UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
UN Women’s Office, based in New Delhi, India, works to accelerate the advancement of gender equality and the empowerment of women through the strengthening of strategic partnerships, technical and policy advisory services and advocacy with governmental, inter-governmental and civil society partners. In addition, UN Women CO is charged with leading and coordinating the UN system’s work on gender equality, including through ensuring accountability for results.
Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Operations Manager, the Finance Assistant is responsible for helping ensure the provision and the execution of finance and accounting services, and the effective and transparent utilization of financial resources. The incumbent promotes a client-oriented approach consistent with UN Women rules and regulations.
The Finance Assistant works in close collaboration with the Programme and Operations teams in the India CO, Regional Offices and also UN Women HQ for resolving together financial-related issues, and to ensure consistent service delivery.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Summary of Key Functions:
Provision of payments and bookkeeping of accounting transactions:
Support to Cash Advance to Implementing Partners (IPs):
Support to month-end and year-end closures:
Provision of other finance-related services and supports:
Facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing, and guidance to all stakeholders on financial related matters:
Impact of Results:
Required Skills and Experience: