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The mission of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to help its developing member countries to reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people through inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth and regional integration.
The ADB Group comprises the ADB and the Asian Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window which provides support to the poorest regional member countries.
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION :
Close relatives1 of ADB staff, except spouses of international staff, are not eligible for recruitment and appointment to staff positions.
Applicants are expected to disclose if they have any relative / s by consanguinity / blood, by adoption and / or by affinity / marriage presently employed in ADB.
1Close relatives refer to spouse, children, mother, father, brother and sister, niece, nephew, aunt and uncle
Staff on probation are not eligible to apply. Applicants for promotion must have served at their position for at least one year and must have normally served at their personal level for at least two years immediately preceding the date of the vacancy closing date.
Applicants for lateral transfer must have served at their position and personal level for at least one year immediately preceding the date of the vacancy closing date (reference A.
O. 2.03, paragraphs 5.8 and 5.9).
In the event that the staff appointed to a new category (i.e. from AS to NS, or from NS to IS) is rated at 2 or lower in the first two performance reviews after appointment at the new level, they will return to the level occupied immediately prior to their appointment in the new category.
Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region.
ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty.
ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.
ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members.
The position is assigned in the Trust Funds and Administrative Expenses (CTFA) Division within the Controller's Department (CTL).
CTL's overall responsibility is to help maintain adequate and sound internal control of processes in ADB, and CTFA's responsibilities include preparing financial reports for trust funds and processing and overseeing administrative and capital expense payments and the accounting thereof.
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and develop and implement appropriate accounting guidelines, taking into consideration generally accepted accounting principles observed by ADB and internal ADB guidelines.
The Specialist will also oversee the business process to ensure sound internal controls are established in preparing financial reports and processing transactions in accordance with the relevant accounting standards and ADB internal guidelines.
The Specialist is expected to work within a framework of broad policies, principles and goals, applying a high degree of autonomy in selection of work methods.
The incumbent will report to the Assistant Controller, CTFA and will supervise National Staff and Administrative Staff.
Accounting Controls and Processing
reviews and approves vouchers under specific authority.
Internal Control over Financial Reporting
takes proactive roles in assessing risks inherent in the business processes and provides support over the annual assertion and attestation activities.
Leadership and Strategic Management
Relevant Experience & Requirements
or University degree in accounting, finance, business, with a professional certification, such as CPA or its equivalent combined with at least 5 years specialized experience relevant to the position may be considered in lieu of a Master's degree.
The selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.
ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual's qualifications and experience.
ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment.
ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.
Women are highly encouraged to apply.
Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.
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