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Treasury & Risk - Cash Management and Settlements Senior Associate
Established in 1959, The Inter-American Development Bank is the largest and leading source of financing for regional development for Latin America and the Caribbean. The Finance Department’s (FIN) main function is to administer the Bank’s financial resources including debt and non-debt funds, managing the Bank’s cash resources, conducting accounting and preparing financial records of Bank operations. Among other functions, FIN also administers Bank relations with financial markets and intermediaries, formulates and reviews the implementation of the Bank’s asset/liability management.
The Finance Department (FIN) is looking for a dedicated, energetic and team oriented treasury professional to join its’ Cash Management and Settlements Group. This is an opportunity to apply your expertise in International Banking, Capital Markets, Cash/Treasury Management, Multi-currency operations in 45 different currencies, and international payment systems.
Education: Master's Degree (or the equivalent) with a concentration in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or related field. Relevant certifications in the field of Treasury & Risk such as a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) or a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) may be considered in lieu of a Master's Degree, provided the candidate holds a Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting, or other relevant field.
Experience: Minimum of 5 years related experience, with at least 5 years multi-currency, Capital Markets, Fixed Income Securities and Derivatives treasury operations experience. Experience with international markets, foreign exchange market, capital markets software, and international clearing systems preferred.
Language: Fluency in English is required. Proficiency in any other official Bank language is desirable (Spanish, French and/or Portuguese).
Systems: Familiarity with international payment systems and software, such as Summit, SWIFT, TARGET, CHIPS, CHAPS, IBAN, ACH Payments, and office software (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, and Excel). Expert knowledge of MS Access and/or SAP highly desirable.
Quantitative Analysis: Uses analytical tools and mathematical processes to empirically analyze and evaluate data and information.
Qualitative Analysis: Investigates beyond numbers through research and intuition to determine the reasonableness of information used for decision-making.
Financial Market Knowledge: Understands financial market dynamics, products and economics and their implications for financial and risk management.
Financial Operations: Researches, analyzes, inputs and reports information on the origination, execution and monitoring of financial operations.
Communications: Expresses facts and ideas clearly both verbally and in writing, interacting effectively with people at all levels.
Risk Awareness: Understands, analyzes, acts on and communicates risks by applying appropriate controls and risk mitigation procedures.
Initiative and Drive for Results: Acts with a sense of urgency and works effectively under pressure to meet tight daily deadlines and objectives. Possess the ability to bring closure to problems and issues in a timely manner.
Systems and Applications Knowledge: Leverages systems and applications knowledge to enter data, process transactions, conduct relevant analyses, and generate reports.
Collaboration, Teamwork and Inclusion: Works cooperatively with others independent of background (e.g., gender, ethnic origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, background, perspective) or organizational role, and takes a team-based and inclusive approach to projects and decision making.
Communication and Influence: Communicates effectively and leverages relationships and strategies to influence others.
Innovation and Creativity: Develops imaginative ideas and solutions through creativity, experimentation and critical thinking.
Client Focus: Understands client needs and provides services that meet their expectations for quality and performance; meets the Bank’s expectations for ethical behavior.
The IDB offers a competitive benefits and compensation package.
The IDB is committed to diversity and inclusion and to providing equal opportunities in employment. We embrace diversity on the basis of gender, age, education, national origin, ethnic origin, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, and HIV/AIDs status. We encourage women, Afro-descendants and persons of indigenous origins to apply.
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