Financial Management Expert

Agartala Municipal Infrastructure Development Project - PRF-TRI/AMC/IC-05
Application deadline closed.
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

The Financial Management Expert will support/ assist/ facilitate the EA/ IA and PMU-AMC in establishing
robust financial management system, preparing disbursement schedules and annual work plan, finalise
project cost estimates, perform overall financial due diligence to include financial analysis, and
financial management assessment. The consultant will also be responsible and supervise, facilitate and
review of PDMC consulting firm’s outputs; and support in annual project financial statements/ audited
entity financial statements, billing withdrawal applications, loan related compliance of PRF loan
covenants, etc.

Project Description
Government of Tripura (GOT) has applied for financing under Project Readiness Financing (PRF) facility
from Asian Development Bank (ADB). The PRF loan is sought for improving project readiness through
project preparatory and design activities for “Agartala Municipal Infrastructure Development Project”
(hereinafter referred as AMIDP PRF and/or PRF Project) for the Agartala city in the State of Tripura,
resulting in investment ready ensuing project/ subprojects. The Urban Development Department (UDD), GOT is the executing agency (EA), and Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) is the implementing agency (IA). A project management unit (PMU) is established under AMC, with the with Municipal Commissioner, AMC as the Project Director (PD). The PMU is constituted with members from AMC along with suitable  supporting resources.
Screening Criteria 1
"Must be a graduate from recognised universities of India and chartered accountant duly qualified from a professional accounting body (PAO) recognized by the international federation of accountants (IFAC) (e. g., CA/CPA/ACCA)."
Screening Criteria 2
"Possess 10 years of professional practice experience focusing financial reporting in India with at least 8 years of specific experience in dealing with accounting matters. A strong exposure on relevant reporting standards framework including accounting standards prevalent in India (e.g., IND-AS, Accounting Standards issued by ICAI and Government accounting Standards) or having working knowledge on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) would be essential."
Screening Criteria 3
"To be able to deal with complex situations on accounting and financial reporting matters the candidate ideally should have been trained and or associated with a well-established reputed firm of chartered accountants in India or abroad in capacity of a senior role for considerable period of time. "
Screening Criteria 4
"Diverse exposure into industries’ sectors such as public sector/ private sector operations, regulatory/ nonregulatory financial institutions, manufacturing, utility set-ups, on related financial accounting or auditing assignments within computerized environment will help in streamlining the present manual set up of EA and would be highly desirable. "
Screening Criteria 5
Sound and proven formal communication skills (Verbal and Written both).
Screening Criteria 6
"Should be excellent in written and fluent over spoken English and working knowledge on Hindi, and also preferably proficient in dealing with Bengali transcripts."
Screening Criteria 7
"To act as a team player is essential and prior work experience in design and implementation of external- aided/ MDB projects in integrated urban infrastructure sectors is desirable"

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