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Associate, Financial Strategy & Analytics

Posting Date: 15-Mar-2023

Location: London, GB

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 33298
Office Country United Kingdom
Office City London
Division Finance - Strategy, Planning & Control  
Contract Type Short Term 
Contract Length 09 months 
Posting End Date 29/03/2023 





Purpose of Job


The Associate, Financial Strategy and Analytics is expected to develop deep expertise in key processes carried out by the team.  In particular, this will require in-depth knowledge of rating agency methodologies for MDBs and how these influence capital and liquidity metrics.  In addition, the role will involve supporting the presentation of key financial data and analytics to internal and external stakeholders, including rating agencies.  This role reports to the Associate Director of the Financial Strategy and Analytics team, but would work closely with the two Principal Managers in the Financial Strategy team on specific aspects of the team’s work programme.



Accountabiltities & Responsibilties


  • Assist in the production of the Bank’s financial plan, including defining key financial assumptions.
  • Maintain, document, develop and run the stress testing modelling process within Finance.
  • Develop and maintain return on capital metrics and thresholds, and assist in the maintenance of the Bank’s primary profitability tool for debt projects (Investment Profitability Model).
  • Work on presentations and written documents providing key messages for internal and external stakeholders on the Bank’s capital and liquidity profile.  These include the Board of Directors, Executive Committee and rating agencies.  These presentations are important for transparency and also for strengthening perceptions about the Bank.


Other ad hoc analysis supporting the work of the Financial Strategy team, as directed.


In addition to the key responsibilities and deliverables described above, the individual may be requested to perform other relevant duties as required by business needs. 



Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualfifcations


Qualifications and skills:

  • Degree or equivalent experience - Finance/ Economics preferred
  • Demonstrated analytical skills, with a delivery focus
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and/or reporting/analytics/modelling software
  • Team player, including ability to work in a matrix environment and across functions
  • Sound decision making and problem solving skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills, including presenting information


Experience and knowledge:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of financial regulation and related risk issues for modelling of (i) accounting/financial forecasting and/or (ii) a regulatory/economic capital and liquidity risk background.
  • Good grasp of financial and capital market fundamentals, credit analysis and accounting concepts.
  • Strong knowledge of data systems, for example Excel or Tableau.
  • Demonstrated experience building effective working relations with clients and colleagues.
  • Written/drafting skills would be an advantage.



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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