What will you do?

 Maintain awareness of corporate finance and resource management strategies and major ongoing programmatic initiatives,

participating where appropriate using finance and resource management expertise.

 Contribute towards the development of country specific plans and processes, aligned with Regional and wider WFP strategy,

policies, and processes to meet the food assistance needs of beneficiaries within the Country.

 Report on key data for financial status and outcomes of projects in accordance with corporate governance requirements,

ensuring accuracy, deadlines, and accounting processes are complied with.

 Monitor budgets and carry out forecasting for new and ongoing projects according to established corporate procedures and


 Perform cash reconciliations, disbursements, clearance of receivables, overall cash management and monthly financial

closures on a regular basis in accordance with corporate requirements. Perform monthly financial closures on a regular

basis in accordance with corporate requirements.

 Where necessary, deliver core administrative and procurement services, working with contractors and following standard

processes to provide cost-effective, quality, and timely services to WFP staff.

 Where necessary, undertake basic human resource functions related to staff benefits, recruitment of local staff, and training.

 Collate data and contribute to preparation of accurate and timely reporting, providing management with financial, staffing

and resource usage information to enable them to make informed decisions.

 Track and collate data to support others to improve policies, systems, and procedures to minimize financial risks, improve

the efficiency and effectiveness of operations, and ensure services are aligned with business objectives.

 Contribute to the delivery of financial controls and insight into WFP performance, supporting periodic risk and internal

control assessments to identify areas which may present potential audit, compliance, or financial risks.

 Guide and supervise more junior staff, acting as a point of referral and supporting them with more complex analysis and


 Represent unit/CO at internal meetings, external meetings and events with other UN agencies, banks and other financial

institutions, or other partners and entities as required.

 Follow standard emergency preparedness practices to ensure WFP is able to quickly respond and deploy food and needed

resources to affected areas at the onset of the crisis.

 Other as required.

Do you meet the minimum requirements?

Education: Advanced University degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, or related fields, or First University

degree in the same subject(s) with additional years of related work experience plus membership in an international recognized

professional accountancy body such as Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Institute of Certified Public

Accounts (ICPA) or equivalent.

Experience: Minimum one year post graduate proffessional experience in the overall management of finance activities.

Language: Fluency in oral and written communication in English and Somali.

Are you competent for this job? Do you have knowledge and skills in?

 Internal Controls & Compliance.

 Performance Budgeting, Reporting & Analysis

 Resources Management (People, time, assets, etc.)

 Financial Management & Accounting Principles.

 Supply Chain and Operations Knowledge

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit online applications through E-Recruitment using the link below:

Internal: https://performancemanager5.successfactors.eu/sf/jobreq?jobId=832473&company=C0000168410P

External: https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=832473&company=C0000168410P

Applications that do not meet the above requirements will be disregarded. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

WFP seeks applicants of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our humanitarian principles. WFP is an equal

opportunity employer, and we are committed to promoting diversity and gender balance.

Selection of candidates is made on a competitive basis.

WFP does not charge any application fees to candidates.