(Senior) Budget Officer- (Relocation Beijing)

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
London, United Kingdom
To be discussed
10 May 2023
09 Jun 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank whose mission is financing the Infrastructure for Tomorrow-infrastructure with sustainability at its core. We began operations in Beijing in January 2016 and have since grown to 106 approved members worldwide. We are capitalized up to USD100 billion and Triple-A-rated by the major international credit rating agencies. Working with partners, AIIB meets clients' needs by unlocking new capital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled and promotes regional connectivity.

AIIB's Strategy, Policy and Budget (SPB) Department is responsible for (i) developing and monitoring the implementation of the Bank's strategic agenda; (ii) developing and overseeing compliance with the Bank's operational policies and procedures for the Bank's infrastructure investment operations (non-treasury), including environmental, social, procurement and financial management; and (iii) developing and monitoring the Bank's annual business plan and budget to implement the Bank's strategies and manage the Bank's administrative budget to support the implementation of the annual business plan.

SPB requires a Budget Officer/Senior Budget Officer who will work closely with other members of SPB Budget team in assisting Management to strategically plan and manage AIIB's budgetary resources to support implementation of AIIB's Corporate Strategy and business priorities.

The Budget Officer/ Senior Budget Officer will be responsible for supporting the entire budget management process for the Bank's operating budget, leading or co-leading key projects or developing proposals to assist management's decision making and improve the Bank's process in strategic resource planning and allocation.

  • Support the full cycle of budget management, i.e., annual budget planning, monitoring, reporting and controlling the Bank's administrative and capital budgets;
  • Support advancements in cost accounting, including cost tracking, cost allocation, management reports, system improvements, data quality, etc.;
  • Help improve budget controls and reporting through process improvements and optimization of SAP SAC, SAP S4HANA, and surrounding systems throughout the entire planning, execution to report process;
  • Lead delivery of certain budget management related tasks, e.g. reviewing major expenditure, benchmarking, long-term cost projection, outsourcing planning, updating policy/procedures;
  • Participate in or lead other large projects representing the SPB Budget team;
  • Advise management on budget matters and respond to ad hoc requests from business stakeholders across the Bank.

  • Minimum requirement of master's degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or Economics, or other related fields; relevant qualifications (e.g. CPA, ACCA, CIMA, CFA) would be an advantage;
  • Minimum 5 to 10 years of experience (5 to 8 years for Officer and 8 to 10 years for Senior Officer) in budget/planning, cost and financial accounting, and experience in dealing with relevant financial systems in financial services industry and/or MDBs, or in consultancy firms focusing on financial services clients;
  • Substantial knowledge and understanding of budget management and its linkage with core operations, finance, and strategy and business plan setting and implementation;
  • Proven track record and demonstrated technical competence with a global financial institution, top-tier professional service firm or complex multinational company, preferably experience in financial and strategic planning;
  • Passion for international development;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, proven experience in business writing for senior management and board level papers;
  • Superior skills in Excel, PowerPoint and analytical tools, and strong analytical skills;
  • Good team player with strong initiative;
  • Good interpersonal and influencing skills to manage diverse stakeholders and ability to build consensus;
  • Proven ability to multitask, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

AIIB is committed to diversity, transparency and inclusion. We believe our strength comes from having a team with the right diverse skills, experiences and abilities selected through a merit-based competitive

process. We actively encourage applications from people from both within and outside AIIB members, regardless of nationality, religion, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation.

Join in AIIB's mission to promote sustainable infrastructure investments and to improve social and economic outcomes in Asia and beyond.

Previous experience and qualifications will determine the grade and job title at which successful applicants will enter AIIB.