Treasury Accountant (Roster)

Job categories Finance
Level ICS-10
Date posted 10-Jun-2024

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

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Please note this vacancy primarily aims to establish a pool of qualified Treasury Accountants and is not looking to fill an immediate need.

A professional accountant qualification is required for this position, and applicants without this qualification will not be considered.

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, organizational treasury and investments, internal control and enterprise risk management.  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 organizational/international accountability framework and the accurate and transparent financial reporting to governing bodies, clients, partners and stakeholders.

The Treasury Accountant reports to the Head of Financial Statements and UNBOA Relations who provides broad supervision and guidance.  The Treasury Accountant is responsible for accounting and  efficient financial reporting of treasury related transactions. They analyze and interprets the financial regulations and rules and the applicable accounting standards (IPSAS) and provides solutions and advice to a wide spectrum of complex accounting transactions and  promotes a client-oriented approach consistent with UNOPS regulations and rules.

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UNOPS – an operational arm of the United Nations – supports the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by successfully implementing its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.

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

We are proud of our people. The UNOPS family brings together approximately 160 nationalities, represented by over 5,000 UNOPS personnel as well as some 7,800 personnel recruited on behalf on our partners. Spread across 80 countries, our workforce is rich in diversity and culture – with inclusion at its core.

We understand the importance of balancing professional and personal demands and offer several flexible working options.

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