Finance Officer

Job Information

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    Category Finance Jobs
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    Posted On Jun 15 ,2020
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    Qualifications Master's Degree
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    Employer Name UNFPA
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    Contact Email recruitment.malawi@unfpa.org

Job Description

  • Support the monitoring of programme financial performance, by providing necessary financial information and analysis, including implementation rate against indicators/results; detecting potential over/under expenditure problems and proposing remedial action.
  • Develop effective mechanisms for monitoring programme and project budgets; coordinating compilation of financial data; and regularly providing accurate, up to date financial information to HQ and regional offices.
  • Interpret financial policies and procedures and providing training and guidance to staff and project managers. Striving to identify innovative ways in which programme financial needs can be met within existing policies.
  • Assist in the management of the CO budget, by budget formulation, controlling allotments, monitoring expenditures
  • Maintain an effective financial recording and reporting system, internal control and audit follow-up; and processing financial transactions in an accurate and timely way.
  • Review and monitor charges for common services and cost recovery, taking into account maximum cost efficiency; representing UNFPA’s interests in financial negotiations and agreements.
  • Ensure strategic and efficient management of UNFPA project and financial resources while exercising proper financial controls and adherence to corporate financial policies, rules and regulations
  • Seek advice from the UNFPA International Operations Manager when deviation from rules and regulations and proposes alternative solutions to meet programme and office objectives.
  • Perform quality assurance activities and is able to build the capacity of the IPs
  • Assist government staff and implementing partners to achieve financial reporting deadlines and targets and to carry out activities in the fastest, most transparent, accountable and cost effective manner.