Treasury and Risk – Funding Senior Specialist Treasury and Risk – Funding Senior Specialist …

Inter-American Development Bank
in Washington D.C., DC, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Dec 21
Inter-American Development Bank
in Washington D.C., DC, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 02 Dec 21
Context of this search: The Funding Group of the Treasury Division (TRY/FND) is looking for a dedicated, energetic, and team-oriented Treasury & Risk-Funding Senior Specialist. The team: The Funding team funds the Bank by issuing bonds in the international capital markets; executes derivatives in conjunction with the bond issuances and is responsible for the Investor Relations Program.

What you’ll do:

Analyze, price, negotiate and execute the following financial instruments:

Bond transactions denominated in various international currencies.

Interest rate/currency swaps and options related to bonds and local currency treasuries.

Recommend bond and swap transactions that suit the IDB’s guidelines/policies.

Understand the financial markets of IDB’s top currencies of issuance, including economic background, relevant bond issuances, and regulatory aspects impacting IDB.

Coordinate, collaborate and liaise with various internal interdisciplinary areas, including groups in Treasury, Legal, Risk Management, Accounting, and Sovereign Lending units in the conceptualization technical solutions/ institutional policies.  Build and manage relationships with banks and swap counterparties.

Recommend valuation methodologies for various currencies, as well as illiquid and structured financial instruments.

Enhance reporting for ESG debt products, including the EYE Bond and Sustainable Development Bond in part by automating and consolidating from various internal data sources.

Participate in the Investor Relations Program in part by updating marketing materials and the Investor Webpage.

Participate in the technical and operational implementation of the IDB’s Treasury Management System and other related systems projects. Conduct and/or coordinate research and analysis by developing ideas/concepts in support of Unit/Operational projects/programs/studies.

Provide mentorship and technical work guidance to more junior staff/consultant(s) within the Treasury Division

What you’ll need:

Citizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries. We may offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your eligible dependents.

Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB, IDB Invest, or IDB Lab.

Education:  Master’s degree (or the equivalent) in Finance, Business Administration, Economics or related field, or CFA required.

Experience: Minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience with at least five (5) years multi-currency Funding, Banking, Capital Markets, Fixed Income Securities and/or Derivatives treasury operations experience. Experience in capital markets software preferred.

Languages: Proficiency in English is required. Fluency in one of the other Bank official languages (Spanish, Portuguese and/or French) desired.

Opportunity Summary: 

Type of contract: Fixed Term.

Length of contract: 3 years.

Starting date: December, 2021 if possible or Q1 2022

Location: Headquarters, Washington DC

Requirements: You must be a citizen of one of the IDB’s 48 member countries and have no family members currently working at the IDB Group.  

Our culture: Our people are committed and passionate about improving lives in Latin-America and the Caribbean, and they get to do what they love in a diverse, collaborative and stimulating work environment. We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE certification, recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality. As an employee you can be part of internal resource groups that connect our diverse community around common interests.

Because we are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+, persons with disabilities, afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply.

About us: At the IDB, we’re committed to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with ground breaking research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.

The IDB offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for our Region, the IDB Group is reviewing its hiring needs and re-prioritizing its areas of talent acquisition. We encourage candidates to continue to apply to the active postings, yet current job openings may be subject to further decisions in terms of timing of the processes, or other actions, in accordance with business needs. Final hiring decisions may also be conditioned to the candidate’s ability to timely relocate to the post of duty at the moment of starting service.

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