Senior Admin/Finance Assistant at The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Nigeria, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacancy below:Job Title: Senior Admin/Finance AssistantJob ID: #2054314Location: AbujaVacancy Number: 2017/VA/010aJob DescriptionThe United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Nigeria wishes to engage the services of a Senior Admin/Finance Assistant in its Abuja Office on a Fixed-term basis.Under the supervision of the overall supervision of Senior Admin/Finance Officer and direct supervision of the Assistant Admin./Finance Officer, the incumbent shall liaise with local suppliers, banks and/or financial institutions on routine subject matters, keep frequent contacts with staff at various levels in the office and occasionally with staff at the same level in other duty stations and/or Headquarters and will both learn from colleagues and contribute to their work by carrying out the following tasks:Processes entitlements, drafts contracts and maintains various personnel records and files;Assists in the recruitment of GS staff by evaluating candidate applications and conducting preliminary interviews;Assists in surveys on local cost of living, local salaries, housing rental and collecting the information on the above-mentioned; Processing requests for visas, identity cards, driving licences and other personnel-related documents; Prepare travel authorization and assist in the submission of travel claims;Attends meetings on day-to-day on admin. matters; administers the movement of local staff members, their attendance, leave plan, overtime, etc. Assists in the preparation of inventory records of non-expendable equipment for submission to Hqs and takes care of stationary order;Maintains financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments, statements and other data for day-to-day transactions and reports;Assists in preparing financial vouchers and monthly accounts;Selects and enters data from a wide variety of documents, verifying accuracy by checking sources, making necessary calculations and assuring inclusion of all relevant data;Assists in preparing admin. budget submission for entire year; maintains liaison with officials of local bank to obtain day-to-day information in exchange and interest rates, changes in procedures and regulations and matters pertaining to maintenance of office bank accounts.Perform other duties as required. 

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