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Accounts Associate, Agency and Overseas Finance Relationships, Accounts Division
|Location :||New York, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
|Application Deadline :||30-Mar-12|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||GS-7|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One year|
All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.
Internally advertised General Service (GS) fixed-term appointment (FTA) positions located in Headquarters are open to GS staff members currently serving in New York/Washington D.C. who hold a UNDP permanent or FTA who are either US Permanent Residents, US citizens or holders of a valid G4 visa at the time of their application and whose G4 visa has been acquired on account of their employment in the UN Systems based in New York or Washington, DC.
Externally advertised GS fixed-term appointment and temporary appointment (TA) positions located in New York/Washington D.C. are open to candidates who are either US Permanent Residents, US Citizens or holders of a valid G4 visa at the time of their application and whose G4 visa has been acquired on account of their employment in the UN Systems based in New York or Washington, DC.
Current UNDP GS staff serving outside of HQ must meet the eligibility criteria stated above prior to their application.
Selected candidates who meet the above mentioned eligibility criteria are responsible for their own travel and/or relocation costs.
Selection to GS fixed-term appointment positions at Headquarters requires passing a UN administered clerical test (ASAT).
Applicants under serious consideration for short-listing of posts requiring accountancy and finance skills, must take the UNDP Accountancy and Finance Test (UNDP AFT) prior to short-listing.
This is a re-advertisement. For those who applied in earlier rounds need not apply again.
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Manager, Agencies and Overseas Finance Relationship the Accounts Associate provides support to their management, Country Offices and UN Partner Agencies on the production and verification of financial data.
The Accounts Associate operates in collaboration with the rest of the Agencies and Overseas Finance Relations Team focusing on quality and completeness of Financial Reports and the Underlying supporting data. The Accounts Associate provides “full service” to their client agencies.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Ensure effective provision of Accounting Services for UN Agencies Service Clearing Account (SCA):
Ensure timely and accurate processing of expenditure data in UN Agency Project Clearing Account (PCA):
Provide authoritative guidance on implementation of Policies related to Agency financial arrangements:
Assist with the preparation of schedules related to Agency expenditure:
Knowledge Management and Learning
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Leadership and Self-Management
Required Skills and Experience
Long-listed candidates will be required to undergo the UNDP Accountancy and Finance Test (UNDP/AFT).
Well qualified candidates, particularly female candidates, are encouraged to apply.
|Click here for important information for US Permanent Residents ('Green Card' holders).|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.