Minimum Education: Fully qualified as CPA, ACCA, CA, CFA or equivalent; and/or a Master's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.
Work Experience: At least 8 years of relevant experience in portfolio management, project operations accounting, auditing and/or PFM.
Language Skills: Ability to communicate effectively, in writing and orally, in English. Ability to communicate effectively in Chinese is essential.
Relevant knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), internal controls procedures and financial management.
Knowledge and application of the Bank operational policies and procedures, including understanding the interaction between the Bank’s Operational Policies, Bank Procedures, Directives, and individual trust fund programs as they relate to disbursements.
Ability to exercise professional judgment and appropriately interpret and apply operational policies, as they relate to disbursements.
Knowledge of the Bank's IBRD and IDA lending products, pricing and choices of repayment terms.
Strong analytical and conceptual skills with demonstrated ability to interpret data, assess issues, develop sound conclusions, and formulate remedial measures.
Ability to manage complex tasks, deal with rapidly shifting priorities, provide professional support to senior staff and deliver against ambitious deadlines.
Capacity to work simultaneously, effectively and efficiently on a variety of diverse issues and tasks, independently adjusting priorities and achieving results with agreed objectives and deadlines.
Ability to operate effectively in a matrix management environment, with strong coordination with Team Leads.
Ability to manage complex negotiations
Strong client focus including good interpersonal, diplomatic and team building skills required for building and maintaining collaborative relationships.
Willingness to travel on short-term assignments.