Emptiness for Finance Analyst at United Nations Improvement Programme (UNDP)

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The United Nations Improvement Programme (UNDP) is the United Nations’ world growth community. It advocates for change and connects nations to data, expertise and sources to assist folks construct a greater life for themselves. It supplies skilled recommendation, coaching and grants help to growing nations, with growing emphasis on help to the least developed nations. It promotes technical and funding cooperation amongst nations.

Headquartered in New York Metropolis, the standing of UNDP is that of an govt board throughout the United Nations Normal Meeting. The UNDP is funded totally by voluntary contributions from UN member states. The group operates in 177 nations, the place it really works with native governments to satisfy growth challenges and develop native capability.

We’re recruiting to fill the place under:



Job Title: Finance Analyst
Job ID: 33867
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Apply Space – Job Household: Administration – Finance
Grade: NOB
Emptiness Sort: FTA Native
Posting Sort: Exterior
Bureau: Administration
Contract Length: 1 12 months with risk for extension


  • The nexus of security-humanitarian-development points round Lake Chad has given rise to an intractable extremist insurgency that has left tens of hundreds of individuals lifeless, roughly 2.5 million displaced, and greater than 10 million folks within the area affected and in want. Whereas sturdy nationwide and multi-national navy operations have re-taken territory beforehand managed by Boko Haram, UNDP acknowledges new method is required to consolidate these features and set up the situations essential to transition from navy to civilian accountability for safety, and from the supply of humanitarian help to the resumption of stalled growth processes.  On this context, the UNDP is strengthening its presence within the North East area by establishing a sub-office in Maiduguri.  The sub-office will function the centre of operations for programming which can embody a Regional Stabilization Facility, a Disengagement, Disassociation, Reconciliation and Reintegration (DDRR) and Restoration and Resilience programme.  The Sub-Workplace (SO) for North East Area of Nigeria has been operational since 2017 and UNDP has established an Operations Service Centre to help administration and operations features associated to the efficient supply of programmatic outcomes.
  • Underneath the steering of the Head of the Service Centre with shut liaison with Head of Stabilization, the Finance Analyst is chargeable for efficient supply of economic providers, clear utilization of economic sources and administration of the Sub-Workplace – Finance Unit. He/she analyzes and interprets the monetary guidelines and laws and supplies options to a large spectrum of advanced monetary points. The Finance Analyst promotes a collaborative, client-oriented method per UNDP guidelines and laws.
  • The Finance Analyst performs a vital function in managing the finance perform within the Sub-Workplace. The Finance Analyst works in shut collaboration with the operations, programme and challenge groups within the SO/CO and with UNDP HQs employees and Authorities officers making certain profitable SO/CO efficiency in Finance.

Duties and Duties

  • Implementation of operational and monetary administration methods
  • Initiatives’ price range administration and group of the cost-recovery system
  • Management of SO accounts for Programmes and Operations of the SO
  • Management of SO money administration
  • Facilitation of data constructing and data sharing

Ensures implementation of operational and monetary administration methods, and adapts processes and procedures, specializing in the achievement of the next outcomes:

  • Full compliance of economic actions, monetary recording/reporting system and audit observe up with UN/UNDP guidelines, laws, insurance policies and techniques; implementation of the efficient inside management, correct design and functioning of the monetary sources administration system.
  • Elaboration of the framework and situations of contributions throughout the CO sources mobilization efforts.
  • Elaboration and implementation of cost-saving and discount methods.
  • Routinely screens monetary exception studies for uncommon actions, transactions, and investigates anomalies or uncommon transactions. Informs supervisors and different UNDP employees at Headquarters of the outcomes of the investigation when passable solutions aren’t obtained.
  • CO Finance enterprise processes mapping and elaboration/institution of inside Customary Working Procedures in Finance, management of the workflows within the Finance Unit.
  • Steady evaluation and monitoring of the monetary scenario, presentation of forecasts for growth and administration tasks.

Manages the challenge budgets and organizes an optimum cost-recovery system specializing in achievement of the next outcomes:

  • Monetary sources administration by way of planning, guiding, controlling of the sources in accordance with UNDP guidelines and laws.
  • Elaboration of correct mechanisms to remove deficiencies in price range administration, deficits, unliquidated advances, and so forth….
  • Preparation of cost-recovery payments in Atlas for the providers offered by UNDP.
  • Preparation and monitoring of budgets of administration tasks.
  • Institution of the event tasks’ budgets preparation/modification monitoring system, management of budgetary standing versus approved spending limits (ASL) and budgets supply ranges.

Ensures correct management of accounts for Programmes and Operations of the SO specializing in achievement of the next outcomes:

  •  Elaboration of the inner expenditures’ management system which ensures that vouchers processed are matched and accomplished, transactions are accurately recorded and posted in Atlas; payrolls are duly ready; MPOs, journey claims and different entitlements are duly processed, receipting of products and providers and institution of accruals are correctly finished in compliance with IPSAS and UNDP insurance policies and procedures.
  • Well timed corrective actions on unposted vouchers, together with the vouchers with price range examine errors, match exceptions, unapproved vouchers. Well timed response to HQ requests to resolve monetary information points.
  • Management of the Accounts Receivables for UNDP tasks and upkeep of the Normal Ledger.
  • Treasury proper in Atlas.
  • Management of accounts closure;

Ensures correct SO money administration specializing in achievement of the next outcomes:

  • Well timed evaluation of money place for native accounts to make sure ample funds available for disbursements. Well timed identification and recording of receipts for revenue software.
  • Monitoring of economic exception studies for uncommon actions, transactions and investigation of anomalies or uncommon transactions.
  • Handle and management Petty Money and Undertaking Money account
  • Well timed preparation of month-to-month cashflow forecast to be used by Operations Supervisor. Liaison with UN Businesses to acquire estimate of their money necessities.
  • Position as cashier and/or money custodian for money disbursements made on web site.
  • Provision of knowledge to supervisors and different UNDP employees at HQ on the outcomes of the investigation when passable solutions aren’t obtained.

