NATIONAL POST: Finance/Admin Associate, Kampala, Uganda, G-7
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS ONLY FOR NATIONALS OF UGANDA.
Under the overall supervision of the Representative and direct supervision of the International Operation Manager, the Finance & Admin associate is responsible for effective delivery of financial services, transparent utilization of financial resources and management of the CO Finance Unit. He/she analyzes and interprets the financial rules and regulations and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex financial issues. The Finance Analyst promotes a collaborative, client-oriented approach consistent with UNFPA rules and regulations.
How you can make a difference:
UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.
In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.
UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.
Qualifications and Experience
University degree in accounting, business administration, finance, public administration, information technology or related field.
Knowledge and Experience:
- Seven years of relevant experience in administration, finance or office management.
- Relevant experience in providing financial management services and operational system;
- Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems and ERP financials, preferably PeopleSoft;
- Experience of IPSAS or IFRS is an added advantage.
Fluency in oral and written English is required.