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Finance Officer

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Participate in and, at higher grades, lead the formulation and implementation of financial policies. Contribute to and/or lead work on Board papers and policy notes on financial issues potentially including: Fund finances, quotas, financial operations policy, financial transactions and transactions plan, liquidity, SDRs, income, IFRS accounting, audit, risk management, internal controls;
Prepare and/or lead analyses and forecasts; design and review operational, accounting, and management reports; propose new approaches and analyses to meet evolving financial issues;
Draft a wide-range of documents for both internal and stakeholders and make presentations to senior management on financial transactions and financial reporting requirements of the Fund;
Maintain strong relationships with officials of member countries and financial institution counterparts; respond to queries from Executive Directors, country authorities, or other departments and review responses of other team members.
Provide advice related to members’ financial positions in the Fund or financial transactions and policies;
Liaise with internal and external auditors on their audits of the financial statements, financial transactions, and implementation of financial policies, internal controls, and financial reporting practices. Provide input to and liaise with the External Audit Committee;
Propose new controls or procedures and assess and document controls over financial transactions. Develop strategies and innovations in financial operations, accounting, and reporting;
Apply knowledge of technology and financial databases to ensure policies are accurately translated to financial IT systems. Contribute to the adoption of new systems and best business practices and of corporate governance and systems of internal controls;
Assist in guiding development of financial systems and work practices; provide input to innovation in technology, controls, and work processes;
Lead or substantially contribute to functionality enhancements in reporting and operations necessitated by evolving Fund policies; and
Lead/or support projects of a wide nature that contribute to the development and implementation of the division’s overall goals and milestones.

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