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OPEC bulletin 8–9/17

Finance Officer


Applicants must be nationals of Member Countries of OPEC and should not be older than 58 years.

Applicants are requested to fill in a résumé and an application form which can be received from their


Governor for OPEC.

In order for applications to be considered, they must reach the OPECSecretariat through the relevant Governor not

later than

October 3, 2017,

quoting the job code:



— Employment).

Within the Support Services Division, the Finance &

Human Resources Department is responsible for budg-

ets, accounting and internal control, as well as human

resources planning and management. The Department

is to provide services related to managing the human

and financial resources of the Organization. Within

the Department, the Finance Section is responsible for

all financial matters and financial control functions at

the Secretariat and ensuring financial integrity of the

Organization as stipulated in the Financial Regulations.

Objective of position:

The Finance Officer is responsible for financial matters

and financial control functions at theSecretariat, ensur-

ing financial integrity of the Organization in accordance

with the objectives of theSection. He/she is to plan and

manage financialresourcesoftheSecretariatefficiently,

aswell as tomanage theworkprogramme of theSection

and to supervise and guide its staff.

Main responsibilities:

Performs financial planning and cash management

ensuring efficient and effective utilization of resources;

coordinates the budget preparation in conformity with

the guidelines and monitors the implementation of the

budget; preparesreportsandpresentationson financial

mattersto theManagementand theBoardofGovernors;

checks and controls all payments received and records

transactions; manages the working process and super-

vises staff of the Section; manages the investment of

liquid funds; provides support and information to the

Internal and External Auditors.

Required competencies and qualifications:


University degree in Accounting/Finance; Advanced

degree preferred.

Work experience:

University degree: ten years in accounting, finance and

budgeting; advanced degree: eight years.

Training specializations:

Accounting (Managerial Accounting, Financial


Finance (financial management preferred)

Cost and benefits analysis/budgeting

Computer accounting system


Managerial and leadership skills;

Communication skills;

Analytical skills;

Presentation skills;

Interpersonal skills;

Customer service orientation;

Team-building skills; Initiative; Integrity.



Status and benefits:

Members of the Secretariat are international employ-

ees whose responsibilities are not national but exclu-

sively international. In carrying out their functions they

have to demonstrate the personal qualities expected

of international employees such as integrity, independ-

ence and impartiality.

The post is at grade D reporting to the Head of

Finance &Human Resources Department. The compen-

sation package, including expatriate benefits, is com-

mensurate with the level of the post.