UN Women Finance Specialist Jobs 2023 – South Sudan NGO Jobs

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UN Women Finance Specialist Jobs 2023 – South Sudan NGO Jobs.

UN Women South Sudan looking for “Finance Specialist”.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 29th December 2023.

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, also known as UN Women, is a United Nations entity charged with working for gender equality and the empowerment of women. UN Women is charged with advocating for the rights of women and girls, and focusing on a number of issues, including violence against women and violence against LGBT people.

The UN Women has published a job vacancy announcement on 16th December 2023 for qualified South Sudanese to fill in the vacant post of Finance Specialist to be based in Juba, South Sudan.

Recruiter UN Women
Position Finance Specialist
Location Juba, South Sudan
Country South Sudan
Total Vacant Post 01
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Experience Required Minimum 03 years
Application Deadline 29th December 2023

Task Description

The following are the detailed duties and responsibilities of the UN Volunteer Finance Specialist:

01. Provide technical assistance in financial and grants management

  • Review annual/quarterly work plan/budget of implementing partners and provide feedback and inputs, as needed;
  • Provide support in the preparation of budget proposals for submission to donors;
  • Provide support in budget review and provide advice on necessary budget revision/s and/or reallocations;
  • Review procurement plans based on the approved work plan/budget;
  • Provide support in the preparation of financial reports, including budget analytical review (or budget monitoring reports) for management and donors, as necessary;
  • Assist in the regular monitoring of budget delivery of implementing partners;
  • Provide feedback and/or advice on significant budget overspends/underspends and how to improve budget monitoring and control;
  • Provide support on monitoring fund utilization and available fund balances to ensure proper and optimum utilization of funds based on approved budget;

02. Grant Management and Compliance

  • Review provisions of grant agreements with donor agencies or development partners and monitor compliance by the implementing partners;
  • Provide feedback on the status of the budget delivery and any recommendations on how to ensure the effective and efficient management of the grant funds.
  • Build staff capacity on financial and grants management
  • Review staff capacity on financial and grants management
  • Facilitate the identification of staff capacity needs/gaps related to financial and grants management;

03. Audits and Assurance

  • Provide support to the implementing partners in attending to internal and external audits;
  • Provide support in ensuring the implementation of adequate internal controls by the implementing partners, including those as recommended by the auditors.

04. Support the full implementation of the National Implementation Modality (NIM) Standard Operating Policies (SOPs)

  • Provides technical guidance and support in ensuring the implementation of the existing NIM SOPs and provides feedback on identified areas for compliance.
  • Strengthen financial management, internal control and risk management system

05. Draft and document internal finance policies and procedures of the implementing partners

  • Initiate and/or coordinate the drafting of the implementing partner organizations’ finance and accounting manual, which provides detailed documentation of their finance and accounting policies and procedures, taking into consideration the NIM SOPs.

06. Monitor the implementation of action plan for system strengthening

  • Provide recommendations/advice on the strengthening of the implementing partner organizations’ financial management, internal control system and risk management;
  • Monitor the implementation of action plan for the financial management, internal control and risk management system strengthening, including those recommendations from micro-assessment, spot checks and audits.

Eligibility Criteria

Required education level:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related area. Chartered Accountant, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant or equivalent certification is desirable.

Required experience:

  • 3 years of experience in accounting, financial and program management, including preparation, monitoring and controlling of budgets, preparation of financial reports and budget analytical review (or budget monitoring reports);
  • Experience in managing grants for development programmes/projects that are funded by multiple fund sources and donors.
  • Experience in institutional strengthening and staff capacity building is preferable, particularly the provision of training and/or on-the-job coaching, finance technical support or advisory services (e.g. financial management and internal control system review and strengthening);
  • Experience in handling audits (external and internal) and managing risks of grant-funded programmes/projects;
  • Experience with computerized financial/accounting systems or enterprise resource planning (ERP) software;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS office applications, including MS Excel;
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range or partners and organizations, and with personnel under various positions and levels;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment and with tight deadlines;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Knowledge of UN system is an advantage, or other relevant programmes; experience with Mine Action is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization
  • Have interest in International Development, UN Women mandate, volunteerism-all as a mechanism for durable development.


  • English, Level: Fluent, Required
  • Arabic, Level: Working knowledge, Desirable

Other Details

  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UN Women Finance Specialist Jobs 2023

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://app.unv.org/opportunities/1742889072165120

The Closing Date: 29th December 2023

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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