UNHCR was created in 1950, during the aftermath of the Second World War, to help millions of Europeans who had fled or lost their homes. We had three years to complete our work and then disband.
Today, over 65 years later, our organization is still hard at work, protecting and assisting refugees around the world.
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Maintain financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments, statements and other data for day-to-day transactions and reports.
Select and enter data from a wide variety of documents, verifying accuracy by checking sources, making necessary calculations and assuring inclusion of all relevant data.
Prepare recurring reports as scheduled and special reports as required for budget preparation, audits or other reasons.
Advise and assist staff members, experts and consultants on all aspects of allowances, salary advances, travel claims and other financial matters, calculate and authorize payments due for claims and services.
Maintain liaison with officials of local banks to obtain day-to-day information on exchange and interest rates, changes in procedures and regulations and matters pertaining to maintenance of office bank accounts.
Prepare detailed cost estimates and participate in budget analysis and projections as required.
Initiate correspondence to verify data, answer queries and obtain additional information on accounts and financial transactions, as required.
Verify that the financial transactions are correct and in accordance with UNHCR rules and procedures.
Perform other related duties as required.
Education & Professional Work Experience
Years of Experience / Degree Level
G6 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher