OPEC bulletin 8–9/17
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
October 3, 2017,
quoting the job code:
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
aswell as tomanage theworkprogramme of theSection
and to supervise and guide its staff.
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
University degree: ten years in accounting, finance and
budgeting; advanced degree: eight years.
Accounting (Managerial Accounting, Financial
Finance (financial management preferred)
Cost and benefits analysis/budgeting
Computer accounting system
Managerial and leadership 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.