Associate Financial Officer - Cash Management

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Associate Financial Officer - Cash Management

Description

IFC — a member of the World Bank Group — is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2023, IFC committed a record $43.7 billion to private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity as economies grapple with the impacts of global compounding crises. For more information, visit www.ifc.org.

The Treasury Market Operations department is responsible for funding the balance sheet, cash and liquidity management and liquid assets investments.

The Cash Management team manages the corporations daily operational cash flows, performs liquidity planning tasks, and manages short-term investments and local currency investments.

The Funding team manages IFC’s Global medium-term note borrowing program, thematic borrowing programs and investor relations.

The Liquid Assets Management team invests liquid assets portfolios of the Corporation.

Duties and Accountabilities

This position is intended to lead the department’s analytics work program designed to help all the three units with essential analytics critical for managing our business. The recruited staff will have primary responsibility to coordinate delivery of expanded suite of analytical reports critical to market operations and to maintain outstanding funding trades that require manual intervention. The Officer will not only personally undertake development of many reports but also coordinate work of other analysts/ETCs in the department. The position is based in Washington DC.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Develop analytical tools for effective treasury market operations aimed at cash management, liquid assets portfolio management and funding program management.

• Coordinate delivery of above tasks with other staff/consultants in the department

• Take part in departmental business planning meetings to anticipate analytical needs and plan for implementation of new tools. The Officer is expected to coordinate with Treasury Quantitative Analytics team and with Treasury Valuation and Analytics team as needed to deliver on department’s goals.

• Be the department’s Operational Risk champion.

• Assist the Director with various important ongoing projects.

• Assist Traders and Funding Officers as an expert resource on trading system.

• Assist with funding-related tasks such as trade updates in the system, liaising with Funding Officers and the settlements team on discrepancies with counterparties.

• Assist with streamlining processes including help in creating or updating tipsheets and manuals.

Selection Criteria

• Master's degree in quantitative finance, mathematics, economics or other related discipline.

• 4+ years’ experience in Quantitative finance role.

• Knowledge of fixed income mathematics, quantitative finance models.

• Programming experience and skills in SQL, C++, Python are a huge plus; knowledge of trading systems such as Summit, Murex etc., Bloomberg APIs is a plus.

• Excellent analytical skills,

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a high attention to detail.

World Bank Group Core Competencies

The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan; medical, life and disability insurance; and paid leave, including parental leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer with a dedicated and committed workforce, and do not discriminate based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.

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