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Internship Programme for Finance Resource Management Unit

Jakarta (Indonesia)

Background

“UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground in 177 countries and territories, UNDP offers global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations.”UNDP Indonesia's mission is to be an agent for change in the human and social development of Indonesia. We aim to be a bridge between Indonesia and all donors as well as a trusted partner to all stakeholders. We work in four key areas of development: Governance Reforms, Pro-Poor Policy Reforms, Conflict Prevention and Recovery, and Environment Management, with the overarching aim of reducing poverty in Indonesia. Besides the four priority areas, UNDP Indonesia is also engaged in a variety of crosscutting initiatives focused on HIV/AIDS, gender equality, and information and technology for development.”

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   or student who just recently graduated  to learn some aspects of Finance Resource Management (FRM). TasksThe 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of key responsibilities:

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

The intern will undertake the following tasks:

1. Active involve in analyzing business proces and developing standard operational procedure2. Provision of support to the monthly financial reporting and analytical review

  • Support to the FRM staff in preparation of monthly financial reporting sourced from ATLAS system (PeopleSoft based, developed by Oracle)
  • Support to the FRM staff in conducting analytical review over budget vs actual over financial performances

3. Administrative support sourcing strategy

  • Support to the FRM unit in updating service level

Outputs

  • Timely financial reporting for presentation to management
  • Effective administration support in tracking the billing and staff workload

Competencies

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrate commitment to UNDP mission, vision and values
  • Display cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

Functional Competencies: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 bachelor degree programme in accountancy. For those who have graduated , if selected  must start the internship within one year of graduation.
  • 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.

Financial IssuesInterns are not financially remunerated by UNDP. All costs connected with an intern's participation in the Programme must be borne by:

  • the nominating institution, related institution or government, which may provide the required financial assistance to its students;
  • the student, who will have to obtain financing for subsistence and make his/her own arrangements for travel (including to and from the office), visas, accommodation, etc.
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.
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.
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  • Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: Jakarta (Indonesia)
  • Grade: Internship
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Environment
    • Banking and Finance
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2018-12-31

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