Finance Associate

Job Description

Title: Finance Associate

Company Name: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representation in Bangladesh

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ 3 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 2 years relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher
∎ Certificates and/or Licenses:Accounting; Business Administration, Finance;

Job Context:
∎ Category/grade: General Service, G6
∎ Post Number: 10031899
∎ Type of contract: Fixed-term Appointment
∎ Date of Issue: 16 April 2021
∎ The Effective Date of Assignment: As soon as possible

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Duties: All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR's core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.
∎ Duties:
∎ Maintain financial records and monitoring systems to record and reconcile expenditures, balances, payments, statements and other data for day-to-day transactions and reports.
∎ Select and enter data from a wide variety of documents, verifying accuracy by checking sources, making necessary calculations and assuring inclusion of all relevant data.
∎ Prepare recurring reports as scheduled and special reports as required for budget preparation, audits or other reasons.
∎ Advise and assist staff members, experts and consultants on all aspects of allowances, salary advances, travel claims and other financial matters, calculate and authorize payments due for claims and services.
∎ Maintain liaison with officials of local banks to obtain day-to-day information on exchange and interest rates, changes in procedures and regulations and matters pertaining to maintenance of office bank accounts.
∎ Prepare detailed cost estimates and participate in budget analysis and projections as required.
∎ Initiate correspondence to verify data, answer queries and obtain additional information on accounts and financial transactions, as required.
∎ Verify that the financial transactions are correct and in accordance with UNHCR rules and procedures.
∎ Perform other related duties as required.

Additional Requirements:
∎ Core Competencies:
∎ Accountability
∎ Communication
∎ Organizational Awareness
∎ Teamwork & Collaboration
∎ Commitment to Continuous Learning
∎ Client & Result Orientation

∎ A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the International Civil Service Commission at:

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 29 Apr 2021

Company Information:
∎ 18 Apr 2021
∎ United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representation in Bangladesh

Category: Accounting/Finance