Finance and budget assistant wanted in New York

Finance and budget assistant wanted in New York.

Unlock your career potential in the bustling metropolis of New York.

The Department of Operational Support (DOS) is offering two Finance and Budget Assistant positions based in the heart of the United States.

Nestled in the vibrant city of New York, these roles provide a unique opportunity to contribute to the financial backbone of a dynamic organization.

As a Finance and Budget Assistant at DOS, you’ll play a crucial role in supporting financial operations and ensuring budgetary efficiency.

Finance and budget assistant wanted in New York.

Join our team in the iconic city that never sleeps and be part of the Department of Operational Support’s impactful work.


Within limits of delegated authority, the Finance and Budget Assistant will be responsible for the following duties

  •  Provides support with respect to the review, analyses and preparation of the medium-term plan and its revisions.

  •  Prepares supporting documents (narrative and supporting tables) with respect to the finalization of cost estimates and budget proposals, in terms of staff and non-staff requirements.
  • Undertakes research and provides support to higher level Finance & Budget Officers with respect to budget reviews of relevant intergovernmental and expert bodies.
  •  Monitors expenditures and compares with approved budget; prepares adjustments as necessary.

  •  Reviews requisitions for goods and services to ensure
  • (a) correct objects of expenditure have been charged.
  • (b) availability of funds.

  •  Assists in preparation of budget performance submissions and finalization of budget performance reports, analysing variances between approved budgets and actual expenditures.

  •  Monitors integrity of various financial databases.

Work Experience

  •  A minimum of seven years of experience in finance, budget, accounting, administrative services or related area is required.
  • The minimum years of relevant experience is reduced to five years for candidates who possess a first-level university degree or higher.

  •  Experience in applying financial rules and procedures is required.

  •  Experience in the use of computer systems, such as financial modules, automated budgeting and accounting and related financial systems is required.

 Experience in the use of spreadsheets and word processing applications is required.


English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.

For the positions advertised, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another United Nations official language is desirable.

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