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Job title: Finance Associate
Level: GS-7
Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Full/Part time: Full-Time
Fixed term/Temporary: Fixed Term
Rotational/Non Rotational: Non-Rotational
Duration: One year with possible extension subject performance
Deadline for application: 31 August 2021, Tuesday, 5:00 pm, Ulaanbaatar time

Call to Action

  • Are you passionate about ensuring reproductive rights and helping people during times of crisis?
  • Are you great at multi-tasking, prioritizing and are a talented project manager who continuously strives to improve business processes? 
  • Are you a team player capable of working with colleagues of widely diverse backgrounds?

If so, this might be the job for you.

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA's strategic plan (2018-2021) focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths, end unmet need for family planning, and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. 

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction. 
UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Job Purpose:

You support the effective management of UNFPA programme activities in the areas of population and development, reproductive health and gender.

You provide leadership in execution of financial services in the Country Office (CO) ensuring effective and transparent utilization of financial resources and integrity of financial services, mastering all relevant rules, guidelines, processes and procedures. You take a client-oriented results-focused approach to interpreting the rules, procedures and guidelines, providing accounting and administrative support and guidance to the CO and implementing partners.
The Primary roles are:

  • Strategic programme and finance coordination and support/Programmatic and financial environmental scanning and analysis
  • Capacity Development and Networking
  • Knowledge management in Finance and Project Budgeting
  • Providing Financial/Budgeting operations and procedures guidance and support

Qualifications and Experience:

Completed Secondary Level Education required. First level university degree in Finance/Accounting or Commerce is preferred.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum seven years of relevant experience in administration, finance or office management.
  • Knowledge and understanding of finance and administrative best practices and procedures.
  • Proficiency in current office software applications and corporate IT systems.
  • Experience with the UN agencies is an asset

Fluency in English and Mongolian is required.



If the above job opening sounds interesting to you, we suggest you view the detailed Job Description at the below web link to learn more about our expectations before applying.

UNFPA has established an electronic application management system. This allows applicants to create a candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and submitted for more than one vacancy. Apply by clicking at the below link:

Download the Step by Step Guide to Applying in the E-Recruit System of UNFPA at Please print out the Guide for your reference during the registration and application process.
Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process.  UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
Post is advertised for Mongolian nationals only.


UNFPA Mongolia Country Office
UN House, UN Street 14, Sukhbaatar District, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 14201
Tel: 976-11-353503, extension 3314, Fax: 976-11-353502