Timely corrective actions on un-posted vouchers, including the vouchers with budget check errors, match exceptions, unapproved vouchers;
Set up a system which allows for the overall tracking of local governance expenditures against the agreed to budgets and work plans for the local governance project, using the Atlas codes;
Undertake analysis of expenditure reports and alert the UNCDF CTA to factors such as slow or rapid disbursements against the work plans.

Ensures implementation of operational strategies, adapts processes and procedures and knowledge management:

Supports the strengthening of the internal controls over all financial processes, in compliance with corporate requirements;
Identification of programme implementation and operational challenges and recommend solutions to address them;
Contributes towards UNCDF’s knowledge products based on lessons learnt, experiences and other available relevant information;
Contribute to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Impact of Results

The key results have an impact on the overall efficiency, and effectiveness of the programme operations as it relates to the use of corporate resources in the following areas:

Effective implementation of programme activities under UNCDF;
Effective management of the programme, programme budget(s) and expenditure;
Efficient and accurate financial reporting;
Accurate and timely follow-up and support for reporting obligations of UNCDF.


Core Competencies


Ability to make new and useful ideas work


Ability to persuade others to follow

People Management

Ability to improve performance and satisfaction


Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform


Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement

Functional/Technical Competencies

Knowledge Management and Learning

Shares knowledge and experience

Actively works towards continuing personal learning, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

Development and Operational Effectiveness

Ability to perform a variety of specialized tasks related to Results Management, including support to design, planning and implementation of programme, managing data, reporting.

Ability to provide input to business processes re-engineering, implementation of new system, including new IT based systems.


Focuses on result for the client and responds positively to feedback;
Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude;
Remains calm, in control even under pressure;
Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.

Required Skills and Experience


A Master ‚s Degree in Finance / Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Public Administration, Operations, Social Sciences or any other related field, or a bachelor’s degree with 2 additional years of relevant work experience as outlined below.