Finance Coordinator for Syria

Starting date: ASAP

Contract duration: 12 months with the possibility of extension

Country Programme: Syria Response

Base: Erbil, Iraq (KRI) with frequent travel in region

Line Manager: Head of Systems and Operations

Finance Coordinator

With guidance and supervision from the Head of Systems and Operations and in coordination with the Field Coordinators (NWS and NES) and the Head of Program the Finance Coordinator will have a key role in leading the Mission Economy. He/She will coordinate Finance managers and the finance departments teams, has a responsibility for the mission economy, financial planning, cash-flow, budget preparation ensuring compliance of the processes and documentation with local legal and administrative rules and regulations, as well as with donors’ requirements and PIN’s internal rules.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Finance control
  • Budget preparation and control
  • Team Management
  • Responsibility for overall country program economy (preparation of operational budget and its regular update, proper budgeting, cash flow and cost efficiency monitoring, FX rate risk, etc.)
  • Providing monthly and quarterly updates to Senior Management and HQ on the mission economy
  • Monitoring the sustainability of the country program and verify the correct distribution/allocation of the general coordination costs to the projects
  • Ensuring that PIN accounting practices, financial procedures and processes are in place
  • Supervision of the compliance of the processes and documentation with the local legal and administrative measures, with donors’ regulations and PIN internal rules
  • Overall responsibility for accurate, punctual and complete accounting data
  • Develop and/or update current financial guidelines (such as financial security guidelines, SoPs for specific activities….)
  • Supervising and providing support/guidance in budget proposal and budget amendment
  • Supervising annual and project audits and reporting to donors
  • Maintaining the cooperation with Program teams on project financial management and other related financial issues
  • Taking the lead in monthly project updates meeting with PMs (project drawings/budget follow-up), providing summary of majors issues/challenges and actions points for both program and support teams
  • Working closely with Field Coordinators, Head of Systems and Operations and Head of Program on spending/budgets’ follow-up and other financial issues
  • Supervising Finance managers regarding the financial and project reporting to the donors and HQ, maintaining their tasks, monitoring the deadlines
  • Supervision, coordination and overseeing of finance departments including preparation of budgets and planning
  • Supervision for correct use of financial/administrative management systems and provision of training and support to all finance staff
  • Local team management (approx. 25 national staff + 3 expats) and capacity building based on personal development plans

Suitable candidates for this position should possess:

  • University degree preferably in Finance or related field; or long term experience in NGO sector Finance departments
  • At least 2 years of experience in the position of Finance Coordinator or similar position within NGO sector;
  • Experience with finance management of projects funded by international donors;
  • Experience with team management and supervision; strong ability and willingness to transfer knowledge and build capacities of national teams;
  • Ability to plan effectively; organized, responsible and systematic;
  • Excellent communication skills, including fluent spoken and written English;
  • Knowledge of double-entry accounting;
  • Work experience with an accounting and economic software;
  • Experience of working in complex and volatile contexts, including familiarity with the humanitarian context of Syria or the Middle East, would be an advantage.

People in Need offers:

  • Working environment in a well-established and growing humanitarian organization;
  • Salary and benefits according to PIN salary scale and HR policies;
  • 25 days of paid leave annually;
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses with travel to the country of residence once per every 6 months of completed work, plus R&R benefits according to PIN’s policy;
  • Reimbursement of costs of visas and vaccinations; assistance with visa application procedure;
  • Accommodation in PIN’s guesthouse on PIN’s expenses;
  • Free medical helpdesk and psychological consultation available online; travel health insurance.
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Financial Assistant

Application closing date: 8 April 2019

1. The Job

The Financial Assistant will work in the Directorate of Submission and Interaction of the Agency within the Submission and Processing Unit as part of the SME Verification Team. This team assesses the self-declared SME (Small and Medium-sized Enterprise) status of registrants to ensure its compliance with the Commission Recommendation (2003/361/EC).

She/he will be responsible for the following tasks:

  • Analysing the registrant’s size based on supporting documentation and evidence on companies’ ownership structure, annual accounts and headcount data;
  • Supporting and advising the registrants during the SME verification procedure on the interpretation of the Commission Recommendation 2003/361/EC, as well as the REACH Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 and the Fee Regulation (EC) No 340/2008;
  • Liaising with other units on issues related to invoicing, legal questions, budget and accounting;
  • Drafting decisions, letters and interacting with registrants by emails and phone calls;
  • Following up the deadlines given to industry for the submission of supporting documents;
  • Recording the assessment performed as well as the relevant supporting documents;
  • Planning, implementing and monitoring appropriate electronic archiving of the financial files in line with the Agency’s general principles and guidance;
  • Filing and document management;
  • Internal reporting within the team, unit and management on specific cases or issues as well as overall progress of the work;
  • Assisting the invoicing team, as required.

2. Minimum Qualifications

a) Successful completion of post-secondary level education attested by a diploma;

Or

b) Successful completion of secondary education giving access to post-secondary education and appropriate professional experience of at least three (3) years.

Only qualifications issued by EU Member State authorities or EEA authorities and qualifications recognised as equivalent by the relevant EU or EEA Member State authorities will be accepted.

3. Professional Experience 

To qualify for this profile, you must have at the closing date for applications a total professional experience of at least one (1) year acquired after achieving the minimum requirements stated out in 2.2 a) and b).

4. Selection Criteria 

If you meet the eligibility criteria set out in section 2, you will be assessed on the basis of the following selection criteria. The candidates who are judged to be the most suitable on the basis of the selection criteria will be invited to an interview.

  • Your academic and professional qualifications and their relevance to the main areas of work listed in section 1. Preference will be given to qualifications obtained in the following fields:
  1. Finance and/or accounting;
  2. Economics;
  3. Business management.
  • Your professional experience: the range of fields covered; the type and level of work done and its relevance to the areas of work listed in section 1.

