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Finance Officer

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
Support to National Elections in Pakistan (DEX)
Posted On:
09 July, 2008
Last Date to apply:
27 July, 2008
Experience in years
2 to 4

Professional having expertise and skills of managing finance, accounts budgeting & HR functions. At least 5-7 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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the guidance of the Project Manager/Chief Technical Advisor, the Finance Officer will provide high quality professional financial expertise to manage ESU financial operations according to UNDP rules and procedures and advise the senior management.

As a member of the ESU management team, contribute in the strategic direction of operations focusing on:

Effective and accurate financial resources management

Confirm that proposed obligations or disbursement for services, supplies and equipment, as well as those pertaining to personnel, are in accordance with the Financial, HR and Procurement Regulations and Rules of the UN, relevant appropriations and staffing tables and corresponding approved allotments.

Ensure that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and that all relevant records are maintained.

Assist, prepare or consolidate financial reports for inclusion in the Financial Statements to be submitted. And be able to carry out necessary budget revisions.

Respond to internal/external audit observations.

Coordinate and supervise the processing of Inter Office Vouchers, payroll, vendor claims and travel

Monitor, analyse, and approve transactions for entry into the accounting system.

Manage the utilisation of project petty expenses and keep a track of petty cash expenditure in line with standard financial procedures.

Any duty assigned by the supervisor.

Qualified Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
YesMastersMasters DegreeThe incumbent should possess a postgraduate/Masters Degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting or related field.