National Post: GS5 Admin/Finance Assistant- San José- Costa Rica

  • Level: G-5
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Closing date: 01 Jul 2022 06:00 PM (America/New_York)
  • Duty station: San Jose, Costa Rica

In support of UNFPA’s strategic direction at the national level, contribute to

building country’s office capacity and ensuring effective and efficient application of

its resources through support in the following activities:

● Administration

● Finance

● Procurement


The Administrative/Finance Assistant position is located in the Costa Rica Country

Office (CO). Under the guidance and supervision of the Administrative/Finance

Associate, the Administrative Assistant provides quality services in areas of

Administration, Finance and Procurement in compliance with the relevant rules,

guidelines, processes and procedures. She/He takes a client-oriented, results-

focused approach to interpreting the rules, procedures and guidelines, and

provides support and guidance to the CO.

Our ideal candidate has:
Education:     High School Diploma in Business Administration and additional Accounting studies is a plus.
Knowledge and Experience:  
5 years financial and administrative experience in the public or private sector;
2 years of experience in administrative processes in the UN System, including interpretation of financial rules, regulations and procedures;
Proficiency in use of spreadsheets, word processing and computerized accounting systems; experience in Atlas/PeopleSoft is desirable
Good writing and communication skills;  
Languages: Fluency in oral and written Spanish. Knowledge of English is desirable

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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