The following will be considered as assets:

  • Advanced user of MS Excel, Word and SharePoint or any other document management system;
  • Knowledge of more than two (2) EU languages with at least B2 level;
  • Work experience gained in a similar multicultural environment. Preference will be given to work experience abroad.
  • The academic and professional qualifications, professional experience and experience considered as an asset must be described as precisely as possible in your application.
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IDB Invest Investment Management Lead Officer – Infrastructure & Energy

 

Application closing date: 25 March 2019

Background:

Are you passionate about leading the origination, structuring, negotiation, approval and closing of infrastructure projects in the Latin America and the Caribbean region? If so, we may be looking for you!

Investment Operations Department follows a matrix model, with three Segment Divisions covering Infrastructure and Energy (IEN), Financial Institutions and Corporates, and three transversal areas such as the Financial Products and Services Division the Advisory Services and Blended Finance Team, and the Portfolio Management Division.

Our Department’s goal is to generate sustainable projects with significant development impact from the prospecting stage through closing and monitoring.

The Team: Our IEN Division encompasses four main sectors: Transport, Water and Sanitation, Energy and Social Infrastructure (Education & Health).

You will be reporting to one of the four Industry Heads of the sectors covered by the Division, in full coordination with the Division Chief and the other three Industry Heads.

What you’ll do:

You will have responsibility for the origination and customer relationship management for Central America (ex-Mexico) and lead the structuring, negotiation, approval, and closing of infrastructure projects in the sectors covered by our division.

You will co-lead the outreach in Central America with current and potential clients, with a transactional objective. You could be asked to support in the origination and structuring efforts in the Caribbean, depending on the workload and deal pipeline of the Division.

Main Functions:

  • Lead and co-ordinate the origination of infrastructure projects from the prospecting stage, and lead the team through origination, structuring, negotiation, approval, and closing;
  • Maintain constant dialogue with local partners (i.e. infrastructure developers and investors, governmental and regulatory agencies at the sovereign and sub-sovereign levels, public and private sector institutions in the financial markets, and industry associations in the infrastructure space), seeking to build new relationships and generate new business opportunities;
  • Develop and promote the participation of the local and international institutional investors in the financing of infrastructure projects in Central America (and eventually in the Caribbean) by structuring credit enhancement products, catalyzing funding resources from pension funds, insurance companies, asset managers and family offices;
  • Provide local insight during origination, initial screening, and the overall structuring process- including environmental, social and corporate governance safeguards, development effectiveness, legal, risk, and integrity issues- as part of the overall structuring of highly developmental and risk-sound transactions;
  • Demonstrate IDBG’s ability to collaborate with both the public and private sectors to offer the best solutions to clients, in order to catalyze financing for the growing demand for sustainably focused infrastructure in Central America;
  • Interact with the IDB teams in your region with a view to contribute to Governments and Authorities, ensuring that the applicable regulatory frameworks and national/regional infrastructure investment plans enable the structuring of financially viable and bankable projects;
  • Actively liaise with the Portfolio Management and/or the Special Assets Division to assist in problematic or impaired projects within all the Infrastructure & Energy sectors, and help in the negotiation of potential restructurings as needed;
  • Stay ahead of industry and regulation dynamics in Central America that could impact the Infrastructure & Energy sectors, sharing market intelligence across the sectors and within the IDBG, as relevant.

Education:

You hold an advanced degree (at least Master’s, MBA, or equivalent) in Finance, Business Administration, Engineering, International Development and/or other relevant fields. Academic specialization in infrastructure development and/or transaction management is desirable.

Experience:

You have at least 6 + years of relevant professional experience in loan origination, structuring complex non-recourse transactions with a validated track-record of working with a broad range of financial instruments and products (including equity and mezzanine). Ideally, you have expertise working with domestic institutional investors. Understanding of client needs and challenges, market idiosyncrasies, and drivers of change in Latin America and the Caribbean shall be highly valued. Confirmed experience in a similar role in an investment or advisory firm, bank or infrastructure company would be desirable. Relevant client relationship experience and skills are highly valued.

Languages:

You are proficient in oral and written English and Spanish; knowledge of Portuguese or French is a plus.

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Portfolio Analyst/ Officer

 

Application closing date: 25 March 2019  

The EIB, the European Union’s bank, is seeking to recruit for its Finance Directorate (FI) – Treasury Department (TRE) – Portfolio Management Division (PM), at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a:

Liquidity and Portfolio Management Analyst/Officer

This is a full time position at grade 4/5

The term of this contract will be 4 years

The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs,

with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.

Panel interviews are anticipated for end of April 2019

Purpose

As Liquidity and Portfolio Management Analyst/Officer, you will provide high standard, dedicated and frequent analysis to the Portfolio Managers to support the Bank’s management of assets and management activities by implementing and developing an Advanced Analytical Tool and reporting that will allow Front Officers to handle and protect their portfolio with a greater efficiency.

 Operating network

You will report directly to the Head of Division and support of the full division composed of 6 professional staffs.

The EIB’s Treasury manages the liquidity requirements of the bank within strict guidelines. In 2018, average liquidity has exceeded the equivalent of EUR 60 billion in different currencies. Approximately between EUR 5 to EUR 8 billion has been specifically allocated for longer-term portfolio management activities. This comprises of government and credit bonds, derivative instruments for hedging operations and structured products. Long-term portfolios are diversified in four asset classes: SSA, Covered Bond, Financials and Corporates with the purpose to build a better balance of return and volatility. Additionally, somewhat over EUR 10 billion of 3rd party mandated portfolios also require monitoring and management. Finally, following ALM desk requests, EUR 0.8 m are bought-and-hold in the Long Term Hedge Portfolio.

You will closely cooperate with the other division members, and other Treasury staff including Liquidity management. You will also have regular contacts with other Directorates in the Bank like RM, IA, IT, FI/PRO, in particular the BOT and FI/SPBS. Externally, you will develop relationship with other European public institutions, central banks and international financing institutions.

