Head of Finance Unit
Denisa Shabani is the Head of Finance and Administration at Institute for Democracy and Mediation (IDM) and she manages the budget of 24 projects according to three departmental division structure CESA, LGID, RDC.
Before IDM, she has been working for Finance since October 2007 for international organizations, namely UNDP Albania and UN Women as a Program Finance Associate. She is an expert user of ATLAS financial system and this working experience has helped her to gain extensive knowledge in various duties including financial management of programs and project planning, budgeting, evaluation and monitoring process; preparation of quarterly basis financial statements.
Her responsibilities include certification of transactions for accuracy and propriety before submission to the supervisor for approval and action; analysis and interpretation of the financial rules and regulations and provision of advice and recommendations to a wide range of financial issues, etc.
She has assisted in 7 projects funded by the EU, Regional Research Promotion Programme funded by the University of Fribourg, Monitoring and Decentralization projects funded by the Swiss Embassy in Tirana, Regional project funded by SNSF, USAID, UNDP, BTD, Berghof Foundation, etc.
Denisa owns an MA and BA in Business Administration.