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Finance Assistant (Thai national only)
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Bangkok, THAILAND|
|Application Deadline :||25-May-20 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Additional Category :||Management|
|Type of Contract :||FTA Local|
|Post Level :||GS-5|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||1 year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||1 year extendable based on performance and budget availability|
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.
Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Finance Associate, the Finance Assistant is responsible for helping ensure the provision and the execution of finance and accounting services, and the effective and transparent utilization of financial resources. The incumbent promotes a client-oriented approach consistent with UN Women rules and regulations.
The Finance Assistant works in close collaboration with the Programme and Operations teams in the Regional Offices and Project Offices e.g. in China, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and also Country Offices in Asia & the Pacific region and UN Women HQ for resolving together financial-related issues, and to ensure consistent service delivery.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provision of payments and bookkeeping of accounting transactions
Support to Cash Advance to Implementing Partners (IPs)
Support to month-end and year-end closures
Provision of other finance-related services and supports
Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing, and guidance to all stakeholders on financial related matters
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Values and Competencies Framework: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf?la=en&vs=637
Required Skills and Experience
Completion of secondary education is required. University degree (or equivalent) in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field is an asset.
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-p11-personal-history-form.doc?la=en&vs=558. Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.