Administration and Financial Officer at UNOPS, Kathmandu, Nepal

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Deadline: 11 October 2018

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Administration and Financial Officer in Kathmandu, Nepal. The duration of this post is 4 years.

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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 Administration and Financial Officer will perform the following functions-

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  • Standardise the finance and accounting systems of the project while maintaining compatibility with the government and UNEP financial accounting procedures.
  • Prepare revisions of the budget and assist in the preparation of the AWPs.
  • Comply and verify budget and accounting data by researching files, calculating costs and estimating anticipated expenditures from readily available information sources.
  • Prepare status reports, progress reports and other financial reports.
  • Process all types of payment requests for settlement purposes including quarterly advances to the partners upon joint review.
  • Prepare periodic accounting records by recording receipts, disbursements (ledgers, cashbooks, vouchers, etc.) and reconciling data for recurring or financial reports and assist in preparation of annual procurement plans.
  • Undertake project financial closure formalities including submission of terminal reports, transfer and disposal of equipment, processing of semi-final revisions, and support professional staff in preparing the terminal assessment reports.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Bachelor’s degree in account and finance with demonstrable knowledge on financial analysis.
  • Master’s degree will be added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience.
  • Some programme knowledge on environment, forest, climate change and ecological restoration are an asset.
  • Experience in the public participation in development process associated with environment and sustainable development an asset.
  • Experience in working and collaborating with local authorities an asset.
  • Experience in government account and finance system and working experience with government institutions will be an asset.
  • Experience in working with multicultural environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and Nepalese including writing and communication skills.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNOPS.