Finance Senior Associate

Job categories Finance
Vacancy code VA/2024/B5516/28460
Department/office AR, SAMCO, Nepal
Duty station Kathmandu, Nepal
Contract type Local ICA Support
Contract level LICA-7
Duration Open-ended subject to organizational requirements, availability of funds and/or satisfactory performance
Application period 03-Jul-2024 to 18-Jul-2024

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

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he United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners' peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world.  UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects.  Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations. 

The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) has been supporting Nepal by implementing projects since 2007. It was established as a country office for Nepal in 2015 and operates under the South Asia Multi-Country Office (SAMCO), Colombo.

The UNOPS Nepal Office has implemented Projects in all seven provinces of Nepal with key government partners; the Nepal Police (Ministry of Home Affairs), the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA), the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Industry and Commerce and the Provincial Governments. Supporting Nepal’s development plan and the 2030 Agenda, the Nepal Office is implementing projects in post-earthquake reconstruction, security and justice, field monitoring and coordination, and in recent times– immediate health support to respond to the Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) crisis. Within the reconstruction portfolio, the Nepal Office provided socio-technical assistance to individual households, developed innovative approaches for retrofitting earthquake-damaged homes, and delivered services to the most vulnerable households, ensuring nobody is left behind.

With a steady growth of the country portfolio in recent years and a new strategic direction, UNOPS Nepal is looking to strengthen the Procurement capacity of the country office as well as ongoing and upcoming projects under the country office.

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Head of Support Services and the Country Manager, the Finance Senior Associate in Nepal under the SAMCO ensures effective execution of financial services and processes and transparent utilization of financial resources. The Finance Senior Associate promotes a client-oriented approach consistent with UNOPS Financial Rules and Regulations, with responsibility for budget control functions, treasury functions and accounts maintenance.

The Finance Senior Associate works in close collaboration with the SAMCO, Nepal Country office, IPAS Finance and other relevant colleagues in HQ as well as colleagues in the support services, programme and project functions in the field offices, resolving finance-related issues and information exchange; s/he promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach.

Summary of Key Functions: Administration and implementation of financi...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Education: Secondary Education with specialized certification in Accounting and...

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