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18 Oct 2017

Full-Time Financial, Investment and Risk Analyst

Our client, a progressive player in the financial services sector, invites suitably qualified and experienced candidates to apply for the following position of Financial, Investment and Risk Analyst. – Posted by Bankprofile Harare, Harare Province, Zimbabwe

Job Description

Our client, a progressive player in the financial services sector, invites suitably qualified and experienced candidates to apply for the following position of Financial, Investment and Risk Analyst.

      Qualifications and skills required:

  • An undergraduate degree in accounting or finance from a recognised University.
  • A professional qualification, CIMA/CFA and or significant progress towards attaining CFA.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a financial institution environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong reporting Skills, Financial Skills, Forecasting, Corporate Finance, Financial Diagnosis, Financial Software, Analyzing Information, Statistical Analysis, Process Improvement, Financial Planning and Strategy.
  • Proven ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet tight deadline
  • Strong communication, analytical and data organization/ interpretation skills


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform monthly balance sheet, income statement and changes in financial position/budget variance analysis
  • Perform investment appraisals of projects.
  • Perform new product costing and evaluation of product profitability.
  • Responsible for performing evaluation of special projects to improve process efficiency and performance.
  • Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting & analysis of the results of each division’s performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic planning results to facilitate decision-making toward the achievement of the budget and strategic plan.
  • Fundraising for the group and subsidiaries.
  • Fundraising for potential corporate and individual investors.
  • Participate as lead advisor in mergers and acquisitions for the group and private clients.
  • Maintain and develop various financial models and standard templates distributed for use by all of Finance during the planning processes, ensuring quality, accuracy and focused analytic review.
  • Describe an insightful use of financial analysis techniques, tools, and concepts, to provide practical counsel to business area partners and management to drive business results.
  • Identify non-value added processes within subsidiaries and seeks solution.
  • Improve financial status by analyzing results and variances; identifying trends; recommending actions. Researching and analyzing companies, historical financial statements and projecting financial information.
  • Assist business owners in identifying new key risk activities (KRAs) and on a quarterly basis.
  • Assist KRA owners in identifying, measuring, assessing, controlling, and monitoring KRAs on an ongoing basis.
  • Coordinate quarterly enterprise risk assessment with business managers and test assessments and controls.
  • Aggregate risk assessments and prepare summary statements to conclude on the Bank’s overall risk assessment system (RAS).
  • Assist KRAs in developing action plans to correct weak or insufficient risk management practices.
  • Performing due diligence on potential investment options.


Quantity Surveyor

The duties of a quantity surveyor is to manage all costs relating to a building project across newly built premises, renovations or maintenance work in the residential, commercial and industrial sectors.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of a degree in Quantity Surveying
  • At least two years project management on experience on civil and building projects
  • Registration with the ZIQS is an added advantage
  • Must be a team player
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct studies of feasibility to estimate costs relating to materials, time and labour.
  • undertake cost analysis for repair and maintenance project work;
  • assist in establishing a client’s requirements and undertake feasibility studies;
  • perform risk, value management and cost control;
  • advise on a procurement strategy;
  • Arrange for payments on completed project work prepare tender and contract documents, including bills of quantities with the architect and/or the client;
  • identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks;
  • prepare and analyse costings for tenders;
  • analyse outcomes and write detailed progress reports;
  • value completed work and arrange payments;
  • Understand the implications of health and safety regulations.

Job Categories: Investment Banking. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Financial and Investment and Risk Analyst. Salaries: negotiable.


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