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UNDP has been supporting the Nepalese people in their struggle against poverty since it opened an in-country office in 1963. Much of this support has gone to building up the capacity of government agencies, civil society and community groups to fight poverty, and to bringing these groups and Nepal’s development partners together to design and implement successful projects to contribute to the achievement of Nepal’s development objectives.
In parallel to the roll-out of its new Country Programme, 2018-2022, UNDP Nepal has recently gone through an internal reorganization and is moving towards strategically repositioning UNDP’s contributions in support of the Sustainable Development Goals and collaboration with national development partners. Nepal is transforming itself in a federal state as per its new Constitution which has implications for how UNDP engages with national and sub-national authorities. Meanwhile, Nepal’s GNI continues to grow, making graduation from LDC status a scenario for which UNDP needs to begin planning and adapting to different models of development cooperation.
In this context, under the guidance and supervision of the Operations Manager, the Finance Analyst is responsible for effective delivery of financial services, transparent utilization of financial resources and management of the Country Office (CO) Finance Unit. He/she analyzes and interprets the financial rules and regulations and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex financial issues. The Finance Analyst promotes a collaborative, client-oriented approach consistent with UNDP rules and regulations.
The Finance Analyst supervises and leads the staff of the Finance Unit. The Finance Analyst works in close collaboration with the operations programme and project teams in the CO and with UNDP HQs staff and Government officials ensuring successful CO performance in Finance.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensures planning and Managing of Programme Resource Framework focusing on achievement of the following results:
Ensures implementation of operational and financial management strategies, and adapts processes and procedures, focusing on the achievement of the following results:
Manages the project budgets and organizes an optimal cost-recovery systemfocusing on achievement of the following results:
Ensures proper control of CO accounts focusing on achievement of the following results:
Ensures proper CO cash management focusing on achievement of the following results:
Ensures effective oversight to assurance and audit of development projects focusing on achievement of the following results:
Ensures capacity development of programme/ project staffin the areas of project programme financial management focusing on achievement of the following results:
Ensure Gender and Social Inclusions (GESI)is prioritized in all financial functions:
Promoting organizational change and development
Development and Operational Effectiveness
Management and Leadership
Learning and Development
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