UN Joint Staff Pension Fund vacancies in New York apply now.
Embark on a career in treasury operations.
The United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund (UNJSPF) is hiring multiple Treasury Assistants in New York, USA.
These G-5 grade positions offer a unique opportunity to contribute to pension administration and financial excellence.
UN Joint Staff Pension Fund vacancies in New York apply now
Join UNJSPF in the dynamic city of New York and be part of a team driving financial stewardship.
Organizational Setting and Reporting
The United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund was established in 1949 by the United Nations General Assembly to provide retirement, death, disability, and related benefits for staff of the United Nations and other member organizations of the Fund.
The Pension Fund pays benefits in 17 currencies to more than 80,000 beneficiaries who reside in 190 countries, and services more than 140,000 participants who work in the 25 member organizations of the Pension Fund.
The Fund has offices in New York (United States) and Geneva (Switzerland) and two liaison offices in Nairobi (Kenya) and Bangkok (Thailand), respectively.
The United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund-Pension Administration (UNJSPF-PA) comprises about 250 staff from diverse countries and cultures, based across four prominent duty stations (New York, Geneva, Bangkok, and Nairobi).
We are a career employer offering unique opportunities for growth within the United Nations system.
We offer staff competitive benefits, including up to six weeks of annual leave per year, a defined benefit pension plan (not subject to variation of capital markets), parental leave, a comprehensive insurance plan, and flexible working arrangements subject to operational requirements.
Our office is located in the heart of Manhattan, within walking distance from the Grand Central Station hub, in a state-of-the-art facility (the One Dag Hammarskjöld building).
Within delegated authority, the Treasury Assistant will be responsible for the following duties:
- Support the Cashier and Deputy Cashier in monitoring contribution from member organizations.
- Assist in the preparation of monthly/weekly cash forecasts.
- Perform monthly bank charges analysis for all operation bank accounts.
- Investigate beneficiaries’ claims of non-receipt of payments, delays in payments and bank charges.
- Prepare stop payment requests for cheque and wire payments for Cashier’s approval.
- Void payments and record cancellations in the Fund’s operating system.
- Drafts or prepares correspondence to respond to enquiries with respect to relevant financial matters.
- Download daily balance and transaction information for all operational bank accounts and prepare summary cash position.
- Knowledge of United Nations Joint Staff Pension Fund Regulations and Rules.
- Knowledge and application of relevant financial rules and regulations and procedures.
- Ability to manage processes, maintain accurate records, interpret/analyse a wide variety of data, and identify/resolve data discrepancies and activity problems. Ability to perform analysis, modeling and interpretation of data in support of decision- making.
- Familiarity with the organizational unit’s operations and objectives. Shows pride in work and in achievements.
Demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter.
Is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results.
High school diploma or equivalent is required for one to be enrolled.
A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting, finance or related area is required.
The minimum years of relevant experience is reduced to three (3) for candidates who possess a first-level university degree or higher.
Experience in reading a SWIFT message and understanding banking terminology is required.
Experience in payment instructions formatting is desirable.
One year or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.
English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
For this post, fluency in English is required.
Knowledge of another official United Nations language is an advantage.