Recruitment of Consultant to Provide Specialized Financial Reporting English Language Training in Warsaw

April 12, 2011

Technical Assistance Program for Financial Reporting
Implemented by the World Bank Centre for Financial Reporting Reform

Institutional and Regulatory Capacity Building for Corporate Sector Financial Reporting and Auditing at the National Level

A Project Supported by the Swiss Contribution to the Enlarged European Union

Invitation for submission of CVs

The objective of the Financial Reporting Technical Assistance Program (FRTAP) is to support the new EU member states in their efforts to put in place sustainable regulatory and institutional frameworks for financial reporting by private sector entities. FRTAP forms part of the Swiss enlargement contribution to reduce economic and social disparities within the enlarged EU.

The information in this Terms of Reference (TOR) describe the objectives and requirements that the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the World Bank, the Client) has in seeking a contractor to provide a Specialized English language training course for approximately 15 officials from the Ministry of Finance and other stakeholder institutions in Poland’s financial reporting system. There are also plans to organize a similar training for another group of 15 officials in 2012. However this will be covered by a separate assignment.

The expected result of the training course is to strengthen participants English language skills to equip them with the capacity to understand and communicate using concepts and terms that are specific to financial reporting. In particular, the course will induct participants to the key terms used in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Standards of Auditing (ISAs).

Details of the assignments can be found in the attached Terms of Reference.

Interested individual consultants or consultants designated by firms are asked to provide a CV and a cover letter with a proposed approach to email: by April 17, 2011.