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The Control Unit of the Finance Department (FIN) is seeking a finance officer to work in a dynamic financial organization. The Control Unit is responsible for (i) monitoring and assessing key aspects of the control environment within the department, including IT; (ii) monitoring Fund-wide risk, control, and IT developments that have an impact on the work of FIN; (iii) monitoring and reporting on internal controls and operational risks for financial operations; (iv) conducting a deep analysis of, and subsequently translating new financial policy to financial systems; (v) managing IT projects to ensure adequate controls and risk mitigation; (vi) familiarity with business continuity practices and other Fund resilience programs; (vii) undertaking control assessments for key financial transactions and spreadsheet control reviews of financial data that is included in Board papers; and (viii) researching, planning, and implementing innovation and automation projects such as RPA (Robotic Process Automation), automated workflows, and similar tools.
The successful candidate should have broad, flexible skills and expertise that will enable him/her to work on a daily basis with a multidisciplinary team involving technology support, consultants and colleagues from other divisions as well as other departments (mainly Corporate Services and Facilities, Office of Risk Management, and IT) to ensure full integration of operational risks and controls within existing financial systems or existing business process areas. The candidate is also expected to contribute to a wide variety of projects related to risk and internal control assessments, policy, accounting, process, and financial systems. The candidate is also expected to assist in innovation projects and initiatives, including the use of tools like Robotic Process Automation, OCR, and Workflows.
Under the general supervision and guidance of the Unit Chief, the successful candidate will:
A strong background and graduate degree in finance, bank operations, accounting, business administration, risk management, IT systems, or related field, or professional finance certification supplemented by a minimum of four years of relevant work experience, is required. In addition, the successful candidate should have comprehensive knowledge of IT systems beyond that of an end-user, with the ability to translate that knowledge to practical business circumstances. Prior experience in financial systems is a plus, as is experience in Business Intelligence, databases, and data management from a business perspective. Familiarity with other innovation tools and process improvement tools is a plus.
The successful candidate will be expected to possess the ability to multi-task and to collaborate effectively in a team environment. In addition, strong problem solving and analytical skills, the ability to learn and adapt quickly to new subject matter and systems, and solid verbal and written communication skills are essential for the role.
Department:FINAI CO Finance Department Immediate Office Control Unit
Hiring For:A09, A10
The last day to apply to this job is06/25/2021-11:59 p.m.-GMT-05:00 Eastern Time
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