The Reserve Bank has said that it has sought fresh applications from eligible candidates for the post of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). As per reports, this is the second time that the central bank has modified the original appointment notice issued in May this year. Commenting on the issue, a RBI Official told the media, "In view of modifications in eligibility criteria for the above-mentioned post, it has now been decided to accept fresh applications from applicants who had applied earlier in response to our advertisement No 6 & 6A/2016-17 dated May 15, 2017 for the said post (CFO)."
“Accordingly, the last date of receiving applications for the post of CFO from all eligible candidates will now be November 16, 2017,” he added. As per reports, the CFO, who will be of the rank of executive director, will be responsible for accurate and timely presentation and reporting of financial information of the central bank, and establish accounting policies and procedures and ensure compliance with regulations.