IPSAS Specialist

Job categories Finance
Vacancy code VA/2021/B0004/23102
Level ICS-10
Department/office FA, FG, Finance Group
Duty station Copenhagen, Denmark
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-2
Duration Open-ended, subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance.
Application period 20-Dec-2021 to 30-Jan-2022


Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.



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UNOPS mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development.

UNOPS provides its partners with advisory, implementation and transactional services, with projects ranging from building schools and hospitals, to procuring goods and services and training local personnel. UNOPS works closely with governments and communities to ensure increased economic, social and environmental sustainability for the projects we support, with a focus on developing national capacity.

UNOPS vision is a world where people can live full lives supported by appropriate, sustainable and resilient infrastructure, and by the efficient and transparent use of public resources in procurement and project management.

With over 8,000 personnel spread across 80 countries, UNOPS offers its partners the logistical, technical and management knowledge they need, where they need it.  By implementing around 1,000 projects for our partners at any given time, UNOPS makes significant contributions to results on the ground, often in the most challenging environments.  

The Finance Group (FG) is a critical and strategic business function in UNOPS and serves as an authoritative and integrated partner in the organization on strategic financial planning and budgeting, financial policy, practices, analysis,  management services and reporting, organisational treasury and investments.  As the steward of resources of a self-financing UN entity, FG is accountable for processes to ensure timely cost recovery and reporting to partners, maintaining the integrity and transparency of financial management of resources in accordance with the highest standards of ethics and organisational/international accountability framework and the accurate and transparent financial reporting to governing bodies, clients, partners and stakeholders.

The IPSAS Specialist  reports to the Head of Financial Statements and UNBOA Relations who provides broad supervision and guidance.  The IPSAS Specialist is responsible for efficient financial reporting  and the provision of accurate, thoroughly researched and documented financial policies compliant to accounting standards and support  for preparation of the financial statement.  He/she analyzes and interprets the financial rules and regulations and the applicable accounting standards (IPSAS) and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex financial issues including financial investments.



POLICY IMPLEMENTATIONS  AND COMPLIANCE ...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Education:  A Master's Degree or equivalent in Finance, Accountin...

Contract type: ICA Contract level: I-ICA 2 Contract duration: Open-ended, ...

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp...

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