2 United Nations UNDP Career Jobs – Finance and Administration Associate

Organisation: United
Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda
Post Level: SB3
Reports to: UNDP Project
Manager
About UNDP:
The United Nations Development
Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ global development network.  UNDP advocates for change and connects
countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better
life. The UNDP provides expert advice, training, grant support to developing
countries including Uganda with increasing emphasis on assistance to the least
developed countries.
Job Summary: The UNDP
Finance and Administration Associate will be responsible for the effective
delivery of the Project by entering and managing financial data and supporting
project implementation consistent with UNDP rules and regulations. The Finance
and Administration Associate works in close collaboration with the operations,
programme and projects’ staff in the CO as required for resolving complex
finance-related issues and exchange of information.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The
    jobholder will standardise the finance and accounting systems of the
    project while maintaining compatibility with government, and UNDP
    financial accounting procedures.
  • Responsible
    for the preparation and revisions of the budgets and assist in the
    preparation of the annual work plans.
  • Comply
    and verify budget and accounting data by researching files, calculating
    costs, and estimating anticipated expenditures from readily available
    information sources.
  • Compile
    and generate status reports, progress reports and other financial reports.
  • Process
    all types of payments requests for settlement purposes including quarterly
    advances to the partners upon joint review.
  • Prepare
    periodic accounting records by recording receipts, disbursements (ledgers,
    cash books, vouchers, etc.) and reconciling data for recurring or
    financial special reports and assist in preparation of annual procurement
    plans.
  • Undertake
    project financial closure formalities including submission of terminal
    reports, transfer and disposal of equipment, processing of semi-final
    revisions, and support professional staff in preparing the terminal
    assessment reports.
  • Support
    in the timely issuance of contracts and assurance of other eligible
    entitlements of the project personnel, experts, and consultants by
    project.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    ideal candidate for the United Nations UNDP Job Opportunity should hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in finance, commerce, business administration.
  • A
    minimum of six or more years of relevant work experience with the
    Government of Uganda
  • Fluency
    in English as a working language; Knowledge of other UN working languages
    will be an asset.
Personal Competencies:
Corporate Competencies:
  • Demonstrates
    integrity by modelling the UN’s values and ethical standards;
  • Displays
    cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and
    adaptability ;
  • Treats
    all people fairly without favouritism.
Functional Competencies:
  • Financial
    expenditure and track accounts;
  • Ability
    to correspond effectively and different stakeholders and organizations;
  • Computer
    efficient;
  • Excellent
    writing and communication skills.
How to Apply: 
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations Development
Programme, UNDP, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online
by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job requirements and if
competent Click Apply Now.
Deadline: 31st October, 2014

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