Talent Group for Finance Assistants, GS-5 in Finance Section, Global Shared Services Centre (GSSC), Budapest, Hungary - Tenders Global

Talent Group for Finance Assistants, GS-5 in Finance Section, Global Shared Services Centre (GSSC), Budapest, Hungary

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  • Hungary
  • Posted 7 months ago

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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, results.

We are committed, passionate, and proud of what we do. Promoting the rights of every child is not a job, it’s a calling.

UNICEF’s Global Shared Services Centre (GSSC) in Budapest, Hungary provides services to UNICEF offices globally in the areas of Finance, Human Resources, Payroll and Information Technology. For more information about GSSC please visit our webpage at Global Shared Services Centre (GSSC) and check this YouTube.

How can you make a difference?

UNICEF is seeking to build a pipeline of qualified and ready to hire candidates for Finance Assistant Roles at GS-5 level in the Global Shared Services Centre in Budapest, Hungary.

This is a great opportunity for career development in a fast-paced, multicultural context and for taking the first step towards an international career as part of the UN family.

Finance Assistants provide support in the areas of Payments, General Accounting, Invoice Processing and Master Data Management. Finance Assistants are responsible for reviewing case documentation for completeness, validity and conformity with current rules and regulations. These roles are responsible for transactional data entry into electronic systems for verification, ensure accuracy and report any discrepancies to supervisors.

Please check the Job description for general information.

These roles are office-based and ideal for early career professionals who wish to gain international exposure to a progressive expanding Centre of Excellence. Shortlisted candidates will participate in a technical and contextual competency-based interview assessment.

To qualify as a champion for every child, you will have

  • Completion of secondary education (i.e., high school diploma) is a minimum requirement supplemented by University level courses in finance, accounting or business is an asset.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience is required. (A completed university degree from an accredited institution will be counted as 4 years’ experience and will be counted work experience requirements.)
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite of Products (MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint) is required.
  • Strong focus on accuracy and consistency, with strong analytical, data extraction and reporting skills is required.
  • Experience in planning, organizing and delivering administrative support services is highly desirable.
  • Proven ability to deal with confidential and sensitive communication and information and logical thinking are required.
  • Work experience with an international organization is an asset.
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required.
  • Knowledge of an additional UN Language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, Spanish) is an asset.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Applicants must be nationals of EU countries or in possession of a valid work permit. Please attach a copy of your work permit to your application submission.

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships (2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (3) Drive to achieve results for impact (4) Innovates and embraces change (5) Manages ambiguity and complexity (6) Thinks and acts strategically (7) Works collaboratively with others.

To view our competency framework, please visit: https://uni.cf/Competencies

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: UNICEF’s Competency Framework here

As an advocate for every child, you will receive

  • UNICEF offers an attractive remuneration package including a tax-free annual net base salary starting net HUF 498,000 per month. Please check SalCalcLocal (undp.org) for simulation.
  • Holidays and leave, including 30 days of annual leaves per year for fixed-term positions.
  • Parental leave
  • Dependency allowance
  • United Nations sponsored medical insurance plan
  • Pension plan
  • Optional life insurance plan
  • Access to professional development and learning programs, online learning and learning path
  • Flexible working arrangement – possibility for home office, 2 days a week
  • Access to staff well-being support
  • Access to career development support

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships (2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (3) Drive to achieve results for impact (4) Innovates and embraces change (5) Manages ambiguity and complexity (6) Thinks and acts strategically (7) Works collaboratively with others

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

Please visit Compensation and Benefit site on UNICEF Career page

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.

We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.

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 is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Requirement for internal applicants 

Internal applicants from GSSC are required to complete the courses of Learning Paths that are identified as essential when applying to the level of this post. Please visit the L&D Portal Learning and Development (sharepoint.com) for more information.

Remarks:

General Service (GS) staff are locally recruited staff and therefore, candidates are personally responsible for any travel and accommodation arrangements. UNICEF does not facilitate MFA accreditation for locally recruited staff.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions.  Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

Advertised: 04 Jan 2024 Central Europe Standard Time
Deadline: 31 Jan 2024 Central Europe Standard Time

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