Finance and Accounting
The IMF is actively seeking well qualified Accountants and Financial Officers with the experience to make an important contribution in a number of key areas supporting the work of the Fund. Responsibilities can be complex, challenging, and rewarding and can include the following areas:
- Executing financial transactions (e.g., capital subscriptions, loan disbursements and servicing, and investments) with central banks and other counterparties.
- Maintaining financial records and preparing financial statements for the IMF and trust funds. Performing technical accounting research and implementing International Financial Reporting Standards (the accounting standards used by the IMF), and preparing policy papers and presentations on these issues.
- Contributing to the analysis and formulation of the IMF's policies on its lending facilities, income, investments, liquidity, financial risks and corporate governance.
- Providing an oversight function to ensure that effective systems and internal controls exist, especially in the core functional areas of financial accounting, operations, and internal controls. Providing an organizational firewall between the business users and the IT systems for access rights and configuration and on system upgrades and implementations.
- Conducting safeguards assessments of central banks to provide the Fund with reasonable assurance that the banks' legal structure, control, accounting, reporting, and auditing systems are adequate to ensure the integrity of their operations and ensure that Fund resources are used for the intended purposes.
- Controlling all Fund payments and receipts under the administrative and capital budgets including the procurement of goods and services, the execution of payroll and associated staff benefits, allowances and pension benefits and the delivery of business and benefit travel services and seminars.