Finance Assistant Job at UNECA

Website United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

The UNECA has published a job vacancy announcement on 29th Aug 2022 for qualified Ethiopians to fill in the vacant post of Finance Assistant to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Recruiter United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Position Finance Assistant
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Country Ethiopia
Total Vacant Post 22
Qualification High School
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline 9th Sept 2022

UNECA Job Vacancy 2022

Job Responsibilities: Under the overall supervision of the President of the Staff Union or his/ her designee and within delegated authority, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Reconciling cash book with bank statements such as ensuring that all deposits or other credits, bank charges and errors in recording are property corrected and recorded on book of accounts using automated accounting system;
  • Scrutinize source documents for completeness, for accuracy and validity of changes;
  • Assist in the preparation of semi-annual and Year-end financial statements;
  • Computing the gain or loss on exchange rate using appropriate application software b comparing the ledger and the bank amount paid in both local and foreign currency and making necessary adjustments on entries using automated accounting system on Non-payment journal;
  • Preparing, recording and sending loan recovery schedules of debtors through their payroll address or index to Cashers office after a thorough review of supporting documents and securing proper authorization;
  • Insuring transfer of funds appropriately send to the Union accounts by collecting advises from ECA cashiers office, commercial Bank of Ethiopia ad UNSSCA;
  • Preparing summary of uncollectible debtor balance for write off approval based on aging analysis;
  • Preparing cash receipt voucher for Gym cash collection.
  • Preparing payments to gymnasium staff salaries on monthly bases;
  • Preparing payment vouchers and checks to issue loan for staff members;
  • Making comparison of Receiving and inspection Report, Obligation document and invoice in the purchase of gym equipment;
  • Drafting all correspondences related to Staff Union banking;
  • Obtaining aging summary of Receivables from accounting application database, preparing schedule and send it to payroll unit for collection.

Position in Organization:

  • Posting Title: FINANCE ASSISTANT, G5
  • Department/Office: Economic Commission for Africa
  • Duty Station: ADDIS ABABA
  • Posting Period: 27 July 2022 – 09 September 2022
  • Job Opening Number: 22-Finance-ECA-186581-R-Addis Ababa (R)
  • Staffing Exercise: N/A


  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.


  • Five years of experience in administration or related areas is required.
  • Experience in the UN Common System or an international public organization is desirable.

How to Apply UNECA Finance Assistant Jobs 2022

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

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: 9th Sept 2022.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.