Finance Associate – WFP – Dili, Timor-Leste

Location:
Dili, Timor-Leste
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
Type of contract:
Contract
Salary:
Competitive

Finance Associate – WFP – Dili, Timor-Leste

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Finance Associate – WFP – Dili, Timor-Leste

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide the procedural and technical support to staff within the areas of finance and budget, to ensure compliance with WFP financial policies, rules and regulations.
  • Support the development and implementation of financial policies and procedures, and assist in setup and implementation of proper accounting procedures, systems and internal controls.
  • Monitor the daily cash position in order to optimize the use of surplus cash and maximize returns on investment through the liquidity portfolio.
  • Monitor the centralised registry system in order to process all payments to internal staff and invoices to external suppliers in a timely manner and in accordance with WFP standards.
  • Contribute to the preparation, implementation and monitoring of budgets, monitor expenditure and budget forecasts, to ensure that relevant future funding requirements are met.
  • Co-ordinate with other teams in order to ensure that all financial and administrative services are being performed efficiently and in line with the needs of the wider team.
  • Monitor account balances and process financial transactions in an accurate and timely manner, to avoid the occurrence of an overdraft.
  • Monitor and analyse general ledger accounts in order to initiate and achieve corrective actions.
  • Compile data from the WFP database and systems in order to assist in generating and analysing financial reports on a monthly basis.
  • Allocate tasks to other support staff, provide guidance and on-the-job training in management of financial resources (e.g. managing the petty cash/sub-imprest account, review and analyse vendor and balance sheet accounts, etc.), to ensure services are delivered consistently and to the required standards.
  • Remain on stand-by and follow standard emergency preparedness practices in order to meet immediate emergency requirements for further service on the job and in the field.
  • Any other duty required.

Standard Minimum Qualifications

Desired Experience

At least have 6 years of relevant experience in following:

  • Good knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures
  • Familiarity with accounting software (e.g.  QuickBooks, ATLAS)
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Has experience working with auditors and other third-party vendors.
Education
  • Completion of secondary school education or Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting, or a related field
Knowledge and Skills
  • General knowledge of information management best practices, techniques and processes with some understanding of the basic theoretical background.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including substantive analysis and report writing skills.
  • Knowledge of, or the ability to quickly assimilate, UN/WFP specific processes and systems.
Language
  • Fluency in English in both oral and written communications
Closing date for applications 23 January 2020 before midnight.

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