Accountabilities

  • Contribute to the development of the strategy and the formulation of policies for own domain by proving management and portfolio managers with regular reporting, analysis, etc.
  • Propose new initiatives and projects in own specific domain.
  • Implement policies for your domain and guarantee that the qualitative and quantitative objectives are realised: – By providing sound transversal market analysis to the division for the asset management of the EIB or third parties. – By providing advice on market opportunity to the portfolios managers to identify common assets that are liquid and could be sold and continuous improvement in relation to PM processes and procedures closely linked with RM, IT, FI Middle and Back Offices.
  • Propose improvement and implement processes, procedures, tools, etc. for dedicated  domain (e.g. contribute to the optimisation of the Information system used in the activity of the division)
  • Participate proactively to the implementation of specific initiatives in a specific domain of Liquidity Management.

 Qualifications

  • University degree in finance with focus on derivatives, credit and quantitative methods
  • Ideally Postgraduate or Professional Qualification CFA, FRM, CAIA (PM)
  • At least 3 years professional experience gained in a portfolio management environment (public sector experience advantageous) (PM)
  • Deep understanding of how financial markets function
  • Understanding of key financial principles used for valuing financial instruments
  • Good knowledge of the mathematics of financial instruments
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Bank’s procedures in assigned domain
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of Excel programming
  • Knowledge of Front Office applications
  • Fluent in English and a good command of French (*)

Competencies

  • Achievement Drive: continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals.
  • Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes.
  • Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate of others and their individual perspectives and concerns.
  • Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behaviour with the organisation’s needs and intrinsic values, acting  with integrity in ways that promote the organisation’s mission, policies and rules.

(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank’s working languages

We are an equal opportunity employer, who believes that diversity is good for our people and our business. As such, we promote the inclusion of suitably qualified and experienced staff without regard to their gender, age, racial or ethnic origin, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation/identity, or disability (*).

The level of functions in the job vacancy is only indicative and will be adjusted accordingly taking into account, among other things, the business need, as well as the selected candidate’s experience and expertise.

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(Senior) Transaction Management Officer

 

Application closing date: 26 March 2019 

The EIB, the European Union’s bank, is seeking to recruit for its Transaction Management & Restructuring Directorate (TMR) – Counterparty Management Department (CM) – Public Sector Division (PS), at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a:

(Senior) Transaction Management Officer This is a full position at grade 5/6

The term of this contract will be 4 years

Panel interviews are anticipated for beginning of May

The EIB offers fixed-term contracts of up to a maximum of 6 years, according to business needs, with a possibility to convert to a permanent contract, subject to organisational requirements and individual performance.

Purpose

The (Senior) Transaction Management Officer, internally referred to as (Senior) Officer, Financial Monitoring will carry out the regular financial monitoring (from first disbursement) of a portfolio of signed EIB Public Sector operations. You will manage event resolutions for standard and complex post first disbursement events, including negotiation and implementation of solutions.  You will be responsible for the relationship with counterparts and contribute to the understanding of EIB’s exposure to on-going financial risks thereby ensuring the stability and solidity of the Bank’s portfolio of outstanding loans. You will monitor intensive care cases in order to protect the EIB’s financial interest and reputation.

Operating Network

You will report to the Head of Unit, under the authority of the Head of Division.  Internally, you will cooperate closely with other Directorates across the Bank, in particular with the Origination, Project, Legal, Finance and Credit Risk teams, and with the other Divisions in TMR.  You will also have external contacts with counterparts, borrowers and/or primary guarantors (public enterprises or Ministries) as well as with the co-lenders, sector specialists and/or technical assistance consultants.  The composition of the portfolio will ultimately depend on specific language skills and the specific needs of the Division as a whole. The non-EU Public Sector Unit will be split in two Units.

Accountabilities

  • Independently carry out, according to an agreed programme, reviews of counterparts and transaction contracts in the public sector (mainly outside the EU, although also operations/counterparts in the EU and Candidate Countries) assess their credit standing as well as their contractual compliance.
  • To undertake credit counterpart reviews in line with the guidelines of the bank.
  • Propose internal counterpart ratings.
  • Prepare and lead projects and counterpart contacts, visits, and financial reviews in coordination with relevant Bank Services (i.e. Project Directorate (PJ) and the regional offices).
  • Monitor project progress, through monitoring missions with colleagues from the technical Projects Directorate (mainly Engineers and Economists), and the fulfilment of Borrower/Promoter’s contractual obligations, conditions and covenants, in accordance with internal approvals and procedures.
  • Prepare annual Project Monitoring Reports based on an established working programme and deadlines.
  • Handle autonomously relations and represent the Bank vis-à-vis borrowers, guarantors, co-financiers, Governments and EU institutions, as required by the senior officer’s portfolio.
  • To the extent required, review disbursement conditions and the processing of disbursements (i.e. in case of specific contractual amendments and/or waivers) in coordination with the Disbursement Analyst.
  • Autonomously identify and negotiate, whenever required, resolution of post signature events: assess the situation, propose a solution/remedy/strategy to contractual breaches, prepare the necessary internal documentation, coordinate approval and participate in their implementation, working with colleagues in other EIB Directorates and with external co-financiers as appropriate.
  • Monitor and follow-up the repayment of the loans in the portfolio as they become due.
  • Cooperate and coordinate with colleagues in the Project Directorate, Credit Risk, Origination, Legal, and other Directorates/Departments, as well as with other TMR divisions.
  • Contribute to the Division’s regular reports, in particular Watch List reports.
  • Check and, when necessary, update in a timely and accurate manner the data related to own portfolio in the Bank’s IT systems.
  • Ensure that the administrative procedures during the various stages of project implementation are respected.

