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Financial Management Specialist (Accounts) (SI-2a)

Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives

Local Government Division (LGD)

Income Support Program for the Poorest (ISPP) –JAWTNO Project

Level 8, DPHE Bhaban

14 Shaheed Captain Mansur Ali Sarani

Kakrail, Dhaka 1000

Request for Expression of Interest for Individual Consultant

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Ministry / Division

Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives

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Agency

Local Government Division

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Name of Procuring Entity

Income Support Program for the Poorest (ISPP)-JAWTNO Project

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Title of Service

(i) Financial Management Specialist (Accounts)

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Procuring Entity District

Dhaka

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Expression of Interest

for Selection of

Individual Consultant- Time based

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EOI Ref. No.

ISPP/PMU-85 (part-1)/Individual Consultant/2020

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Date

15 October , 2020

KEY INFORMATION

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Procurement Sub-Method

Selection of Individual Consultants (SIC)

FUNDING INFORMATION

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Budget and Source of funds

Development Budget – Aid Grants/Credit

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Development Partner

IDA/World Bank

PARTICULAR INFORMATION

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Project/Program Code

224041200

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Project/Program Name

Income Support Program for the Poorest (ISPP)- JAWTNO Project

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EOI Closing Date and time

05 November , 2020 – 3:00 p.m.

INFORMATION FOR APPLICANT

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Brief Description of the Assignments

Financial Management Specialist:

  • Work closely with the Project Director and Deputy Project Director/Focal Point in the design or update of Operational Procedures for the Cash Transfer Program;

 

  • Manage the accounting and budgeting systems to ensure proper fund utilization, enable performance analysis, ensure regular reconciliation, etc.
  • Process withdrawal applications for IDA funds to the Designated Account, and prepare relevant financial management reports
  • Process transfers to BPO and ensure proper reconciliation of expenditure statements
  • Ensure adequate internal controls for funds management, separation of duties and policy for authorization of transactions, etc.
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors to provide information and address queries
  • Prepare periodic reports required by LGD or IDA, and ensure proper follow-up

 

 

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Qualification, Experience, Resources & Delivery Capacity Required

Qualification and Experiences

Professional accounting qualifications (FCA or FCMA); with at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or Finance

Experiences:

  • At least eight (8) years of work experience in financial management in government/semi-government institutions, or with international donors, implementing development projects
  • Extensive knowledge of Government budgeting, fund release and reporting requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of IDA’s financial management and disbursement procedures
  • Excellent spoken and written Bengali and skills in English

Resources & Delivery Capacity :

  • Manage the accounting and budgeting systems to ensure proper fund utilization, enable performance analysis, ensure regular reconciliation, etc.
  • Process withdrawal applications for IDA funds to the Designated Account, and prepare relevant financial management reports
  • Process transfers to BPO and ensure proper reconciliation of expenditure statements
  • Ensure adequate internal controls for funds management, separation of duties and policy for authorization of transactions, etc.
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors to provide information and address queries
  • Prepare periodic reports required by LGD or IDA, and ensure proper follow-up

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Indicative starting and completion date (Duration of service)

December 01, 2020 to June 15, 2022

PROCURING ENTITY DETAILS

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Name of the Official Inviting EOI

Shaikh Md. Kabedul Islam

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Designation of the Official Inviting EOI

Project Director (Additional Secretary)

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Address of the Official Inviting  EOI

Level 8, DPHE Bhaban

14 Shaheed Captain Mansur Ali Sarani

Kakrail, Dhaka 1000

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Contact Details of the Official Inviting  EOI

Level  8, DPHE Bhaban

14 Shaheed Captain Mansur Ali Sarani

Kakrail, Dhaka 1000

Phone:88-02-55130514

E-mail: pd.ispp.lgd@gmail.com

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Two copies of Expression of Interest (EOI)/ application along with copies of certificates of all academic/professional qualifications, copies of experience certificates and a passport size photograph of the applicants in a sealed envelope shall be submitted to the office of the Project Director at the address given above within the closing date and time specified above. On the top of the sealed envelope the applicant shall write the name of the post.  The procuring entity reserves the right to accept or reject all EOIs without assigning any cause or reason.

 

 

 

(Shaikh Md. Kabedul Islam)

Project Director  (Additional Secretary)

ID 4541 (Admn.)

Income Support Program for the Poorest (ISPP)-JAWTNO Project