African Development Bank is Recruiting For Budget Officer, SNPB1
African Development Bank
Lagos, NG
2d ago
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Job title : Budget Officer, SNPB1

Job Location : Not specified

Deadline : June 24, 2021

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  • Job Reference : ADB / 21 / 076

    Location : Cote d’Ívoire

    Grade : PL6

    Position N : 50070695

    The Complex :

  • The Senior Vice-Presidency (SNVP) is responsible for supporting the President in the day-to-day management of the Bank Group to achieve its strategic objective and drive performance culture that will align all processes and systems to deliver high impact results.
  • The SNVP will provide effective leadership and exceptional coordination to ensure implementation and monitoring of key corporate decisions as well as the identification of necessary corrective measures and actions.
  • The SNVP will lead Senior Management discussions, decision-making processes and the implementation of key Board and Management decisions.
  • The Hiring Department :

  • The primary role of the Programming and Budget Department (SNPB) is to develop a strategic approach to planning and budgeting, and to coordinate the definition, planning, implementation and monitoring of Bank-wide programming and budgeting processes.
  • The Budget Programming Division (SNPB1) is responsible to lead the formulation of the Bank’s three-year resource planning and allocation framework in line with key institutional priorities and the Bank’s strategy, cross-cutting objectives and areas of priority.
  • The Division also assists and contributes to leading and coordinating Budget Programming, Budget Processes, Budget Data Management, Budget Policies and Budget Control Framework activities.

    The Position

  • The overall objective of this position is to support the implementation of the budget control framework during the execution of Administrative and Capital Budget.
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Under the general supervision of the Division Manager, the Budget Officer will be responsible for the following areas : Management and monitoring of budgeting tools and systems, Budget Execution support, Budget Analysis and Reporting, Budget HelpDesk Monitoring and capacity building.
  • His / Her Duties Includes

    Management and monitoring of budgeting tools and systems :

  • Coordinate with IT Department the functional changes in Activity Time recording system (ATRS) if required
  • Implement and monitor measures to improve the filling rate and data quality of ATRS system
  • Prepare and update cost accounting system parameters (salary bands, allocation key) for cost allocation and cost sharing
  • Propose system improvements in the light of changes in system and budget process
  • Propose and / or conduct independent research and analyses on budget issues, identifying problems, proposing solutions and making recommendations to Management
  • Budget Control Support :

  • Maintain data integrity and budget control systems
  • Update budget Master Data in SAP CO and SAP FM-BCS
  • Coordinate budget loading in SAP
  • Coordinate period-end closing exercise (carry forward), including periodic reconciliation, to ensure system data integrity
  • Analyse budget transfers and recommend appropriate actions
  • Budget Analysis and Reporting :

  • Analyse budget data and provide analytical reports to allow decision making and initiatives implementation (Coefficient Budgeting, One Bank budgeting approach)
  • Collaboration with others budget officers to provide inputs for department key documents
  • Ensure delivery of periodical reports to stakeholders (Executive Directors, Senior Management Committee, Managers and Focal Points)
  • Budget Helpdesk Monitoring and Capacity Building :

  • Support End users on daily requests
  • Troubleshoot issues on budget systems and tools
  • Monitor the Budget Helpdesk Email account
  • Participate in the design of learning materials for budget and resource management systems
  • Act as a resource person for budget and resource management training
  • Selection Criteria

  • Hold at least a Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, IT or related fields;
  • A minimum of four (4) years of professional experience in which 3 years should have been gained within international institutions or well-known corporate entities;
  • Knowledge in Budgeting policies, practices and regulations, Operational Programming, Performance Measurement and Strategic Planning with experience in the preparation of strategic reports and / or research publications;
  • Demonstrated capacity to initiate and manage innovations and changes;
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage time effectively to deal with multiple demands and deadlines with ability to work as part of a multicultural team;
  • Problems solving, client orientation and attention to details;
  • Communication : strong written and oral skills to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people (clients, peers, supervisors);
  • Client management;
  • Team working and relations;
  • Competence in the use of SAP, SAP-CO and SAP FM-BCS modules in particular, and MS Office applications (VB, Access, Excel and PowerPoint);
  • with proficient and good knowledge of SAP BI reporting;
  • Excellent written and verbal communications in English or French with a working knowledge of the other.
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