Finance Assistant (2 positions)
Finance Assistant (2 positions)
|Title:||Finance Assistant (2 positions)|
|Category:||Accounting & Finance|
|Duration:||1 year with possibility of extension|
|Exp.:||2019-05-01-(2 Weeks From now)|
|Salary:||As per UNDP SC salary scale|
|Organization:||UNDP | About UNDP|
|Education:||High School Diploma|
|Work Experience:||5 Years|
High School Certificate with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance. University Degree preferably in Finance Accounting or Business is desirable.
5 years of relevant finance experience at the national or international level is required with a High School Diploma or 3 years relevant experience with a Bachelor’s Degree is required.
Should pass UNDP Accountancy & Finance Test (AFT)
Duties & Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Implementation of operational and financial management strategies
1) Ensures implementation of operational strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:
Full compliance with UN/UNDP rules regulations and policies of financial activities financial recording/reporting system and follow-up on audit recommendations; implementation of effective internal controls proper functioning of a client-oriented financial resources management system.
2) Ensures functioning of the optimal cost-recovery system focusing on achievement of the following results:
Provision of inputs for preparation of cost-recovery bills in Atlas for the services provided by UNDP follow up on cost recovery.
3) Provides accounting and administrative support to the Finance Unit focusing on achievement of the following results:
Proper control of the supporting documents for payments and financial reports for NEX projects; preparation of all types of vouchers for projects and on-behalf of UNOPS and non-Atlas Agencies; PO vouchers; Pay Cycle and payment execution.
4) Ensures proper CO cash management system functioning focusing on achievement of the following results:
Alternate to Finance Associate (ICS-6) for timely review of cash position for local accounts to ensure sufficient funds on hand for disbursements. Timely identification and recording of receipts for income application.
5) Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results:
Participation in the trainings for the operations/ projects staff on Finance.
Job Knowledge/ Technical Expertise
Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position
Ability to capture develop share and effectively use information and knowledge
Financial Reporting and Analysis
Ability to evaluate financial data derive relevant findings and present them in a meaningful manner
Knowledge of accounting concepts principles regulations and policies and ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations
Maintains effective client relationships
Important applicant information
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