Qualifications

  • University degree, preferably Finance, Economics, Law or in Business Administration, Civil Engineering, ideally supplemented by post-graduate studies and/or relevant training in Public Sector analysis
  • 5 years of relevant professional experience in financial and project analysis, ideally including a solid track record in Public Sector loans, with minimum 5 years of solid experience in  structuring, origination, negotiation, credit, and transaction monitoring.
  • The ability to handle and negotiate complex and/or sensitive event resolutions for public sector operation and to process waivers and amendments of contractual clauses.
  • Interest and experience of emerging markets would be a strong advantage.
  • Understanding of the EU institutional and political framework in which the Bank operates and of the EU External Objectives Policy supported by the Bank’s activity is key.
  • Knowledge of standard computer tools, particularly electronic document management systems. Experience and deep knowledge of Excel and/or other financial modelling systems and techniques, would be an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of English and French*, with a good knowledge of the other. Knowledge of other languages – such as Russian, Ukrainian or Turkish –will be an asset.

Competencies

  • Achievement Drive: continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals
  • Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes
  • Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate understanding of others and their individual perspectives and concerns.
  • Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behaviour with the organisation’s needs and intrinsic values, acting  with integrity in ways that promote the organisation’s mission, policies and rules.

(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank’s working languages

We are an equal opportunity employer, who believes that diversity is good for our people and our business.  As such, we promote the inclusion of suitably qualified and experienced staff without regard to their gender, age, racial or ethnic origin, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation/identity, or disability (*).

The level of functions in the job vacancy is only indicative and will be adjusted accordingly taking into account, among other things, the business need, as well as the selected candidate’s experience and expertise.

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Associate Extra-Budgetary Contributions Officer

ISSUED BY: OSCE Secretariat

VACANCY NUMBER: VNSECS01333

VACANCY TYPE: International Seconded

FIELD OF EXPERTISE: Budget and Finance

GRADE: S

NUMBER OF POSTS: 1

DUTY STATION: Vienna

DATE OF ISSUE: 27 April 2018

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: 1 April 2019 – 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)

Background

This position is open for secondment only and participating States are kindly reminded that all costs related to assignment at the Secretariat must be borne by their authorities.

Candidates should, prior to applying, verifying with their respecting nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered. Seconded staff members in the OSCE Secretariat and Institutions are not entitled to a Board and Lodging Allowance payable by the Organization.

The Department of Management and Finance (DMF) is the largest department in the OSCE Secretariat and is responsible for managing the material and financial resources of the Organization. It provides policy guidance on the management of OSCE financial and material resources and develops and maintains OSCE Financial Regulations and Rules and Financial Administrative Instructions. The Budget and Finance Services Section consists of the Accounts Unit, Budget Unit and Treasury.

The Budget and Finance Services section is responsible for co-ordinating and supporting the programme planning and budgeting process in general, including providing advice to relevant stakeholders. It is also the focal point for support to the field Finance Administration Units, providing on-site assistance and training in business application systems and associated controls which are designed to strengthen the internal control environment and reduce risk through effective mitigation measures.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Senior Extra-budgetary Contributions Officer the incumbent performs the following duties:

  1. Participating in negotiations with Donors and other OSCE units on pledge letters and grant agreements to ensure that they are in line with OSCE Rules and Regulations;
  2. Liaising with the Legal Services on the grant agreement review;
  3. Providing guidance and advice to Donors and OSCE delegations regarding making pledges to extra-budgetary projects;
  4. Providing guidance and advice to OSCE Project Managers regarding fulfilling Donors requirements set forth in grant agreements, pledge letters and Diplomatic Notes;
  5. Contacting potential Donors regarding funding for special projects upon request from the Senior Management and Project Managers;
  6. Developing and implementing procedures to enhance ExB management based on best practices;
  7. Reviewing and commenting on draft project proposals;
  8. Registering extra-budgetary pledges in the Grants Module of Oracle;
  9. Preparing pledge acceptance and re-allocation letters;
  10. Preparing receipt acknowledgement letters to donors for income received;
  11. Performing other duties as required.

For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Secretariat, please see: http://www.osce.org/secretariat

Necessary Qualifications

  • First-level university degree in Business Administration, Law or other related fields; Minimum of four years of professional experience in budgeting, accounting or finance in an intergovernmental, governmental or commercial organization;
  • Experience reviewing Extra-budgetary agreements and assessing risks in contracts would be beneficial;
  • Understanding the European Union legal framework and contracting modalities;
  • Experience in the use of computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheets and database software;
  • Professional fluency in the English language; knowledge of another OSCE official language would be an asset.

If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE’s online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/vacancies.

The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.

Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see http://www.osce.org/states.

The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.

Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.

Please apply to your relevant authorities several days prior to the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered.

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Banking and Finance Lawyer – Qualified in Greek Law

 

Application closing date: 25 March 2019

The EIB, the European Union’s bank, is seeking to recruit for its Legal Directorate (JU) – Legal Department, Operations 2 (OPS 2) – South East Europe Division (SEE), at its headquarters in Luxembourg, a:

Banking and Finance Lawyer – Qualified in Greek Law

This is a full time temporary position at grade 4/5

The term of this contract will be until 31/12/2020; as this is a temporary replacement assignment, no extension or conversion of the contract is foreseen

Panel interviews are anticipated for end of April.

Purpose

The South East Europe (SEE) Division deals with the legal documentation and legal issues for projects in the following countries: Italy, Malta, Slovenia, Croatia, Greece, Cyprus, Bulgaria and Romania.  Together with other legal counsels, and under the authority of the Head of Division and Head of Department, you will deliver legal support to the operational directorates.

Operating Network

As a Banking and Finance Lawyer, internally referred as a (Associate) Officer Legal Services, you will act under the authority of the Head of Division, in cooperation with the other lawyers of the SEE Division. You will also collaborate with all other Divisions in the Legal Department – Operations 2, depending on the project.

