Job Title: Business Process Analyst
Organisation: World Bank
Location: Chennai, India
Closing Date: 3 March 2021
Salary: Not Stated
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Working Pattern: Not Stated
Sponsors international candidates? No
World Bank Group Finance and Accounting (WFA) is one of the vice presidencies in the WBG and is responsible for financial reporting and internal control framework for the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the International Development Association (IDA), the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Trust Fund/Partnership portfolio of those entities.
WFA in the Bank comprises the following functions: Financial Instruments Accounting and Valuation; Loan and Trust Fund Operations; Accounting Business Services; Financial Reporting; Accounting Policy; Documentation and Communication; Advisory Services; and Operational Risks and Controls.
These units collectively include approximately 450 staff, of which 100 are in Washington, D.C. with the remainder in regional offices including the largest in Chennai, India.
The WFA Systems and Transformation (WFAST) Division provides project management, data and automation support to WFA business operations, and to each WFA department for the identification and implementation of transformative initiatives (e.g., Lean Six Sigma, Robotics, Project Management, Data reporting and Analytics and Web Platforms). These initiatives are intended to increase productivity and efficiencies in work program delivery, while maintaining continuity in current WFA business operations.
The WFA Systems and Transformation (WFAST) Division is seeking a Business Process Analyst to assist with activities related to risk and controls, reporting, and data management.
Role and Responsibilities
The Business Process Analyst will work under the guidance and supervision of a team lead and will be responsible for specific tasks/projects as well as for working in a team to execute WFAST’s work program.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Performing the due diligence review and continuous monitoring of commercial financial institutions for potential reputational risk as part of Financial Institutions Due Diligence work
Conducting reviews of key controls, system access roles and segregation of duty (SOD) in the loan disbursement function
Pursuing opportunities for improving controls and reducing risk in various initiatives such as system enhancements, process improvements, and robotics implementation
Preparing periodic and ad hoc reports by collating information from various sources, including SAP, Integrated Loan Administration Platform (ILAP), Business Intelligence (BI) and Loan Information System (LIS)
Navigating multiple data sources to provide appropriate and timely solutions to data queries from various WFA units, Operations units, Treasury and other stakeholders
Supporting the automation and standardization of data queries with focus on self-service for clients
Analyzing data and presenting data using various tools and techniques
Participating in other duties and initiatives as assigned by the Team Lead
Experience, Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree plus a professional accounting qualification (e.g., ACCA/CPA/CA) with 5 years of work experience
Knowledge and experience in internal controls and risk management principles
Interest and experience in data analysis and data visualization
Ability to extract data from a variety of systems and respond with agility to ad-hoc, on-demand data requests
Strong quantitative, analytical and reporting skills
Knowledge of advanced Excel and/or Tableau is preferred
Experience in working in multi-cultural backgrounds and serving multi-disciplinary stakeholders. • Excellent communication, collaboration, and presentation skills
Experience in working effectively as part of a larger team and in managing his or her own work effectively with minimum supervision
Proactive, innovative, with ability to listen and integrate ideas from diverse views, create partnerships, and collaborate with others