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Finance Assistant

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Rs. 32,000 to Rs. 55,000
Agency / Project:
Posted On:
17 October, 2005
Last Date to apply:
30 October, 2005
Experience in years
2 to 4

Minimum 3 years of relevant finance experience. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems


Ensures implementation of operational strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:

Full compliance of financial processes and financial records with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies.

Input to the CO business processes mapping and elaboration of the content of internal Standard Operating Procedures in Finance in consultation with the direct supervisor and office management.

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.

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; approval of vendors; preparation of all types of vouchers for management projects and on-behalf of UNOPS and non-Atlas Agencies; PO vouchers for management  projects; Pay Cycle and payment execution.

Maintenance of the internal expenditures control system which ensures that vouchers processed are matched and completed, transactions are correctly recorded and posted in Atlas; travel claims, MPOs and other entitlements are duly processed

Timely corrective actions on unposted vouchers, including the vouchers with budget check errors, match exceptions, unapproved vouchers.

Presentation of information on the status of financial resources as required.

Maintenance of the Accounts Receivables for UNDP projects and recording of deposits in Atlas.

Management of cash receipts and petty cash.
Maintenance of the proper filing system for finance records and documents.

Ensures proper CO cash management system functioning focusing on achievement of the following results:

Stop payment initiation on internet banking systems.

Preparation of monthly UN exchange rate report to Treasury.

Timely and accurate preparation of bank reconciliations.

Initiation of bank transfers and deals in Atlas.

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.

Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Note: The deadline for submitting applications is 31 October 2005, however, shortlisting of applications will be done on daily basis.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesBachelors Degree Bachelors Degree (2-3 Years)Bachelors Degree with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance