Location:
Washington, United States
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
Type of contract:
Contract
Salary:
Competitive

Financial Analyst

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Financial Analyst

Duties and Accountabilities:

• Assist senior staff in structuring and executing transactions that provide local currency financing solutions to IFC’s clients through debt capital markets, structured products and local currency derivatives;
• Build and maintain internal models/reports linked to Treasury Products as well as those linked to management business information. 
• Participate in building relationships with key stakeholders, including international investment banks, local banks, capital market firms, investors, and regulators, at a senior level;
• Market treasury products to internal and external clients, regulatory agencies, and banks;
• Conduct market intelligence of local and international debt capital markets;
• Assist in managing the preparation and execution of IFC’s local currency bond issuances and associated approval process;
• Design, maintain and improve financial models to structure, evaluate and price innovative transactions;
• Assist in providing training and knowledge management services to internal and external clients;

Selection Criteria

• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Engineering or another quantitative discipline such as Math/Physics/Statistics/Actuarial studies with an equivalent combination of education and experience;
• At least 2+ years finance experience, preferably in fixed income (including derivatives) and/or structured finance (securitizations, credit guarantees, etc.), within an investment bank, rating agency, or other capital-markets related entity;
• Strong quantitative background, solid theoretical or practical knowledge of FX and fixed income markets, and/or structured finance, and enthusiasm for the development of domestic capital markets;
• Strong business analytics skills, sound business judgment, negotiation experience, and good track record in transaction execution in an investment environment (ideally in emerging markets); 
• Ability to multi-task and to pay attention to detail under tight deadlines and strong oral and written communication skills;
• Highly motivated, results-oriented self-starter with proven capacity for teamwork;
• Advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint (including Power BI / Tableau), Bloomberg or Reuters is a plus;
• Fluency in English is a must. Spanish, Portuguese or other additional language skills would be a plus;
• Unequivocal commitment to diversity and inclusion;
 
IFC offers rewarding careers in a challenging environment that allows for professional and personal growth with: 
 
• An exciting opportunity to work in key areas of strategic priority within IFC;
• Exposure to a wide variety of transaction structures, asset classes, sectors and markets; 
• Client focus with potential to participate in due diligence missions and negotiations;
• Work in a truly multicultural environment within IFC;
• Join in IFC’s mission to promote sustainable private sector investment in developing countries, creating opportunity and improve people’s lives;
• Exposure to cross-currency derivatives markets, local currency bond issuances, as well as structured finance transactions covering various asset classes and geographic markets;
• Facilitate first-time transactions in emerging markets;

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