Compliance And Legal Officer
Meristem Securities Limited
17d ago
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  • Meristem Securities Limited is a leading capital market conglomerate offering investment management and financial advisory services to our clients, we are recruiting to fill the following vacant roles in our company.


    Attend courteously and professionally to all callers / clients that contact Meristem office(s) and ensure that their inquiries, issues or requests are attended to within the shortest possible time or as stipulated.

    Identify customers’ needs, clarify information, research every issue and provide solutions and / or alternatives.Keep records of all conversations and update the CRM database and other databases in a comprehensible way.

    Record and relay to the right persons, all calls and inquiries via telephone, social media or online chat.Provide necessary information needed to generate reports on a monthly basis and also a comprehensive report on a quarterly basis in respect of all the clients under management.

    Comply with timelines as detailed under the organization manual.Build sustainable relationships and engage current and potential clients.

    Seize opportunities to upsell Meristem products, when they arise.Make outbound calls to aid bonding with clients.Where necessary, go out for marketing after due consultation with the Group Business Development Unit Head or HODs.

    Generate Income as earlier agreed in the attached schedules.Provide support for all client related activities.

    Minimum requirements

    At least, 1 year of experience on a similar position in the banking sector / financial services sectorA good first degree in Business Administration / Management Science / Social Science related discipline.


    Ability to market and sell appropriate investment products, financial and wealth management services / products to clients.

    Prepare and deliver presentations / seminars to clients and prospects for business development purposes.Comply with all industry rules and regulation.

    Ability to work closely with families, individual and businesses to provide customized recommendation to help them meet their goals.

    Engage clients on investment strategies products and services that are suitable for their needs.Respond to clients queries and requests.

    Track and translate investment performance and make recommendations.Outstanding client relationships qualities and practices.

    Establish a network of referrals.Balances referral activities, customer follow up prospect building and administrator task.

    Ability to create a sales and marketing strategies for new client.

    Desired experience

    Minimum of 2 years of prior / cognate experience in the relevant field. Experience in sales, marketing, management, etc.

    Experience in Finance industry is preferable.


    A bachelor's degree is required. However, a master's degree in any field but with keen interest / specialization in selling of financial services and products is preferable.

    Minimum requirements

    A strategic thinker with quality experience in sales / business development.Sound knowledge of financial services industry.

    Visionary and help in making profitable future business deals.Analytical / Quantitative / Problem Solving Skills.Creativity, Initiative and Commitment.

    Excellent Oral & Written Communications skills.Excellent Relationship Management skills.Adherence to policies / Limits.Good Networking skills.

    Prolific skills in deal origination, execution and Project Management.Team Player Skills.

    Desired requirements

    Ability to influence others positively to do what is to be done.Must be fair, goal oriented, responsible and driven.Ability to seek a richer set of alternatives.

    Ability to question assumptions and norms.Ability to proactively measure performance.Must be able to evaluate others.Must be charismatic.

    Must have high sense of integrity, accountability and dependability.Must uphold high ethical standard & code of ethics guiding operations in the industry.

  • Roles and Responsibilities;
  • Overseeing the overall trust activities for Meristem Trustees ltdDeveloping and penetrating the market with Trust services businessPrimary responsibility for Trust services mandates and transactionsEstate planning and administration service supportCreation, implementation of trust products / services.

    Follow up on management of relationship with Trust clients , insurance companies, receipt of certificates, dividend warrants etc.

    Ensuring regulatory compliance and corporate governance adherenceProvision of Company Secretarial servicePreparation and review of legal agreements and other documentationConducting legal due diligence, as requiredResearching general legal issues relating to Trust services mandatesProviding legal structuring & general adviceAttending client meetingsLiaising with external solicitors as requiredEnsuring that all statutory filings are carried out in a timely manner.

    filing of annual returns, renewal of registration with SEC etc.)Ensuring that the Unit has up to date library of laws / regulations that affect our business.

    Responsible for coordinating activities of the Unit with regards to promoting Corporate Governance issues (, ethical / best business practices) and Know Your Customer obligations (, in the absence of the Risk Management Unit), etc.

    within the Company.Have primary responsibility for developing and implementing Commercial Trust mandates.Engage in researching Trust issues & preparation of relevant newsletters or articlesSupervise junior staff within the unitAny other duties as may be assigned

    Desired experience

  • 5 years post call experience in corporate legal practice or well-structured Financial Service ,Trustee organizationStudiesLLB, BL;
  • Master degree / ACIS an added advantage

    Minimum requirements

    Good knowledge of laws regulating operations of businesses in the country; particularly the Financial Service sector and Trust business.

