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Analyst, Budget Business Partnering

Posting Date: 25-May-2023

Location: London, GB

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 33544
Office Country United Kingdom
Office City London
Division Finance - Strategy, Planning & Control  
Contract Type Regular 
Contract Length  
Posting End Date 08/06/2023 





Purpose of Job


The Analyst, Budget Business Partner, is involved in budget-related client work for a number of departments within the Bank, within the Budget team’s mandate of establishing the Bank’s overall administrative and capital expenditure budgets and monitoring their execution. The role provides direct support to the Principal, Budget Business Partner in work to challenge and advise budget holders in the use of their budgets and in preparing resource proposals and other specific analysis, as needed.


The Analyst provides detailed expenditure analysis as part of the annual top down budget process, productivity analysis and monitoring of budget execution. The Analyst provides input to the preparation of specific sections of Bank documents issued to senior management and to the Board, including such as the Strategy Implementation Plan document incorporating the annual Budget document. The role requires maintaining the relevant policies, procedures and processes related to resource management, including budget and accounting guidelines and for staffing related issues.


Accountabilities and Responsibilities


Accountabilities and responsibilities for this role are to be carried out under supervision of the Principal, Budget Business Partner. 


  • Active monitoring of business plan and budget execution of respective departments under client responsibility, reviewing directly with departments as necessary
  • Provide advice and guidance to budget holders, after seeking guidance and assistance from senior Budget team members
  • Attend meetings on the Principal’s behalf, as necessary
  • As directed, provide specific resource analysis for Senior Management and the Board of Directors under the guidance of the Principal, Budget Business Partner
  • Monitoring and reporting of expenses against agreed budgets and forecasts and tracking of agreements
  • Performing tasks under budget responsibility – review use of staff costs budget, regular tracking of contingency budget utilisation, use of management provisions, etc.
  • Analysis of productivity across teams and other specific staffing queries to support more senior staff in the Budget team
  • Utilise reporting capability of the planning system as well updating/uploading of budget data
  • Regular discussions and support to budget holders to understand and efficiently implement their budget
  • Under guidance, analyse resources or review policies that fall under the responsibility of the Budget team
  • Involved in training of Budget Officers
  • Ad-hoc analysis as directed by Principal


Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Qualifications: 



  • Qualified accountant/ CFA qualified and/ or relevant practical experience in Finance
  • Strong accounting knowledge and financial background
  • Excellent numeric and analytical skills
  • High attention to detail and ability to maintain accuracy under tight deadlines, with good organisation skills 
  • Strong knowledge of IT systems such as accounting packages, Excel and its use in modelling
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team, liaising with an extensive number of counterparties internally 
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English




What is it like to work at the EBRD?


Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people's lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in. 


The EBRD environment provides you with:

  • Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;
  • A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;
  • An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital  transformation at the heart of what we do.


Diversity is one of the Bank’s core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working and expecting our employee to attend the office 50% of their working time.

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