FT Budget Assistant GS-5, Abuja-Nigeria
7d ago

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives.

To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

For every child, equity

How can you make a difference?

Major duties and responsibilities :

  • Monitor the support budget and Cross Sectoral Programme Budget preparation, allocations and consumptions and prepare Periodic budget reports and reconciliation of expense;
  • Assist the Finance Section in reviewing the utilization report and liquidation documents related to Direct Cash Transfers, Direct Payments and Mobile Money Payments;
  • Review Budget expenditure by codes against approved allotments and verify compliance with reports received from Headquarters;
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliation and follow up for timely and adequate recording of open items;
  • Assist in keeping in custody finance / accounting records for Nigeria Country Office for audit purpose and recommends destruction of obsolete records at appropriates time;
  • Act as a backup for cash office and petty cash custodian in the absence of the cashier;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.
  • To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have

  • Education : Completion of secondary education
  • Work Experience : Five (5) years related job experience
  • Language : Fluency in oral and written English is required.
  • For every Child, you demonstrate

    UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

    View our competency framework at

    UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

    UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination.

    UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

    Remarks :

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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