Individual Consultant - Accounts and Finance Specialist (For Indian Nationals Only)

United Nations Development Programme(UNDP), Shimla, India

Skill Required:, Finance and Accounts
Preferred Experience: 
Above 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
27th September, 2015

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities

The Accounts and Finance Specialist will be based at HPSDMA/Revenue Department (DM), and under the overall supervision of the Special Secretary (DM), he/she would be responsible for carrying out the following tasks:

  • Prepare Annual Work Plan with budget out of 14th Finance Commission Grants;
  • Maintain book of accounts for Finance Commission Grants and other Centrally Sponsored /National Level Projects & Schemes;
  • Support in implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of DRR activities;
  • Develop RFP and procure services of agencies/institutions for the implementation of capacity building and related DRR activities;
  • Develop guidelines and support in the procurement of agencies as per state government procurement procedures for capacity building as well as other DRR related activities;
  • Monitor allocation of fund to and utilization by various Government and Non-government agencies;
  • Verify and prepare cash/cheque payment vouchers for the requests received or the expenditure incurred or receipts;
  • Dispatch funds to the districts/agencies for various approved activities;
  • Prepare proceedings of meetings/conferences of HPSDMA;
  • Maintain inventories;
  • Process reimbursements of expenses met for approved activities;
  • Assist in office administration and logistics;
  • Carry out any other work assigned by the Supervisors.


  • Essential - University Degree in Commerce, economics, finance, business management or any other relevant discipline;
  • Desirable - Good Computer knowledge related to book keeping and accounting such as Tally.


  • Essential - Minimum of 15 years of experience in handling finance and accounts in Central or State Government or Public Sector Undertaking;
  • Candidates having served in State Accounts Service Cadre will be given preference.


  • Fluency of Hindi & English language is required.


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