Extended Term Consultant - Tenders Global

Extended Term Consultant

World Bank Group





The Extended term Consultant will partake in multiple areas of responsibilities which include managing Accounts Receivable Portfolio and Trial Balance Reporting to enable the smooth flow of processes in close coordination with the HQ team. The Extended Term Consultant will assist the team to complete the defined tasks within the prescribed time frame and procedures. The consultant will also coordinate with HR/ BPS/Treasury/Country Offices/Information and Technology Solutions Group (ITS) based on the process requirements.

The Extended Term Consultant will report to the Accounting officer.

What you will do:

  • Manage staff receivables and loans disbursed to all World Bank group staff members at Headquarters and Country Offices. 
  • Provide technical guidance to accounting issues that relate to the PeopleSoft Staff Receivables System (PS-SRS), staff loan disbursements and prepayments transactions.
  • Assist and coordinate with ITS in researching, analyzing, and resolving accounting issues in various applications such as PS-SRS and SAP.
  • Generate, collate, compile, and submit reports related to staff loan and receivable accounts as may be required / requested from time to time. 
  • Ensure timely release of transactions to the Payroll system and SRS accounting; Review the key SRS and Payroll reports and take appropriate action before payroll close; Work closely with Payroll, HR, and Country Office staff to resolve collection issues.
  • Ensure the correctness of accounting for External and Inter-Company Receivables and follow up with clients for collection. 
  • Review open items in suspense accounts and aging schedules for both staff and external receivables and ensure that amounts due to the Bank are collected promptly. Analyze monthly external revenues and respond to the pertinent queries.
  • Review monthly Trial Balance for Accounts Receivable and ensure timely submission. 
  • Review monthly Admin Trial Balance for Accounts Receivable team and ensure timely submission. 
  • Review the various reports associated with the monthly Trial Balance reporting.
  • Identify and provide inputs to process improvement initiatives. 
  • Review invoices for IMF Paris rent, and IFC Payroll before sending it to the clients. 
  • Review the various revenue postings and ensure those are as per the contract agreements and established policies and procedures. 
  • Monitor and record the revenue accruals in SAP on a periodical basis. 
  • Review accrual and deferral requests during the year-end and coordinating with WFACR and various units for posting the entries. 
  • Create process documentation and update desktop procedures in Accounts Receivable team. 
  • Respond to tier-2 client inquiries effectively and resolve problems or provide alternative solutions.  Collaborate with colleagues, clients, and counterparts to resolve day to day accounting and reporting issues. 
  • Act as a mentor to all accounting assistants and help them to understand the various processes that are performed in PS-SRS and SAP. 
  • Assist in handling special projects as and when required.
Selection Criteria


  • A master’s degree in commerce.
  • Professional accounting qualification (Ex. CA, CPA, ACCA) – not mandatory, but is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in the functional area.
  • Preferable: Background in financial service industry and familiarity with banking transactions, Multinational organization experience would be advantageous.
  • Proficiency in SAP and Microsoft Office tools.
  • Experience in PeopleSoft systems will be an added advantage.




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