UNEP Senior Finance and Budget Officer Jobs 2022 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNEP Senior Finance and Budget Officer Jobs 2022 – Kenya NGO Jobs. UNEP Kenya looking for “Senior Finance and Budget Officer”. Applicants with a degree in Advanced University Degree may apply on or before 10th Aug 2022.

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, promotes the coherent implementation of the environmental dimension of sustainable development within the United Nations system, and serves as an authoritative advocate for the global environment.

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UNEP Senior Finance and Budget Officer Jobs 2022

The UNEP has published a job vacancy announcement on 5th Aug 2022 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Senior Finance and Budget Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Environment Programme
Position Senior Finance and Budget Officer
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post 22
Qualification Advanced University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Ten years
Application Deadline 10th Aug 2022

UNEP Job Vacancy 2022

Job Responsibilities:

  • Carry out strategic financial planning and management of UNEP financial resources in accordance with UNEP and UN financial rules.
  • Coordinate submission of biennial Programme of Work (PoW) budget and Regular Budget to the UNEP Governing Council and General Assembly.
  • Ensures legislative mandates are accurately translated into programme budgets; plans and co-ordinates review of budget submissions.
  • Reviews, analyses and finalizes cost estimates and budget proposals, in terms of staff and non-staff requirements; ensures compliance with the medium-term plan and other legislative mandates.
  • Manages/issues allotments, authorizes sub-allotments, including redeployment of funds when necessary, ensuring appropriate expenditures.
  • Monitors expenditures to ensure that they remain within authorized levels.
  • Administers and monitors extra-budgetary resources, including review of agreements and cost plans, ensuring compliance with regulations and rules and established policies and procedures.
  • Oversees the review and finalization of budget performance reports; monitors variances between approved budgets and actual expenditures.
  • Prepares/finalizes reports for intergovernmental bodies and for management on budgetary issues, and correspondence, including guidelines, instructions.
  • Acts as Certifying Officer under Financial Rules to ensure that proposed obligations and expenditures are in accordance with budgets and established regulations and rules.
  • Oversees the financial function of the Organization which includes a number of different and diverse operations and interrelated accounts of the financial system. The incumbent is expected to review the operational objectives and related financial policies and procedures affecting the Organization’s accounting and financial systems. S/he also takes the lead in designing and implementing required changes.
  • Ensures that UNEP’s financial statements are International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) compliant.
  • Directs the agile implementation of upgrades to the various modules the system.
  • Keeps up to date with new IPSAS policies and implements in conjunction with UNON.
  • Liaises with UNON, Administrative/Fund Management Officers (A/FMOs), and auditors as required to identify and resolve finance issues. Provide support and guidance on financial aspects of legal agreements.
  • Ensures the financial data integrity of Umoja and the controls that underpin them.
  • Reviews UNEP financial statements and provides authoritative advice to UNEP Senior Management including financial interpretations, adaptations and corrective actions in response to audits and other queries to ensure adherence to Financial Regulations and Rules, Staff Rules, Administrative Instructions, Bulletins and Circulars.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: SENIOR FINANCE AND BUDGET OFFICER, P5 (Temporary Job Opening)
  • Department/Office: United Nations Environment Programme
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Posting Period: 04 August 2022 – 10 August 2022
  • Job Opening Number: 22-Finance-UNEP-185629-J-Nairobi (R)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A


  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, finance, accounting or related field is required. A first-level university degree in combination with two (2) additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.


  • A minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in finance, administration, budget, business administration or related area is required.
  • Extensive experience in implementing and applying IPSAS standards is required.
  • Experience with preparing annual financial statements for large international organisations is required.
  • Experience with use of finance modules in ERP system to perform analysis and produce reports is desirable.
  • Experience with developing and reviewing financial and legal arrangements with project implementing partners is desirable.

How to Apply UNEP Senior Finance and Budget Officer Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=185629

The Closing Date: 10th Aug 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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