Accountabilities

  • You will carry out work related to all of the Division’s responsibilities and work independently on financing operations in particular, with relation to projects in Greece and Cyprus. The post may involve a certain amount of travel for negotiations and signatures of legal documentation. You will:
  • Draft and negotiate legal documentation for financing operations and guarantees for:
  • projects in the aforementioned countries, notably bilateral loans with banking sector and/or corporates and/or public sector counterparties;
  • structured finance (including securitisations), project finance and PPP transactions, with or without the assistance of external legal counsel.
  • This involves: drafting of documents, legal advisory support, execution of contracts, completion of all related legal formalities and legal monitoring (including loan restructuring and other post-signature tasks).
  • Manage contacts and negotiations with the EIB’s clients and their legal counsels.
  • Take care of the selection and appointment of, liaise with and supervise the Bank’s external legal counsels, whenever necessary.
  • Take care of the administrative formalities vis-à-vis clients (public institutions and private enterprises) which have legal nature of have legal implications.
  • Undertake research and conduct legal studies on issues of law arising in connection with the Bank’s operations and in the context of developing new financial instruments.
  • Maintain and build relationships within the Bank and represent EIB externally where necessary

 Qualifications

  • 4-year university degree in law in Greece; professional legal qualification as “dikigoros” in Greece. An additional qualification as an English solicitor or under New York law (or another US jurisdiction) would be considered an advantage.
  • Post-graduate legal studies (LLM or equivalent) in a university of international reputation would also be an advantage. It is specified that to this end an LLM degree is considered as one achieved after and on top of the basic 4-year legal studies in Greece.
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in a major international law firm or a domestic Greek law firm of international standing and reputation.
  • Significant professional experience in the field of banking, structured finance and/or project financing/PPP transactions, preferably acquired with a law firm of international reputation. In particular expertise in the area  of project finance would be a significant advantage.
  • Significant experience in the drafting and negotiation of finance documentation in Greek and in English, ability to argue convincingly and achieve consensus among colleagues and third parties on legal problems.
  • Excellent knowledge of Greek and English and good knowledge of French (*). Knowledge of other EU languages will be an asset.
  • Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.

Competencies

  • Achievement Drive: continually keeps an eye on performance, focusing on improving it, showing drive and determination to meet short and long-term goals.
  • Change Orientation: Adapts to differences and changes in the environment; takes a flexible approach to reach outcomes.
  • Collaboration: Works cooperatively as part of a team; works collaboratively with peers across organisational boundaries based on a genuine interest in and an accurate understanding of others and their individual perspectives and concerns.
  • Organisational Commitment: Is willing to commit to an organisation whose mission is to support Europe and is open to diversity, and to align her/his own behaviour with the organisation’s needs and intrinsic values, acting with integrity in ways that promote the organisation’s mission, policies and rules.

(*) There may be certain flexibility on this requirement, but limited to particularly suitable candidates who may not yet be proficient in French. If selected, such candidates will be hired on the condition that they build up rapidly knowledge of French and accept that their future career in the EIB may be subject to the attainment of sufficient proficiency in both of the Bank’s working languages

We are an equal opportunity employer, who believes that diversity is good for our people and our business.  As such, we promote the inclusion of suitably qualified and experienced staff without regard to their gender, age, racial or ethnic origin, religion or beliefs, sexual orientation/identity, or disability (*).

The level of functions in the job vacancy is only indicative and will be adjusted accordingly taking into account, among other things, the business need, as well as the selected candidate’s experience and expertise

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Market Operations Experts

Application Closing Date: 28 March 2019

Your team

You will be part of the Money Market and Liquidity Division in the Directorate General Market Operations. Our Division has 30 staff members who implement the ECB’s monetary policy by conducting decentralised open market operations, aggregating the consolidated Eurosystem balance sheet, forecasting autonomous factors for calculating banking system liquidity, and providing analysis and reports on money market developments. We are currently working on improving our money market knowledge using transaction-level data and facilitating the reform of the euro money market benchmark rates.

In your role as Market Operations Expert (ESCB/IO) you will be part of a team responsible for the Division’s core operational and market monitoring activities. You will also prepare analyses, reports and policy dossiers related to the Division’s main tasks. You will work closely with colleagues from the national central banks and other ECB business areas, and maintain relationships with market participants.

To further enhance the diversity of our team, we particularly encourage applications from female candidates.

Your role

As a Market Operations Experts (ESCB/IO) you will:

  • participate in the preparation and implementation of monetary policy operations;
  • aggregate and analyse data on Eurosystem balance sheet developments and banking sector liquidity;
  • participate in the regular market monitoring activities of the Division, including contributing to briefings and reports in the Division’s area of responsibility;
  • contribute to analyses of operational issues and market developments, with a view to supporting policy analysis work in the Division’s area of responsibility;
  • maintain and develop relationships with a broad range of market counterparties.

These positions offer you excellent opportunities to further develop your skillset in the area of central bank monetary policy implementation and money market analyses based on a unique set of transaction-level data. You will be part of a multicultural team that strives for continuous innovation to make a positive impact on the lives of European citizens.

Qualifications, experience and skills

Essential:

  • a master’s degree or equivalent in business administration, economics, finance, mathematics, statistics or a related field (for details on degree equivalences, read more);
  • an in-depth understanding of the functioning of financial markets in general, and of money markets in particular;
  • an ability to extract policy messages from analyses of market and operational developments;
  • experience in drafting management briefings or policy notes;
  • a good knowledge of the ECB’s operational and liquidity management framework;
  • a working knowledge of MS Office, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • an advanced command of English and an intermediate command of at least one other official language of the EU.

Desired:

  • experience in applying quantitative methods and tools relevant to analysing money markets, or in participating in central bank operations or the preparation of liquidity forecasts;
  • experience with Reuters and Bloomberg.

You engage collaboratively with others. You pursue team goals and learn willingly from other people’s diverse perspectives. You signal any need for change by explaining it and proposing alternative solutions. You analyse complex information effectively and can evaluate different views to arrive at solutions. You know and anticipate stakeholder needs.

