Finance Analyst

at UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 12, 2021
Category Accounting & Finance
Currency UGX


Finance Analyst, Kampala, Uganda

Job Purpose:

In a global organisation, where many of our people are based in challenging environments, you will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth running of critical services relating to Financial management. The Finance Analyst supervises and leads staff in the Finance unit. He/she works in close collaboration with the Human Resource, Administration, Procurement, programme and project teams in the Country Office (CO) and with UNFPA HQs staff and Government officials ensuring successful Country Office (CO) performance in Finance.

The Finance Analyst actively participates in local inter-agency coordination to ensure UNFPA's needs in common systems and service issues are met. External partners include other UN agencies, vendors, and other non-UN partners that are essential to the work of the Finance section.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

You would be responsible for:

Ensure effective and accurate financial resources management and oversight, focusing on achievement of the following results:
Financial resources management through planning, guiding, controlling of the resources in accordance with UNFPA rules and regulations. Preparation and monitoring of budgets of management projects.
Establishment of the development projects' budgets preparation/modification monitoring system, control of budgetary status versus authorized spending limits (ASL) and budgets delivery levels.
Elaboration of proper mechanisms to eliminate deficiencies in budget management.