Job Vacancy for CA's in World Bank

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  1. Karan Batra
    Karan Batra on Sep 23, 2014
    Job Title: Financial Analyst
    Location: Chennai
    Last Date of Application: 3rd Oct 2014

    Selection Criteria:
    1 . Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business (MBA). Professional certifications such as CA / ICWA / CAIA / CFA would have an advantage.
    2. 5+ years of relevant work experience supporting fund accounting operations of international investment portfolios or administration of private equity funds. Financial Reporting experience will be a plus.
    3. Hands-on knowledge of Sungard’s Investran application, both Accounting and Reporting modules desirable.
    4. Strong knowledge of accounting and / or valuation issues related to alternative asset classes (including hedge funds, private equity, real estate, infrastructure, timber and commodities, etc.) preferred.
    5. Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills, including hands-on experience in advanced excel with an ability to write complex formulas are a must. Familiarity with writing macros will be a plus.
    6. Ability to deal with various third parties such as custodians, fund administrators, investment managers, general partners etc. to obtain information.
    7. Experience in managing client relationship with focus on quality and consistency of meeting client expectations in line with the agreed SLAs including reporting of the KPIs / KRIs.
    8. Excellent communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written.
    9. High level of initiative, self-confidence and a self-starter; ability to apply a practical matured approach to problem solving with minimum supervision.
    10. Commitment to work in a respectful, team-oriented and multi-cultural environment.
    11. Flexibility to overlap with U.S. hours will be required to meet reporting deadlines along with willingness to travel to Washington D.C. for training and team projects.
    12. Highest ethical standards.

    Competencies Required
    • Financial Market Literacy - Can understand financial market processes; reads and analyzes financial reports and data such as holdings, valuation, performance, compliance, account reconciliations, position, margin, and settlement and risk reports.
    • Client Services (TRO) - Contributes successfully to on-site missions or workshops for Treasury clients.
    • Process and Infrastructure Development - Makes recommendations to improve efficiency of the accounting, business risk or operations process.
    • Operational Risk and Control - Understands the basic concepts of risk management and internal control frameworks.
    • Treasury Operations - Adept or expert in processing a suite of transactions such as bonds, FX, or structured transactions, or managing country or transactional bank accounts and reference data.
    • Client Orientation - Able to establish partnership based working relationships with internal/external clients. Demonstrates independence, initiative, and autonomy in addressing clients' needs.
    • 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 of view.
    • Knowledge, Learning and Communication - Able to research and draft quality written materials or review adherence of written materials prepared by others to administrative requirements. Able to mentor and guide, and organize learning activities within area of assigned responsibilities.
    • Business Judgment and Analytical Decision Making - Able to use analytical, problem-solving skills and resourcefulness to make informed and practical decisions to carry out own work. Able to advice on information usage and storage, and policies in the area of assigned responsibilities.

    More details and Application procedure has been posted on this link on the World Bank Website
     
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