UNFPA Nigeria NGO Job: Vacancy for Finance/Admin Assistant
JOB DESCRIPTION – FINANCE/ADMIN ASSOCIATE
POSITION INFORMATION: ADMIN & FINANCE ASSISTANT (DO)
JOB CODE TITLE: FINANCE/ADMIN. ASSISTANT (DO)
REPORTS TO: HEAD OF DO
POSITION STATUS: PROGRAMME
CURRENT GRADE: GS – 06
APPROVED GRADE: GS-06 – FIXED TERM
POSITION CLASSIFIED BY: OFFICE TYPOLOGY
Under the guidance and supervision of the Head DO, the Finance/Admin Assistant provides functional leadership in Finance and ensures effective functioning of financial operations and
systems in support of the Programme and DO management.
S/he delivers quality services in Financial Management 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 in service of the country Programme, providing support and guidance to the DO and UNFPA supported states. S/he works closely with Programme and Project staff providing financial monitoring and analysis of projects and advising managers on expenditure trends and implementation rates.
The Admin & Finance Assistant is expected to maintain collaborative relationships with all technical staff (Programme Officers and project staff) as well as government counterparts.
Developing people/fostering innovation and empowerment
Working in Teams
Communicating information and ideas/knowledge sharing
Integrity/commitment to mandate
Appropriate and transparent decision making
Results orientation and commitment to excellence
Self-management/emotional intelligence and conflict management/negotiating and resolving disagreements
Implementing management systems
Innovation and marketing of new approaches
Job knowledge/technical expertise
EDUCATION: Academic Requirement: Successful candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or Higher National Diploma in Accounting/Finance, Business Administration or related field.
EXPERIENCE: Relevant professional experience of minimum of 6 years preferably in programme/project finance management in the public or private sector.
OTHERS: Language: Fluency in oral and written English.
COMPUTER SKILLS: Proficiency in current office software applications, excel and other accounting package is essential.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Finance/Admin & IT Associates, and Programme Assistants
All applications should include functional e-mail addresses and mobile phone numbers, letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae (CV), attached as one file in MS WORD format only. applications should be addressed to The UNFPA Resident Representative, Abuja and forwarded to e-mail addresses as detailed below, latest by 21st September, 2010.
Finance /Admin Associates – [email protected]
The subject line for applications should please clearly state the “Position” and “Location” for which the application is being made.
Please note that UNFPA will respond only to those applicants in whom it has a further interest. Kindly also note that ONLY applications sent by e-mail will be accepted.
Qualified women are encouraged to apply.
UNFPA reserves the right to appoint at the indicated or lower level and prior to the closing date.
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