ILO Senior Finance Assistant Jobs 2023 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

ILO Senior Finance Assistant Jobs 2023 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs. ILO Zimbabwe looking for “Senior Finance Assistant“. Applicants with a degree in Completion of secondary school may apply on or before Feb. 27, 2023.

The International Labour Organization (ILO) is a United Nations agency whose mandate is to advance social and economic justice through setting international labour standards. Founded in October 1919 under the League of Nations, it is the first and oldest specialised agency of the UN. The ILO has 187 member states: 186 out of 193 UN member states plus the Cook Islands. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with around 40 field offices around the world, and employs some 2,700 staff from over 150 nations, of whom 900 work in technical cooperation programmes and projects.

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ILO Senior Finance Assistant Jobs 2023

The ILO has published a job vacancy announcement on January 26, 2023 for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Finance Assistant to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Recruiter International Labour Organization (ILO)
Position Senior Finance Assistant
Location Harare, Zimbabwe
Country Zimbabwe
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Completion of secondary school
Experience Required Minimum Six years
Application Deadline Feb. 27, 2023

ILO Job Vacancy 2023


Key duties and responsibilities

Under the direction of the supervisor and within the limits of delegated authority, the Senior Finance Assistant may be responsible for the following duties:

  • Undertake and complete a range of specialized finance support functions and services. Initiate, process, review and follow up on administrative actions, including verifying that information and documentation is in compliance with financial rules and regulations, policies, procedures and applicable standards.
  • Perform targeted analytical reviews and trend analysis of specific types of activities including extra-budgetary projects, ensuring proper authorization and complete supporting documentation, and check for fraudulent documents and transactions. Contribute to the preparation of financial analytical reports.
  • Serve as a certifying officer for the Office as necessary.
  • Undertake monthly bank reconciliation and follow up on outstanding issues including contacting banks to clarify issues on account statements.
  • Review, correct and maintain a variety of financial, budget and other accounting records and documents to ensure that transactions are matched and completed. Maintain, monitor and reconcile budget data, including for overtime, salary deductions and other payments. Prepare detailed cost estimates and participate in budget analysis and projections as required. Prepare year-end closure of accounts in compliance with applicable standards and procedures.
  • Review and analyse financial transactions performed by the concerned office(s) and ensure their overall compliance with applicable standards. Keep management informed of the internal control of financial and administrative activities and propose action as required.
  • Conduct review of accounts and analyse information from multiple sources for financial status, implementation and monitoring reports, activities and projects. Follow up on VAT claims and outstanding claims on advances and closing of suspense accounts. Monitor and provide information on the utilization of resources for donor and other funding counterpart reporting.
  • Assist in the follow-up on internal audit recommendations, draft responses to external audit inquiries and observations, for the consideration of the supervisor.
  • Keep abreast of changes to financial rules and regulations, policies, procedures and other developments and provide guidance and deliver training to staff with the view to building knowledge. Oversee and guide the work of support staff performing finance-related work as required.
  • Evaluate and propose improvements to work methods and processes with a view to ensuring optimum efficiency and effectiveness. Liaise closely with other administrative areas to ensure effective and smooth service design and delivery, recommending improvements on interrelated processes.
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.

Position in Organization:

  • Grade: G6
  • Publication date: 25 January 2023
  • Application deadline (midnight Harare, Zimbabwe local time) : 27 February 2023
  • Vacancy no.: RB/HRE/GS/2023/01
  • Job ID: 10364
  • Department: RO-Africa
  • Organization Unit: CO-Harare
  • Location: Harare
  • Contract type: Fixed Term


  • Completion of secondary school education. Training in accounting or finance.
  • Minimum of six years of operational or administrative support work experience, the majority of which in the provision of financial operations support services. Experience of working with an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, in particular finance modules.
  • Excellent command of English. Working knowledge of an official national language of the duty station.

Knowledge and Competencies (technical/behavioural)

  • Good knowledge of financial administration, accounting techniques, local taxation and banking methods.
  • Good knowledge of international accounting standards such as International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) or other international or national accounting standards.
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques for assessing quality and efficiency of process execution.
  • Ability to maintain financial records and prepare clerical accounting reports and statements.
  • Knowledge of the substantive nature of ILO programmes and activities.
  • Knowledge of UN Common System policies in the area of finance.
  • Good knowledge of PC software (including word processor, spreadsheet and presentation software) such as Microsoft Office.
  • In addition to the ILO core competencies [Integrity and transparency, Sensitivity to diversity, Orientation to learning and knowledge sharing, Client orientation, Communication, Orientation to change, Takes responsibility for performance, Quality orientation, Collaboration], this position requires:
  • Ability to interpret and work within the applicable financial rules and regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new software and systems.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Sense of responsibility to maintain data integrity.
  • Ability to coordinate the work of support staff.
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment and to demonstrate gender-sensitive and non-discriminatory behaviour and attitudes.

How to Apply ILO Senior Finance Assistant Jobs 2023

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

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The Closing Date: Feb. 27, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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