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Senior Finance Analyst - Helium Health HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-05-17 05:58   Accounting / Financial Services   Lagos   39 views
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The Senior Finance Analyst will be responsible for working collaboratively with the Head, Finance and will perform the accounting for all transactions, processing of payments, completion of monthly financial statements, preparation of month-end close, monitoring of budgets, and will provide support for additional operational needs.

Responsibilities:
Financial Analysis:

Conduct comprehensive financial analysis of monthly and quarterly management reports, including performance metrics, trends, and profitability.
Evaluate business risks associated with each BU and mitigation of such risks.
Develop financial models for investment opportunities and lending facilities.

Financial Reporting:

Complete financial reports, lead the month-end closing process and conduct monthly financial forecasts.
Maintenance of annual/monthly budgets; work with the Head of Finance to monitor budgeted amounts versus actual amounts incurred
Administer and maintain the contract management tracking tool; working with external partners, including third-party vendors and consultants
Complete tax returns and other statutory compliance requirements.
Monthly reconciliation of all Bank accounts.
Prepare regular reports and presentations for senior management, highlighting key performance indicators, trends, and insights.

Strategic Finance Partner:

Support strategic planning initiatives by providing financial analysis and insights to guide decision-making.
Participate in cross-functional teams to develop/Improve business strategies.
Conduct research and competitive analysis to identify and advise on opportunities for growth and expansion, which will increase profitability.
Participate in the annual budgeting and planning process in collaboration with the business unit head to develop detailed budgets, forecasts, and financial plans that support strategic priorities and drive operational efficiency.
Ensure compliance with financial regulations, accounting standards, and internal policies. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry best practices to mitigate compliance risks.

Other function:

Responding to queries from accounting and cost management tools.
Review and upload weekly payments for approval
Other tasks assigned by the Head of Finance.

Requirements:

3 - 6 years of relevant work experience. Qualifications such as ACA, CIMA, or ACCA is an added advantage
Understanding of strategic financial management
Excellent use of work tools, including advanced Microsoft Excel skills
A proven record of communicating complex financial issues and models in a clear-cut, concise manner to all relevant stakeholders
Proven analytical and modeling skills, and must be both commercially astute and a confident communicator
Proven ability to review and challenge assumptions within detailed financial forecasts
Excellent communication, business presentation, persuasion, and analytical skills
Digital savviness – driving the use of digital tools in the function
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools
Strong understanding & skill set developed in cloud-based technologies & utilizing technology to drive productivity
First Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related discipline from a reputable institution

Company Description
UNICEF contributes to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria with a mandate to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential.
UNICEF’s Nigeria country programme: ... read more
Aims to accelerate the realization of the rights of all children and women to survival, development, protection and participation.
Promotes efforts to reduce infant, child and maternal mortality; expand access to quality basic education; and strengthen social and child protection systems.
Uses a rights-based and gender-sensitive approach
Plays a catalytic role in supporting federal, state and local governments in identifying key bottlenecks that hinder realization of the rights of disadvantaged children, supported by equity-focused, inclusive advocacy, planning, action and monitoring at all levels.
Supports adolescent development.