Financial Analyst

APPIIC

The Accelerating Public and Private Investment in Infrastructure Component (APPIIC) of the UKAID funded Accelerating Investment in Infrastructure in Nepal (AIIN) programme is managed by IMC Worldwide. The UK Government’s Department for International Development through APPIIC supports the easing of constraints that impede investment in infrastructure and Investment Board of Nepal (IBN) in investment promotion, project development and the implementation…

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Contract
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Job Category Finance & Accounting

Job Description

His/her responsibilities will be to undertake and lead the appraisal of projects’ and support their development to a state of agreed viability within IBN. In particular, he/she will carry out within their scope of work the following tasks:

  • Conduct appraisals of projects, including their costs, benefits and risks
  • Explore thoroughly the value-for-money opportunities that can be exploited during implementation
  • Assist IBN by providing an understanding of the business case (an iterative process)
  • Provide information on best practices in infrastructure sector specifically hydro projects
  • Interact with local and global capital providers including credit rating agencies to create innovative financial structures.
  • Provide support to develop the IBN Project Bank (i.e. identification, appraisal and prioritization of projects) and contribute to the IBN Project Pipeline Dashboard
  • Communicate, coordinate and provide support to IBN’s other business units
  • Perform any other relevant and instructed activities by the CEO

Deliverables: 

The Consultant will deliver a presentation related to each project appraised/under development that summarises the key findings and either dismisses a project, supports development opportunities for a given project, or recommends it for endorsement on the basis of a strong business case.

Inputs as appropriate to OIBN’s and APPIIC’s internal and external monthly, quarterly, six-monthly/annual reporting requirements.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • A Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Chartered Accountancy qualifications (inc CFA),  with at least 5 years of specialised work experience
  • At least three years of working experience in business/investment project development within either a private sector corporate body, bank, financial institution or government development-focused agency/authority
  • Proven understanding of financial planning/appraisal, project development, implementation and management; and, monitoring and evaluation
  • Should be able to prepare sophisticated financial models independently with sensitivity and scenario analysis. Individuals having knowledge of macros in excel will be preferred.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have been involved in project finance and financial closure activities.
  • Proven experience in undertaking research and contributing to related publications
  • Proven experience in conducting training and event management
  • IT software proficiency (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint) with good report-writing and presentation skills.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken Nepali and English language
  • A Nepali citizen or a resident in Nepal or an individual willing to relocate to Kathmandu, having worked abroad in the financial sector will be given preference.

How to Apply

Eligible candidates should apply before 19th Feb 2021 by submitting their CV and a cover letter via email to appiicnepal@gmail.com Candidates should reference the position in the email subject line