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VGSC Financial donor reporting & Project closure
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Dakar, SENEGAL|
|Application Deadline :||11-Mar-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||GS-7|
|Languages Required :||English French|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
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.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
The Finance Associate position forms part of UN Women’s Virtual Global Service Centre (VGSC) for financial donor reporting and project closure under the responsibility of the Deputy Director of Finance.
Under the guidance and primary supervision of the Finance Specialist – Financial Reporting and Project Closure Unit Head, the Finance Associate is responsible for the preparation of financial donor reports and financial project closure; while also providing additional capacity to the regional office for other finance related duties under the daily secondary supervision of the Regional Office Finance Specialist. The Finance Associate will always promote a client-oriented approach and abide by UN Women’s financial regulations and rules.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Administer focus on timely preparation of financial donor reporting and other management reports:
2. Administer and implement financial procedures focusing on timely closure of projects:
3. Provide accounting and administrative support to the RO Finance team focusing on achievement of the following results for Regional Office support:
4. Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing focusing on achievement of the following results:
5. Perform other relevant duties from time to time as requested by RO Finance Specialist.
The key results have an impact on the overall efficiency in financial resources management and success in implementation of operational strategies. Accurate analysis and presentation of financial information enhances UN Women's credibility in use of financial resources and proper financial process management. The information provided facilitates management decision making.
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-employment-values-and-competencies-definitions-en.pdf
Required Skills and Experience
Fluency in English and French Knowledge of any other UN language is an advantage.