFRO Africa Regional Office (AF/RGO) /
AF/DPC Disease Prevention and Control (AF/DPC)
Regional Office Management Support Units (RSUs) have been established in the organisational structure to provide support for Managers and staff to fully assume their responsibilities in the GSM environment and to ensure compliance with organizational policies, procedures, rules and regulations on all administrative and financial matters and transactions in the context of an enterprise resource Planning (ERP) system.

Description of duties:
1. Maintains financial records and financial transactions relating to his/her area of work in the GSM environment;
2. Initiate setting up of HR plans, identify and include positions in HR plans, update position parameters and submit for approval;
3. Initiate mapping of positions to tasks and awards;
4. Assists in generating reports from the Global Management System; also prepares recurring reports as scheduled and special reports as required to facilitate financial implementation analysis;
5. Advises and assists staff on various financial processes, controls operations in the GSM environment in the areas of work plan management and support;
6. Performs any other duties as assigned.

Essential:- Completion of secondary education or equivalent technical training or commercial education with specialization in accounting, budgeting or finance.
Desirable:- Diploma or higher education in accounting or finance will be an advantage.

Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and implement inputs from several sources; to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; to conceptualize and carry out tasks with little supervision; to provide financial analytical reports, using appropriate software; to interpret financial rules and regulations; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Essential:- 5 to 7 years of working experience with 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible work in finance,
Budgeting and/or accounting activities.
Desirable:- Experience within UN or other international or multinational organizations will be an advantage.

Excellent knowledge of French and working knowledge of English

This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.

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Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

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