G4 UNDP – Finance Clerk

Job Title: G4 UNDP – Finance Clerk
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Selangor
Salary: RM Attractive
Contact Name: Ivan Chow
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 17, 2020 14:19

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

Responsible for supporting the work assigned to the Finance sub-unit and applies the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to provide the required services. Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Finance Analyst/Associate, the Finance Assistant is responsible to perform any of the financial functions listed below, including but not limited to:

  • Payable Services.

  • Revenue Services & Contribution Management Services.

  • General Accounting Services.

  • Project Accounting Services.


Your responsibilities (based on teams assigned)

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

    • Full compliance of financial processes and financial records with SOPs, IPSAS and UN/UNDP rules and regulations, policies, strategies and the Internal Control Framework (ICF).

    • Provision of inputs to the elaboration of work plans.

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

    • Assistance with the proper control of the supporting documents for payments, financial reports, procure-to-pay, record to report, revenue 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.

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

    • Follow-up with clients for information relating to clustered services.

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

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

    • Ensure proper adherence to Service Level Agreement (SLAs) and contribute to the establishment of a continuous improvement environment.

  • Support the facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the Finance Unit, focusing on the achievement of the following results:

    • Participation in Finance training activities.

    • Contribute to knowledge networks and communities of practice.


You will have 

  • Minimum 4 years with secondary school education or 1 year with a Bachelors’ degree in accounting and/or financial management.

  • Experience in the usage of computers and MS Office packages.

  • Advanced knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages.

  • Fluent in English. Knowledge of any other UN languages (French/ Spanish/ Arabic/ Russian/ Mandarin) is a plus.

  • Willing to work in Cyberjaya.