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  • Posted: Jun 1, 2023
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    The World Bank Group (WBG) is a family of five international organizations that make leveraged loans to developing countries. It is the largest and most famous development bank in the world and is an observer at the United Nations Development Group. The bank is based in Washington, D.C. and provided around $61 billion in loans and assistance to "develop...
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    Resource Management Analyst

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • RM Analysts are expected to be specialists in business finance analytics, controls, processes, and data management, and able to support decision-making through the provision of timely, fit for purpose information on the management of financial resources across all funding sources. In line with the competencies listed below, RM Analysts are expected to be experts in the day-to-day maintenance of the core RM systems, processes, and disciplines, with advanced knowledge of RM policies, SAP and the Bank’s core reporting and data mining tools.
    • RM Analysts are also expected to be able to work directly with client management as business partners. The job holder will have specific accountabilities consistent with the grade and the generic RM responsibilities mentioned above. These will be determined in relation to a specific work assignment and articulated in annual objectives prior to the start of each fiscal year.
    • The selected candidate is expected to be an excellent team player, comfortable working with large datasets, preferably with data modeling skills, a finance, accounting, or economics background/experience with strong analytical skills, and knowledge in one or more of the key functional areas that BPS supports.
    • The position is expected to serve the Africa East Sustainable Development (SAEDR) Regional Director’s (RD) four Practice Managers (PMs) and Practice Management units. The RMA will also support one of the functional teams (e.g., planning, reporting, systems/controls) serving both Africa East and Africa West Regions. As with all other BPS staff, RMAs are expected to be fungible and able to work across different assignments over time depending on business needs and professional development objectives.

    Selection Criteria

    • Minimum Education consisting of a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or other relevant discipline required to fulfill position specific requirements (e.g. Economics, Public Administration, Information Systems, etc.) OR non-relevant Bachelor's Degree plus one of the following: (1) CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting; or (2) ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business; or (3) equivalent country-level Accounting certificate.
    • Minimum of two years of relevant experience in a comparable accounting or finance-oriented role.
    • Advanced knowledge of Bank RM/finance systems and reports, particularly SAP, BW/AO and BPC and/or demonstrated experience with major systems for financial/budget management.
    • Track record of supporting business decision making through the provision of relevant analytics.
    • Excellent communications skills (written and oral) and people oriented.
    • Knowledge of external funds policies and procedures is desirable.
    • Experience with relevant business areas from both in and outside the bank will be helpful.
    • Experience of data management/modeling; process analysis, design and automation.
    • Proficiency in RM Analyst competencies (listed below):

    Technical Competencies

    • Planning and budgeting: Able to produce standard activity and unit-level reports and budgets using inputs from senior staff or operational management, and to provide basic analysis of budget information. Working knowledge of the sources and nature of the entity’s funding structure and sources. Understands the work program (e.g. lending, non-lending operations) of the unit.
    • Performance Evaluation and Reporting: Able to determine the information needs of users, and present information that supports management decision making.
    • Integrity and Independence: Prepares accurate reports, ensuring that pertinent facts are fairly presented; shares information freely.
    • Internal controls and corporate procedures: Able to analyze data and business processes to determine the viability of controls and procedures, ensuring compliance and identifying and communicating to managers any issues or areas of risk.

    Core Competencies:

    • Client Orientation: Takes personal responsibility and accountability for timely response to client queries, requests, or needs, working to remove obstacles that may impede execution or overall success.
    • Drive for Results: Takes personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results and has the personal organization to do so.
    • Teamwork (Collaboration) and Inclusion: Collaborates with other team members and contributes productively to the team's work and output, demonstrating respect for different points. Able to work independently and hand in hand with the BPSAF team based in Washington DC.
    • Knowledge, Learning and Communication: Actively seeks knowledge needed to complete assignments and shares knowledge with others, communicating and presenting information in a clear and organized manner.
    • Business Judgment and Analytical Decision Making: Analyses facts and data to support sound, logical decisions regarding own and others' work.

    Method of Application

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