    Knowledge and practice of trustee businessTransaction structuring skillsInvestment advisory and management skills

    Generic Skills

    Excellent communication skills, confident, with initiativeAble to work as a team, action oriented with ability to prioritize and manage varied and fast moving workloadAbility to think strategically and adopt problem solving approach to issuesMust have strong drive towards learning and self improvement

    Supervisory Skills

    Organization and co-ordination skillsTeam building / conflict management

    The role of the compliance and legal officer will be to provide compliance and legal services of the highest professional standards and facilitate the transactions of Meristem by giving proactive, business oriented and creative advice.

    Manage legal risk in order to make transactions viable and safe.

    The main responsibilities of the position include :

    Enforce implementation of company’s duties as Administrator of CBN-NEMSF in line with its Administration Agreement and Mandate.

    Provision of prompt legal advice as required on the Company’s legal / corporate structure, business and operations and transactions.

    Preparation, review, vetting and negotiation of the Company’s agreements with third parties and other contract documentation to ensure protection of company’s interest and due compliance and conformity with all aspects of applicable Laws.

    Company secretarial work and Governance overview for the companyInterpretation of CBN-NEMSF agreements and interface with Legal Advisers.

    Ensuring all NESI SS Ltd departments and stakeholders are delivering on assigned tasks.Flag any shortcoming noticed in the delivery of duties.

    Follow-up with discos to ensure they meet up with their reporting obligationsLegal documentation including Conditions Precedents and subsequent (CP and CS) of beneficiaries.

    Provide report on status of beneficiaries CS after the CS due dates.Monitor organization-wide compliance with internal operational procedures.

    Enforce compliance with risk management framework for the CBN-NEMSF to ensure acceptable risk and adequate mitigants are in place.

    Maintain an up-to-date risk register and continuously review / address the risks facing the SPV in order to proactively establish appropriate mitigating controls and monitoring mechanisms / frameworksEnsure prompt reporting of risk positions and provide advice on possible resolution of critical issues.

    Keep abreast of trends / development taking place in the capital market and power sectors.

    Desired experience

    1-2 years relevant experience in reputable law firm with bias for energy law.

    Desired requirements

    Outstanding written and oral communication skills.Quick learner, comfortable dealing with ambiguous and fluid situations.

    Ability to multi-task; juggle multiple deliverables and perform under very demanding conditions.Independent, excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.

    High level of passion, integrity, creativity, inquisitiveness and self confidence

    The Brand Management Officer role is suitable for a highly creative and energetic talent who loves to work in a team and can work independently.

    The incumbent will be the custodian of our brand, whose aim is to tell the brand story and engage with the relevant target group by means of inspiring and delighting them.

    Under the Corporate umbrella, you will plan marketing communication in a way that key messages reach clients, potential clients, employees, business partners and all stakeholders.

    This includes end to end management for all communication channels, advertising, media, PR, AND MUCH,


    The main responsibilities of the position include :

    Develop creative concepts and marketing strategiesMonitor customer touch points across all subsidiariesCoordinate graphic designers to translate creative concepts into print, online and other collateral materials.

    Develop content for promotional materials including direct mail pieces, print and electronic newsletters, web site and social media stories, media releases and other materials as needed.

    Build a strong and long term relationship with clientsAssist with customer attraction, retention and satisfaction activities.

    Providing support to customer service activities and contribute towards customer engagement and transactions across the group.

    Any other official duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Desired experience

    Minimum of 3 years experience prefarably in a marketing communications agency


    A good university degree - preferably in Arts / Humanities

    Minimum requirements

    Digital Marketing savvyExcellent verbal and written communication skillsStrong creativity and idealization skillsAbility to work both independently and as part of a teamStrong attention to detailsGood consumer and product awarenessEntrepreneurial and a flair for marketingStrong Interpersonal skillsResult orientedHigh sense of integrity and accountability

    The main responsibilities of the position include :


    To interpret and ensure implementation of the group strategyTo coordinate strategic implementation across the groupTo advise on strategic issues and strategy direction / redirectionProvide comprehensive periodic reports to top management on strategy implementationTrack industry trends, sociopolitical and economic events and global happenings and report their impact on the strategic plans of the organizationPartnering with Business unit / Subsidiary heads to identify and prioritize business development and growth opportunities


    Internal data collection and processingSurvey and analysisWeekly, monthly and quarterly performance reporting

    Minimum requirements

    A good university degree - preferably in social sciences, finance or accountingMinimum of 3-5 years experience prefarably in a similar roleProfessional qualification ACA / ACCA / MSC / MBA

    Desired requirements

    Analytical skillCritical thinking skills

    The purpose of this role is to generate new business in order to achieve the projected NAV for the company’s equity and money market funds as well as all retail products , also generating income in line with the set target of the company while generating new business ideas and devise strategies for acquiring new clients and ensuring repeat business from existing subscribers.