Ensures facilitation of data constructing and data sharing within the CO and steering to all stakeholders on monetary issues specializing in achievement of the next outcomes:

  • Group/conduct of coaching for the operations/programme/tasks employees on monetary administration and RBM.
  • Synthesis of classes learnt and greatest practices in Finance.
  • Sound contributions to data networks and communities of apply.

Impression of Outcomes:

  • The important thing outcomes have an effect on the general CO/SO effectivity in monetary sources administration and success within the introduction and implementation of operational methods.
  • Correct, completely researched and documented monetary data, well timed and applicable supply of providers guarantee consumer satisfaction and improve UNDP credibility in the usage of monetary sources.

Required Expertise and Expertise

  • Superior (Grasp’s) College Diploma in Finance / Accounting, Enterprise, or Public Administration, or knowledgeable accounting qualification from an internationally acknowledged institute of accountancy.
  • Professionally certified accountants from an internationally acknowledged institute of accountancy could have a definite benefit.
  • UNDP Superior Accountancy & Finance Take a look at required.


  • Minimal of two years of related expertise in offering monetary administration and accounting advisory providers, managing employees and operational programs Expertise within the utilization of computer systems and workplace software program packages (MS Phrase, Excel, and so forth) and advance data of spreadsheet and database packages, expertise in dealing with of web-based administration programs and ERP financials, ideally PeopleSoft.
  • Earlier expertise with a multilateral or worldwide group, notably with UNDP, is extremely fascinating.
  • Expertise of IPSAS and/or IFRS is required for exterior candidates.

Language Necessities:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English, in addition to fluency in spoken Hausa, are required.
  • The power to speak successfully in Kanuri, Hausa, or different native language spoken within the NE area is an asset.

Useful Competencies:

  • Constructing Partnerships:
    • Sustaining a community of contacts
    • Maintains a longtime community of contacts for normal data sharing and to stay up-to-date on partnership associated points
    • Generates new concepts and approaches, researches greatest practices and proposes new, more practical methods of doing issues
    • Paperwork and analyses progressive methods and new approaches
    • Identifies and communicates alternatives to advertise studying and data sharing
    • Develops consciousness of the varied inside/exterior studying and knowledge-sharing sources
    • Establishes and nurtures constructive communication with companions
    • Selling Organizational Studying and Data Sharing
    • Primary analysis and evaluation
  • Job Data/Technical Experience:
    • Elementary data of personal self-discipline
    • Identifies new and higher approaches to work processes and incorporates the identical in his/her work
    • Analyzes the necessities and synthesizes proposals
    • Strives to maintain job data up-to-date by way of self-directed research and different technique of studying
    • Demonstrates good data of knowledge expertise and applies it in work assignments
    • Demonstrates in-depth understanding and data of the present tips and instruments and makes use of these commonly in work assignments
    • Understands and applies elementary ideas and ideas of knowledgeable self-discipline or technical speciality referring to the place
    • Potential to formulate and handle budgets; handle contributions and investments; handle transactions; and conduct monetary evaluation, reporting and cost-recovery.
    • Possesses  data of organizational insurance policies and procedures and applies them persistently in work duties
  • Selling Organizational Change and Improvement:
    • Primary analysis and evaluation
    • Researches and paperwork ‘greatest practices’ in organizational change and growth inside and out of doors the UN system
    • Demonstrates capacity to diagnose issues and identifies and communicates processes to help change initiatives
  • Design and Implementation of Administration Programs:
    • Analysis and evaluation and making suggestions on administration programs
    • Make suggestions relative to work-processing approaches and procedures which might result in extra environment friendly programs design.
  • Consumer Orientation:
    • Establishing efficient consumer relationships
    • Researches potential options to inside and exterior consumer wants and studies again in a well timed, succinct and applicable style
    • Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to satisfy consumer wants and deadlines
    • Establishes, builds and sustains efficient relationships throughout the work unit and with inside and exterior purchasers
    • Anticipates consumer wants and addresses them promptly
  • Selling Accountability and Outcomes-Primarily based Administration:
    • Primary monitoring
    • Gathers, analyzes and disseminates data on greatest apply in accountability and results-based administration programs.

Core Competencies:

  • Exhibit company data and sound judgment
  • Self-development, initiative-taking
  • Managing battle
  • Studying and sharing data and encourage the educational of others. Selling studying and data administration/sharing is the accountability of every employees member.
  • Knowledgeable and clear resolution making.
  • Appearing as a workforce participant and facilitating teamwork
  • Facilitating and inspiring open communication within the workforce, speaking successfully
  • Creating synergies by way of self-control



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