Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)


Org. Setting and Reporting
The United Nations Joint Workers Pension Fund was established in 1949 by the United Nations Normal Meeting to supply retirement, dying, incapacity, and associated advantages for employees of the United Nations and different member organizations of the Fund. The Pension Fund pays advantages in 17 currencies to greater than 80,000 beneficiaries who reside in 190 nations, and companies greater than 140,000 members who work within the 24 member organizations of the Pension Fund. The Fund has places of work in New York (United States) and Geneva (Switzerland) and two liaison places of work in Nairobi (Kenya) and Bangkok (Thailand), respectively. The United Nations Joint Workers Pension Fund-Pension Administration (UNJSPF-PA) includes about 250 employees from various nations and cultures, based mostly throughout 4 outstanding responsibility stations (New York, Geneva, Bangkok, and Nairobi). We’re a profession employer providing distinctive alternatives for development throughout the United Nations system. Our workplace is situated within the coronary heart of Manhattan, inside strolling distance from the Grand Central Station hub, in a state-of-the-art facility (the One Dag Hammarskjöld constructing). Go to for extra particulars. This place is situated within the Accounts Part of the Pension Administration of the United Nations Joint Workers Pension Fund (UNJSPF). The Accounts Part displays the pension contributions and the profit overpayments, performs financial institution reconciliation, and conducts periodic monetary reporting. The incumbent reviews to the Accountant.
Inside delegated authority, the Accounting Assistant can be chargeable for the next duties: • Performs a variety of workplace help and administrative capabilities. • Responds or drafts memoranda, responses to routine correspondence and different communications to varied places of work, departments and abroad places of work; makes use of commonplace phrase processing package deal to supply all kinds of enormous, complicated paperwork and reviews. • Displays, examines and processes schedules associated to pension contribution remittances from member organizations utilizing Built-in Pension Administration System (IPAS). • Assists within the processing of pension contribution reporting from UNJSPF member organizations. This consists of, amongst different issues, calculating, inputting, and checking pension contributions for correctness and speaking discrepancies to supervisors. • Generates a wide range of reviews utilizing IPAS. • Assists in recording, analyzing and reconciling accounting transactions and financial institution accounts with transactions in varied currencies. • Handle and consolidate giant paperwork (MS Phrase) and monetary tables (Excel) with consideration to particulars. • Proofreads paperwork and edits texts for accuracy, grammar, punctuation and elegance, and for adherence to established requirements for format. • Updates and maintains distribution lists; displays responses from the distribution listing, prepares and distributes standing reviews. • Maintains information (each paper and digital) and databases for work unit. • Assists with the gathering and evaluation of knowledge in addition to preparation of knowledge displays and reviews for data sharing, responding to queries, data administration, planning and determination making. • Assists with visualizations and updating data materials reminiscent of net pages or brochures. • Performs different duties as assigned.
• Professionalism: Data of the Group’s monetary guidelines and rules in addition to accounting insurance policies and practices. Skill to keep up correct information, interpret and analyze all kinds of knowledge. Skill to establish and resolve information discrepancies and different issues utilizing MS excel and equal. Reveals satisfaction in work and in achievements; demonstrates skilled competence and mastery of material; is conscientious and environment friendly in assembly commitments, observing deadlines and reaching outcomes; is motivated by skilled somewhat than private issues; reveals persistence when confronted with troublesome issues or challenges; stays calm in nerve-racking conditions. Takes duty for incorporating gender views and guaranteeing the equal participation of ladies and men in all areas of labor. • Teamwork: Works collaboratively with colleagues to realize Organizational objectives; solicits enter by genuinely valuing others’ concepts and experience; is keen to be taught from others; locations group agenda earlier than private agenda; helps and acts in accordance with closing group determination, even when such selections might not fully mirror personal place; shares credit score for group accomplishments and accepts joint duty for group shortcomings. • Accountability: Takes possession of all duties and honors commitments; delivers outputs for which one has duty inside prescribed time, price and high quality requirements; operates in compliance with organizational rules and guidelines; helps subordinates, gives oversight and takes duty for delegated assignments; takes private duty for his/her personal shortcomings and people of the work unit, the place relevant.
