• Added Date: Monday, 12 December 2022
  • Deadline Date: Monday, 30 January 2023
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IFCโ€”a member of the World Bank Groupโ€”is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2022, IFC committed a record $32.8 billion to private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity as economies grapple with the impacts of global compounding crises.ย For more information, visitย ย

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Analyst will have a wide range of evolving responsibilities. There are open positions in 3 industries โ€“ Financial Institution group, Infrastructure and Manufacturing and Agri services. Relevant experience in each of these industries would be required.ย 

Anticipated scope of duties and responsibilities during the next two years includes the following:

โ€ข Provide research and analysis on relevant sectors, including market assessments, industry mapping, company surveys, benchmarking analyses, and sector and company financial projections/models.ย 
โ€ข Analyze historical and projected financial statements of companies within the sector.
โ€ข Conduct strategic research and participate in working groups to advance IFCโ€™s thematic focus areas in Infrastructure, Financial Institutions Group and MAS
โ€ข Develop knowledge products including presentations, case studies, Lessons Learned, training material, etc.
โ€ข Facilitate knowledge management and continuous exchange with other teams and relevant experts within IFC and the World Bank Group and cultivate relationships between different stakeholders
โ€ข Donor Reporting & Platform Management
โ€ข Draft concept notes and implementation plans and periodic donor and project supervision reports.
โ€ข Back-up support to study tours, and event briefings for management participating in external fora and client meetings.ย 
โ€ข Help prepare high-quality presentations, briefings and other outreach material for different audiences, including clients, development partners and internal stakeholders.
โ€ข Research prospective client companies or governments for alignment with IFC strategic, financial and integrity criteria.
โ€ข Identify data collection needs to support the assessment of financial, operational, development impact, and market information as well as relevant E&S matters. Coordinate with client to obtain necessary information.
โ€ข Analyze financial statements/projections, build financial models and run sensitivities, with accountability for its factual accuracy.
โ€ข Gather and summarize project/sector/country benchmarking information to be used to capture lessons learned, with accountability for factual accuracy.
โ€ข Extract lessons of IFCโ€™s earlier investment or advisory mandates and other evaluative work as relevant to provide input to the structuring of straightforward transactions.
โ€ข Perform analytical work (due diligence, financial modelling, prepare pricing comparability data) as input to designing and considering structuring options.
โ€ข Prepare investment or advisory committee materials, with supervision.
โ€ข Leverage basic knowledge of IFCโ€™s policies and procedures, to ensure approval system workflow and document requirements are met.
โ€ข Perform credit and integrity risk rating assessments, covenant compliance reviews, and valuations and monitor changes to risk flags to determine performance assigned portfolio, with supervision.
โ€ข Compile, ensure integrity and quality of, and analyze portfolio data to assess IRP and loan loss reserves for primary investment officer.
โ€ข Prepare routine portfolio monitoring reports and generate needed data from multiple resources..
โ€ข Look at prior transactions and track record with specific clients to develop input to future business possibilities
โ€ข Draft memos and process simple waivers, amendments, and ESAMs based on guidance from a more senior investment officer.
โ€ข Perform analytical work (due diligence, financial modeling, preparation of pricing comparability data) as input to designing and considering restructuring options.

Investment Analyst assists Investment Officers in all aspects of their work including but not limited to:

โ€ข Conducting industry and market research and assisting IFCโ€™s business development and portfolio management efforts in the manufacturing, agribusiness and services sectors in Bangladesh.
โ€ข Participating in all phases of an investment project life cycle, including structuring, negotiation, internal approval and closing
โ€ข Creating financial models, analyzing historical and projected financial statements.
โ€ข Reviewing company information and preparing reports on periodic financial statements, project progress reports and other information submitted by clients.
โ€ข Tracking operational and financial performance of IFC's portfolio clients, including compliance with IFC's agreements
โ€ข Performing credit reviews and valuations of equity investments and loan instruments.

Selection Criteria

โ€ข A minimum of Bachelorโ€™s in Business, Finance, Economics or Public Policy or a closely related field.
โ€ข Candidates holding a Masterโ€™s degree in Finance or MBA with 1-3 years of experience are also welcome to apply.ย 
โ€ข At least 3 years of relevant professional experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
โ€ข Strong analytical and problem-solving skills as well as sound business judgment to identify issues and present creative and practical solutions
โ€ข Ability to work successfully in multicultural teams and across boundaries and time zones
โ€ข Proactive, initiative taker with strong teamwork skills
โ€ข Ability to manage and complete multiple projects/tasks simultaneously and to meet deadlines under pressure
โ€ข Enthusiasm for emerging markets and commitment to supporting sustainable development
โ€ข Strong analytical and quantitative skills including corporate/project finance, data analysis, market assessment, industry and regulatory analysis.
โ€ข Ability to develop complex financial models ; Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and database skills
โ€ข Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are a must.ย  Fluency in other languages is a plus
โ€ข Make Smart Decisions - Leverages available data and makes timely decisions.
โ€ข 3 years of work experience in a financial institution, particularly in investment projects.
โ€ข Ability to analyze and synthesize debt pricing benchmarks and equity trading comparables.ย 
โ€ข Demonstrated skill in financial statement analysis, accounting, finance, financial modeling, DCF and comparable company analysis to support informed decision making.
โ€ข Ability to demonstrate attention to detail, thoughtful scenarios analysis and diligence in the quality of own work.
โ€ข Ability to gather and assess relevant data to facilitate the assessment of credit and non-financial risks associated to projects.
โ€ข Ability to form relationships with counterparts and mid-level clients and stakeholders to exchange information needed.
โ€ข Basic understanding of how specific investments in different industries and sectors impact economic, market and social development, and how to use mapping methodology to assess market conditions.

World Bank Group Core Competencies

The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan; medical, life and disability insurance; and paid leave, including parental leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer with a dedicated and committed workforce, and do not discriminate based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.

Learn more about working at theย World Bankย andย IFC, including our values and inspiring stories.

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