UN Jobs – Finance Officer – United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)



UN Jobs – Finance Officer – United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Job Opportunity: Finance Officer at United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Organization: United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE)

Duty Station: Entebbe, Uganda

Reports to: Service Delivery Manager

Grade: P3

Job Opening ID: 220758


About United Nations Regional Service Centre Entebbe (RSCE):

The RSCE in Entebbe, established in July 2010, provides efficient, client-oriented, and scalable administrative services. It handles transactional elements in human resources, finance, cargo transport, and ICT support.

Job Summary:

The Finance Officer will oversee various service lines within allowances and payments, ensuring compliance with regulations and effective financial management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage key performance indicators (KPIs) for RSCE projects/programs.
  • Handle treasury operations, liaise with UN Treasury, and oversee payments processing.
  • Supervise disbursement processes, manage cash flow, and provide financial interpretations.
  • Serve as a Certifying or Approving Officer, ensuring compliance with financial regulations.
  • Oversee documentation for invoices and payment requests.
  • Manage staff entitlements, including claims and allowances.
  • Participate in budget development, performance reports preparation, and legislative inputs.
  • Provide administrative support, supervise staff, and perform other assigned duties.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Advanced university degree in business administration, finance, or related field.
  • Minimum of five years of progressive experience in finance, administration, budget, or related areas.
  • Experience in financial management or accounting in an international setting is desirable.
  • Familiarity with UN common system or similar international organizations is beneficial.
  • Proficiency in ERP systems (e.g., SAP, PeopleSoft) and experience in shared service centers are advantageous.
  • Fluency in English, both oral and written; knowledge of French is desirable.

Competencies:

  • Professionalism: Demonstrated expertise in financial policies, payroll processes, and administrative rules.
  • Accountability: Commitment to responsibilities with adherence to organizational standards.
  • Client Orientation: Proactive in meeting client needs and maintaining productive partnerships.
  • Managing Performance: Effective delegation, performance monitoring, and staff development skills.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should apply online, providing detailed resumes and cover letters.

Application Link: Click Here to Apply

Deadline: 27th December 2023

Embark on a rewarding career with the United Nations, contributing to efficient financial operations and service delivery at RSCE in Entebbe.

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