Finance Assistant at UNOPS, Bangkok, Thailand


Deadline: 23 February 2019

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Finance Assistant in Bangkok, Thailand.

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The Finance Assistant supports the provision of financial services in BSSC, Bangkok Shared Service Centre (BSSC) by reviewing/verifying request for payments, review and issuing invoices to UNOPS procurement clients, providing knowledge sharing/support as well as provides additional transactional support to Finance Group as requested by the team lead.

UNOPS mission is to serve people in need by expanding the ability of the United Nations, governments and other partners to manage projects, infrastructure, and procurement in a sustainable and efficient manner.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Finance Assistant will perform the following functions-

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  • Review and verify supporting documentation for accuracy and correctness of account code charges and input transactions in UNOPS ERP system.
  • Prepare recurring, ad-hoc or special financial reports as required.
  • Prepare and submit VAT reimbursement request on a quarterly bases to Danish MOFA.
  • Assist in accounts review and reconciliation processes including the reconciliation of corporate Mastercards.
  • Support to ensure that all appropriate billing actions are taken expeditiously, within appropriate procedures, and with close coordination with field-based projects, especially with regard to tracking unapplied income.
  • Follow up on issued invoices due for collection.
  • Communicate with colleagues and partners on areas requiring verification, corrections, additional information, etc., to improve quality of output and/or account submission and increase knowledge base in the process.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Secondary school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Administration or Economics an asset.
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible finance experience at the national or international level.
  • Solid computer skills including proficiency in Excel. Knowledge of other software applications (such as databases) and Agresso desirable,
  • Sound knowledge of UN/UNOPS Financial Rules and Regulations highly desirable.
  • Fluency in written and oral English required.
  • Knowledge of second UN working language desirable.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.

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