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Finance Officer (P3)

Deadline: 17 April 2024

Contract type: Staff Position (Professional Project) - P3

Organisation: FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Rome, Italy

Finance Officer, with a focus on cash and voucher assistance modalities, procedures, systems and interventions.

Organizational Setting

The Finance Division (CSF) recommends and administers financial policies and procedures that meet the highest professional standards; keeps accounts that accurately record financial activities and meet the requirements of internal and external audits; prepares reports to accurately portray the financial status of the Organization and its activities; ensures that the Organization’s financial resources are securely kept and productively employed while in FAO’s custody; oversees financial operations wherever performed in the Organization; and ensures that all disbursements are timely and made in accordance with established policies and procedures.

The post is located in the Finance Division, CSF at FAO headquarters in Rome, Italy.

Key Functions

  • Provides financial reporting, general accounting, project accounting, and/or investment related services in accordance with FAO policies and regulatory framework.
  • Collects and analyses financial information for inclusion in statutory and/or management reports, financial statements and/or reports to donors as well as specific reports for Governing Bodies, donors and other partners.
  • Contributes to updating financial policies and related tools, systems, technologies and related procedures.
  • Responds to requests for assistance from managers and staff at headquarters and the Decentralized Offices.
  • Exchanges and/or provides information to banks, other financial institutions, donors and partners and provides information/clarification to auditors.
  • Participates in the development of training and related training materials and promotes best practices and capacity development at headquarters and the Decentralized Offices.
  • Participates in Finance Division teams, leads working groups and/or collaborates with other divisions on short-term assignments.

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