Working modalities

To enable the Division to monitor money market activity during the entire trading day, perform operational tasks related to Eurosystem liquidity management and calculate the euro overnight index average (EONIA), you will be expected to work on a shift system to ensure the Division is staffed from 08:00 to 19:00 on all TARGET2 working days.

To enable the Division to maintain its business continuity capability, you will occasionally be expected to perform work during non-standard working hours and work at the ECB’s standby sites.

We are willing to discuss part-time arrangements.

Further information

For additional information on this specific vacancy, you can contact Holger Neuhaus, Head of Division, via email at holger.neuhaus@ecb.int and Julija Jakovicka, Deputy Head of Division, via email at julija.jakovicka@ecb.int.

The contract offered will be a fixed-term position available as of 1 June 2019 for 12 months, which may be extended up to 36 months subject to individual performance and organisational needs.

The recruitment process for this position may include a remote written exercise/an online interview via WebEx at the pre-selection stage and – if you are invited to participate further in the selection procedure – an on-site written exercise, a presentation and interviews.

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Cash-Based Interventions Officer Profile

 

Various Locations

Grade: Junior (P2), Mid (P3) Level Positions

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is mandated to lead and coordinate international action to protect and assist refugees and other persons of concern. It is constantly seeking talented, compassionate candidates with high-integrity to strengthen its capacity to respond urgently to crises with the right skills. Given the nature of UNHCR’s work, it is essential that its workforce has the right mix of skills and qualities to fulfil its mandate. UNHCR is committed to systematically considering and scaling-up the use of Cash-Based Interventions (CBIs) to offer refugees and other Persons of Concern a cost-effective means of assistance that can empower them to determine and meet their own needs.

UNHCR is looking for talented individuals for the Cash-Based Interventions Officer profile to enhance its ability to implement CBIs. The CBI Officer supports the planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of CBIs. The incumbent ensures that cash and vouchers are routinely considered as a response option in the respective UNHCR operation(s), assesses the suitability of CBIs for said operation(s) and monitors their implementation and impact. S/he ensures that CBIs are in line with best practice and organizational guidance, and take protection concerns into consideration. The incumbent plays an important role in building the capacity of UNHCR personnel and partners, equipping operations with the means to implement CBIs. S/he advocates for the use of CBIs, and shares information related to cash and vouchers with UNHCR and partners. Incumbents may be based in the field, in the Regional Offices or at the Headquarters.

Typical functions may include:

Strategies, Policies and Guidelines

  • Support the development and strengthening of cash-based approaches, operational arrangements and procedures based on existing corporate guidance and standards. Liaise with technical sectors (shelter, public health, livelihoods, energy, registration, data management, etc.) and protection staff to mainstream CBIs into their respective approaches and strategies.
  • Assist UNHCR offices with the development of integrated operational plans by advising on context-specific assistance modalities to efficiently meet programme objectives.
  • Assist with the documentation, application and dissemination of best practices and lessons learned.
  • Establish and maintain a network of strategic and operational partners (e.g. UN agencies, INGOs, research institutions, private entities) to ensure complementarity and efficiency gains in the assessment, design and implementation of CBIs.

Technical Support and Implementation

  • Provide technical assistance and advice to field operations on CBIs in emergencies and protracted displacement situations.
  • Coordinate, facilitate and implement assessments/response analysis, planning, budgeting, coordination, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of CBIs.
  • Liaise with all relevant units to ensure coordinated planning and implementation of CBIs.
  • Draft, negotiate and establish agreements with implementing partners and financial service providers, in collaboration with relevant units.
  • Draft, review and provide technical feedback on CBI Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), reports and proposals.
  • Collate and review information on financial infrastructure and available delivery mechanisms and advise UNHCR offices on related opportunities and constraints.
  • Support the establishment of standardized data management, data sharing and data protection arrangements.

Capacity Building

  • Identify skill and knowledge gaps related to CBIs among UNHCR and partners, and address these through training and capacity building.
  • Help establish a network of UNHCR staff and managers that are familiar and confident with the use of CBIs with the objective of mainstreaming CBIs within UNHCR.

Inter-Agency Coordination

  • Ensure an inter-agency coordination mechanism on CBIs is established and functioning.
  • Coordinate inter-agency activities on CBIs, including representing UNHCR at cash-related working group meetings and help create linkages with sector/cluster plans and programmes, where applicable.

Minimum Qualifications and Professional Experience Required:

For positions at the P2 level

Education: Degree.

Job experience: Minimum 2 years of relevant job experience with a graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s) or 3 years with undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS).

Languages: Proficiency in English is required.

For positions at the P3 level

Education: Degree.

Job experience: Minimum 5 years of relevant (international) job experience with a graduate degree (equivalent of a Master’s) or 6 years with undergraduate degree (equivalent of a BA/BS); at least 2 years of international working experience; at least 2 years of experience with CBIs.

Languages: Proficiency in English is required

The UNHCR workforce consists of many diverse nationalities, cultures, languages and opinions. UNHCR seeks to sustain and strengthen this diversity to ensure equal opportunities as well as an inclusive working environment for its entire workforce. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, colour, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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Treasury Professionals Candidate Pipeline

Application closing date: 31 March 2019

Background: Our Finance Department is building a pipeline of treasury professionals who want to have an impact on people’s lives and take their careers to an international level.

Register today in this Candidate Pipeline and we may contact you in the next months to discuss your background and interest in greater detail, and/or once a position becomes available for which your profile is relevant.

This can be a great opportunity for those who have an innovative and intrapreneurial mindset and want to work in a team that is constantly innovating. We encourage women, afro-descendants, people of indigenous origins, and persons with disabilities to register.

The team: We make the IDB’s development projects and ideas a reality by working with our internal and external clients to mobilize the Bank’s strong financial resources through effective, innovative and integrated financial solutions. This includes the investment of Bank’s financial resources, accounting and financial reporting, and overseeing the relations with financial markets and intermediaries.

