World Bank Job Vacancy | Assistant

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Position: Resource Management Assistant

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or another pertinent discipline; or a non-relevant bachelor’s degree along with any of the following:
  • CIMA Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting,
  • ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business, or
  • equivalent accounting certificate at the country level.
    Minimum Years of Relevant Experience:
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience; preference given to candidates with professional experience of 2 years or more.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in managing transactional-level financial/accounting tasks.
  • Proficiency in financial reporting, budget planning and monitoring, and internal control practices.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and competence in managing relationships.
  • Proficiency in using MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Solid working knowledge of financial systems such as SAP.
  • Language skills: Fluent in both French and English, with effective communication abilities in both languages.

General Competencies

  • Integrity and Independence: Ensuring accurate reports that present relevant facts openly and sharing information transparently.
  • Statutory and Other Stakeholder Reporting: Proficient in producing pro-forma financial statements and reports, well-versed in disclosure requirements, and familiar with management and auditor’s reports.
  • Internal Controls and Corporate Procedures: Analyzing data and business processes to evaluate control viability, identify issues, and assess areas of risk.
  • Governance: Interpretation of fundamental resource management needs within client’s governance structures, providing basic budget analysis.
  • Planning and Budgeting: Generating standard reports and budgets, analyzing budget data, and comprehending entity’s funding sources and structure.
  • Performance Evaluation and Reporting: Identifying user information requirements and delivering information to support management decisions.
  • Management Information and Tools Design: Analyzing management information needs, defining requirements, and ensuring information quality.
  • Financial Strategy: Understanding the impact on income statement and balance sheet strength, Bank’s lending products, and basic pricing structures.
  • Tasks and Workflow Management: Exceptional workflow coordination and task organization skills, taking full ownership of assigned responsibilities’ workflow.
  • Transaction Processing and Quality Control.

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Closing Date: September 04, 2023

How to Apply:
Interested and qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online through the World Bank Application portal. It’s essential to complete ALL sections; applications missing information will not be considered. Include a concise cover letter summarizing your qualifications and motivation for joining the World Bank Group.

The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including retirement plans, medical and life insurance, disability coverage, and paid leaves, including parental leave. Reasonable accommodations are provided for individuals with disabilities.

We take pride in being an equal opportunity and inclusive employer, fostering a committed workforce without discrimination based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.

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