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FINANCIAL/BUSINESS ANALYST [LAGOS]   DETAILS

JOB NAME

Financial/Business Analyst [Lagos]


POSTED BY: RS HUNTER LIMITED
REF:RS 619
Date Published:23 October 2023
Date of Expiration:20 April 2024
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LOCATION OF THIS JOB
 Nigeria |  LAGOS in Nigeria
INDUSTRY
Consulting
JOB TYPE
Full-Time
MAIN JOB DESCRIPTION
JOB INFORMATION
Industry Consulting/Business Strategy & Planning
Work Experience 4-5 years
City Lagos
State/Province Lagos
Zip/Postal Code 234

JOB DESCRIPTION
As a Financial and Business Analyst, you will play a crucial role in supporting our clients in achieving their financial and business objective through a wide range of financial and analytical tasks, including accounting, bookkeeping, financial planning and analysis, management reporting, data and business reporting and analytics, treasury, and cash flow management

RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Maintain accurate financial records in Quickbooks, including accounts payable and receivable.
2. Reconcile bank statements, credit card transactions, and other financial accounts.
3. Prepare financial statements and reports on a regular basis.
4. Assist in developing financial forecasts, budgets, and strategic plans.
5. Analyze financial data to identify trends, opportunities, and potential risks.
6. Provide financial modeling and scenario analysis to support decision-making.
7. Generate and present financial reports to management team.
8. Develop key performance indicators (KPIs) and dashboards to track business performance.
9. Identify areas for improvement and recommend strategies for optimization.
10. Collect, clean, and analyze non-financial data to extract actionable insights.
11. Create data-driven reports and visualizations to support decision-makers.
12. Analyze process issues and bottlenecks to make improvements.
13. Conduct ad-hoc analysis to address specific business questions.
14. Manage and forecast cash flows to ensure liquidity and optimize investments.
15. Monitor banking relationships.
16. Implement cash management strategies to minimize financial risks
REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS JOB
1. Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business, or a related field (Master's degree or relevant certifications such as ACCA is a plus).
2. Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in financial analysis, financial modeling, accounting, and use of financial software tools (e.g., Excel, QuickBooks, financial modeling software)
3. Previous experience in management consulting or similar environments is a plus.
4. Proficient in using data analysis and reporting tools (e.g., Power BI).
5. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
6. Strong attention to detail and accuracy in financial reporting.
7. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
8. Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team.
9. Knowledge of industry-specific regulations and compliance standards.
10. Integrity and ethical conduct in financial matters.
11. Proactive and self-motivated with a drive for continuous learning.
12. Strong time management and organizational skills.


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