Financial Analyst

United Nations Volunteers, Bujumbura, Burundi

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
5 years
Closing Date for Applications: 
26th September, 2021

Job Description

Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the Finance Specialist of the Global Fund Program, the United Nations Volunteer will perform the following tasks:

  • Ensure compliance of financial processes, financial records and reports and audit follow-up comply with UNDP rules and regulations;
  • Ensure strict compliance with the internal control system;
  • Participate in the identification of the project's operational processes and the development of standard operating procedures;
  • Prepare monthly salaries for the project team according to UNDP rules and procedures;
  • Ensure the careful monitoring and control of all elements of the salary;
  • Ensure the monthly analysis of advance accounts and participation in the annual closing of accounts;
  • Ensure the management of bank accounts opened for the benefit of Secondary Beneficiaries;
  • Proactively make recommendations for the use of savings;
  • Ensure proper execution of the required payment terms;
  • Ensure good financial risk management;
  • Prepare quarterly financial execution reports;
  • Review all requests for payments and quarterly advances and prepare them;
  • Ensure the payment of expenses for participants during training organized by Secondary Beneficiaries;
  • Participate in the development of a register of equipment purchased under the Global Fund;
  • Participate in the training of accountants for Secondary Beneficiaries;
  • Participate in finance training for operations and project staff;
  • Ensure the synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in finance;
  • Make quality contributions to knowledge networks and specialized circles;
  • Ensure the transversal integration of gender in the design, monitoring and evaluation of projects under its portfolio;
  • Support the SRs in the preparation of payment requests including the required documents;
  • Develop or update SOPs for financial management including asset management at SR level;
  • Train SRs in the use of SOPs;
  • Monitor payments on the basis of payment requests for advances granted to partners in the context of project implementation and verify the financial statements and in particular the supporting documents submitted;
  • Carry out various accounting tasks concerning operations by daily monitoring of project payment slips (vouchers) at the level of the Finance unit from the initiation of the request in Atlas through submission for approval to '' the classification of the voucher and supporting documents;
  • Ensure the establishment of periodic financial reporting elements, progress reports and end of financial deadlines reports that are presented to donors;
  • Ensure that the payment support documents are complete before their transmission to Finance for finalization;
  • Maintain an internal expenditure control system to ensure that vouchers are entered correctly, that transactions are correctly recorded and entered into ATLAS, that all payments are made and that beneficiary bank accounts are credited.
  • Check in Atlas the accuracy of the bank details of the supplier, the payment method, the COA and carry out the necessary checks to avoid duplication in payments.
  • Ensure that the terms and conditions of payment comply with Purchase Orders and contracts for payments with PO;
  • Initiate requests for advance liquidation entries by APJV (regularization in the accounting journal), ensure the cleaning of vouchers with the exception of reintegration in order to avoid a negative impact on the dashboard;
  • Maintain a filing and archiving system for financial documents and reports within the Finance unit;
  • Perform any other task as needed and at the request of the program coordinator.

Qualifications / Requirements

Required degree level

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent

Educational additional comments

  • Bachelor's / license level university degree in Accounting and / or Finance.

Required experience

  • 60 Months

Language skills

  • French (Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English (Optional), Level - Working Knowledge


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