FIN/TRY Corporate Accounts Services Consultant

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Technical Support
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FIN/TRY Corporate Accounts Services Consultant

 

Background of this search: The Inter-American Development Bank, the largest and leading source of financing for regional development for Latin America and the Caribbean, is looking for a dedicated, energetic, and team-oriented contractual to work in the Loan and Corporate Accounts Group - Treasury Division (TRY/LCA).

The team’s mission: The Loan and Corporate Accounts Group TRY/LCA under the Finance Department's Treasury Division executes processes related to the servicing of the loan portfolio and corporate accounts payable (AR) and receivables (AR). The Corporate Accounts team within the TRY/LCA Group provides corporate services to the IADB that includes processing and reporting accounts payable under the administrative and Capital Budget; monitoring of the client master and technical cooperation payments; processing and reporting  accounts receivable; processing travel and expense reimbursements; performing travel expense audits; supporting and providing technical guidance on administrative payments processes to the country offices; managing the vendor master file; and managing reporting and billings and collections of capital subscriptions of member countries and donor contributions to trust funds.

What you’ll do:

  • Perform validations and analysis to ensure payments from the administrative budget, capital budget and technical cooperation funding are processed and recorded accurately and efficiently, while adhering to industry best practices and internal policies and controls.
  • Collaborate with employees and vendors to resolve complex issues regarding administrative payments. Troubleshoot any issues in the processing that affect payments. Review, research, and present solutions to reconciliation issues.
  • Provide support to departments and country offices on issues related to accounts payable, travel expense reimbursement, technical cooperation payments and accounts receivable.
  • Collaborate with the vendor master data and client master management and improvement initiatives.
  • Participate and contribute to the maintenance activities of the vendor portal, assist with the implementation of roll out and onboarding activities, participate in user acceptance testing of enhancements and support other related activities.
  • Ensure the timely execution of AR activities related to the billing and collection of capital contributions, trust fund contributions and other corporate receivables, while adhering to internal controls and established procedures.
  • Perform maintenance of the content in the external client portal for capital contributions.
  • Prepare reports for the member country subscriptions and contributions including but not limited to balance confirmations, voting power reports, and payment status reports.
  • Assist with audit inquiries regarding the AP and AR processes.
  • Asist with tier 2 incident resolution related to the AP and AR processes.
  • Collaborate with accounting on resolution of reconciling items related to corporate payments and receivables.
  • Participate in and assist in the revision of administrative polices and regulations and procedures related to the AP and AR functions.
  • Provide support for special projects related to the maintenance of AP and AR modules in SAP.
  • Contribute to the maintenance of the robotic process automation (RPA) impacting the AP process (invoice processing and vendor creation) ensuring optimal performance.
  • Identify and suggest business process improvements.
  • Participate in the month end and year end closing activities of AP and AR modules including the preparation of 1099-MISC filing and reporting.
  • Assist with other projects as needed.
  • Perform other duties as requested related to trust funds and support in activities related to the SLAs.

What you’ll need:

Citizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries. We may offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your eligible dependents.

Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB Group.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in business, finance, accounting, or related fields is required. CPA and Master's in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field desired

Experience: A minimum of 2 years of relevant experience. Advanced Excel skills and experience working with large data sets.

Languages:  English and Spanish.  

 

Opportunity Summary: 

Type of contract: CNS Full Time.

Length of contract:  12 Months

Start date: March / April of 2021

Responsible person: TREAS&RISK PPAL SPEC - HEAD LCA

Location: Headquarters, Washington DC or any country office of the IDB member countries.

Requirements: You must be a citizen of one of the IDB’s 48 member countries and have no family members currently working at the IDB Group.  

 

Our culture: Our people are committed and passionate about improving lives in Latin-America and the Caribbean, and they get to do what they love in a diverse, collaborative and stimulating work environment. We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE certification, recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality. As an employee you can be part of internal resource groups that connect our diverse community around common interests.

Because we are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+, persons with disabilities, afro-descendants, and indigenous people to apply.

About us: At the IDB, we’re committed to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.

 

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for our Region, the IDB Group is reviewing its hiring needs and re-prioritizing its areas of talent acquisition. We encourage candidates to continue to apply to the active postings, yet current job openings may be subject to further decisions in terms of timing of the processes, or other actions, in accordance with business needs. Final hiring decisions may also be conditioned to the candidate’s ability to timely relocate to the post of duty at the moment of starting service.

 

Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.

 

 

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