The European Development Finance Institutions Management Company (EDFI MC) is hiring a Senior Financial / Data Analyst.
EDFI Management Company
EDFI MC is a limited liability company (société anonyme) based in Brussels established by European Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) as impact investor largely funded by the EU. We invest in sustainable development projects in emerging and developing economies (mostly in Sub Sahara Africa and Pacific); and we deliver development finance solutions that enable European Development Finance Institutions (DFIs).
To date, EDFI MC has built a multi-disciplinary organisation of approximately 40 staff members
Your mission and responsibilities:
You are the “finance side” person responsible for the administration of the 20 fund and guarantee schemes that we manage together with another colleague. This means that:
a) You oversee the posting of investment transactions in the financial accounts
b) You manage the cash transfers related to disbursements and incoming payments
c) You ensure that valuation and accounting rules are properly applied in financial statements
d) You pro-actively work with data owners to validate data and solve problems, perform technical and functional data checks, run automated calculations, and produce financial and non-financial reports (over 100 per year).
e) You monitor existing reporting flows and adjust them on-the-go to enhance process efficiency and reporting quality
f) You take the lead in modelling financial forecasts and budgets of the investment schemes based on the deployment planning of the investment teams
g) You are the finance side contact person for funders and auditors
You are the business analyst and data manager of the company’s deal management IT system (SaaS application). This means that:
a) You are the point of contact for the deal management system vendor
b) You take the lead to lift data management to the next level and create the buy-in of various stakeholders for changes
c) You develop the system functionalities roadmap together with the business teams and actively manages the timelines and quality of its delivery
d) You co-design the data governance and map internal data flows to enhance the quality of output data
e) You document and communicate business requirements and clarify and track progress on ongoing basis
f) You provide internal operational user support and training for the various application modules as needed
You are part of a finance team of 4 and you report to the CFO.
You have extensive relevant work experience
You are in possession of a valid work permit for Belgium
You are a finance professional with a self-starter attitude.
You are well-organised and accuracy and attention to detail are natural to you
You like to solve problems and are focused on building sustainable solutions
You are a team player and strong communicator (verbal and in writing, effective in English language)
You have a good sense of humour
You are obviously familiar with accounting records and financial statements, and you understand fair value rules for equity and debt instruments, maybe also for financial guarantees (IFRS-9 philosophy)
You have a track record in data analysis and implementing process improvements
You have knowledge of some programming languages, statistical packages and/or data visualisation software
Additional experience in such things as data governance, data modelling, data lineage, data quality management, data warehousing, machine learning, APIs etc. would be strong assets, as would be experience in transformation projects in the field of data management
What we offer
A dynamic and international environment in collaboration with passionate people
An impactful work in direct contact with entrepreneurs and developing countries
A full-time employment contract with EDFI MC based in Brussels.
Compensation in line with bilateral development finance institutions.
How to apply
Send your CV and cover letter in English to Olivier Moyens through firstname.lastname@example.org.
The cover letter shall clearly outline your motivation and availability.
While we aim to fill the vacant position as soon as possible, we apologize we can only respond to the candidates we would like to invite for further discussions.