Resource Management Assistant

World Bank

Useful resource Administration Assistant

Job #: req24757
Group: World Financial institution
Sector: Useful resource Administration
Grade: GD
Time period Period: 3 years 0 months
Recruitment Sort: Native Recruitment
Location: Kampala,Uganda
Required Language(s): English
Most well-liked Language(s):
Closing Date: 11/3/2023 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC


Do you wish to construct a profession that’s actually worthwhile? Working on the World Financial institution Group supplies a singular alternative so that you can assist our shoppers clear up their best improvement challenges. The World Financial institution Group is among the largest sources of funding and information for creating nations; a singular international partnership of 5 establishments devoted to ending excessive poverty, growing shared prosperity, and selling sustainable improvement. With 189 member nations and greater than 120 workplaces worldwide, we work with private and non-private sector companions, investing in groundbreaking initiatives and utilizing knowledge, analysis, and know-how to develop options to probably the most pressing international challenges. For extra data, go to

Regional Context

The Africa Japanese and Southern (AFE) Area is dedicated to serving to Africa notice its appreciable improvement potential, with a concentrate on employment era. The core values guiding our work are ardour for our mission of sustainable poverty discount with eager consideration to high quality and transformative impression, placing the wants of the shopper on the middle of all our actions, belief and respect as a typical foreign money, mental rigor and curiosity, honesty and integrity, teamwork, openness to studying and the braveness to confess we don’t all the time have the reply.

Africa Japanese and Southern (AFE) has workplaces in 26 nations and is a vibrant and altering surroundings for improvement work. The final 20 years of democratic elections and, in some nations multiparty techniques has created a higher openness to pro-poor reforms. A vibrant civil society has turn into more and more vocal on coverage points, and African residents are an increasing number of holding politicians accountable for his or her actions (though there are variations throughout nations). Regional establishments, comparable to AU/NEPAD are making use of peer stress on nationwide leaders to enhance their efficiency.

Whereas the general enterprise local weather in Africa is the weakest on the planet, a number of countriesincluding some fragile stateshave made nice strides in bettering their surroundings for enterprise. What’s rising consequently is a rising area, with setbacks infrequently, that’s more and more seen as a vacation spot for funding as a lot as for help; and one the place leaders are more and more prepared to deal with issues of poor governance that harms improvement effectiveness.

The Africa Japanese and Southern (AFE) Area seeks to grab this chance to raised assist our shoppers in realizing the ambition of eradicating excessive poverty and boosting prosperity.

Vice-Presidency Context

The Funds, Efficiency Overview, and Strategic Planning (BPS) VPU ismandated with overseeing the useful resource administration perform of the World Bankwith the next key accountabilities: technique and enterprise planning;expense administration; efficiency assessment and reporting; useful resource managementinfrastructure improvement and upkeep; inner controls and riskmanagement; and useful resource administration capability constructing.
BPS has a service supply mannequin with three coreroles:
Enterprise Companions (shopper going through): embeddedpartners centered on determination assist and efficiency oversight with strongunderstanding of the enterprise.
Facilities of Experience (COE): offering thoughtleadership and analytics, designing enterprise finance insurance policies, practices, andcoordinating enterprise finance information administration; and
Service Heart: central unit to handle deliveryof excessive quantity and transactional and reporting companies throughout the Financial institution,together with assist desk assist to shoppers.

BPS is organized into three departments underneath aVice President: (1) BPS Company Items (BPSCU) – supporting Institutional,Governance and Administrative Items (IG&A), Capital Funds and providingBPS techniques, information, knowledge governance and the service middle; (2) BPSOperations Items (BPSOU) supporting Follow Teams and Areas; and (3) BPSStrategic Planning (BPSSP) supporting the company strategic enterprise andbudget planning course of.

BPS Operations Items (BPSOU) is comprised of sixclient-facing models offering assist to the (a) World Follow VPUs(Sustainable Growth; Infrastructure; Equitable Development, Finance andInstitutions; and Human Growth); (b) the Areas (the Africa East and WestRegions; the Europe & Central Asia and Center East & North AfricaRegions; the South Asia and East Asia & Pacific Areas; and the LatinAmerican & Caribbean Area; and (c) Operational & Nation Providers(OPCS).

Unit Context

Sitting inside BPSOU, the Useful resource Administration Unit of the Africa Area (BPSAF) is accountable for enterprise planning, budgeting, work programming, deliverables reporting, and monetary reporting for all of the departments within the World Financial institution Japanese and Southern Africa Area and Western and Central Africa Area. As well as, in nation workplaces, BPSAF employees performs accounting, cost processing, money administration and administration features. General, BPSAF ensures that every division maintains price effectivity and efficient controls over all monetary transactions and supplies assist for efficient administration and monitoring of deliverable. Constructing on WFAs current High quality Assurance Overview and the Scorecard report.

The Useful resource Administration (RM) Assistant place relies in Kampala, Nation Workplace throughout the Nation Division protecting Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Somalia. The RM Assistant will deal with accounting, useful resource administration, inner controls, and administration for the nation workplace although assist to different nations can also be potential when want arises.

