Financial Management Specialist
Алматы, Казахстан
2 часа назад
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Background On November 3, 2015, the World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved an allocation of US$38 million from the International Development Association (IDA) to finance the first phase of the CAMP4ASB regional program.

This approved financing includes US$9 million for Tajikistan, US$14 million for Uzbekistan, and US$15 million for regional activities to be implemented by the Executive Committee of the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (EC-

IFAS) with support from the Regional Environmental Center for Central Asia (CAREC) for day-to-day regional coordination and implementation.

The Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program for Aral Sea Basin (CAMP4ASB) aims to enhance regionally coordinated access to improved climate change knowledge services for key stakeholders (e.

g., policy makers, communities, and civil society) in participating Central Asian countries as well as to increased investments and capacity building that, combined, will address climate challenges common to these countries.

CAMP4ASB is comprised of three components. CAREC as the RCU will provide general Program oversight, oversee implementation of activities implemented at the regional level (including liaising regularly with the NCUs to seek inputs and facilitate consensus on proposed regional activities as well as to receive feedback on their implementation), provide as needed technical support / guidance to the NCUs, review bi-

annually a sample of national climate investments to ensure their consistency with guiding investment priorities set by the Regional Steering Committee, organize reviews with country TWG members to assess lessons learned from investments, and ensure lessons and results from Program activities are systematically disseminated to support participating country planning processes.

The RCU will also oversee, together with the NCUs, the Program’s Feedback / Grievance Redress Mechanism. The RCU will support arrangements for the Regional Steering Committee meetings.

Objectives of the Assignment The main objective of the assignment is to carry out activities related to the Program financial management arrangements at the regional level and provide advice to the CAREC’s RCU staff on financial management matters.

The Financial Management (FM) Specialist will be responsible for preparation of all financial transactions and keeping of accounts to ensure implementation of measures stipulated in the Project Grant Agreement / Operating Agreement within the CAMP4ASB Program.

Scope of Work In his / her activity the FM Specialist shall be guided by the Project Operational Manual (POM) and current legislation of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

  • FM Specialist will be responsible for the following tasks : Ensure that the project’s financial management system, including project records and accounts, is maintained in accordance with the World Bank and CAREC relevant guidelines and regulations as well as with the generally accepted accounting principles and practices;
  • Use the written procedures (Financial Management section of the Operational Manual) for operation of the project financial management and accounting systems and update, as necessary, the financial management section of the Operational Manual, including financial policies and procedures governing the project, forms and formats, and other material for project administration;
  • Conduct regular reconciliations of the bank account balances to the project accounts as well as to the World Bank Client Connection system;
  • Participate in preparation of the project’s annual budget, and implement financial planning in co-operation with other RCU specialists, including procurement specialist and others as needed;
  • Follow all required procedures in accordance with World Bank / CAREC guidelines on financial management, accounting, reporting and auditing;
  • Ensure that the project’s accounting system can regularly prepare quarterly Interim Un-audited Financial Reports (IFRs). Prepare and submit to the World Bank quarterly IFRs in time and manner indicated in the project’s Grant Agreements;
  • Ensure preparation of the annual Financial Statements for the Project, and that the Financial Statements are audited by external independent auditors acceptable to the World Bank on a yearly basis, in accordance with the respective provisions of the project’s Grant Agreements and terms of reference acceptable to the World Bank.

  • Each audit should cover the period of one fiscal year (January December) and should be provided to the World Bank not later than six months after the end of such period;
  • Maintain fixed assets’ register for the equipment bought from the project funds;Cooperate and follow up on the recommendations of the Bank’s FM supervision missions and external auditors;
  • Fulfill reporting requirements of the Tax, Social Fund, Statistic committee and other state authorities;Provide financial management training and guidelines as needed to relevant project staff and beneficiaries;
  • Perform filing and archiving of the accounting and financial documentation;Carry out other activities as may be officially delegated by the RCU Coordinator from time to time.

    Maintain internal control procedures for collecting, checking and preparing documentation required for verifying invoices / payment requests under the project.

    Record payment documentation and payments to Suppliers, Contractors and Consultants. Ensure the that all payments under the project are made on a timely basis and according to contract terms and conditions as well as the WB relevant guidelines, regulations, legal agreements and other applicable documents.

    Assignment Duration FM Specialist is expected to begin the assignment once the CAMP4ASB Program enters in its effectiveness phase, on a full-

    time basis. The assignment will be initially for a period of 1 year. The decision on extension of the contract will be made by the RCU Coordinator in agreement with the Bank.

    Reporting FM Specialist will report directly to the RCU Coordinator who has an overall responsibility for Grants Management.

    The FM Specialist is expected to work closely with the CAREC Finance Management Unit, and other implementation staff and contracted specialists needed.

    The FM Specialist will prepare and submit quarterly Interim and annual Un-audited Financial Reports (IFRs) to the World Bank as well as other types of finance reports in time and manner indicated in the project’s Grant Agreement / Operating Agreement, which must be approved by the CAREC Chief Accountant and RCU Coordinator, before payments are to be released.

    Assignment Location The Specialist shall be based in Almaty, Kazakhstan at the CAREC office with some travel to the Program sites.

    Client’s input CAREC will provide the following : Program documents and Work space with access to office technology facilities. Ответить на вакансию

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