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Finance Assistant

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Strengthening Democracy through Parliamentary Development (S
Posted On:
27 March, 2012
Last Date to apply:
09 April, 2012
Experience in years
2 to 4

The candidate should have Minimum least 3 to 5 years of relevant experience; experience with the UN or other international organizations would be preferred. Broad knowledge of Parliament and governance issues will be an added advantage.


Background The Strengthening Democracy through Parliamentary Development phase-II project is designed to assist the parliament to strengthen its legitimate role within national governance, enhance its administration, and provide appropriate support for Parliamentarians in discharging their core tasks of executive oversight and law making. Duties and Responsibilities Under the overall direction of National Project Manager (NPM) and reporting to the finance Officer, Finance Assistant would be responsible for the following tasks.  Assist the Deputy Project Manager (Parliamentary Committees) FO in preparation of budgets and financial plans.  Assist in the processing of financial claims/imprested account and facilitate approval through ensuring appropriate documentation and record keeping in line with UNDP rules.  Prepare the cash payment vouchers, Bank payment vouchers and gournal voucher together with complete supporting documentation in support every financial transaction.  Prepare and maintain financial disbursement ledger for monitoring and controlling of expenditures in line with financial management procedures.  Maintain and update all ledgers, project account and petty cash account in accordance with UNDP financial rules.  Provide administrative support services to all other staff members  Prepared financial reports along with all relevant documents on regular basis for submission project management for payment/ settlement.  Handle all financial matters of the workshops, meeting conferences and seminars.  Prepare payment requests/ travel claims and ensure that all supporting documentations are attached before submission to National Project Manager/ Project Director for signatures.  Facilitate auditors during annual/quarterly project audit.  Keep track of all advances released for local expenditure and complete necessary documentation for settlement of such advances.  Any other related task assigned by the project management

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Bachelor Bachelors Degree (2-3 Years) BBA, B.Com, or relevent

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