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UNDP Office has organised internship programme to provide a framework by which students from diverse academic backgrounds may be assigned to UNDP offices, where their educational experience can be enhanced through practical work assignments as well providing an opportunity to make substantive contributions to an office’s work. The current internship will provide opportunity for student to learn some aspects of finance.

Duties and Responsibilities

The intern will provide support to FRM staff and works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and projects’ staff on finance-related issues and information exchange.
Summary of key responsibilities:

  • Provision of support to the monthly financial reporting
  • Administrative support sourcing strategy

The intern will undertake the following tasks:
1. Provision of support in reviewing payment documents and data entry in ATLAS:

  • Support to the FRM staff in reviewing payment documents
  • Entering data in Atlas
  • Support the billing of cost recovery and enter it in Atlas

2. Administrative support:

  • Support to the FRM unit in updating and follow up on pending One Click ticket


  • Timely of submission payments to GSSU and data entry in the ATLAS system
  • Clean dashboard in One click


Knowledge Management and Learning

  • Ability to share knowledge and experiences and to provide advice to colleagues
  • Willing to learn new knowledge

Development and Operational Effectiveness

  • Ability to provide moderate finance and accounting process
  • Ability to perform work of confidential nature and handle a large volume of work

Leadership and Self-Management

  • Focus on result for the client and respond positively to feedback
  • Consistently approach work with energy and positive attitude
  • Demonstrate openness to change and ability to manage complexity

Required Skills and Experience

The following minimum qualifications are required:

  • Enrolment in a final year of bachelor degree programme in accountancy, management, finance or administration, or at the maximum one year since graduation for fresh grads.
  • Knowledge of - or proven interest in the finance and accounting area;
  • Proficiency in English.
  • Computer literate in standard software applications, especially MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint;
  • Demonstrated keen interest in the work of the UN, and of UNDP in particular, and have a personal commitment to UNDP's Statement of Purpose and to the ideals of the UN Charter;
  • Demonstrated the ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which include willingness to try and understand and be tolerant of differing opinions and views;
  • An interest in global mobility; adaptability to varied physical and other environments; a desire to work with and gain the confidence and respect of people with different language, national and cultural backgrounds.