The Treasury Division procures funds from financial markets, manages the Bank’s liquid assets and cash resources, and administers the Bank’s loan portfolios. The Bank has a loan portfolio of around U$90 billion, and our clients are governments across Latin America and the Caribbean.

Who we are looking for: Dynamic professionals to work in the following areas:

  • Investment in fixed income portfolio, particularly high-grade and across multiple asset classes and jurisdictions; this includes credit assessment of specific investments and instruments, measuring reporting and ensuring compliance with investment guidelines.
  • Issuance of bonds and short-term funding instruments to fund the Bank, providing support to the Bank’s investor relationship efforts with different types of investors and diversified geographic coverage.
  • Support these two activities, including asset valuation, treasury compliance and reporting.
  • Distribute financial solutions to our clients (primarily federal and local governments in Latin America and the Caribbean), including facilitating communication with the Bank’s treasury to execute currency conversions, interest rate fixings and the use of other derivatives optionality available to our clients.
  • Innovate in our treasury back office, processing corporate payments and loan disbursements, monitoring and managing the Bank’s intraday and overnight cash positions.

What you’ll need:

  • Citizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries. We may offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your eligible dependents.
  • Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB Group.
  • Languages: You speak English and a second language of the Bank (Spanish, Portuguese or French).
  • Education: You have earned a Master’s in finance or hold a CFA or similar financial industry certification.
  • Experience: You have between 2 and 5 years of experience in finance or treasury activities at a public or private financial institution.
  • Engagement: We are particularly interested in candidates who can demonstrate experience in finding new ways to do their job, and who can contribute to a knowledge-sharing environment.

Our inclusive culture: Our people are committed and passionate about improving lives in Latin-America and the Caribbean, and they get to do what they love in a diverse, collaborative and stimulating work environment. We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE certification, recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality. As an employee, you can be part of three resource groups: The Afro-Descendant Alliance Group, GLOBE (LGBT), and our Professional Women’s Network.

About us: At the IDB, we’re committed to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills but also are passionate about improving lives.

The IDB offers competitive benefits and compensation package. The IDB is committed to diversity and inclusion and to providing equal opportunities in employment. We embrace diversity on the basis of gender, age, education, national origin, ethnic origin, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, and HIV/AIDs status. We encourage women, Afro-descendants and persons of indigenous origins to apply.

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Finance Manager

Country: Democratic Republic of Congo

Department: Finance

Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:

International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at high risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

Background

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) confirmed its tenth outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) on August 1, 2018, just days after the Equateur Province EVD outbreak ended. The National Institute of Biomedical Research (INRB) completed the sequencing of the virus’s genome and has determined that the new outbreak, in North Kivu and Ituri, is not linked to the Equateur Province outbreak. The Ministry of Health (MoH), as of September 23, 2018, has reported 150 cases of haemorrhagic fever, with 119 confirmed as EVD and 31 probable cases of EVD. There has been a total of 100 reported deaths, out of which 69 were confirmed EVD deaths in this outbreak.

Job Purpose

Under the supervision of the Finance and Admin Director (FAD), this position has primary responsibility of ensuring financial management and accounting oversight in compliance with donors’ policies and procedures for IMC. The Finance Manager will also be responsible for the development and oversight of compliance issues in IMC procurement at field level. The Finance will manage other support staff including an Accountant(s) and Cashiers to support IMC staff.

Main Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Accounting and Finance Management

  • Assist the Finance Administrative Director with day-to-day accounting operations and financial management functions in field offices are performed in accordance with internal policy and procedures;
  • Review and account for procurement transactions to ensure adequate supporting documentation, accuracy of amounts and control over payments;
  • Suggests formats for financial reporting to aid financial statement users to better understand the contents of the reports for decision-making and strategic planning purposes;
  • Ensures the maintenance of accurate records of financial transactions of the country office (main and field offices) in order to monitor financial status of all project activities;
  • Assists with the management of the country finance department to meet the financial reporting requirements of in-country management and Headquarters; This function includes ensuring that all financial reports are submitted on or before the deadlines set and contain relevant information for all the users of the financial reports;
  • Directs the preparation of all financial reports for external purposes in respect to accounting, legal and contractual requirements;
  • Maintains the system of accounts ensuring all accounting data are updated, reconciled and fully supported;
  • Oversee training of finance staff and provide technical support to country program and logistics;
  • Assist and or prepare budgets;
  • Present & facilitate review of actual to budget expenditures with Country Director and program managers;
  • Provide recommendations for budget realignments as required;
  • Ensure compliance with internal and donor regulations and procedures; establishing finance and supporting function policies, systems and procedures, and directing or performing their development, documentation, and implementation;
  • Work closely with HR in the recruitment and selection of qualified finance staff, recommend promotions, disciplinary action and termination of staff in consultation with supervisors;
  • Maintain open lines of communications with all field staff;
  • Maintain frequent communication with Finance Administrative Director to ensure finance activities and objectives are communicated;
  • Work with program and logistics staff to ensure the coordination of programs are within budgeted targets;
  • Attend coordination meetings which are relevant to country activities;
  • Interface with national government and relevant agencies to ensure compliance with varying government regulations when necessary.

Representation

  • Serve as a liaison with donors on matters related to the program to ensure financial and programmatic accountability to donors;
  • Participate in donor meetings and communicate relevant information to Finance Administrative Director and Country Director;
  • Assist in activities to ensure maximum visibility of the agency amongst the NGO community;
  • Participate in the production of reports and ensure the timeliness and accuracy of information provided, as well ensuring confidentiality of sensitive information;
  • Contribute to the creation of a positive image and overall credibility of the organization, notably through the application of the organizations Code of Conduct, ethics, values and stand-point with regard to internal and external actors.

Security

Ensures application and compliance of security protocols and policies; Facilitates emergency and non-emergency security expenditures; Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse; Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps; Other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all

Code of Conduct

It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.