Duties and Tasks:
The RM Assistant works independently underneath the oversight of the Nation Supervisor and the CO RM Analyst underneath the general supervision of Sr. Useful resource Administration Officer and HQ primarily based Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). The RM Assistants features vary from main accountability for accounting transactions and vendor funds, to performing compliance evaluations and reporting to central management models, to setting/streamlining procedures within the workplace whereas guaranteeing acceptable controls are in place and supporting and advising employees on a bunch of RM subjects. Additionally, the RM Assistant performs a key position within the administration and dissemination of RM insurance policies of the Financial institution. The RM Assistant is anticipated to ship high quality work, putting a steadiness between RM technical excellence and shopper focus. The incumbent will need to have sturdy teamwork inside and out of doors the unit, and the power to work independently on RM initiatives with different members of the broader RM staff. Initiative and wonderful communications expertise, each written and verbal, and interpersonal expertise are a should.

The important thing accountabilities of the RM Assistant are as follows:
Monetary Accounting and Studies:
Processes precisely and promptly all accounting transactions, together with payroll, working bills, procurement, journey, marketing consultant funds, vendor funds, cost backs and different workplace operating bills.
Processes transactions within the Asset Administration module for workplace stock.
Maintains accounts reconciled at any given time limit.
Usually evaluations the open gadgets, accounts, and resolves any excellent gadgets throughout the WFA mandated time frames (primarily, 15/30/60 days).
Maintains related paperwork and invoices systematically to completely assist the accounts.
Performs Checking account reconciliation and evaluations money circulation and replenishment wants.
Submit Month-to-month Assertion of Reconciliation (MSR) experiences throughout the Institutional deadline (inside 10 days after the shut of the month).
Assists in planning and monitoring funds and bills linked to nation workplace work program.
Gives references to Financial institution monetary and administrative insurance policies and procedures in administrative expense associated topic areas.
Displays working bills and highlights potential points.
Month-to-month evaluations of exception experiences and takes corrective actions (comparable to lacking time, SOE; exceptions, additional time, open buy orders and many others.).
Ensures compliance with institutional and regional insurance policies and pointers.
Generates quite a lot of commonplace and customised monetary/accounting experiences.
Interacts with shoppers each inside and out of doors the Financial institution, e.g., employees, consultants, distributors, and many others., to impact well timed funds and resolve accounting associated points.
Accounting Controls:
Keep consistency within the utility of accounting guidelines and procedures, together with safeguarding of money and checks.
Make sure that all transactions have been duly accepted and supporting paperwork have been initialed previous to processing.
Overview common ledger accounts frequently to make sure correct posting
Overview PeopleSoft submissions.
Guarantee right GL accounts are utilized in processing transactions.
Monitor working bills and spotlight potential points.
Guarantee year-end accrual coverage is 100% carried out.
Evaluations, follows up and resolves points famous in all inner management assessment workout routines experiences issued by Accounting Division (accounting scorecard and QAR, Nation Workplace area Go to).
Comply with up on audit and COSO suggestions which relate to the accounting perform.
Basic Administration:
Handles native buying of provides, gear, and contracts for companies.
Maintains and updates information and experiences on standing of stock and bodily belongings.
Handles quite a lot of common workplace administrative issues and different ad-hoc duties as required (e.g., journey, safety, workshops, and conferences and many others.).
Present steering to much less skilled employees.
Present data and help on advantages insurance policies and associated points (e.g., monetary help loans, dependency allowance, medical profit, additional time pay).
Processes short-term marketing consultant contracts in accordance with pointers.

Choice Standards

Minimal Training/Expertise: Bachelor diploma in Accounting, Enterprise, Finance, or different related self-discipline; or Nonrelevant bachelors diploma plus one of many following: (1) CIMA Superior Diploma in Administration Accounting; or (2) ACCA Superior Diploma in Accounting and Enterprise; or (3) equal countrylevel accounting certificates.
Minimal Years of Related Expertise: At the very least 1 12 months of related expertise, however it’s most well-liked to have a candidate with skilled expertise for 2 years or longer.
Language talent: Proficient in English with capability to speak successfully orally and in writing in each.
Demonstrated experience in dealing with transactional degree monetary/accounting works.
Demonstrated experience in monetary reporting, funds planning and monitoring, and inner management.
Demonstrated competency in folks relations.
Competence in the usage of MS Workplace software program comparable to (Phrase, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Good working information of monetary techniques, comparable to, SAP.

Basic Competencies

Integrity and Independence: Prepares correct experiences, guaranteeing that pertinent info are pretty offered, shares data freely.
Statutory and different Stakeholder Reporting: Can produce pro-forma monetary statements and experiences; accustomed to disclosure necessities and accompanying notes, and administration and auditor’s experiences.
Inside controls and company procedures: Can analyze knowledge and enterprise processes to find out the viability of controls and procedures and establish any points or areas of threat.
Governance: In a position to interpret the basic useful resource administration necessities of a shopper’s governing constructions and to offer primary funds evaluation.
Planning and Budgeting: Can produce commonplace experiences and budgets and analyze funds data; perceive the entity’s funding construction and sources.
Efficiency Analysis and Reporting: In a position to decide the data wants of customers and current data that helps administration determination making.
Administration Data and Instruments Design: In a position to analyze administration data wants, precisely outline necessities and make sure the high quality of knowledge produced.
Monetary Technique: Understands what impacts the energy and integrity of the entity’s earnings assertion and steadiness sheet, and the Financial institution’s lending merchandise and primary pricing constructions.
Duties and Workflow Administration: Has wonderful workflow administration and process group expertise; in a position to take accountability for all elements of coordination of the workflow of assigned tasks.
Transactions Processing and High quality Management.

World Bank Group Core Competencies

The World Financial institution Group presents complete advantages, together with a retirement plan; medical, life and incapacity insurance coverage; and paid go away, together with parental go away, in addition to affordable lodging for people with disabilities.

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