Job Opening

Posting Title: Cashier MD-Jarash Branch-LDC, M3B
Job Code Title: Cashier MD
Department/Office: United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Duty Station: Irbid
Posting Period: 20 January 2022 - 02 February 2022
Job Opening Number: 22-Human Resources-UNRWA-172575-R- (E)
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity
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Org. Setting and Reporting

The incumbent is responsible to the Branch Manager.


In accordance with established Agency policy and procedures the incumbent:

• Receives cash and cheques and temporary receipt vouchers from loan clients and from Loan Officers (LO) for clients’ loan repayments and fees and issues covering receipt vouchers.

• Maintains a manual and electronic cash receipt book and records all payments and receipts for future reference. Maintains the branch bank balances to secure liquidity to cover the disbursement cheques and to take necessary action in case of insufficient funds.

• At close of business, tallies and reconciles cash on-hand with daily receipt vouchers; responsible for shortfalls or discrepancies in his/her till, which should be reported to his/her supervisor.

• On a daily basis, deposits all cash received in the branch office in its bank accounts.

• Follows up with banks on any cleared or returned cheques; drafts memos to local banks under the signature of his/her supervisor and follows up on some banking issues of mutual interests.

• Maintains up-to-date archiving and log register of all loan applications’ documents.

• Acts as Imprest Fund custodian for the Branch Office.

• Performs such other duties as may be assigned.


• Ability to use a computer and work on various spreadsheet applications such as Excel and Access;

• Ability to cope with multiple tasks effectively;

• Effective communication skills;

•Accuracy and timeliness of output.


• Completion of a post-secondary two-year diploma in business and office practice, business administration, accounting or other related discipline.

Work Experience

Three years’ experience in cashiering or handling cash or in clerical finance work related to loan or cash administration.


• Good knowledge of written and spoken English and Arabic.


Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise which may be followed by competency based interview .

Special Notice

Contract Status : Limited Duration Contract for up1 year; renewable; Appointment subject to funding confirmation. And satisfactory Performance.

Benefits : - Monthly salary is JD 508.200 Fils Contract Status: 1 year (Extendable) subject to availability of funds, satisfactory performance of the incumbent and the continuing need for the post.
-Other benefits include medical insurance and annual leave and dependency allowance (if applicable).

Microfinance Department Salary Scale : ML3B

Duty Station : Microfinance Department / Jarash

Desirable Qualifications:

• A university degree in accountancy or business administration.

Additional Information:

• Preference will be given to residents of Jarash governorate.
• Willingness to work beyond working hours.

Other Information :

• Only candidates residing in Jordan with authorization to work in that duty station at the time of application are eligible to apply.

• The Agency will not assume responsibility or accountability to support or facilitate the issuance of work permit in the duty station, and without a valid work permit, the appointment may be rescinded since the agency will not provide coverage for relocation costs.

• Since this vacancy is an Area staff post, the Agency will not provide coverage for relocation costs.

• Uncompleted applications will not be accepted and will not be amended as well, please make sure to fill your application probably before the deadline.

General Information:
• UNRWA encourages applications from qualified and experienced women.
• UNRWA welcomes applications from qualified candidates with disabilities.
• This vacancy notice is open to internal and external candidates.
• Only candidates residing in Jordan with authorization to work in that duty station at the time of application are eligible to apply.

When the minimum requirements are not fully met, Field Director for Field Area staff and Director of Human Resources for Headquarters Area staff, in consultation with the concerned supervisor may exceptionally substitute part of the unmet requirements with a combination of relevant academic qualifications, additional professional training and progressive relevant work experience.

NB: Work experience alone or formal qualifications with no relevant work experience are not considered an acceptable combination.

The Agency reserves the right not to make an appointment, to make an appointment at a lower grade, or to make an appointment with a modified job description or change the contract modality. On appointment, all individuals will be asked to sign a self-attestation, confirming that they have not committed, been convicted of, or prosecuted for, any criminal offence and that they have not been involved, by act or omission, in the commission of any violation of international human rights law or international humanitarian law.

United Nations Considerations

Staff members are subject to the authority of the Commissioner-General of UNRWA and to assignment by him or her.

UNRWA is committed to achieving gender parity at all levels of staffing under the current UN-wide gender agenda and strongly encourages applications from qualified applicants from under-represented groups.

At UNRWA, the paramount consideration in the recruitment and employment of staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity, with due regard to geographic diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. UNRWA is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. Reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities may be provided to support participation in the recruitment process when requested and indicated in the application.

UNRWA Considerations
UNRWA staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of efficiency, competence, neutrality, impartiality and integrity. This includes respect for and commitment to human rights, diversity and non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. Candidates will not be considered for employment with UNRWA if they have committed violations of international human rights law, violations of international humanitarian law, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, or sexual harassment, or if there are reasonable grounds to believe that they have been involved in the commission of any of these acts. Candidates who have committed crimes other than minor traffic offences may not be considered for employment. The Agency may disqualify applicants who have separated for reason of misconduct, who left a UN Agency while misconduct processes were pending, or who appear on the UN Sanctions List.
UNRWA is a non-smoking work environment.

Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira. For more detailed guidance, applicants may refer to the Manual for the Applicant, which can be accessed by clicking on “Manuals” hyper-link on the upper right side of the inspira account-holder homepage.

The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines. Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening. No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted. Candidates under serious consideration for selection will be subject to reference checks to verify the information provided in the application.

Job openings advertised on the Careers Portal will be removed at 11:59 p.m. (New York time) on the deadline date.

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