External Adv: Finance Assistant, GS-4, Jakarta, Indonesia, for Indonesians only

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This is a G-4 contract. This kind of contract is known as General Service and related categories. It is normally only for nationals. It usually requires 4 years of experience, depending on education.


The salary for this job should be more than 833 USD.

Salary for a G-4 contract in Jakarta

The salary of a G-4 depends on the duty station. The minimum salary there is 12,657,333 IDR (~833 USD)

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UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, a fair chance

Under the supervision of Finance Specialist, the Finance Assistant will support finance/accounting area such as advance request, payment, financial review, and financial reporting. Duration of contract will be for 364 days.

How can you make a difference?

The incumbent will perform following tasks:

Treasury and cash management:

- Support the operations and management of bank accounts, petty and cash in accordance with UNICEF / UN financial rules and regulations and local banking practices and keep the supervisor and relevant colleagues informed of any timely action.

- Collect and verify information for forecasts of periodic cash flow requirements to ensure sufficient availability of resources for programs and operational activities.

Payment processing:

- Collect and verify information for review of Direct Cash Transfer (DCT) payment to Implementing Partners (IPs) including liquidation and refund and non DCT payments including calculation and payment of overtime and salaries, allowances, travel allowances, and other payments to staff, consultants, vendors, and other applicants.

- Upload electronic files to destination system.

- Responds to client transaction status and other queries as needed.

Participates in a variety of tasks such as the following:

- Assist in the review of monthly and year-end accounts closing such as accounts receivable, accounts payable, prepayment, General Ledgers (GL) open items, etc.

- Assist in the effective implementation of Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfers (HACT) assurance activities.

- Maintain hard and electronic files and update data base systems ensuring timely and appropriate recording, safekeeping and disposal of confidential information.

- Performs other duties as required.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

- Completion of secondary education is required, with professional / university level courses in accounting and finance /business administration considered an asset.

- A minimum of 4 years of relevant administrative experience in finance and accounting is required.

- Understanding of development and humanitarian work is an advantage.

- Having knowledge in IPSAS and/or IFRS is an asset.

- Experience using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and ability to use finance/accounting related modules within UNICEF ERP system.

- Demonstrated understanding of the relevant finance/accounting processes and ability to consistently apply relevant policies, procedures and good practices in the daily work.

- Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with clients and colleagues and gain the assistance and cooperation of others.

- Ability to establish priorities and plan his/her own work and plan.

- Good working knowledge in English and Bahasa Indonesia.

TOR TA Finance Assistant GS-4 Jakarta.pdf

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

  • Builds and maintains partnerships
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
  • Drive to achieve results for impact
  • Innovates and embraces change
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity
  • Thinks and acts strategically
  • Works collaboratively with others

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

This position is not considered an elevated risk role. However, UNICEF reserves the right to conduct further vetting/ assessment within the scope of child safeguarding as appropriate.

Remarks: The screening of your application will be conducted based on the information in your profile. Before applying, we strongly suggest that you review your profile to ensure accuracy and completeness. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. For information on compensation and benefits provided by UNICEF, please see the following link: https://www.unicef.org/careers/compensation-benefits-and-wellbeing This vacancy is open for Indonesians only.

Added 10 months ago - Updated 7 months ago - Source: unicef.org