“WFP is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply”

The World Food Programme, the food aid organization of the United Nations, is seeking to recruit a well qualified individual to fill the following position:

Business Support Assistant (Finance) – Service Contract – SB-2 pag2 (G4 equivalent) position No.14/2015
Expected appointment date 1st December 2015
Duration 12 months
Location Dar es salaam

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Under the general supervision of the Head of Finance and Administration, the Business Support Assistant (Finance) will be responsible for the following duties:
•    Ensure that all delegated of authority in both Country Office and Sub Office are up to date and authoritative matrix is well maintained.
•    Responsible for VAT this includes VAT record keeping, VAT claims follow up with TRA on all queries and ensure reconciliation is done on a monthly basis.
•    Invoice Registration register invoices as required by WFP and truck them accordingly.
•    Produce quarterly monthly reports on status of invoices received in collaboration with spending units.
•    Responsible in filling file all finance documents, including correspondences, stamping financial documents which have already being paid and arrange them as appropriate.
•    Responsible for Archive in charge of all Finance documents going to archive. This include record keeping, suggesting to supervisor documents going to archive to be destructed and assisting in retrieval of documents from archive from time to time.
•    Backstopping sub Offices review and verification account expenditures and communicate all discrepancy and replenishing them accordingly.
•    Provide assistance in travel processing posting travel details in electronic system for travelling staff (DSA) and preparing payments of travelling agent.
•    Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

Completion of Secondary School Education, including or Supplemented by courses on Finance, accounting, budget, audit or other related field of work.

At least three (3) years of progressively responsible clerical work experience in general administrative work including at least two years in the field of finance, accounting, budget, audit or other related field and at least one year at the G3 Level or equivalent.

Experience utilizing computers, including word processing, spreadsheet and other WFP standard software packages and systems. General knowledge of UN system Financial policies, rules, regulations and procedures.

Fluency in both oral and written English and Kiswahili.

Critical Success Factors
Ability to review a variety of data, identify and adjust data discrepancies. Identify and resolve operational problems. Ability to communicate moderately complex matters clearly and concisely. Ability to deal patiently and tactfully with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 23rd September, 2015

How to Apply

The position number and title stated in this advertisement should be clearly indicated in the application. Applications should be sent with a detailed CV to: -