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Finance/Administrative Associate, Non-Core Global Funds Management Unit, Office of the Executive Director, New York, G-7

New York City (United States of America)

  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: New York City (United States of America)
  • Grade: GS-7, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Banking and Finance
    • Managerial positions
    • Humanitarian Aid and Coordination
  • Closing Date: 2021-08-02

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The Position:

The Finance/Administrative Associate delivers quality services in administration and finance, including monitoring of financial resources of non-core global funds management unit, 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 Executive Office. S/he may supervise clerical staff.

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.

Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience

Education:     

      Completion of secondary school education; specialized, formal training in finance is required. 

Knowledge and Experience: 

·         7 years' administration-related, progressively responsible work experience; experience in finance would be an asset.

·         Previous experience in the UN an advantage

·         Experience of UN financial framework and systems, specifically Atlas / PeopleSoft

·         Proficiency in use of spreadsheets, word processing and computerized accounting systems

·         Good writing and communication skills

Languages: Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of another official UN language is desirable. 

Other Desirable Skills:

Initiative, strong conceptual abilities, sound judgment, strong interest in development work, especially the mission of the United Nations Population Fund and dedication to the principles of the United Nations.

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