Finance Officer at FAO, Rome, Italy


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Deadline: 26 October 2022

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Finance Officer in Rome, Italy.

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger.

Key Job Responsibilities

The Finance Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Collect, review for accuracy and analyses financial information and/or internal financial controls to support the delivery of various financial services/activities.
  • Analyse financial reports, explains variances and/or financial regulations and takes appropriate action.
  • Participate in the development of improved work methods and procedures.
  • Respond to requests for assistance from managers and staff at headquarters and the Decentralized Offices.
  • Collaborate in the development of training tools and materials and the organization of training, workshops/seminars, etc.
  • Participate in special project/work teams.
  • Prepare and analyse the monthly financial statements.
  • Provide assistance in the analysis of specific general ledger accounts, including a review of the monthly ledgers’ reconciliation, liaising with finance business units, operating divisions and field offices to facilitate resolution of outstanding items.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicant must have:

  • Advanced University Degree in accounting, finance, business administration or a related field.
  • 3 year’s relevant experience in finance, accounting and/or business analysis.
  • Working knowledge (proficient – level C) of English and limited knowledge (intermediate – level B) of another official FAO language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish).

How to Apply

Applicants must submit applications through online process.

For more information, visit FAO.

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