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About the position
The Analyst will work within the team of Financial Planning & Analysis to assist with the development, implementation, and maintenance of key reports, under the supervision of the team leader in Americas Hub.
The Analyst knows well the cycle of FP&A: planning, monitoring, and reporting. The person will be able to assist with business reporting analytics and will be able to use Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions.
The position will be based in the operations center of the Americas, located in the Campus of Palmira, Colombia.
Key Responsibilities
Assist with the maintenance of Budget data in the company’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).
Prepare costing analysis upon demand and analyzes costs and trends to report back.
Prepare internal reports timely and accurate, making sure they are innovative.
Support team with improvements to the excel workbooks and the ERP system.
Assist with the development of financial reporting packages and be able to update and keep excel workbooks that have large data sets.
Assist with data management, data sources and dissemination to ensure timely delivery of services.
A power user of excel (know sumif, vlookup, pivot tables and more).
Support the program in other needed tasks.



Qualifications and requirements
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, Accounting, or related careers.
At least 3 years of relevant work experience, preferably in an international organization.
Working knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions (preferably Unit4 Enterprise Resource Planning).
Proficiency in relevant software packages (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
A strong technological skill set, paired up with financial and accounting knowledge.
Working knowledge of financial systems, to elaborate financial reports in a systematic process or procedures.
Intermediate to advanced level of English (oral and written).
Solid communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively with other national, international, and cultural backgrounds.
Well-developed skills in personal organization, priority setting and problem solving.
Strong user/client and service oriented.
Ability to work with a high degree of independence within assigned areas and tasks.



Terms of employment
This is a national recruited position placed at a BG06, in a scale of 14 levels, with level 14 being the highest. This is a Colombian national search and will be managed through a fixed term contract of a one (1) year period, subject to a probation period according to the local legislation and is renewable depending on performance and availability of resources.
The Alliance Bioversity-CIAT offers a multicultural, collegial research environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits. We are an equal opportunity employer, and strive for gender, diversity, and inclusion in our staff, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic.
Applicants are invited to send a cover letter illustrating their suitability for the above position against the qualifications, competencies, and skills together with a detailed curriculum vitae, including names and addresses of three referees knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience. All correspondence should be addressed to the Human Resources Office, at ( ) and should clearly indicate ‘Application: Analyst – Financial Planning & Analysis’.
Closing date for applications: March 25th, 2023
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