IFAC Seeks Technical Manager for Developing Nations Committee and Senior Writer

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    Feb 13, 2007
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    IFAC Seeks Technical Manager for Developing Nations Committee and Senior Writer

    The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the global organization for the accountancy profession, is seeking candidates for two positions: technical manager for the Developing Nations Committee (DNC) and a senior writer. Both positions will be located at IFAC's headquarters in New York City.

    Technical Manager - DNC
    The Technical Manager - DNC will support IFAC's Developing Nations Committee in its efforts to help current and prospective IFAC members to become fully effective professional accountancy organizations in their countries, contributing to economic growth and stability worldwide.

    Key responsibilities of the Technical Manager - DNC include assisting IFAC's management team in developing and maintaining positive relationships with members, associates, potential members and other organizations; supporting the Director, Quality Assurance and Member Body Relations in providing technical advice from a developing nations perspective; liaising with development agencies such as the World Bank and regional development banks, regional accountancy organizations and other groups; and facilitating member and associate development of action plans and coordinating assistance from members and external organizations to emerging professional bodies.

    Senior Writer - Communications
    A Senior Writer working within IFAC's Communications Department is being recruited to provide high-level editorial support to the IFAC officers and management team on a wide range of international accountancy issues. Key responsibilities of this position include writing speeches, PowerPoint presentations, and articles; helping to identify speaking engagements and article placement opportunities for IFAC leadership; writing and editing special reports; and supporting the IFAC'staff in the development of marketing and other materials. In addition, the Senior Writer will work with the IFAC Chief Communications Officer in the development and implementation of the organization's strategic communications plan.

    How to Apply
    Complete job descriptions for these positions, along with additional information concerning preferred background and experience, is available on the IFAC website at http://www.ifac.org/JobsAtIFAC. Interested candidates should submit their résumé (cv) to Dawn Tishkoff, IFAC Human Resources Manager (dawntishkoff@ifac.org) by March 13, 2007.

    IFAC is the worldwide organization for the accountancy profession dedicated to serving the public interest by strengthening the profession and contributing to the development of strong international economies. IFAC is comprised of 155 members and associates in 118 countries, representing more than 2.5 million accountants in public practice, education, government service, industry and commerce. Through its independent standard-setting boards, IFAC'sets ethics, auditing and assurance, education, and public sector accounting standards. It also issues guidance to encourage high quality performance by professional accountants in business.


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