Location : Lagos
Employment Type : Full-time
We are looking for a Financial Analyst to provide accurate and data based information on company’s profitability, solvency, stability and liquidity.
You will research and analyze financial information to help company make well informed decisions, write reports and monitor financial movements.
Consolidate and analyze financial data (budgets, income statement forecasts etc.) taking into account company’s goals and financial standing
Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
Assemble and summarize data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status and risks
Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and process analysis
Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models
Identify trends, advise company and recommend actions based on sound analysis
Track and determine financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with forecasts
Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data
Consult with management to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope
Drive process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the function.
Skills / Requirements
A first degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related field.
Previous experience as a Finance Analyst is required.
Relevant professional certifications are required.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Proficiency in the use of Analytical tools.
Ability to work with little or no supervision.
Ability to conduct market research.
Attention to detail.
2 - 5 years Experience.