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Senior Admin & Finance Officer

Job Category:
Admin & Finance Officer
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
UNDP Community Based Project for Rehabilitation of Salt-Affected and Waterlogged Lands Biosaline
Posted On:
22 February, 2008
Last Date to apply:
06 March, 2008
Experience in years
2 to 4

At least 7 years of relevant experience. Preference will be given to those having worked in similar Projects and are familiar with UNDP financial software and PCOM. Excellent interpersonal, communication and computer skills. Familiarity with local languages and customs and tradition will be additional skills.


Bio Saline II (October 2006 – September 2010) aims at developing community driven sustainable farming systems for the rehabilitation of waterlogged and salt affected lands to improve livelihoods in three districts of Punjab namely Hafizabad, Jhang and Sargodha.
The Sr. Admin & Finance Officer will report to the Project Manager.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop annual and quarterly work plans and budgets for the programme in consultation with different programme specialists.
  • Handle disbursements from programme account and its reconciliation.
  • Supervise and maintain financial/accounts records.
  • Organise annual external audits and donor audits of project accounts and community accounts and subsequent follow up on the audit reports/observations.
  • Prepare and maintain daily bank account position and flow of funds.
  • Prepare monthly account profiles and their submission to UNDP.
  • Check/correct data entry, accounts heads (advance, payable, receivables etc).
  • Reconcile and analyse advances, banks, expenses and credit record.
  • Financial reporting to donors.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, six monthly and annual reports about the activities undertaken by the incumbent for submission to the Project Director through the Project Manager
  • Ensure, and will be held responsible along with the management in case of deviations, compliance of all financial transactions in accordance with policy guidelines / procedures given in Project Cycle Operations Manual (PCOM) 
  • Carry out any other special assignment given by the Project Manager and Project Manager.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Master in Commerce / MBA (FinanceMasters Degree He/She must have strong cross-cultural communication, problem-solving skills and results orientation and sensitivity to gender issues. Must have ability to work under pressure, solid computer skills in relevant software packages (MS office) and should be able to work in multi-cultural environment. The candidate must have good writing and speaking English skills.