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NATIONAL POST: Finance/Admin Associate, Suva, Fiji, Pacific Sub-Regional Office, G-6



Duty Station:   Suva, Fiji

Closing Date:   8 September 2017 (5 pm Fiji time)

Position Summary:

Under the overall guidance of the Director, Pacific SRO and UNFPA Representative and direct supervision of the International Operations Manager (IOM) and close collaboration with the Programme Finance Associate (PFA) and the Human Resources and Administrative Associate, the Finance/Administrative Assistant (FA/AA) provides financial and administrative services in support of the Pacific Sub-Regional Office.

He/she works closely with technical, programme and operational staff to:

 Assist with the financial monitoring and analysis of projects;
 Processes payments;
 Facilitate recruitment of consultants and;
 Ensure compliance of travel procedures including processing of travel requests and travel claims.
He/she keeps up to date with relevant financial, admin and HR procedures and follows up on staff compliance.

The Finance/Admin Associate delivers quality financial services to internal and external clients mastering all relevant rules, guidelines, processes and procedures. S/he takes a client-oriented results-focused approach to interpreting the rules, procedures and guidelines, providing support and guidance to the CO and UNFPA-supported projects


Qualifications and Experience 

Academic Requirements:

Secondary Education with specialised certification in Accounting and Finance. University Degree in Business or Public Administration would be  strongly desirable, but it is not a requirement.

Six years of relevant finance and administrative experience is required at the national or international level.

Fluency in oral and written English. 

Computer skills:
Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.)    and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based  management systems.  Knowledge of Atlas is an asset

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Suva
  • Grade: GS-6, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Banking and Finance
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2017-09-08

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