    Identify, prospect and profile viable leads, appropriate target clusters, and devise strategies for penetrationFacilitate cluster presentations and develop apposite marketing pitch(es)Establish a network of referralsDrive NAV growth of both funds to achieve an increase of 50% of the existing NAV within one yearEnsure follow through on identified business generation strategies to achieve steady conversion of prospects to clientsDevelop new sales / marketing strategies to attract new clients and ensure achievement of the NAV of both fundsLeverage on Social media platforms to social media engagement and top of mind awareness of the mutual fundsRespond to all subscription inquiries and requests on all electronic platforms

    Desired experience

    At least 2 years’ experience selling mutual funds or related products


    A first degree in any discipline from a reputable higher institution

    Desired requirements

    Good presentation skillsProficiency in usage of Microsoft office tools and social media platformsLeadership skillsProactive decision-

    makerSelf-StarterSound Ethics and integrityFlair for business development and strategic thinking

    Reporting to the Head, Accounts and Operations, you will provide assistance in the day-to-day operations of the company.

    The Operations Officer is the primary interface between the portfolio management department and all internal and external parties.


    Execution of funds / institutional client’s transactions as regards placement and liquidation in the interbank market.Posting and reporting of monthly investment contribution, mutual funds etc.

    Posting of money market and fixed income investments , treasury bills (fresh deposits ,rollovers, terminations)Daily Equity / Price list lodgementDaily Valuation running on the application software.

    Corporate Benefits declaration, dividend warrants postings and management on the softwarePosting and lodgments of all Fund outflows and inflows into clients’ positions.

    Generate a monthly balance score card to report operational performance for the week.Preparation of income / balance sheet reportDaily call over of all transaction ticketsWeekly / Monthly reconciliation of accountsGenerate daily operations reportAny other task as assigned by Management

    Desired experience

    First degree. Preferably in Accounting, Economics or Banking and Finance

    Minimum requirements

    4 - 5 years’ experience in Accounts and Operations.Any of MBA, MSc, ACA, ACCA, CFA or similar qualification.

    Desired requirements

    Strong interest in Financial Markets and keen intellectual curiosity.Strong proficiency in PowerPoint and Microsoft Excel and other MS Office applications.

    Team player with the ability to think and act independently.Outstanding written and oral communication skills.Quick learner, comfortable dealing with ambiguous and fluid situations.

    Ability to multi-task; juggle multiple deliverables and perform under very demanding conditions.Independent, excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.

    Superior analytical & critical thinking skills; ability to make good decisions when faced with complex data.High level of passion, integrity, creativity, inquisitiveness and self -confidence

    Operations and Accounts Officer (Fund Accountant)

    Actively manage the equity and money market fund in accordance with the guidance of the investment committee.Generate alpha on the funds Make presentation to the investment committee on Investment Policy Statement for clientsReview the fund and take position in the best interest of subscribers.

    Have complete knowledge of the trust deed, custody agreement and all other documentsKeep up to date on regulation on collective investment schemes.

    Liaise with Meristem research to get up to date market information that will be beneficial in the management of the funds.

    Liaise with operations for daily bid-ask price.Drive the sales of the Funds and create marketing pitch for presentation and sales.

    Any other functions as may be assigned by the Head of Portfolio Management

    Desired experience

    At least 3 year relevant working experience


    Social Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Finance and Accounting.

    Desired requirements

    Good computer skills with experience in the use of Microsoft office applications, Microsoft excel and others.Numerical, inquisitive, innovative, versatile, analytical and willing to learnGood statistical and investment knowledge.

    Good attitude towards colleagues with excellent inter-personal and people skillsCommitment to seeking accurate and timely information to a high standard.

    This role suits that individual who enjoys working in a team that ensures operational excellence and effective execution of operational activities.

    Passionate about ensuring up to date technology, strategy, processes and systems support for all Operational activities.

    The Operations Support Officer role is accountable for providing value added support and professional acumen in all business-related activities.

