UNON Finance and Budget Assistant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNON Finance and Budget Assistant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNON Kenya looking for “Finance and Budget Assistant”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before May 25, 2024.

The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is one of four major United Nations office sites[a] where numerous different UN agencies have a joint presence. Established in 1996, it is the UN’s official headquarters in Africa. The United Nations Office at Nairobi also hosts the global headquarters for two programmes: the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).

UNON Finance and Budget Assistant Jobs 2024

The UNON has published a job vacancy announcement on April 27, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Finance and Budget Assistant to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)
Position Finance and Budget Assistant
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Seven years
Application Deadline May 25, 2024

UNON Job Vacancy 2024



  • Assist in the collection of data and preparation of cost estimates and budget proposals in terms of staff and non-staff requirements for regular budget and extra-budgetary resources under UNON Administration.
  • Support the monitoring of budget implementation and performance and recommendations for reallocation of funds as necessary.
  • Ensure that requisitions for goods and services are in line with authorized budgets, the priorities of the organization and the UN financial rules and regulations.
  • Assist in reviewing requests for creation and extension of positions as well as requests for recruitment.
  • Assist in the execution of cost recovery in line with established agreements and policies and support on the collection of associated receivables.
  • Perform certifying functions of financial transactions as per delegation.


  • Process financial documents in line with the financial rules and regulations.
  • Review and analysis of various accounting data and assist in the review and analysis of financial statements.
  • Scrutinize supporting documents for completeness, accuracy and validity of requests in line with applicable policies, procedure, rules and regulations.
  • Verify accuracy of postings and process corrections as appropriate.
  • Analyze open item managed accounts (OIM) in the ERP system (Umoja) and initiate corrective action.
  • Perform approval functions of financial transactions as per delegation.


  • Performs Payroll comparison and data validation of simulation runs (in HANA Payroll Analysis Tool). • Prepares Payroll data for monthly mass upload files (direct payroll deductions/payments).
  • Audits various accounting transactions, e.g., payroll, education grants, final payments, income tax returns, etc. to ensure correctness of disbursement and adherence to relevant staff rules, financial regulations and rules, ST/AI issuances or practices.
  • Provides information to Pension Fund participants and beneficiaries on participation entitlements and benefits and prepares year end pension schedules for financial statement reporting.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Opening ID: 233261
  • Job Network: Management and Administration
  • Job Family: Finance
  • Category and Level: General Service and Related Categories, G-6
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Department/Office: United Nations Office at Nairobi
  • Date Posted: Apr 26, 2024
  • Deadline: May 25, 2024


  • Completion of High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Supplementary training in finance, administration, project management or related field is required.
  • A recognized accountancy qualification (e.g. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Chartered Institute of Public Finance Accountants (CIPFA) is required.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of seven years (7) of experience in finance, budget or related area is required. The minimum years of relevant experience is reduced to five (5) year for candidates who possess a first-level University degree.
  • Experience with the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and finance system such as Oracle or SAP is desirable.
  • Experience with processes of Financial Management is desirable.
  • One (1) year or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the post advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another United Nations language is desirable. “NOTE: “fluency equals a rating of “fluent” in all four areas (read, write, speak, understand) and ” Knowledge of” equals a rating of ” confident” in two of the four areas.

How to Apply UNON Finance and Budget Assistant Jobs 2024

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

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: May 25, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
Job Advertisement Download
Official Website
Related Jobs Kenya NGO Forum Jobs 2024
More NGO Jobs Latest NGO Job Vacancy

View More Jobs