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NATIONAL POST: Admin/Finance Associate, Colombo, Sri Lanka Country Office, GS7

Colombo (Sri Lanka)

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS OPEN ONLY FOR SRI LANKAN NATIONALS

The position:

Job Purpose:

The Admin/Finance Associate delivers quality services in administration and finance 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. 

The Admin/Finance Associate may supervise support staff at the CO.

Requirements:

Education: 

Completion of Secondary Level Education (GCE A/L) preferably with the focus on accounting, finance, business studies, economics or related field is required.

A bachelor's level university degree in accounting, finance, business administration, economics or related field is desirable. 

Knowledge and Experience:

Seven years of relevant experience in administration, finance or office management.

Proficiency in current office software applications and corporate IT systems.

Prior experience in working with ERP financials (preferably PeopleSoft/Oracle) is an advantage.

UN common system experience is desirable. 

Languages:

Fluency in English; Working knowledge of Sinhala and/or Tamil is required. 

Computer proficiency:

Proficiency in current office software applications

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: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Colombo (Sri Lanka)
  • Grade: GS-7, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date: 2018-09-10

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