    Sounds like you? Then come along to join a dynamic organisation that rewards excellence, creativity and passion, with the opportunity of constant personal development and freedom of expression within the realms of the Financial Industry.


    Strive to ensure standards are adhered to in the performance of core operations, tasks / activities hence ensure efficient and accurate processing of all inbound and outbound transactions.

    Work within the operational guideline in the implementation of a system for monitoring the overall composition and quality of the credit portfolio including the development and utilization of an internal risk rating system.

    Promote utilization of information systems and analytical techniques that enable management to measure the credit risk inherent in all on-

    and off-balance sheet activities which may arise.Enhance effectiveness by designing and continually improving systems, tools and workflows to identify and mitigate operational risks attached to the department.

    Ensure that the Operations infrastructure, systems, policies, processes and control environment meet business needs and are delivered to the highest quality standards and service levels.

    Collaborate with the IT business solutions and ensure optimal leverage of technology to effectively enable NESI Stabilization Strategy Limited’s business operations and processes.

    Effectively check and verify transactions, ensuring processing of transactions is carried out in a timely manner.Keep abreast of trends / development taking place in the finance and power sectors, and disseminate them to staff under direct and indirect reporting where applicable.

    Desired experience

    Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the electricity industry would be an added advantage.


    A good university degree in a numerate field with a professional qualification such as ACA, ACCA in Accounts or a similar discipline with minimum years of experience.

    Any higher degree holder as an MBA or MSC in the Finance or Accounting field is also enc

    Minimum requirements

    Good computer skills with experience in the use of Microsoft office applications, Microsoft excel and others.Numerical, inquisitive, innovative, versatile, analytical and willing to learn.

    Good statistical and investment knowledge.Good attitude towards colleagues with excellent inter-personal and people skills.

    Commitment to seeking accurate and timely information to a high standard.

    Desired requirements

    Must be a proactive, creative and self-motivated personality.Must be able to multi-task.Must be honest and upright in characterMust exhibit highest ethical standards and professional conduct.

    A Business Development Executive cultivates opportunities for the development of the businesses across the group and plans strategies to target potential clients and customers.

    Our would-be Business Development Executives are the pioneers in business development, service and product innovations; therefore, they need to upgrade themselves regularly with relevant knowledge, skills, current industry trends and maintain good relations with potential business entrepreneurs.

    They are always required to work closely with all business developers across the group and are expected to have a charming and impressive personality.

    Understanding of financial and capital markets.Ability to analyze data and seek creative solutions to problemsUnderstanding the current and future perspectives of the company and developing strategies for competitive growth accordinglyEngaging in active customers prospecting, profiling, acquisition and on-

    boarding.Ability to manage relationships with client counterparts and establishing good working relationshipResearching and analyzing the economy and market situations to find out new and better business opportunitiesCollaborating with clients and generating business deals that are beneficial for the businesses across group in the short to long runFinding out faults and loop-

    holes in the current business strategies and change them and help in preventing stagnancy in the business by implementing new ideas continuouslyRegularly interacting with the executive management and heads of business units of across the group to discuss pertinent business issues and strategies with themEngaging in discussions with the clients which help them in planning interesting business proposals which can be beneficial for the company and the clientsPreparing compelling business cases and presentations to engage prospective clients, employees and management.

    Outstanding client relationships qualities and practices.Organizing & coordinating Knowledge Sharing Sessions (KSS) on Products & Services amongst staff across the group.

    Maintain comprehensive business development activities records & performance data of all staff across all business units for strategic purposes.

    Actively networking for business development, innovation and deals origination.Coordinate events & occasions for business developers across the Group

    Desired experience

    Minimum of 2 years of prior / cognate experience in the relevant field. Experience in sales, marketing, management, etc.


    A bachelor's degree is required, However, a master's degree in any field but with keen interest / specialization in selling of financial services and products is preferable.

    Minimum requirements

    A strategic thinker with quality experience in sales / business developmentSound knowledge of financial services industryVisionary and help in making profitable future business deals.

    Analytical / Quantitative / Problem Solving SkillsCreativity, Initiative and CommitmentExcellent Oral & Written Communications skillsExcellent Relationship Management skillsAdherence to Firm Policies / LimitsProlific skills in deal origination, execution and Project ManagementManagement of Diverse Workforce & Firm’s ResourcesTeam Player Skills

    Desired requirements

    Minimum of 2 years of prior / cognate experience in the relevant field. Experience in sales, marketing, management, etc.

    An MBA degree or any other relevant professional qualifications is an added advantage

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