G4 UNDP - Finance Clerk

Job Title: G4 UNDP - Finance Clerk
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Selangor
Salary: Below RM5,000
Contact Name: Ivan Chow
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 08, 2020 13:36

Job Description

About our client

UNDP, as an integral part of its mission to fight poverty and improve the lives of people around the world, is committed to being open, transparent and accountable. As part of this commitment, UNDP established the Global Shared Services Unit (GSSU) to serve UNDP’s network of offices (covering 166 countries around the world) in the provision of financial and accounting services.

As part of their growth expansion, they are looking to hire finance executives for their shared services based in Cyberjaya.


About the role 

The Finance clerk performs timely and accurately recording of General Ledger transactions (assets, investments, cash and others). For assets, S/he will also be in charge of performing the physical inventories, as requested by internal control framework. S/he will be in charge of accounts analysis to prepare accounts reconciliations, identify differences and corrective actions. S/he will be part of the closing process and the preparation of Financial statements.

The Finance Clerk role involves supporting UNDP financial analysis in the areas of general accounting, revenue accounting, fixed assets, investment accounting, global payroll, expense management, treasury ad cash transactions.


Your responsibilities

Ensures implementation of operational strategies and procedures, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Full compliance of financial processes and financial records with UN/UNDP rules, regulations, policies and strategies.

  • Provision of inputs to elaboration of workplans.

Provide accounting and administrative support, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Assistance in proper control of the supporting documents for payments, financial reports, procure-to-pay, records to report and payment execution.

  • Processing of financial documentation (vouchers, supporting documents, telephone invoices, etc.) and maintaining internal expenditures control system by ensuring that vouchers processed are matched and completed, transactions are correctly recorded and posted in Atlas; travel claims, monthly payment orders (MPOs) and other entitlements are duly processed.

  • Proper receipting of goods and services and establishment of accruals.

  • Provision of information for reports on financial status, procedures, exchange rates, costs and expenditures, and potential funding problems.

  • Follow-up with customers for information relating to payments.

  • Preparation of routine correspondence, faxes, memoranda and reports in accordance with the SOP.

  • Extracting, inputting, copying and filing data from various sources.

  • Maintenance of the proper filing system for financial records and documents.

Support knowledge building and sharing, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Participation in the training for the operations/projects staff on Finance.

  • Contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.


You will have

  • Secondary Education with specialized certification in Accounting and/or Finance. University degree in Finance or Accounting desirable. Part-qualified accountants from an internationally accredited institute of accountancy will have a distinct advantage.

  • Minimum 4 years of relevant experience with Secondary Education or 1 year with Bachelor’s degree in accounting and/or financial management, preferably in an international setting. Knowledge of IPSAS and/or IFRS required for external candidates.