About Oasis Africa Consulting:
We are a leading Human Capital management organization, delivering value to our Clients in Nigeria and across Africa. We offer services in areas such as; Recruitment & Assessment (Talent Sourcing), Outsourcing (Staff and Payroll Outsourcing), Learning & Development (Training) and Advisory.
Our consultants possess in-depth experience and knowledge in services that we offer, thereby translating to our thorough approach in service delivery.
About the client:
Our client is a prominent investment Banking outfit in Africa. Its headquarters is in Lagos, Nigeria.
Job Title: Associate, Project Finance
Department: Project Finance
Reports to: Head, Project Finance
The Associate will structure and execute client projects and acquisitions, divestitures and financial advisory mandates.
Participate in the growth of the department by carrying out marketing and proposal efforts.
Conduct in-depth sector research.
Screen new projects, defining project description & scope and conducting feasibility studies to determine the financial viability of new ventures projecting cash flow & growth opportunities
Evaluate capital investment proposals and calculation of project /dividend IRR’s, DSCR’s, Sensitivity analysis etc
Develop project plan and recommended deliverables and milestones
Prepare, Monitor and ensure cash flows, fund flows, Profitability Statements, IRRs, Payback periods, DSCRs, projected profitability and other financial parameters / reports to analyze inflow / outflow of funds and profits/surplus resulting thereof
Coordinate with Banks, financial Institutions and consultants to arrange syndication of and raise funds from various Financial institutions / Banks / lease finance companies
Manage all activities related to funding tie-up & financial closure, up to disbursement.
Research into past transactions to identify pricing, debt levels, trends and best practice
Compiling and preparing cost and performance reports as per cost accounting records rule (CARR), cost benefit analysis and critical analysis of cost reports; recommending necessary corrective actions.
Conduct financial analysis of similar companies and / or Projects for bench-marking Ratios and performance tracking
Liaison with regulatory authorities for sanctions & approvals
Develop sector and product knowledge
First degree or its equivalent from a reputable tertiary institution.
Minimum of five (5) years cognate experience.
Post-graduate or professional qualifications such as an MBA, CFA, MSC in Finance or ACA would be beneficial
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Valuation and modelling skills
Strong communication and business writing skills
Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and in teams
Understanding of accounting elements and be sufficiently familiar with the mergers and acquisitions regulations.
Entrepreneurial drive and spirit
Significant level of maturity and the ability to work as a team interfacing with top company executives and senior management
Highly organized, with the initiative and ability to work with limited supervision
Analytical and attentive to detail
Effective process management abilities
Enthusiastic, positive and hardworking attitude
Exceptional computer modeling/Excel spreadsheet/Powerpoint/Word skills