Apply for the position of Budget and Finance Assistant

Application Deadline: 21 February 2021

Duty Station: Juba, South Sudan

Contract Duration: until 30 June 2022 with possibility of extension

Start Date:  Immediate

Budget and Finance Assistant Eligibility criteria

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Head Engineering Resources Management Unit the UN Volunteer will perform the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist managers in the justification of resource requirements for budget submissions;
  • Coordinate with other finance and budget staff on related issues during preparation of the budget reports;
  • Monitor budget implementation and expenditures;
  • Assist in preparation of budget performance submissions and finalisation of budget performance reports, analysing variances between approved budgets and actual expenditures;
  • Prepare shopping carts for goods and services, and enter the obligations to be raised and approved in UMOJA;
  • Review payments to staff and vendors for goods and services, including checking payment for accuracy and correcting any discrepancies;
  • Coordinate filling and archiving that relates to budgets, ensure compliance with United Nations policies and procedures;
  • Draft or prepare correspondence to respond and enquiries in respect to financial and budget matters;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Required degree level: Bachelor degree or equivalent Education –

Additional Comments:

Business Administration, Finance or related field.

Required experience: 36 Months

Experience remark:

At least 3 years of progressively responsible within the UN System or in the private sector at the national or international level in budgeting of financial management.

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Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent

Area of expertise: Other finance, economics and administration related experience

Area of expertise details:

Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office application (excel, word, power point) and other IT applications and office technology equipment; SAP/UMOJA and BI.Driving license: YesCompetencies values:

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in TeamsApplication procedure:

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