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Admin/Finance Clerk

Sanaa (Yemen)

Background

Under the guidance and supervision of Head of finance Unit, the Admin and Finance Clerk provides reliable registry and Filing services.

The Admin and Finance Clerk demonstrates a client-oriented approach, tact and ability to work with people of different national and cultural backgrounds.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Ensures maintenance of registry& filing system focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Maintenance of the office filing system in accordance with the UNDP Global Filing System
  • Opening of new subject files as required and disposal of old files in accordance with the established retention schedule.
  • Maintenance of archives, making sure files are properly stored and accessible; safe keeping of documents
  • Provision of photocopies of material from the registry files, as requested by staff. Assistance in the collection of reference and background material from registry files
  • Establishment and maintenance of records system of file movements within the office; maintenance of the office circulation and reading files.
  • Preparation of correspondence and reports related to registry activities

2. Communicate with local banks and all costumers frequently.

  • Prepare Payment  letters to Local bank.

3. The incumbent of the position should avoid any kind of discriminatory behavior including gender discrimination and ensure that 

  • human rights and gender equality is prioritized as an ethical principle within all actions;
  • activities are designed and implemented in accordance with “Social and Environmental Standards of UNDP”;
  • any kind of diversities based on ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion, class, gender are respected within all implementations including data production;
  • differentiated needs of women and men are considered;
  • inclusive approach is reflected within all actions and implementations, in that sense an enabling and accessible setup in various senses such as disability gender language barrier is created;
  • necessary arrangements to provide gender parity within all committees, meetings, trainings etc. introduced.

Competencies

Operational Effectiveness

  • Ability to perform a variety of repetitive and routine tasks and duties related to admin side in Finance unit
  • Ability to review data, identify and adjust discrepancies
  • Ability to handle a large volume of work possibly under time constraints.
  • Good knowledge of administrative rules and regulations
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of clerical, administrative, secretarial best practices and procedures, in-depth knowledge of office software applications relating to word processing data management presentation, ATLAS, as required
  • Ability to operate and maintain a variety of computerized business machines and office equipment in order to provide efficient delivery of service
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing priorities

Managing Data

  • Collects and compiles data with speed and accuracy identifying what is relevant and discarding what is not, records it in an accessible manner and maintains data bases
  • Thoroughly and methodically collects, verifies and records data demonstrating attention to detail and identifying and correcting errors on own initiative
  • Transmits file data; creates and generate queries, reports and documents utilizing databases, spreadsheets, communications and other software packages with speed and accuracy
  • Interprets data, draws conclusions and/or identifies patterns which support the work of others.

Managing Documents, Correspondence And Reports

  • Edits, formats and provides inputs to correspondence, reports, documents and/or presentations using work processing, spreadsheets and databases meeting quality standards and requiring minimal correction
  • Ensures correspondence and documents comply with established UN standards
  • Ability to produce accurate and well documented records conforming to the required standard.

Planning, Organizing And Multi-Tasking

  • Organises and accurately completes multiple tasks by establishing priorities while taking into consideration special assignments, frequent interruptions, deadlines, available resources and multiple reporting relationships
  • Plans, coordinates and organises workload while remaining aware of changing priorities and competing deadlines
  • Demonstrates ability to quickly shift from one task to another to meet multiple support needs
  • Establishes, builds and maintains effective working relationships with staff and clients to facilitate the provision of support

Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member.

Required Skills and Experience

Education:

  • Secondary education.

Experience:

  • 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to work with computer and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in both written and spoken Arabic and English is required.

Disclaimer

Important applicant information

All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.

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Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

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UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

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  • Organization: UNDP - United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: Sanaa (Yemen)
  • Grade: GS-3, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Administrative support
    • Banking and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2018-08-20

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