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Finance and Accounts Assistant Job at UNDP in India


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2 Year
Male, Female, Both
Bachelor Degree

Brief Details About Finance and Accounts Assistant Job at UNDP in India:

  • Organization: UNDP – United Nations Development Programme
  • Location: Asia and the Pacific: India
  • Grade: Administrative support – Administrative Services and Support – Generally no need for Higher Education
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Banking and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2023-05-18

About UNDP:

An organization of the United Nations, UNDP works in approximately 170 nations and territories to combat poverty, lessen inequality, and promote human and economic development. The UNDP places a strong emphasis on building local capacity for long-term development and self-sufficiency. By increasing access to economic opportunities and resources, connecting poverty programs with national goals and policies, and ensuring that the voice of the poor is heard more, UNDP assists countries in developing strategies to combat poverty. In addition, UNDP aims to increase the efficiency of development aid and facilitate debt reduction at the macro level. The main objective of UNDP is to assist nations in developing and exchanging solutions to problems related to democratic governance, poverty alleviation, crisis prevention and recovery, the environment, and energy for sustainable development.

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Tasks and Responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assistance in preparation of documents, guidelines, presentation and follow up on finance related matters with state partners
  • Facilitate data and information collection with the sectoral line departments for undertaking the project activities.
  • Maintain financial records, petty cash and monitor systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments, statements and other data for day-to day transactions and reports.
  • Support State Project Management Unit in managing vendor contracts, drafting & processing of letters and facilitate payments.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual expenditure statement, FACE form, Utilization certificate as per General Financial Rules 2017, bank reconciliation certificate and other financial reports as and when required.
  • Assist in preparation of legal documents for contracting and procurement of goods and services, including maintenance and physical verification of assets.
  • Support State Project Management Unit in managing vendor contracts, drafting & processing of letters and facilitate payments.
  • Carry out necessary compliance with applicable financial procedures and rules of the Government of Maharashtra for purchases, procurement and all payments.
  • Coordinate meetings/workshops, trainings and capacity building events. Provide technical and logistical support for organizing workshops, meetings and consultations with relevant stakeholders. Prepare and circulate meeting minutes, workshop proceedings etc.
  • Any other related task assigned from time to time by State Project Manager.

Required Skills and Responsibilities:

Min. Education requirements
· Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Financial Management, or related field.

Min. years of relevant work experience
At least 2 years of relevant experience in financial management, general administration and programme support service.

Required skills
· Good understanding of all aspects of project management.
· Good understanding of financial, administrative and procurement processes.
· Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.).
· Experience in handling of web-based management systems.
· Good written and verbal communication skills in English
· Ability to work independently and under pressure


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