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World Bank Group E T Consultant – Financial Management Specialist 2022

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E T Consultant – Financial Management Specialist

  • Category Internship
  • OrganisationWorld Bank
  • Country to study Nigeria
  • School to study -
  • Course to study Not specified
  • Application Deadline October 12, 2022


Requirements for E T Consultant – Financial Management Specialist Qualification

General Competencies:

  • Written and Verbal Communication – Delivers information effectively in support of team or workgroup
  • 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 of view.
  • 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 – Analyzes facts and data to support sound, logical decisions regarding own and others’ work.
  • Public Administration – Understands the overall dimensions and structures of the mechanics of government and its public administration, including and public financial management.

Responsibilities

  • Provide high quality FM fiduciary assurance services, including assessing the adequacy of operations’ FM arrangements, providing FM implementation support and supervising operations financed by credits and grants, ensuring compliance with the Bank’s audit and other FM requirements, performing analytical work on FM and accountability issues, and carrying out capacity building activities, all with due attention to quality assurance arrangements.
  • Contribute to promoting effective reliance on country systems as deemed appropriate, greater use of technology for fiduciary due diligence and implementation support, and streamlining of FM and disbursement processes.
  • Contribute to the provision of high quality inputs to CPFs, PLRs and CPPRs.
  • Contribute to the provision of strategic advice and support to CMUs and other Global Practices, especially with regards to FM in sector service delivery.
  • Managing the preparation and supervision of assigned tasks and deliverables, ensuring timely and quality delivery with efficient budget management.
  • Generation and exchange of knowledge relating to FM/PFM issues.
  • Contribution to corporate tasks such as the preparation of country briefs, inputs to thematic notes and knowledge and learning events.
  • While focusing on the Nigeria portfolio, the FMS is expected to contribute to the program in other countries in the Unit as deemed necessary.


Interview date, Process and Venue for E T Consultant – Financial Management Specialist

Selection Criteria

  • Qualified professional accountant (CPA, CA, ACCA or equivalent membership of an internationally recognized professional accountancy body) with a Master’s Degree in Accounting, Public Financial Management, Finance, or another related field.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Has completed OCC course and TF accreditation; or, in case of external hire, must complete both within probationary period.
  • Public Financial Management System Knowledge and Ability: solid understanding of budget formulation, authorization and commitment, treasury and cash management, internal controls, internal audit and risk management, financial management information systems, accounting and reporting (including international public sector accounting standards), and accountability and oversight institutions (including SAI and external audit, ISSAIs, and legislative scrutiny).
  • Financial Management in Operations Knowledge and Ability: demonstrates solid knowledge of the Bank’s fiduciary assurance risk model and use of country PFM systems for Bank-financed operations.
  • Performs a range of standard assessments to strengthen and monitor the Borrower or Implementing Entities’ financial management arrangements to help provide reasonable assurance that the proceeds of our financing are used for the purposes for which they are granted.
  • Strong team player with the ability to work independently and effectively both remotely and face-to-face.
  • Integrative skills: demonstrates understanding of working across WBG practices and sectors
  • Written and verbal communication skills: demonstrates solid ability to identify and assess technical and policy issues and communicate findings
  • Verbally and through written reports and presentations.
  • Fluency in English.

Application Deadline

October 12, 2022


How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to World Bank on worldbankgroup.csod.com to apply

For more details, visit World Bank Group website.

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