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Department/Office: Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance Enterprise Resource Planning Project
Location: NEW YORK
Closing date: 14 January 2021
Job Opening number: 20-FIN-DMSPC ERP-144750-R-NEW YORK (X)
Org. Setting And Reporting
This position is located in the Financial Integration and Controlling Team (FICO), Solution Architecture of the ERP/Umoja project in the Department of Management Strategy, Policy and Compliance (DMSPC) in New York. The Associate Financial Information Systems Officer will report to an Information Systems Officer.
Umoja is a continuous organizational transformation project, enabling high-quality, and cost effective service delivery for evolving United Nations mandates, anywhere in the world. By updating skills, harmonizing practices and applying global technology, Umoja maximizes productivity of the UN's human, financial and material resources.
Umoja transcends organizational, geographical and functional barriers, fostering a culture of transparency, accountability, empowerment, sharing and unity across the United Nations. For more information on Umoja visit: http://umoja.un.org
The scope of the position includes business analysis, performance evaluation and the related technical assessment work required for the implementation of the SAP Finance workstream process to maintain and develop the Umoja Financial information solution in respect of the existing functionality, work stream and processes as well as for new functionality coming up with the design, build and roll out as well as subsequent stabilization of the project's new phase from 2020 onwards.
Within delegated authority, the Associate Financial Information Systems Officer is responsible for the following duties:
Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in finance, business administration, information technology or related field. A first-level university degree in similar fields in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. Certification as a Chartered Accountant, Public Accountant or equivalent is desirable.
A minimum of two years of experience in finance, accounting, budget or business administration, information systems management or related area is required.
Experience with complex budgetary, finance and accounting operations is required. Experience in analysis, evaluation and operation or development of finance processes in an ERP system is required.
Experience in audit and systemic evaluation of financial systemic solutions is desirable. Experience in report writing using different tools [Crystal Reports, Business Objects] is desirable.
(No experience is required for candidates who have passed the United Nations Young Professionals Programme Examination (YPP), the United Nations Competitive Recruitment Examination (NCRE) or the G to P Examination (G to P)).
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For the positions advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable.
Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed by 14 January 2021 at 11:59 p.m. (New York time).
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