Finance Analyst at WBG, Nairobi, Kenya

Deadline: 22 January 2018

The World Bank Group (WBG) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Finance Analyst in Nairobi, Kenya.

WBG has set 2 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-

  • Implement actions to ensure that loans are closed promptly on the due dates.
  • Process the logging and resolution of ineligible expenditures in the system, including following up with clients to ensure ineligible expenditures are duly refunded.
  • Manage e-disbursement account setup and the related queries from clients.
  • Update loan data in the system for information such as: Master Data Setup; category overdraw; clearance of sanctioned and debarred firms; changes to Designated Account ceilings; fulfilment of Loan Effectiveness Conditions; loan Closing Date extensions; reallocation of category amounts; etc.
  • Perform ex-ante and ex-post review of withdrawal applications, including Special Commitments, and the related supporting documentation and sign off the withdrawal applications, as appropriate.
  • Promptly liaise with clients to resolve any potential issues or exceptions noted in the processing of transactions.
  • Perform the Release function for withdrawal applications, as applicable.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business; and any 1 or more of:
    • A professional certification (fully qualified as CPA, ACCA, CA, CFA or equivalent).
    • A Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.
    • A combination of adequate and direct relevant work experience in lieu of a professional certification / Master’s degree.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in portfolio management, project operations accounting, auditing and contract management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, in writing and orally, in English is required.
  • Nationality of Kenya.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WBG.