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Financial Analyst Assistants
Job Title: Financial Analyst Assistants
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Company: African Development Bank
Job Summary: To assist Senior Analysts in the development of tailored Financial and Economic Models using Microsoft Excel.
Job Description: This position is part of the Investment Analytics and Modelling Team (IAMT), with a core role to assist Senior Analysts in the development of tailored Financial and Economic Models using Microsoft Excel. The incumbents will support the team in a number of highly varied areas of work. The role will require significant communication within the team and liaison with other departments, therefore strong interpersonal skills are essential. Based on their skills, aptitude and experience there will be opportunities to progress and develop the role. Duties and responsibilities As part of the Investment Analytics and Modelling Team, the role will be to assist Senior Analysts in the following : Financial Modelling Financial Model review Socioeconomic Impact Modelling Communication with Investment Officers/Sponsors/Third Party in person and remotely Supporting all areas of activity within the Investment Analytics and Modelling Team The Investment Analytics and Modelling Team’s work is primarily aiding the Investment Officers in appraising their projects, from a financial, development and economic perspective. The Investment Analytics and Modelling Team prides itself on providing high-quality products and first class service. The role has a strong focus on financial consultancy skills which are transferable universally across the financial sector.
Requirements: We encourage driven, diligent and collaborative candidates with strong initiative. The role requires working to deadlines, prioritising workload and providing a high level of service at all times. Skills requested are as follows: Strong analytical, problem solving and numerical skills. Good organizational and planning skills. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, ability to multitask, attention to detail and ability to work with a diverse workforce. A desire to deliver excellent service at all times while developing a strong rapport with stakeholders. A logical analytical approach to developing and implementing a solution. Excellent attention to detail. The desire to perform to a consistently high standard. The ability and desire to learn and to develop the role. Be a strong team player with a proactive “can-do” approach. Applicants must have the ability, energy and appropriate demeanor to take initiative and plan and carry out necessary tasks to ensure the team’s activities are successful. Excellent sense of initiative, confidentiality, enthusiasm, and team spirit. Experience requested is as follows: Have a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience working within a financial environment. Experience of using Microsoft Excel to an intermediate level. Experience in international organizations will be an asset. Knowledge requested is as follows: Hold at least a Bachelor Degree or its equivalent in the following area of competence: science, engineering, maths, or economics-based degree or background. Have an understanding and interest in financial, accounting, and economics concepts with a desire to develop a technical career in international development Project Finance. Knowledge of cash-flow modelling is not essential, but would be an asset. Knowledge of international economic development issues is not essential, but would be an asset. Communicate and write effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language. Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications and preferably, SAP.
How to apply: Please apply online: https://www.afdb.org/en/about-us/careers/current-vacancies/short-term-contracts-sts-financial-analyst-assistants-2-positions-2472/
Closing Date: 12/04/2017
Additional information: The incumbents will be offered a short term staff service contract (STS) for a period of six (6) months renewable, based on performance and the institution’s needs. This is not a regular position of the African Development Bank.
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