Under the overall supervision of the WFP Nepal Country Director and the direct supervision of Finance Officer, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (not all-inclusive, nor exhaustive):
Assist in providing the procedural and technical support to staff within the areas of finance and budget, to ensure compliance with WFP financial policies, rules and regulations.
Monitor monthly expenditure forecasts and provide expenditure reports in order to facilitate informed decision-making.
Monitor the sub-imprest bank and petty cash accounts regularly, to ensure that adequate funds are available and appropriately disbursed.
Verify vendor claims, advances and other receivables and observe appropriate procurement procedures, to ensure that suppliers are paid in a timely manner and in conformance with WFP finance rules and regulations.
Assist in compiling information from various sources in order to prepare reports relating to budgets, accounting, finance and statistics.
Retrieve, format and validate information obtained from various financial information systems and bring any discrepancy or inaccuracy to the attention of the supervisor and follow up corrective actions.
Perform administrative duties related to the monitoring and recording of fixed assets, spend on fuel and spare parts for vehicles and generators, to ensure that the databases are accurately updated.
Maintain the web-based register for all invoices and payment transfers and record paperwork, to ensure that all documents are maintained and filed in compliance with WFP standards and guidelines.
Manage trust fund expenses and submit report to the trust fund manager and finance officer in a timely manner.
Monitor and record all expenses in line with the approved budget in order to ensure that correct expenditure costs are charged and payments to external suppliers, cash grants and other supplier invoices are processed in a timely manner.
Provide guidance and on-the-job training to other support staff, to ensure services are delivered consistently and to the required standards.
Other as required.
How to Apply:
Interested and qualified Nepalese nationals are requested to submit an updated and duly signed UN Personal History form (P.11), available onhttp://www.un.org.np/jobs/locals and from the WFP offices in Nepal (Kathmandu, Nepalgunj, Damak and Dadeldhura). The application can be sent either by email to email@example.com or in hard copy in a sealed envelope marking the position “Application for the post of Finance Assistant” and quoting the VA number to the following address No Later than 01 March 2016.
WFP Nepal Country Office
Chakupat, Patan Dhoka Road
P.O. Box 107
“Qualified female candidates and candidates from minority groups are especially encouraged to apply”.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for a test and/or interview.
The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.
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