Project Finance Advisor

Job categories Finance
Vacancy code VA/2022/B0004/23180
Level ICS-11
Department/office FA, FG, Finance Group
Duty station Copenhagen, Denmark
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration ongoing
Application period 14-Jan-2022 to 31-Jan-2022

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

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The Finance Group (FG) is a critical and strategic business function in UNOPS and serves as an authoritative and integrated partner in the organization on strategic financial planning and budgeting, business strategy and practices, financial analysis and risk assessment, financial project management services and long term organisational treasury and investments. As the steward of resources of a self-financing UN entity, FG is accountable for timely cost recovery and reporting to partners, maintaining the integrity and transparency of financial management of resources in accordance with the highest standards of ethics and organisational/international accountability framework and the accurate and transparent financial reporting to governing bodies, clients, partners and stakeholders.

The Project Finance Advisor reports to the Head of Project Finance who provides broad supervision and guidance. As a senior team member the position will include supervisory responsibility on other team members and fulfill the Officer in Charge (OIC) role for the Head of Project Finance in her/his absence. The role contributes to the Finance Group's vision of being a true business partner to UNOPS projects, by providing advice on all financial matters for client project delivery to senior management and members of the project teams. This includes establishing aspects of the financial framework within which client projects can operate, i.e. the policies and systems that govern cost recovery, financial aspects of global agreements with partners, budget presentations, cash management, and the financial reporting. The role is part of a centre of excellence, providing seamless, appropriate, relevant and proactive project specific tools, guidance and where necessary support. The role includes collaboration on project setup, implementation and closure with the Integrated Practice Advisory Service (IPAS) and UNOPS Partnerships Group, and supports outreach and training on all things related to project finance.

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