Sparkle Nigeria is Recruiting For Financial Analyst
Sparkle Nigeria
Lagos, NG
5d ago
source : Mrjobsnaija

Job Description

  • Sparkle is looking for a Financial Analyst to join our team. This role will be an integral part in helping us scale the financial management of the business.
  • You will spend your days conducting economic, financial and / or statistical research and analysis to support Sparkle in reaching our financial goals sooner by implementing strategies that generate more wealth and reduce costs.

  • To be successful in this role, you must use their analytical mindset to analyze and interpret financial data, then relate it to potential business trends and issues.
  • You must feel comfortable being a strategic thinker and using insights discovered to communicate important themes and discoveries to company leadership.

    Responsibilities

    Insights & Reporting :

  • Prepare monthly financial reports and variance analyses (actuals versus budgeted / forecasted)
  • Prepare and interpret financial document summaries, investment performance reports and income projections
  • Review Sparkle’s financial accounts on a regular basis to understand if business performance, economic changes or situational concerns necessitate changes in their plan.
  • Assist with monthly closes to ensure accurate financial results and reporting
  • Financial Policies, Guidelines & Protocols :

  • Contribute to the development and delivery of financial policies, guidelines and protocols to ensure Sparkle is compliant with regulations and good financial practice
  • Provide recommendations on existing financial procedures, processes and precedents
  • Information & Business Advice :

  • Provide strategic advice across a variety of financial products and services for both Sparkle as a business and our customer base
  • Recommend strategies for Sparkle on investment planning, cash flow management and other areas to help the business achieve our financial objectives.
  • Contribute information to business cases to quantify current costs, justify project investment, and identify the return on investment.
  • Keep abreast of the latest industry trends and ensure compliance with all industry rules and regulations
  • Accounting & Finance :

  • Preparation of Budget, budget control procedures and forecast figures, variance analysis, liquidity planning and steering with approved KPIs.
  • Preparation of Value added Tax, Withholding Tax and Stamp Duty schedules and ensure adherence and strict compliance to filing with appropriate tax authority on a monthly basis.
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required (Finance, Accounting or Business / Economics)
  • Professional qualification such as ACA, ACCA, CFA are added advantage
  • 2+ years minimum experience in investment banking or corporate finance
  • Excellent financial management and analytical skills, with deep demonstrated understanding of financial modeling and analysis tools
  • Must be data-driven and take initiative in developing new measurements and metrics
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Highly proficient in Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) and PowerBI
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
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