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Volunteer Fund Management Specialist



Posted over 30 days ago...

The Fund Management Specialist supervises and leads support staff of the Finance Sub-Unit. S/he works in close collaboration with other officials from Finance Commission and operations colleagues, teams at the country level.


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London, EC1A 2BN

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Expires at anytime

What will you be doing?

Overview  Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Director, Bureau of Management, the Fund Management Specialist is responsible for oversight and effective delivery of financial services, transparent utilization of financial resources and management of the IYF head office financial resources management unit. S/he analyzes and interprets the financial rules and regulations and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex financial issues. The Specialist promotes a collaborative, client-oriented and consistent approach in the IYF with due diligence as regards rules and regulations.   Responsibilities:  (A) Financial planning, analysis, management and services:

Recommend and/or implement cost saving and reduction strategies including cost recovery strategies and cost effective financial arrangements. Review, recommend and implement and/or verify financial transactions/activities, recording/reporting system and audit reports and ensure full compliance with and consistent approach to the IYF financial rules, regulations and financial policies and procedures. Review, recommend and oversee the financial business processes and use of the online system to ensure accurate and complete reporting of financial transactions by IYF staff in accordance with the Financial Regulations and Delegation of Authority (DoA) and the timely flow of financial information in the IYF for management, monitoring and oversight purposes. Prepare all financial reports in accordance with the standards and ensure continued compliance. 

(B) Support resource mobilization efforts: 

Assistance with tracking and reporting of contributions within the resource mobilization efforts, including pipeline, contracted and overdue and future milestones. Review of aged contributions receivables and provision of information to BOM Director for follow up.  Review and provide financial clearance of all donor agreements as delegated for compliance with standard agreements. Continuous analysis and monitoring of the financial situation, presentation of forecasts for development and management projects. 

(C) Support knowledge sharing and capacity building:

Lead the Implementation of the approved finance training plans in conjunction with Finance Commission. Provide guidance, direction and technical supervision of finance staff as needed.

What are we looking for?

Three-years of experience and results preferred at national level preferred in fund management role, accounting/finance, youth empowerment role, training, knowledge management, development, communications, international relations, capacity building, sport, women empowerment, youth-led organizations or another relevant field.

What difference will you make?

To voluntarily represent, positively promote, and uphold the mission of “Empowering youth for a better world” in various programs and opportunities throughout the IYF interventions across member countries.


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