Finance Assistant at UNOPS, Castries, Saint Lucia

Deadline: 1 September 2019

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

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The Finance Assistant will promote a client-oriented approach consistent with UNOPS rules and regulations.

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

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The Finance Assistant will perform the following functions:

  • Accounting and administrative support:
    • Provide accounting, payments, support, focusing on achievement of following results:
      • Proper receipting of goods and services and establishment of accruals.
      • Maintenance of the internal expenditures control system which ensures that vouchers processed are matched and completed, transactions are correctly recorded and posted in Enterprise system.
      • Presentation of information on the status of financial resources as required.
  • CO cash management:
    • Ensure proper CO cash management system functioning focusing on achievement of the following results:
      • Management of cash receipts and petty cash.
      • Timely and accurate preparation of bank reconciliations.
      • Initiation of bank transfers and deals in Enterprise system.
  • Knowledge building and Knowledge sharing:
    • Support the organization and delivery of training and learning initiatives for personnel on finance-related topics.
    • Provide sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice by synthesizing of lessons learnt and dissemination of best practices in finance management support services.
    • Contribute feedback, ideas, and internal knowledge about processes and best practices and utilize productively.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

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  • Minimum of Secondary School Diploma is required.
  • First level degree (Bachelors or equivalent) preferably in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or other related fields will be considered valuable and may replace some years of experience required.
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience providing accounting, financial and/or administrative support.
  • Strong IT skills, knowledge of one UNOPS is an asset.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Fluency in English (read, write, speak).

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit at UNOPS.

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