Head of Unit (Accounts Receivable and Donor Reporting) NO-C

The Accounts and Financial Service (AFS) of the Division of Financial and Administrative Management (DFAM) is responsible for the financial accounting and reporting of UNHCR in accordance with the Financial Regulations of the United Nations and the UNHCR’s Financial Rules. AFS is located in UNHCR’s Global Service Centre in Budapest […]

The Accounts and Financial Service (AFS) of the Division of Financial and Administrative Management (DFAM) is responsible for the financial accounting and reporting of UNHCR in accordance with the Financial Regulations of the United Nations and the UNHCR’s Financial Rules. AFS is located in UNHCR’s Global Service Centre in Budapest and headed by a Head of Service who reports to the Office of the Controller in Geneva Headquarters.
The Accounts Receivable and Donor Reporting (AR-DR) Unit of AFS accounts for the contributions that UNHCR receives and the payment of these contributions. In collaboration with the Department of External Relations (DER) and Field offices, the unit also prepares and reviews UNHCR’s financial reports to donors, thereby assuring them that their funds have been properly used.  In addition, the unit issues miscellaneous invoices and books all cash received on UNHCR’s HQ bank accounts.

The incumbent interacts with external and internal auditors and liaises with DER to provide information and clarify audit queries in respect of accounts receivable and voluntary contributions. The AR unit staff members are guided by the incumbent in their frequent interaction with finance/administrative officers in field offices to provide support and advice on donor reporting matters.

The Unit is split into two sub-units responsible for accounts receivable and donor reporting respectively. Each is led by a Finance Associate (G6) reporting to the Head of Unit (NOC). Staff are expected to be able to perform the tasks of the equivalent colleagues on the other sub-unit and to provide back-up as required.

CLOSING DATE: 29 April 2019

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Head of Unit (Accounts Receivable and Donor Reporting) NO-C (Job Opening 16929)