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Finance Associate

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
UNDP-Support to National Elections in Pakistan
Posted On:
27 April, 2008
Last Date to apply:
06 May, 2008
Experience in years
2 to 4

Professional having expertise and skills of managing finance, accounts budgeting & HR functions. At least 5 years relevant experience in specific tasks, in-depth knowledge and understanding finance functions, preparation of budgets/revisions, finance procedures and reporting requirements. He/She should be well versed with the use of computer and applications related to efficient financial management. Posse’s management skills, fluency in written and verbal communication in Urdu and English.


After successful completion of the Project “Support to National Elections in Pakistan”, The Election Commission of Pakistan and several donors expressed a strong interest in continued support to electoral assistance and reforms. The project is being implemented in close collaboration with ECP and will promote strategic partnership between ECP & CSOs for strengthening electoral processes in Pakistan. The intended outcome of the project is legal and institutional frameworks that enable free, fair, transparent and credible elections at all levels in place.

Job Descriptions:
The incumbent will work under the supervision of the Project Manager to carry out the following specific tasks to achieve all the project objectives:

Play a vital role in assisting Finance Officer for management of financial resources and preparation of financial reports;

Proper control of the supporting documents for payments, review of financial reports

Maintenance of the internal expenditures control system which ensures that vouchers processed are matched and completed, transactions are correctly recorded

Assist Finance Officer for processing requests for payments against services, supplies, equipment, salaries, technical assistances etc.;

Maintain accurate accounting record for all the project related activities observing all the applicable internal controls/systems and UN financial rules and regulations;

Maintain accounting record for procurement of goods and services, supplies and matters related to finance functions;

Assist in preparation of payroll and short term consultant payments;

Manage HR related matters and maintain their complete record;

Process staff extension cases, monitoring of leave records, preparation of TORs for fresh/new hiring;

Liaise on with UN HR department to resolve all the potential personnel issues on timely basis to maintain good working environment;

Perform any other task assigned by the Project Manager.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Secondary School CertificateMatriculation / O levels Bachelors in finance, accounts or related field from a reputable university/institution recognized by HEC is desirable.