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African Union Job Vacancy : Assistant Accountant (Local)

 

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Organization

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African states as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located at Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia.

Department

Job title:                       Assistant Accountant  (Local)

Grade:              GSA5 step 5

Supervisor:                   Senior Finance Officer Accounting

Directorate:       IBAR

Duty Station:     Nairobi – Kenya

Tasks

The position is based within the headquarters of the AU-IBAR with possible travel to REC member states. Under the supervision of the IBAR Finance and Administration Officer, the incumbent will perform the following tasks:

 

  • Assist in the daily financial accounting of the project
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets
  • Liaise with procurement
  • Verify all claims submitted by contractors and projects for approval, in compliance with the terms of the relevant contracts and budgets
  • Prepare payments and reimbursement claims for approval with supporting documents as required by African Union and donor standards by cheque, bank transfers or cash
  • Conduct reconciliation of project bank accounts at the end of each month –             Process staff salaries, allowances, etc.
  • Register all financial transactions in the accounting system and maintain accounting records according to agreed standards
  • Facilitate the work of external and internal auditors.

 

Reporting

  • Provide monthly detailed and summary accounts of expenditure as per agreed formats and standards –         Provide quarterly and annual financial reports as per AU and/or donor standards and formats.

Requirements

  1. Qualifications and Work Experience Required:

Academic Qualification

  • A University Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Management. Candidates must have at least 5 years of work experience in accounts or finance.
  • Accounting/finance Certification is a plus like ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ETC.

 

 

 

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Work experience in accounting packages is an advantage. Work experience in SAP an advantage
  • IPSAS knowledge is an added advantage
  • Work experience in International organization is an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to organize and to work in a multicultural environment.
  • Excellent computer skills; Microsoft Office, Internet Explorer, etc
  • Good skills in planning and organization
  • Good communication skills

 

  1. LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT:

Proficiency in one of the African Union working languages. Proficiency of one or several other working language (s) would be an added advantage.

 

  1. Tenure of Appointment

The appointment will be made on a fixed term contract for a period of one year, of which the first three months will be considered as a probationary period.

  1. Gender Mainstreaming

The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

  1. Remuneration

The salary attached to the position is an annual lump-sum of  US$ 21,354.35 inclusive of all allowances for locally recruited staff

Applications must be made through the AUC E-recruitment Website. http://www.aucareers.org not later than 10 March 2017.

Directorate of Administration and Human Resource Management

 

 

Applications are pre-screened by the system according to the published requirements of the job opening on the basis of the information provided in the application. In relation to the requirements of the job opening, applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their qualifications, including their education, work experience, and language skills. Each applicant must bear in mind that submission of incomplete or inaccurate applications may render that applicant ineligible for consideration for the job opening. Initial screening and evaluation of applications will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted. Applications cannot be amended following submission. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to a reference-checking process to verify the information provided in the application.

 

How to Apply

Submit your CV and Application online : Click Here

 

African Union Job Vacancy : Administrative Officer

 

Organization

The African Union, established as a unique Pan African continental body, is charged with spearheading Africa’s rapid integration and sustainable development by promoting unity, solidarity, cohesion and cooperation among the peoples of Africa and African States as well as developing a new partnership worldwide. Its Headquarters is located in Addis Ababa, capital city of Ethiopia. In seeking to achieve these objectives, the African Union intends to strengthen its capacity to deliver by, among others, the implementation of new organization structure and the filling of regular and short-term vacant posts.

Department

Job Title: Administrative Officer

Grade: P2

Section: Administrative Office

Reports to: Chief Administrative Services

Duty Station:  Nairobi, Kenya

Project

To provide administrative, logistical and personnel management and leadership for the office. Also to follow up on all protocols, transport of the gusts and other officials visiting and facilitate the work of the Mission services as directed, including in preparation of workshops, meetings and conferences.

Tasks

Under the guidance and supervision of the Chief Administrative Services, the Administrative Officer will be responsible for the following;

 

  • Devising and putting in place an efficient administrative and logistical system in the AMISOM Liaison Office in Nairobi;
  • Directing and coordinating administrative and logistical matters of Mission in accordance with the AU

Commission administrative logistical policies and guidance;

  • Manage the personnel working for the office and ensure that the staff assigned to the office have the requisite professional knowledge and work experience commensurate with the task assigned to them;
  • Coordinate the protocols and transport of the elected officials, staff delegates and other official guests visiting the organization;
  • Liaises with local authorities, mission stakeholders, and UN Agencies and other parties on behalf of the mission in Nairobi;
  • Providing back-stopping services in the areas of administration and logistics to the AMISOM Liaison Office and rendering any assistance required.
  • Preparing and submitting reports to the mission area on the implementation status of the activities executed;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisors

Requirements

  1. QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum university degree in business administration, political science, public administration, international relations, law or similar fields.

 

  1. EXPERIENCE

At least 12 years of progressively responsible experience in human resources, budget, general administration, project management or related fields.

  1. KILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED
  • Sound administrative skills and the ability to multi task;
  • Meticulous attention to detail;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Highly developed organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines;
  • Possess the ability to work well under pressure;
  • Self-motivated, intelligent, creative, very capable and well qualified reliable team player;
  • Ability to work in a multicultural setting
  • Must be prepared to work in a hardship, highly pressurized and sometimes hazardous environment

 

  1. LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT:

Proficiency in English. Knowledge of other working languages would be an added advantage (Arabic, French and Portuguese).

  1. Gender Mainstreaming:

 

The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

  1. Tenure of Appointment:

The appointment will be made on a short term contract for a period of one year, of which the first three months will be considered as a probationary period. . Thereafter, the contract could be renewed for annually subject to satisfactory performance and availability of funds.

 

How to Apply

Submit your CV and Application online : Click Here

 

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