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Associate - IT Finance

Posting Date: 12-May-2023

Location: London, GB

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 33432
Office Country United Kingdom
Office City London
Division Information Technology  
Contract Type Regular 
Contract Length  
Posting End Date  






Purpose of Job


The Associate, IT Budget & Reporting is responsible for supporting, monitoring and reporting on the IT Admin budget and general financial management and transparency.   


Accountabilities & Responsibilties


  • Review and maintain financial governance and reporting on capital and revenue expenditure to ensure budget and policy compliance, and where necessary implements new policies and procedures
  • Lead the co-ordination and preparation of IT annual budget and forecast to support delivery of IT plan working closely with IT managers and, when appropriate other Bank departments
  • Monitor budget execution and recommend corrective action when required
  • Oversight of project accounting to ensure adequate tracking and monitoring of project and highlighting and resolving where deviations are likely
  • Maintain detailed views of forecasts and any depreciation to allow for accurate view of future year impacts
  • Approve fixed asset purchase orders, regularly review balances and disposals with budget holders and keeping the fixed asset register updated
  • Provide consistent and regular financial reporting to relevant IT approval boards, Management teams and committees
  • Support the monthly and year-end accounting work programme, providing assistance on SAP and other accounting matters to departmental colleagues covering both operating and capital expenditure
  • Undertake financial modelling to support key IT strategic decisions 



Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications


  • Degree qualified or relevant experience/qualifications in Finance/Accounting 


  • Working towards a Qualified accountant or (member of a recognised professional accounting body)


  • Customer service experience and commercial awareness


  • Familiar with accounting standards and practices 


  • Proven experience of budgetary control functions and fixed asset accounting


  • Self-motivated, resourceful, thorough, and capable of establishing collaborative solutions


  • Advanced Excel skills (e.g. consolidations, data tables, etc.)


  • Experienced in using ERP systems, such as SAP 


  • Excellent time management and communication skills


  • Strong organisational and multi-tasking skills, including the ability to prioritise and schedule own workload


  • Ability to develop and manage effective cross-departmental networks

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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