|Date Posted:||Feb 15, 2011|
|Closing Date:||Mar 20, 2011|
|Number of Vacancies:||1|
|Salary Range:||Salary is negotiableUSD|
|Years of Experience:||10 Years|
|Contract Duration:||Not specified|
|Possibility of Contract Extension:||Yes|
|Contract Type:||Short Term|
About Chemonics International Inc. :
Chemonics is an international development consulting firm that promotes meaningful change to help people live healthier, more productive, and more independent lives. Around the world, we design and implement projects in financial services, private sector development, health, environmental management, gender, conflict and disaster management, democracy and governance, and agriculture.
Chemonics International, a leading international development consulting firm, seeks a financial analyst for an anticipated USAID-funded energy sector improvement program. The objective of the program is to improve access to reliable and affordable clean energy, improve regulations and governance in the energy sector, demonstrate the use of innovative technologies and busines models, and assist with the transition to a low-carbon development trajectory.
Duties & Responsibilities:
The Financial Analyst may be asked to carry out activities such as: analyzing the financial requirements of the operations of existing business firms and of new investments, and of identifying the sources of finance; examining and assessing the operations of firms engaged in energy production, supply, transportation, and utilization, and assisting with developing and implementing improved business practices; analyzing energy-intensive industrial operations for economic and financial viability, i.e., for viability in the sense of national attractiveness and in terms of investor attractiveness; examining the finance and accounting procedures, including collections, metering, and
billing systems, of energy utilities and other businesses and assisting them in adopting improved International Accounting Standards; working with government officials, project developers, and project financiers to improve the investment climate and to remove barriers to private sector financing for sustainable energy production and use and for sound environmental management in support of economic development; and working on all aspects of carbon finance to facilitate development of clean energy projects.
Advanced degree in economics or finance
Prior international donor experience on similar projects
At least 5 years of applicable technical and professional experience
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Fluency in English (written and spoken)