Entidade das Nações Unidas para a Igualdade de Gênero e o Empoderamento das Mulheres.
Job Title: Finance Associate
Department: UN Women Brazil
Country OfficeReports to (Title/Level): Regional Programme Coordinator
Education and certification:
• Completion of secondary education is required.
• Specialized national or international certification in accounting and finance is an asset
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting is an asset.
• At least 6 years of progressively responsible experience in finance;
• Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems.
• Experience in the use of ATLAS is an asset.
• Fluency in Portuguese and English is required;
• Knowledge of Spanish is an asset.
UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
In partnership with ILO and European Commission, UN Women implements since 2017 the Regional Programma “Win-Win: Gender Equality Means Good Business”to contribute to the economic empowerment of women, recognizing them as beneficiaries and partners of growth and development, by increasing commitment of private companies to gender equality and women’s empowerment and strengthening companies’ capacities to implement these commitments. The action will ultimately contribute to the achievement of gender equality through enabling women’s labour force participation, entrepreneurship, economic empowerment and thus their full and equal participation in society.
The Programme is implemented in 6 Latin American and Caribbean countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Jamaica and Uruguay. It also has a regional component under the responsibility of UN Women Brazil CO.
Under the overall guidance of the Regional Programme Coordinator, the Regional Finance Associate is responsible for the execution of a wide range of financial services and administrative processes for the “Win-Win” Programme, ensuringtimeliness, efficiency and transparent use of financial resources and delivery of services in accordance with organizational financial rules, regulations, policies, procedures and approved allocations. The Finance Associate promotes a client-oriented approach consistent with UN Women rules and regulations, standard practices and guidelines.
The Finance Associate works in close collaboration with theProgramme and Operations Teamin “Win-Win” countriesas well as with the Operations and Programme teams in UN Women Regional Office and HQ for solving complex finance-related issues and information delivery.