Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Job at UNDP Nigeria


The Finance Associate can supervise clerical and support staff of the Finance Unit. The Finance Associate works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and projects’ staff in the CO and with UNDP HQs staff for resolving finance-related issues and information exchange

Corporate Competencies:
  •  Demonstrates commitment to UNDP’s mission, vision and values.
     Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
Functional Competencies
Knowledge Management and Learning

  •  Shares knowledge and experience
  •  Encourages office staff to share knowledge and contribute to UNDP Practice Areas
  •  Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more Practice Areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills
Development and Operational Effectiveness

  • Ability to perform a variety of specialized activities related to financial resources management, including formulating budgets, maintaining Accounts Receivables and Accounts Payables, making transactions, reporting.
  •  Sound knowledge of financial rules and regulations, accounting
  •  Strong IT skills
  •  Ability to provide input to business processes re-engineering, implementation of new system.
Leadership and Self-Management

  •  Focuses on result for the client
  •  Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
  •  Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
  •  Demonstrates openness to change
  •  Responds positively to feedback and differing points of view
UNDP Accounting and Finance Training and certification

Secondary Education with specialized certification in Accounting and Finance. University Degree in Business or Public Administration would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.

5 years of progressively responsible finance experience is required at the national or international level. 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.

Language Requirements:
Fluency in English. .

Closing Date: 09-Oct-09

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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