Qualifications:

A University Degree in Accounting or Business Administration

Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a non-profit organization, including an extensive experience in the administrative and financial management of overseas programs or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Working in highly volatile and complex security environment is required;
  • Extensive experience in working with computerized accounting systems, preferably Cost Point and Cognos;
  • Extensive experience in Donor reporting preferable USAID, OFDA, UN Donors, ECHO and other private Donors;
  • Must be able to carry out responsibilities independently with minimal technical support from within the organization;
  • Knowledge of varied donor financial regulations;
  • Extensive experience in working with computerized softwares;
  • Experience in managing procurement and logistical procedures and policies;
  • Proven leadership qualities required;
  • Strong negotiation, interpersonal and organization skills;
  • Can function effectively in a loosely structured work environment and to set appropriate priorities and deal effectively with numerous simultaneous requirements;
  • Working experience with Financial Management Software and websites is required;
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Director of Finance and Administration (DFA), USAID Backbone Support and Learning

Proposal Objective:

SI is preparing a proposal for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded collaboration and learning project. This coordination, collaboration, and learning platform will contribute to all aspects of the results framework. It will also make a central contribution to the RISE II transformative outcome of “Enhanced capacity to learn and adapt among beneficiaries, local partners, and partner governments.” The project is expected to be awarded May 2019.

**Please note: This is a local position. Only Nigerien citizens are eligible to apply.**

Position Description:

SI is seeking a full-time DFA to oversee financial management, procurement, logistical, human resources, recruitment and administrative support to the project team, and ensure activities are carried out in a manner consistent with the objectives of the project, and in compliance with USAID regulations and SI policies and procedures. The DFA position will be full-time, based in Niger, for the duration of the project.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee finance, administration and operations for all activities for the project.
  • Oversight of procurement, logistics, human resources, accounting and finance, and records.
  • Manage the Contract budget and preparing financial reports for submission to USAID.
  • Ensure funds expended are compliant with USG regulations and policies.
  • Implement fraud mitigation practices and ensure systems and processes are implemented effectively to support implementation of the award.
  • Work with the Chief of Party to ensure that financial management and reporting is complaint with USAID requirements.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required; advanced degree preferred.
  • At least eight years of financial management, administration and procurement with USAID-funded projects.
  • Knowledge of USAID financial and contractual rules and regulations, including AIDAR and the FAR.
  • Previous experience managing finance and administration for USAID-funded contracts required.
  • Proven ability to manage and monitor diverse staff.
  • Must have high proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel and QuickBooks.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize, manage, prioritize, and follow through on multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  • Proven capacity to take initiative and willingness to learn new skills as needed.
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Fluency in English and French required.

Come join our energetic and innovative team!  We offer you the opportunity to play a leading role in the growth of our company, work as part of a creative and committed team, and make a difference in the well-being of our world.

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Finance Officer

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review payment request and supporting documents to ensure that they follow FHI 360 and donor’s rules and regulations. If some issues found, advise staff in LINKAGES project to solve the issues.
  • Prepare Accounts Payable template and import data to GFAS system for further process.
  • Create Journal Entries Template to record transactions such as, Travel Expense Report, clearing of cash advance, reclassification of cost allocation, prepaid accounts allocation etc, and import data to GFAS system for further process.
  • Ensure all LINKAGES Project transactions are entered in GFAS system and ensure that they are correct and complete, and included in the month end closing (or Year End Closing).
  • Prepare summary, analysis and reconcile the pending cost reports on monthly basis and project spending against work plan (burn rate) to LINKAGES Representative-Thailand.
  • Follow up pending project staff travel cash advance with LINKAGES Finance staff.
  • Follow up and review the Quarterly Accrued Expenditure Report and Cost share to meet the deadline with HQ.
  • Maintain financial records related to work performed and provide supporting documentation for auditing and operational purposes.
  • Advises LINKAGES project staff on FHI 360 financial rules and regulations and financial procedures.
  • Conducts F&A Checklist and site visit to review financial and administrative supporting documents, document findings and report to LINKAGES Finance Manager on issues for improvement.
  • As part of the LINKAGES Finance team, provide appropriate capacity building for IAs as assigned by LINKAGES Finance Manager.
  • Conduct follow up field visit to ensure that all findings under the F&A checklist are appropriately addressed and in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor

CONTRIBUTION:

  • Prepare AP template and check against Invoices test report.
  • Prepare Journal Entries Template and import data to GFAS system
  • Provide advice & recommendations to finance LINKAGES staff on documentation for payment requests and related policies, rules and regulations
  • Maintain financial files related to the work performed

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, ABILITIES, EXPERTISE AND COMPLEXITY:

  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting, budgeting, and fiscal control theory and practices, including General Ledger.
  • Knowledge of FHI 360’s financial policy, USAID’s rules and regulations
  • Interpret financial information and reports.
  • With minimal supervision, manage high volume of work flow.
  • Relevant software skills including automated accounting software, database spreadsheets and Management Information Systems.
  • Work collaboratively and productively within a multidiscipline and multicultural environment.
  • Resourceful through technology, research skills, and relationship building among several organization teams and units and professional organizations to resolve problems and initiate enhancements.
  • Ability to respond to inquiries independently and follow-up on requests in an efficient manner
  • Ability to interpret financial information and reports
  • Ability to work collaboratively and productively within a multidiscipline and multicultural environment.
  • Good English written and oral communications skills

TYPE AND NATURE OF CONTACTS:

  • Routine coordination with FHI 360 employees and consultants.
  • Work with people to coordinate work assignments with other individuals, and to resolve problem situations with tact.
  • Interact with LINKAGES project staff and APRO payment team.
  • Interact with accounting colleagues domestically and internationally.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Usual office working conditions in Bangkok office and ability to travel domestically as needed.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance with at least 5 years of related experience that must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.
  • Computer spreadsheet experience required.
  • Prior experience working with international NGOs and government organizations will be an advantage.
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