Re advertised - National Post - Finance Associate, Tunis, Tunisia, G7

Level: G-7
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 8 January 2019 - 5:00pm(Tunis time)
Duty station: Tunis, Tunisia
Job ID: 19933

Job Summary

The Position:

The Finance Associate delivers quality financial services to internal and external clients mastering all relevant rules, guidelines, processes and procedures. You should have a client-oriented results-focused approach to interpreting the rules, procedures and guidelines, providing support and guidance to the CO and UNFPA-supported projects.

You will report directly to the International Operations Manager.

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. 

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Job Purpose:

You will be responsible for providing effective and efficient financial services to internal and

external clients in accordance with Financial rules and regulations. You will advise colleagues on proper financial procedures. You will support the office programme management and delivery through provision of financial information.


Completed Secondary Level Education required. First Level of University degree is desirable in the areas of Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or Economics.

Knowledge and Experience:

Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in finance-related experience - accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger maintenance, etc.;

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;


Fluency in both written and spoken English and Arabic 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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