Regional PFM in Advisor, Ljubljana
The Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD) of the IMF is seeking an experienced and qualified expert to act as a Regional Public Financial Management Advisor, based in the Center of Excellence in Finance in Ljubljana (Slovenia). The advisor will form part of a regional program of technical assistance in South Eastern Europe (SEE). The Advisor’s position would be for an initial period of one year starting September 30, 2014, with an option to renew based on satisfactory performance.
The advisor will be expected to provide direct advice on PFM issues to a wide range of SEE countries including Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia. The work program will be designed jointly with individual countries and the and will seek to build on existing efforts to; improve the design of legal and regulatory frameworks framework (including design of fiscal rules, organic budget laws, organization of ministries of finance and independent assessment of fiscal policy design and implementation); develop medium-term budget frameworks and introducing a performance orientation to the budget preparation process; strengthen budget execution and treasury functions including expenditure controls and cash and debt management operations; and improve accounting standards and the coverage and quality of fiscal reporting. Other areas where the advisor may be expected to be involved include offering advice on implementation of financial management information systems and developing financial management capacity in line ministries. The advisor will also be expected to contribute to the work of the Center of Excellence in Finance, mainly through participation in training courses in PFM topics for member countries of the CEF.