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Vacancy for Finance Associate at UN Women in Nigeria

Vacancy for Finance Associate at UN Women in Nigeria

Country: Nigeria
City: Abuja
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Apply for Vacancy for Finance Associate at UN Women in Nigeria. The deadline for this job is 2nd August 2021.


Grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, UN Women works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. Additionally, placing women’s rights at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations System efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action throughout the world. Likewise, it provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.


  • Review and verify financial transactions , activities, and documentation; taking corrective action as needed and reporting any unusual activities;
  • Moreover, monitor financial exceptions reports for unusual activities or transaction, investigate anomalies and report to the supervisor conclusions and/or present recommendations for actions/decisions;
  • Create projects in Atlas, prepare budget revisions, revise project awards and status; and determine unutilized funds and the operational and financial closure of a project;
  • Also, provide administrative support in monitoring budget preparation and the finances of programs/projects; including the finalization of FACE forms;
  • Review financial reports;
  • Likewise, prepare information for the audit of program and support implementation of audit recommendations;
  • Provide administrative support in the preparation of program work plans, budgets and proposals on program implementation arrangements ;
  • Furthermore, provide technical guidance to the CO and executing agencies on routine delivery and reporting of program supported activities and finances;
  • Undertake all logistical, administrative and financial arrangements for organization of meetings, workshops, events, and missions;
  • Also, make travel arrangements for the Program Team, including travel requisitions and claims; prepare public information materials and briefing packets;
  • Assemble briefing materials and prepare power-point and other presentations;
  • Similarly, identify sources and father and compile data and information for the preparation of documents, guidelines, speeches, and position papers.

Core Competencies:

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
  • Also, Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Likewise, Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Similarly, Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example

Functional Competencies

  • Good knowledge of program management;
  • Ability to administer and execute administrative processes and transactions;
  • Additionally, ability to create, edit, and present information in clear and presentable formats;
  • Strong financial and budgeting skills;
  • Similarly, strong IT skills.

Required Skills and Experience

Education and certification:

  • Completion of secondary education is required.
  • Also, Bachelor’s degree in Business or Public Administration is an asset


  • Experience in supporting a team
  • Also, at least 6 years of progressively responsible experience in administration or program management/support;
  • Experience in working in a computer environment using multiple office software packages;
  • Likewise, Experience in the use of ATLAS is an asset

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English
  • Working knowledge of another UN official language is an asset.

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Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline02 August,2021
Company NameUN Women



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