The Fund Treasurer is responsible for receiving and administering pledged contributions (cash, promissory notes or bilateral assistance), and disbursing funds to the Fund Secretariat and the implementing agencies, based on the decisions of the Executive Committee.
In practice, the responsibilities of the Treasurer are carried out by staff based in UNEP-Nairobi and by the Senior Administrative and Fund Management Officer based in the Fund Secretariat. The Treasurer attends each meeting of the Executive Committee and is responsible for preparing:
- A status of contributions and disbursements
- Accounts of the Multilateral Fund as well as the reconciliation of the accounts
- Any report requested by the Executive Committee or by Meetings of the Parties, as relevant.