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Strategic Finance Manager HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-06-18 12:05   Accounting / Financial Services   Lagos   14 views
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Job Summary:
We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Finance Manager to join our dynamic global Finance team in FairMoney. The ideal candidate will take up a critical multi-faceted role responsible for a wide range of responsibilities covering treasury and liquidity analysis, managing finances for new entities, supporting M&A activity, managing liabilities (deposit mobilisation), driving board and investor reporting, and aiding in international expansion efforts. This role also involves collaborating with consultants, auditors, and legal counsel to ensure the company’s financial health and strategic growth.
Key responsibilities
Treasury and Liquidity Analysis:

Conduct weekly and monthly liquidity analysis to ensure optimal cash flow management.
Monitor and report on the company’s liquidity position and forecast future cash flows.
Identify and mitigate potential liquidity risks.

Deposit Mobilisation Management:

Perform analyses to help manage and grow the firm’s deposits including pricing analyses, develop appropriate incentivisation programmes
Report on deposit mobilisation operation periodically and own the assessment of deposit rates
Develop strategies to optimize the company’s liability structure.

Board and Investor Reporting:

Own preparation of group board reports and presentations for investors.
Ensure accurate and timely delivery of board decks and investor reports (quarterly cycle)
Provide support during board meetings and investor calls.

Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Support:

Assist in the evaluation and execution of M&A opportunities.
Perform financial due diligence and valuation analysis.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate acquired businesses.

Financial Management for New Entities:

Oversee the financial and accounting setup for new business entities.
Ensure compliance with local and international accounting standards and regulations.
Develop, implement and manage/control financial policies and procedures for new entities.

International Expansion:

Assist with the incorporation of new entities as part of the company’s international expansion program.
Ensure compliance with local regulations and requirements in new markets.
Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate smooth setup and operation of new entities.

Financial Analysis:

Conduct various ad hoc financial analyses as required by management.
Provide insightful financial data to support strategic decision-making.
Prepare detailed reports and presentations for senior management.


Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or a related field.
Professional accounting qualification (e.g., ACA, ACCA, CPA) viewed favourably
Minimum of 5 years of experience in finance, with a focus on liquidity management, financial analysis, or M&A activities.
Knowledge of relevant financial regulations and compliance requirements.
Understanding of banking and financial services business model and unit economics.

Key Competencies:

Curiosity and appetite to learn
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to own project briefs, work independently and manage end-to-end process to resolution
Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Strong Excel modelling skills
Good PowerPoint skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
Team player with a collaborative approach to work.

Company Description
FairMoney is a platform that helps people access instant loans within 5 minutes through our android app.
From the corners of Kano, Nigeria to the quarters of Chennai in India, we’re connecting people to prosperity by taking an effective financial product to them. We’re giving t... read morehem the loans they need to fuel their dreams and a payment plan that allows them to make their vision a reality.