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Job Public Financial Management Expert (Contractual) Organization MINISTRY OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC PLANNING
Level 3.II Reports To IFMIS Coordinator
No. of Positions 5 Deadline 16/May/2019
Job Description
¦ To oversee business process reengineering, documentation, designing, solution testing (UAT’s) and deployment activities pertaining to the implementation of a robust IFMIS system to subsidiary entities ¦ Development of appropriate IFMIS training to end users ¦ Ensuring that developers obtain required support, input and technical guidance from UAT and Business requirements ¦ Provide technical expertise in the reforms undertaken by the Accountant General’s Office aimed at improving public sector accounting and financial management activities and resolving key accounting and financial management problems existent in Government. This will include temporary coverage of existing skills gaps in financial management and the development of accounting and financial management capacity. ¦ Provide technical expertise and assistance in the development and implementation of a change management strategy to create a culture of improved financial management. ¦ Supervising and coordinating the work of the IFMIS Accountants embedded within the Accountant General’s office. This will also include mentoring the IFMIS Accountants to horn their financial management skills and PFM ethical standards. ¦ Ensuring that the IFMIS application build complies with all internal and external solution design requirements including statutory requirements and industry best practice. ¦ Assist in the identification of issues and problems in the IFMIS application build and the finding of suitable solutions. ¦ Under the guidance of the IFMIS business process manager, develop and implement strategies to harmonize the legal, regulatory and institutional framework for public sector financial management and any other procedural documentation required in supporting the IFMIS implementation and operation.
Job Profile
¦ Bachelors’ degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration from a recognized University with At least 3 years’ experience in the area of public financial management, including experience with PFM reform processes. Skills and Competencies required: ¦ A proven track record of successful management of application build, testing, implementation and quality assurance activities of large
- scale ERP/IFMIS systems in developing countries is required. Public sector experience in this area will be highly regarded. ¦ Extensive knowledge of different public financial management systems covering all dimensions of public expenditure management, audit, ICT use in the public sector. ¦ Dynamic and proactive individual with the ability to produce technical work plans and monitor performance against them ¦ Strong track record in performance management is vital (setting targets, monitoring delivery, planning) ¦ Proven capacity to provide technical advice to and able to win confidence/trust of senior government officials, development partners, and stakeholders in PFM. ¦ Sound knowledge of relevant ICT applications for PFM is required. Prior PFM work experience is highly desirable; ¦ A sound, operating knowledge of computers is essential.