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VA19P108V01 - Certifying Officer

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Job Location: Vienna, Austria
Duration: 24 months (with possibility of extension)
Closing Date: 06 Oct 2019


Organisational Overview:
The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) is an international organisation tasked with promoting innovative, comprehensive and sustainable migration policies. With 17 Member States and over 60 projects active throughout Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America, ICMPD is a growing and ever-more relevant presence in its field. The organisation’s greatest assets are its 200+ staff members, who personify its values of commitment, integrity, partnership, respect, and innovation in actions and decisions.

Job Description:
The Certifying Officer is responsible for the certification and financial controls for a number of projects. S/he monitors allotments, controls financial expenditures, project budgets and the accurate utilisation of financial resources in line with established rules and donor contracts. S/he verifies and certifies payments under the Financial Regulations of ICMPD.

The Certifying Officer provides inputs to formulation of project budgets and budget revisions. S/he validates and verifies correctness of recording of project expenditures and checks and validates financial reports from project partners. The Certifying Officer compiles and verifies financial data for reporting and prepares reports to donors according to the reporting schedules and established formats.

The Certifying Officer trains ICMPD staff across various locations and staff of partner institutions, on ICMPD financial rules and procedures and provides inputs to development of financial management processes, procedures and systems. S/he advices staff on various aspects of budget implementation.

The Certifying Officer works in close co-operation with members of the CRM Team, with the Project Teams as well as the Finance Officers. S/he works under the managerial supervision of the Senior Resources Management Officer and the project-based collaborative day-to-day supervision of the (Regional) Resource Management Officers.


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