Highschool diploma or equal.
Job – Particular Qualification
Not out there.
Work Expertise
A minimal of three (3) years of progressively accountable expertise in accounting, finance or associated space is required. The minimal years of related expertise is decreased to 1 (1) yr for candidates who possess a first-level college diploma or increased. Related expertise within the United Nations system or related worldwide group is fascinating. Accounting expertise in post-employment advantages plan is fascinating. Expertise in a big ERP system is fascinating. One yr or extra of expertise in information analytics or associated space is fascinating.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the publish marketed, fluency in oral and written English is required. Data of one other official language of the United Nations is fascinating.
Analysis of certified candidates might embody a desk assessment of candidates’ profiles or an evaluation train which can be adopted by competency-based interview.
Particular Discover
This place is quickly out there for six months. This place is topic to native recruitment pursuant to employees rule 4.4 of the United Nations Workers Guidelines. Candidates for positions within the Normal Service and associated classes have to be approved to work for the United Nations within the responsibility station the place the place is situated. Workers members topic to native recruitment should not eligible for allowances or advantages completely relevant to worldwide recruitment. The relevant human sources procedures are ruled by a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Fund and the UN Secretariat. Any candidate from a member group of the UNJSPF making use of for this publish is taken into account as an inner candidate supplied he/she has been appointed via the appointment and promotion procedures relevant in his/her respective group.
United Nations Concerns
In accordance with article 101, paragraph 3, of the Constitution of the United Nations, the paramount consideration within the employment of the employees is the need of securing the best requirements of effectivity, competence, and integrity. Candidates won’t be thought of for employment with the United Nations if they’ve dedicated violations of worldwide human rights regulation, violations of worldwide humanitarian regulation, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are affordable grounds to consider that they’ve been concerned within the fee of any of those acts. The time period “sexual exploitation” means any precise or tried abuse of a place of vulnerability, differential energy, or belief, for sexual functions, together with, however not restricted to, profiting monetarily, socially or politically from the sexual exploitation of one other. The time period “sexual abuse” means the precise or threatened bodily intrusion of a sexual nature, whether or not by drive or underneath unequal or coercive situations. The time period “sexual harassment” means any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that may moderately be anticipated or be perceived to trigger offence or humiliation, when such conduct interferes with work, is made a situation of employment or creates an intimidating, hostile or offensive work surroundings, and when the gravity of the conduct warrants the termination of the perpetrator’s working relationship. Candidates who’ve dedicated crimes aside from minor site visitors offences might not be thought of for employment. Due regard can be paid to the significance of recruiting the employees on as large a geographical foundation as doable. The United Nations locations no restrictions on the eligibility of women and men to take part in any capability and underneath situations of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. The United Nations Secretariat is a non-smoking surroundings. Affordable lodging could also be supplied to candidates with disabilities upon request, to help their participation within the recruitment course of. By accepting a letter of appointment, employees members are topic to the authority of the Secretary-Normal, who might assign them to any of the actions or places of work of the United Nations in accordance with employees regulation 1.2 (c). Additional, employees members within the Skilled and better class as much as and together with the D-2 stage and the Area Service class are usually required to maneuver periodically to discharge capabilities in numerous responsibility stations underneath situations established in ST/AI/2023/3 on Mobility, as could also be amended or revised. This situation of service applies to all place particular job openings and doesn’t apply to non permanent positions. Candidates are urged to rigorously observe all directions out there within the on-line recruitment platform, inspira, and to consult with the Applicant Information by clicking on “Manuals” within the “Assist” tile of the inspira account-holder homepage. The analysis of candidates can be performed on the premise of the knowledge submitted within the software based on the analysis standards of the job opening and the relevant inner legislations of the United Nations together with the Constitution of the United Nations, resolutions of the Normal Meeting, the Workers Rules and Guidelines, administrative issuances and tips. Candidates should present full and correct data pertaining to their private profile and {qualifications} based on the directions supplied in inspira to be thought of for the present job opening. No modification, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to functions which have been submitted. Candidates underneath critical consideration for choice can be topic to reference checks to confirm the knowledge supplied within the software. Job openings marketed on the Careers Portal can be eliminated at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.
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