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Assoiate - IT Finance

Posting Date: 16-Mar-2023

Location: London, GB

Company: EBRD

Requisition ID 33324
Office Country United Kingdom
Office City London
Division Information Technology
Dept. / Bus. Group Governance & Oversight Services
Business Unit Financial Planning & Capacity
Contract Type Short Term
Contract Length 12 months
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.)

•            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


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.

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