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Finance Officer (NIM SC)

Job Category:
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Agency / Project:
UNDP- Support to DTCE Project
Posted On:
11 July, 2009
Last Date to apply:
01 August, 2009
Experience in years
2 to 4

At least 5 years collective experience of finance and budgeting, accounting assignments, working knowledge and understanding of operational and financial procedures of UNDP projects will be an added advantage;


Devolution Trust for Community Empowerment (DTCE) is a registered entity, which aims at creating an enabling environment for citizen participation and community empowerment in Pakistan. DTCE has been funded by a consortium of donors under the umbrella of UNDP Support NEX Project “Support to DTCE”. Details can be found at www.dtce.org.pk
This assignment is aimed at assisting the Project Management Unit (PMU) in managing financial aspects of the project by providing substantive inputs and support on financial matters. For all practical purposes, the person would report to the NPM and undertake the following tasks:
1.      Prepare budget forecasts and estimates for annual and quarterly action plans, project proposals and other related documents, which involve financial forecasting, budgeting and accounts;
2.     Manage utilisation of quarterly advances in accordance with plan of action in collaboration with NPM and keep track of all project funds received, disbursements, financial obligations and advances;
3.      Develop and process requests for advances to the Country Office and ensure settlement of all advances in accordance with UNDP corporate guidelines and financial procedures;
4.      Prepare and process project related payments and salaries of project staff and consultants and coordinate with the bank for timely releases of such payments to the parties concerned;
5.      Prepare and process tender documents, invite bids from open market, prepare bids tabulation and ensure financial transparency and accountability in all project related procurements, subcontracting and outsourcing;
6.       Resolve issues pertaining to income or sale taxes and other corporate affairs related to Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan;
7.      Ensure strict pursuance of financial rules and regulation, maintain a system of internal audit and control in all financial transactions;
8.        Facilitate external and internal auditors in annual/periodic internal/external audits and ensure follow-up actions.

Must Degree Degree Level Country Description
 Masters Degree/CA Article-ship/ ICMA/ ACCAMasters Degree The incumbent should possess a Master Degree in Management, Finance or CA Article-ship, ICMA, ACCA. Proficiency in IT is a prerequisite for the assignment;