National Post: Finance Associate, Cairo, Egypt

Level: G-7
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 23 August 2018 - 5:00pm(Cairo time)
Duty station: Cairo, Egypt
Job ID: 17720

Job Summary

The Finance Associate position is located in the Arab States Regional Office (ASRO) and reports to the International Operations Manager (IOM).

Job Purpose

The Finance Associate delivers quality financial services to internal and external clients mastering all relevant rules, guidelines, processes and procedures. S/he takes a client-oriented results-focused approach to interpreting the rules, procedures and guidelines, providing support and guidance to the ASRO and UNFPA-supported projects. S/he provides support in giving advisory assistance to country offices as requested in the area of finance, financial policy application and the ERP system in use or processing transactions and preparing reports.



• University (Bachelor) degree in accounting, or finance, or business administration. Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration, finance, information technology, economics or related field is preferable Professional Qualifications such as ACCA, CPA, CMA etc will be an added advantage for this position.

Knowledge and Experience: 

• Minimum of 7 years work experience (after university graduation) in finance or administration, office management.

• Experience in the above areas with international organizations will be an asset;

• Experience in UN accounting framework and systems and specifically Atlas/PeopleSoft will be an advantage;

• Proficiency in use of spreadsheets, word processing and computerized accounting systems; 

• Good writing and communication skills.


Fluency in English and Arabic is required.

Other Desirable Skills:

Initiative, strong conceptual abilities, sound judgment, strong interest in development work, especially the mission of the United Nations Population Fund and dedication to the principles of the United Nations.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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