Investment Officer
AFCONRECRUIT LTD
Victoria Island, ng
4h ago

Job Description

  • The Investment Officer is responsible for growing our loan portfolio, acquiring & managing clients and building partnership through which the organization'
  • s product can be deployed, with the goal of optimizing the mix of company sales and bad debt losses.

    The successful candidate will also be a highly effective sales leader and also fully capable of closing deals by navigating the partner through all facets of the negotiation process.

    You will be a senior manager responsible for providing leadership to the investment team and ensuring portfolio growth is obtained.

    Company's Culture

  • We are ambitious . We want to be number one. Our organization is for those is for those who always strive for excellence, for those who want to become the best in the world at what they do, for those who would never settle for less.
  • We use data to back our decisions . Our Organization is for those who dive into the details. Who are always in search of the truth.
  • Who want to understand what the problem is and its root cause.

  • We have high standards for our team and our customers . We never compromise on talent. We select, coach, and retain the best talent and give them the support to do their best work.
  • We seek team members who want to delight our customers and offer solutions that help them have high impact and solve their needs.

  • We take ownership and we persevere . We seek team members that are determined, skilled, courageous, and work intelligently every day to succeed and be number one.
  • Qualifications

  • 7 10 years+ of experience (preferably commercial) working with an Investment Bank, Management Consulting Firm, Commercial Bank or in a Business Development Role (with experience in the financial services sector a plus).
  • Working knowledge of the entire underwriting process from loan application to funds disbursement and collections.
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, statistics, mathematics, engineering, investments or a related business discipline (MBA, CPA, or CFA is a plus).
  • Outstanding communications skills and demonstrated experience with managing day to day aspects of client relationships and projects including considerable experience meeting commercial milestones (i.
  • e. achieving revenue or profit targets).

  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to read and assess company financial statements profitability, cash flow and debt service capacity analysis + projections.
  • High attention to detail and the ability to properly identify the key credit risks, and reach a prompt and well thought out credit decision.
  • Motivated self-starter, with an entrepreneurial spirit and a proven adherent of a team-driven philosophy and ability to manage a team of 5+ colleagues to meet commercial targets consistently and sustainably
  • Key tasks

  • Develop and implement your investment team’s plan and strategy, communicate expectations and obligations to the investment teams, and monitor and report on performance to optimize the value of the loan portfolio.
  • Managing existing client engagements. Managing and closing current deals with clients, corporate partners, funding partners, and acquiring new business for the organization, in particular with Enterprise clients.
  • Hiring, training and managing a team of up to 9 professionals to build a sustainable loan portfolio and ensure all commercial goals are met an.
  • Managing past due accounts and determine the appropriate collection action to be taken for each individual client
  • Responsibilities

  • Corporate Relations : Develop and maintain professional relationships with key contacts in private entities. You are expected to utilize these relationships to create a strong client pipeline for your investment teams and promote company’s initiatives throughout our key markets.
  • Contacts include corporate executives, professional business associations, and other similarly aligned community and business development organizations.

  • Loan Portfolio Growth : Develop long and short-term strategies and tactics for meeting the Portfolio’s growth targets, primarily loan originations, revenue and profit.
  • Execute your investment team’s plan and strategy, communicate expectations and obligations to the investment team, and monitor and report on performance to optimize the value of the loan portfolio.

    You will be evaluated on your KPIs and must ensure growth is achieved and non-performing loans are minimized.

  • Team Management : Manage your investment team in launching, qualifying, and acquiring relationships with clients across relevant sectors including but not limited to companies in the eCommerce, consumer goods, healthcare and financial services industries.
  • Debt Settlements : Support the Collections team in managing non-performing loans by conducting analysis, and develop and recommend plans to eliminate client debt.
  • Manage past due accounts and determine the appropriate collection action to be taken for clients to ensure non-performing loans are minimized

    Benefits

  • Competitive salary, workplace benefits and eligibility for equity
  • Become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leadders for country-changing ventures
  • Requirements

  • 7 10 years+ of experience (preferably commercial) working with an Investment Bank, Management Consulting Firm, Commercial Bank or in a Business Development Role (with experience in the financial services sector a plus).
  • Working knowledge of the entire underwriting process from loan application to funds disbursement and collections.
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, statistics, mathematics, engineering, investments or a related business discipline (MBA, CPA, or CFA is a plus).
  • Outstanding communications skills and demonstrated experience with managing day to day aspects of client relationships and projects including considerable experience meeting commercial milestones (i.
  • e. achieving revenue or profit targets).

  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to read and assess company financial statements profitability, cash flow and debt service capacity analysis + projections.
  • High attention to detail and the ability to properly identify the key credit risks, and reach a prompt and well thought out credit decision.
  • Motivated self-starter, with an entrepreneurial spirit and a proven adherent of a team-driven philosophy and ability to manage a team of 5+ colleagues to meet commercial targets consistently and sustainably Responsibilities
  • Corporate Relations : Develop and maintain professional relationships with key contacts in private entities. You are expected to utilize these relationships to create a strong client pipeline for your investment teams and promote company’s initiatives throughout our key markets.
  • Contacts include corporate executives, professional business associations, and other similarly aligned community and business development organizations.

  • Loan Portfolio Growth : Develop long and short-term strategies and tactics for meeting the Portfolio’s growth targets, primarily loan originations, revenue and profit.
  • Execute your investment team’s plan and strategy, communicate expectations and obligations to the investment team, and monitor and report on performance to optimize the value of the loan portfolio.

    You will be evaluated on your KPIs and must ensure growth is achieved and non-performing loans are minimized.

  • Team Management : Manage your investment team in launching, qualifying, and acquiring relationships with clients across relevant sectors including but not limited to companies in the eCommerce, consumer goods, healthcare and financial services industries.
  • Debt Settlements : Support the Collections team in managing non-performing loans by conducting analysis, and develop and recommend plans to eliminate client debt.
  • Manage past due accounts and determine the appropriate collection action to be taken for clients to ensure non-performing loans are minimized

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