Finance Analyst at World Bank, Chennai, India

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Deadline: 25 June 2019

The World Bank Group (WBG) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Finance Analyst in Chennai, India. The duration of this post 4 years.

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WBG has set two ambitious goals to push extreme poverty to no more 3 percent by 2030, and to promote shared prosperity and greater equity in the developing world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Finance Analyst will perform the following functions-

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  • Clearance and Master data maintenance for trust funds:
    • Review, interpret, and clear legal and Bank’s internal documents such as Trust Fund Proposals (TFP), Administration agreements /amendments for creation/activation and maintenance of trust fund master data.
    • Ownership and maintenance of master reference fields in SAP for assigned trust fund programs in accordance with the program specific requirements and legal and internal documents.
    • Provide advisory support on upstream trust fund activities such as trust fund set-up, structuring/restructuring, help them navigate through various accounting, reporting and operational issues from WFA’s perspective, all through the trust fund life-cycle.
    • Participate in TF academy training and other hub trainings, representing the Division to share knowledge and help staff across GPs and Regions to navigate through the trust fund processes.
  • Ensure the accuracy, appropriateness, completeness and control of information for the Loan portfolio:
    • Review new loans set up to ensure that the financial terms and other information are accurately captured (Loans master data)
    • Provide inputs for developing and delivering learning programs for Bank staff and clients on the Bank’s loan products and policies.
    • Ensure interest rates are appropriately updated.
  • Process improvements & automation projects:
    • Lead/Participate in automation projects and coordinate with technical teams on system changes, bug fixes, enhancements and testing
    • Contribute to the continuous improvements and process enhancement initiatives surrounding trust fund and Loan processes aimed at simplification and/or enhancements to process quality and controls;
    • Provide inputs and actively participate in various institutional projects;
  • Others:
    • Provide a variety of metrics / charts to be included in overall departmental operations report to measure progress of operations at Chennai vis-a-vis agreed norms for management information and action.
    • Coach and mentor junior team members.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Bachelor’s degree in commerce/economics/law/management, with 3 years of work experience.
  • Chartered Accountant or Certified Public Accountant preferred.
  • Proven working experience on accounting and reporting processes using automated accounting systems preferably SAP.
  • Exposure to investments accounting and/or valuation would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated good judgmental and analytical skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral).
  • Strong client-focus and excellent team player.
  • Ability to deal sensitively in multi-cultural environments and build effective working relations with clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to function effectively in multi-disciplinary teams within a matrix environment.
  • Nationality of India.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WBG.