Deadline: 10 March 2021
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Finance Officer in Geneva, Switzerland. The post duration is 12 months.
The mission of the ILO is to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen dialogue on work-related issues.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Finance Officer will perform the following functions:
- Provide specific technical guidance on budgetary, financial and administrative questions related to the implementation of complex donor funding agreements.
- Ensure the financial aspects of proposals formulated in response to calls for proposals and invitations for proposals issued by donors are compliant with ILO financial rules and regulations and are implementable.
- Ensure the timely drawdown of funds for all US funding, using their Payment Management System.
- Under the supervision of the Chief of BUD/DC, assume the role of the focal point for the external audits requested by the United States Department of Labor.
- Ensure the timely reporting for all agreements under his/her supervision, including the quarterly accrual based reporting for US funding.
- Clear donor agreements to ensure compatibility with ILO rules, regulations, procedures and directives.
- Appraise new project proposals from USDOL, USDOS, USAID, and a dozen other donors.
- Clear Development Cooperation Implementation and Grant agreements in accordance with donor requirements and ILO rules, regulations, procedures and directives.
- Manage project requests from technical departments/external offices, and coordinate BUD/DC’s advice on the budget during project formulation and implementation, including financial reports and audit related issues.
- Liaise with PARDEV on donor specific issues that may arise.
Applicant must have:
- Advanced university degree in business administration, finance or accounting or related field or equivalent professional qualification in order to have knowledge and understanding of the application of financial principles and procedures and of the whole structure of accounts.
- Professional financial and accounting experience – as well as experience in programmatic and results-based budget formulation of Development Cooperation agreements – at the national level for over three years and two years at the international level.
- Demonstrated ability and experience in interpreting, monitoring and implementing complex funding agreements.
- Work experience in formulation of the US Government funded agreements would be a distinct advantage.
- Work experience in the use of the Oracle ERP financial modules is required, with experience of the Oracle Grants module a distinct advantage.
- Excellent command of English, French or Spanish; good working knowledge of one of the other two languages; knowledge of a third language would be an advantage.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit ILO.