Finance Officer

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IFC International Finance Corporation
Jun 08, 2024
Jun 28, 2024
Work Mode
Work from office
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
Description IFC a member of the World Bank Group is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets We work in more than 100 countries using our capital expertise and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries In fiscal year 2023 IFC committed a record US 43 7 billion to private companies and financial institutions in developing countries leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity as economies grapple with the impacts of global compounding crises For more information visit www ifc org The Vice Presidency for Corporate Support COSVP integrates Budget and Business Administration HR Communication Partnerships and Information Technology functions under one umbrella to enable execution of IFCs management and operational needs in the best way Within COSVP the Budget and Business Administration department CBA plays a pivotal role in allocating IFC scarce resources and aligning them to the IFC 3 0 strategy by leveraging budget as a management tool to mainstream the corporate strategy creating profitability and efficiency metrics improving the scorecard and overseeing procurement and facilities administration Within CBA the CBAAP unit within CBA supports Asia Pacific Operations and is seeking a Finance Officer based in New Delhi India Reporting to the Regional Financial Controller for South Asia the Finance Officer will be a senior person in the team and has two primary responsibilities To lead client department South Asia region Asia department Country office s financial management related activities such as resource management analytics reporting Trust Fund Management and Controls Lead Finance and control function for India and Sri Lanka and oversee teams in the New Delhi Mumbai and Colombo offices Roles And Responsibilities Budget and Resource Management Lead departmental budget formulation execution monitoring analysis and reporting activities working closely with clients at Director Country Managers Department Manager levels Advise on resource allocation and reallocation Lead forecasts on expenditures including depreciation forecasting and monitoring and staffing level reporting Ensure strong collaboration with the HR Business Partner in order to manage the staff affordability for the unit including managing the technical aspects in the system Collaborate with the Partnership team on Donor funding availability and utilization for projects and programs as per Governance Monitor the implementation of Departments work program and budget through regular reviews ensuring the integrity and quality of the units budget data Identify trends and variations identify resolve issues and discuss them with supervisor Manager working groups and other relevant staff Knowledge sharing of new WBG IFC resource management accounting and administrative policies and procedures ensuring these are communicated and followed by staff Actively participate in Global Regional Functional adhoc working group and disseminate learnings to other colleagues Reporting Communications and Liaison Produce detailed and summary reports for Departments management on all funding sources Manage Donor reporting as per the agreement and in close coordination with the Portfolio team and Partnership teams Provide reliable and comprehensible information and analysis Coordinate and lead preparation of monthly and quarterly departmental financial and operational reports Work closely with Real Estate team on office ecology and other footprint analytics Promote active sharing of knowledge and establish a strong knowledge network within and outside CBA Financial Control and Fiduciary Responsibilities Oversight and supervise all finance and accounting activity within the designated Country Office s Support internal control framework of the departments financial transactions including review of effectiveness of the internal control systems and monitoring Ensure correct Time Recording codes for staff in the Unit ensure correct staff costs accounting Perform regular analyses on all exception reports and identify problem transactions irregularities and resolve problems in a timely and effective manner Within the Policy framework find opportunities to automate simplify processes find innovative solutions and implement improvements to enhance efficiency Ensure strong control environment and Strong scorecard ratings Assist and provide business intelligence and if required supporting documents and reconciliations during preparation to internal and external audits and coordinate their smooth implementations Ensures compliance with World Bank group policies and procedures within the Unit Team Management Lead and Manage India and Sri Lanka teams on their daytoday business as well as long term career growth under guidance of Regional Finance Controller and Manager Mentor and build capacity within the team meeting the needs of individual staff Ensure effective backup arrangements ensure timely completion of tasks and submission of outputs Promote sharing of knowledge sharing of information within the team to scale best practice Selection Criteria Relevant masters degree Finance Accounting Business Management with minimum 8 years of relevant professional experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience Additional professional Finance accounting qualification will be preferred eg CA ACCA CIMA Demonstrated ability to inspire and lead teams deliver results through others either as part of the defined organizational structure or on a project basis Sound knowledge and understanding of accounting theory and principles combined with proven practical skills in financial and management accounting reporting analytics business planning budgeting and financial controls audit Ability to understand different financial reports and ledgers Strong problem solving conceptual and analytical skills Good understanding of critical linkages and relationships between budget processes business operations and financial objectives Ability to research analyze and interpret data and information from different sources Retrieve data from SAP or other databases to analyze and support decisionmaking Strong proficiency in using Microsoft Office Excel PowerPoint and Word with attention to structure accuracy and detail Strong spreadsheet design and manipulation skills ability to quickly develop effective understandings of logical accounting finance data structures and data interrelationships to effectively evaluate and make recommendations Strong sense in using PowerPoint to communicate messages simply visually and effectively Proven consistent dedication to excellence and consummate attention to detail Proven experience in the development and or implementation of new technologies related to analytics resource management and budget operations planning and monitoring Interest in or enthusiasm around working with technology rollouts Strong communication skills in English both written and oral to convey complex budget and administrative financial issues concisely to management and staff Ability to work independently and as part of a team organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines Ability to effectively transfer knowledge and stimulate continuous learning Ability to work under pressure flexibility in handling several concurrent assignments including project management skills Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with internal external partners in a multicultural environment Ability to develop solid relationships with key stakeholders and build productive partnerships World Bank Group Core Competencies The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits including a retirement plan medical life and disability insurance and paid leave including parental leave as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer with a dedicated and committed workforce and do not discriminate based on gender gender identity religion race ethnicity sexual orientation or disability Learn more about working at the World Bank and IFC including our values and inspiring stories foundit