UNDP Global Mission Statement
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UNDP Afghanistan Mission Statement
UNDP focus is helping Afghanistan build and share solutions to the challenges of Environment, Livelihoods, Gender, Rule of Law, Governance and Health. UNDP has been working in Afghanistan since 1966 in close partnership with government, civil society and other national and international partners. UNDP advocates for change and connect the Afghan government, NGOs, civil society and other partners to the knowledge and resources they need to help the Afghan people build a better life.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Finance Analyst, the Finance Assistant provides financial services ensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of work. The Finance Assistant promotes a client-oriented approach consistent with UNDP rules and regulations.
The Finance Assistant works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and project teams in the CO and UNDP HQs staff to resolve complex financial management and operational-related issues and information delivery.
Summary of Key Functions:
1) Ensures implementation of operational strategies focusing on achievement of the following results:
2) Ensures functioning of the optimal cost-recovery system focusing on achievement of the following results:
3) Provides accounting and administrative support to the Finance Unit focusing on achievement of the following results:
4) Ensures proper CO cash management system functioning focusing on achievement of the following results:
5) Supports knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results:
Job Knowledge/ Technical Expertise
Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position
Ability to capture, develop, share and effectively use information and knowledge
Financial Reporting and Analysis
Ability to evaluate financial data, derive relevant findings and present them in a meaningful manner
Knowledge of accounting concepts, principles, regulations, and policies and ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations
Maintains effective client relationships
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Contract Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension
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