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.
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.
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.
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