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Finance Assistant, Cairo, Egypt, G-5

Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 4 September 2018 - 5:00pm (Cairo time)
Duty station: Cairo, Egypt
Job ID: 18162
Job Summary

The Position:

The Finance Assistant is responsible for implementing the organizational financial rules and regulations in the UNFPA Country Office in Egypt. You will deliver quality financial services in adherence to relevant policies and standards established by the HQs and apply finance-related guidelines, processes and procedures to the UNFPA CO activities.

You will report directly to the Finance Associate.

Job Purpose:

In the UNFPA country office in Egypt and in the context of the implementation of the 10th Country Programme, you will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth provision of critical financial services to the UNFPA Egypt Country Office staff as well as national counterparts. You will build close relationships with CO programme and operations teams, Regional and HQs-based Finance Specialists, national counterparts, implementing partners as well as the UN agencies for efficient and effective delivery of quality finance services.

You will provide quality support to ensure accurate and reliable financial data and information are available and reported in a timely manner with required quality checks, in line with UNFPA guidelines and procedures.

Qualifications and Experience


Completed secondary level education required. Specialized certification in Accounting or Finance an asset; first level university degree in Finance/Accounting or Commerce preferred.
Knowledge and Experience:

5 years of relevant experience in administration, finance or office management.
Proficiency in current office software applications and corporate technology-based financial systems.

Fluency in English and Arabic is required.
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