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Finance Associate Job in Nairobi Kenya

Type of Appointment: Fixed Term Appointment

Post Level:
 ICS 07

Duty Station:

Starting Date: January 2012

 1 Year

Application deadline:
 2nd December 2011

The Finance Associate reports to the Head of Country Office for guidance and supervision and is responsible for managing and supervising the execution of a wide range of financial services and administrative processes in Country Programme Office (CPO), ensuring timeliness, efficiency and transparent use of financial resources and delivery of services in accordance with organizational financial rules, regulations, policies, procedures and approved allocations.

The Finance Associate promotes a client-oriented approach consistent with UN Women rules and regulations, standard practices and guidelines.

The Finance Associate works in close collaboration with the Operations Manager of the Regional/Sub-Regional Office as well as with the operations, programme and project teams in UN Women Headquarters for solving complex finance-related issues and information delivery.

Summary of Key Functions
  1. Administration and implementation of program and operational financial services
  2. Support to management of the country program, budget preparation and administration
  3. Accounting and administrative support
  4. Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing
Qualifications and Experience.
  1. Completion of Secondary Education is required. Specialized national or international certification in accounting and finance would be an asset. First University Degree in Business or Public Administration or Social Sciences desirable but not required
  2. Minimum 7 years of progressively responsible experience is required in financial management and administration, in a large corporation or organization is required.
  3. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advaned knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.
Application procedures

Interested and qualified persons should apply on the UNDP Kenya e Recruitment portal located at on or before 2nd December 2011. Click on “e Recruitment Portal” under“Huma n Resources” and submit your application online.

Applications received via other means will not be accepted.

Additional considerations
  1. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
  2. Acknowledgements will be sent only to applicants who strictly meet the requirements of the post.
  3. UNDP as a matter of practice does not charge any application, processing or training fee at any stage of the recruitment
“UN WOMEN is an equal opportunity employer which strives to achieve overall balance in its staffing patterns”.

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