تعلن منظمة وكالة الغوث ( الانـــروا ) عن حاجتها لمحاسبين – برواتب ممتازة
Finance Assistant, Grade 10
Vacancy Announcement Number 20-AR-AM-03
Deadline for Applications 09 February 2020
Fixed-Term Appointment for 3 years including 1 year
probation period, with the possibility of further
extension, subject to the availability of funds,
satisfactory performance and continuing need
UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the
current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified
UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.
UNRWA, the largest United Nations operation in the Middle East with over 30,000 staff
working across five areas of operation, is looking for highly committed professionals wishing
to make a change.
UNRWA’s strategic objectives
The mission of UNRWA is to help Palestine refugees achieve their full potential in human
development under the difficult circumstances in which they live. In line with this mission,
the Agency works towards five strategic outcomes: (a) Palestine refugee rights under
international law are protected and promoted; (b) Palestine refugee health is protected and
disease burden is reduced; (c) school-age children complete quality, equitable and inclusive
basic education; (d) Palestine refugee capabilities are strengthened for increased livelihood
opportunities; and (e) Palestine refugees are able to meet their basic human needs of food,
shelter and environmental health.
Do you want to make a lasting difference?
If you are looking for a rewarding opportunity to make a tangible difference for one of the
most vulnerable communities in the world, UNRWA would like to hear from you.
The main responsibilities include:
Checking accuracy of financial information and reporting discrepancies; preparing
financial reports and documents as may be required and calculating, checking,
reconciling and analyzing financial and related data;
Documenting, classifying and recording transactions and providing financial and
budgetary information as required;
Establishing and verifying soft and hard commitments and raising adjustments as
Entering and/or supervising data entry in the Finance Management System;
Where required, assisting in controlling the budget ceilings and raising necessary budget
Entering, verifying and retrieving budgetary data in the budget module and supporting
Administrative Officers in adding Budget Estimate Sheets (BESs) into budget module
and providing them with necessary support;
Maintaining files and registering and drafting routine correspondence on financial
matters as necessary.
Conditions of service
Monthly basic salary JD 668.30. Other benefits include monthly Provident Fund
contribution (15% of basic salary paid by the Agency), compulsory medical insurance, 30
days of annual leave, and dependency allowance (if applicable).
To qualify for this position, you will need:
Education Two years diploma in accountancy, finance or related discipline.
Work experience Five years of experience in accounting, bookkeeping and financial
Language(s) Good knowledge of spoken and written English and Arabic.
A university degree from an accredited educational institution in Accountancy or
Association of Accounting Technician (AAT) proficiency at foundation level or any
other professional qualification;
Working experience with UNRWA Financial Management System (FMS) or other
computerized finance system.
You will also need to demonstrate the following competencies:
UN Core Values of Professionalism, Integrity and Respect for Diversity and Core
Competencies of Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results apply by
Proficiency in standard Agency computer applications;
Ability to maintain effective relationships with all concerned;
Ability to cope with multiple tasks effectively;
Good communication skills.
For guidance on how to prepare for competency-based interviews:
Who we are
For 70 years, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA) has been
working on the ground in five fields of operations in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, West Bank
and the Gaza Strip providing direct assistance and protection for some 5 million Palestine
refugees in the Middle East. UNRWA is mandated by the UN General Assembly to provide
this assistance and its mission is to help Palestine refugees achieve their full potential in
human development until there is a just and lasting solution for their plight. UNRWA
restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who have been uprooted by conflict with
services encompassing education, health care, relief and social services, camp
infrastructure and improvement, microfinance and emergency assistance.
For more details on UNRWA, please visit: https://www.unrwa.org/
How to apply
Applicants are required to register at http://jobs.unrwa.org by creating a personal profile and
completing an UNRWA Personal History Form. Please note that UNRWA only accepts
degrees from accredited educational institutions. Only applications received through
http://jobs.unrwa.org will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received,
only short-listed applicants will be contacted via e-mail only. Please ensure that the e-mail
address indicated in your Personal History Profile is accurate.
The United Nations does not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process
(application, testing, interviewing, etc). The United Nations does not concern itself with
information related to bank accounts.
This vacancy notice is open to internal and external candidates. Only candidates residing in
Jordan with authorization to work in the duty station at the time of application are eligible
to apply. The Agency will not assume responsibility or accountability to support or facilitate
the issuance of work permit in Jordan, and without a valid work permit, the appointment
may be rescinded.
UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest
standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for human rights,
for diversity, and for non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff
are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only persons
who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA
jobs. UNRWA is a non- smoking work environment.
The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a
lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description.
On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self-attestation, confirming that they
have not committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that
they have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of
international human rights law or international humanitarian law.
Date of issue: 27 January 2020/ MM