Finance Assistant/EMOP

World Food Programme
Location: Kathmandu
Salary: Negotiable Views:1367
Posted Date: 2015-07-14 Deadline: 2015-07-25
  • Nos. of Opening : 1
  • Location : Kathmandu
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Completion of Secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Finance / Administration
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Finance Assistant/EMOP-1(pos)

Under the overall supervision of the Emergency Finance Office, the incumbent will be responsible for the following duties:
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Performed any other duty as and when required

General Requirements:

DESIRED EXPERIENCES FOR ENTRY INTO THE ROLE:
Has experience collecting and monitoring financial data on projects and programmes, assessing financial health and status, and reporting findings to senior leaders.
 
STANDARD MINIMUM ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:
 Education: Completion of Secondary school education. A post-secondary certificate in the related functional area is desirable.
 
Language: Fluency in both oral and written communication in the UN language in use at the duty station and in the duty station’s language, if different
 


How to Apply:

Interested and qualified Nepalese nationals are requested to submit an updated and duly signed UN Personal History form (P.11), available on http://www.un.org.np/jobs/locals and from the WFP offices in Nepal (Kathmandu, Nepalgunj, Damak and Dadelhura). The application can be sent either by email to nepaler.vacancy@wfp.org or in hard copy in a sealed envelope marking the position “Application for the post of Finance Assistant/EMOP” and quoting the VA number to the following address No Later than 21 July 2015.                 
The Representative,
WFP Nepal Country Office
Chakupat, Patan Dhoka Road
Lalitpur, Nepal
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.

 

Organization Summary

The World Food Programme is the food assistance branch of the United Nations and the world's largest humanitarian organization addressing hunger and promoting food security.

Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu
Organization Size 1-10
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