Job Vacancies In A Reputable Investment Bank

Oasis Africa Consulting Limited – Our client is a prominent Investment Banking outfit in Africa. Its headquarters is in Lagos, Nigeria. We are mandate by our client to recruit suitably qualified candidate for the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Trade Finance Analyst
Location:
 Lagos
Division: Project & Structured Trade Finance
Reports to: Team Lead, Structured Trade Finance/M&A

Summary

  • Reporting directly to the Team Lead, Structured Trade Finance/M&A, the job holder will work primarily on Trade/Structured Finance transactions.
  • The job holder will also be involved in transactions originating from other desks within Investment Banking, such as Capital Markets and Financial Advisory.

Responsibilities 
The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify and execute key supply chain finance solutions such as invoice/receivables discounting, securitized/collateralized debt and syndicated loans.
  • Provide financial advisory services to identified clients using our trade finance and structured finance products.
  • Review of credit applications and documentation to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Analyse credit requests, financial statements and properties/assets to determine viability of the credit, feasibility, risk of granting such credit and computation of repayment schedules.
  • Perform client due-diligence as well as fundamental financial, business analysis and valuation of companies.
  • Prepare credit assessment/deal memorandum for credit committee approval.
  • Monitor performance of facilities.
  • Maintenance of Insurance database.
  • Manage day-to-day information flow with clients and third-parties in a transaction execution setting.
  • Research and prospect trade finance targets within specified sectors.
  • Stay current on legislations governing Trade Finance within the Client’s jurisdiction
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • First degree or its equivalent from a reputable tertiary institution.
  • Minimum of three (3) – five (5) years cognate experience in  trade finance
  • Appropriate post-graduate or professional qualifications such as an MBA, CFA, MSC in Finance, ACCA or ACA would be beneficial

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Experience/Skills/Competencies Requirements:

  • Sound knowledge of trade finance products, techniques and commodity markets.
  • Strong competence in availing credit facilities
  • Strong communication and business writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and in teams
  • Can-do drive and spirit
  • Significant level of maturity and the ability to work in a team interfacing with top company executives and senior management
  • Highly organized, with the initiative and ability to work with limited supervision
  • Analytical and attentive to detail
  • Process management abilities
  • Enthusiastic, Positive and hardworking attitude
  • Exceptional computer modelling/Excel spreadsheet / Powerpoint/ Word skills

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

 

 

Job Title: Francophone Associate
Location:
 Lagos
Reports to: MD, Investment Banking

Summary

  • The job holder will work across key areas of corporate finance transactions (project finance, mergers, acquisitions and disposals, equity and debt capital markets.) and strategic review work.
  • The job holder will be in charge of the business development of these key areas in African Francophone countries. Also he/she will assist the management of our Client to set up an office in Senegal to cover African Francophone activities.
  • The scope of sectors will include public company and private equity transaction (e.g. management and institutional buy-outs, debt and equity fundraising).

Responsibilities
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Originating and executing Investment Banking mandates across Africa with an emphasis on French speaking countries.
  • Conduct detailed financial modeling, due diligence and valuation to develop business case for potential investment projects.
  • Origination & execution of transactions
  • Industry research and analysis
  • Desktop analysis of businesses (financials, markets, products, competitors) and financial modeling
  • Meeting new businesses and existing contacts
  • Preparing a pitch document (including industry research)
  • Undertaking risk management and compliance procedures
  • Writing investor presentations, teasers and /or information memorandum (sales documents)
  • Contacting prospective buyers, handling the bid process and assessing bids
  • Assisting management with their presentation to bidders, project managing the due diligence process
  • Providing commercial input to legal documentation
  • Negotiating key terms and conditions of the transaction, and project manage the process and liaising with all key parties
  • Assist the team lead in the evaluation of complex structured transactions and advise on financial risks.
  • Ensure the timely preparation of transaction documents.
  • Support members of the Investment Banking team
  • Draft advisory reports and presentations to clients
  • General research to support pitches and advisory reports
  • Preparing proposals, pitches and engagement letters to clients

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree Business Management, Economics Finance, Accounting, Banking or other Finance related discipline from a reputable university with a minimum qualification of a second class degree required. Additional professional qualification or a Masters will be an added advantage
  • Up to 6 years in a similar capacity within a Financial Services environment

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Equity Capital Markets (Private Placements)
  • Possession of well-rounded advisor skills to clients
  • Infrastructure
  • Capital Raising
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good multi tasking skills
  • High level of ambition and motivation
  • Ability to work effectively within a team with leadership
  • Good commercial judgment and independence of mind
  • Valuation and modelling skills
  • Strong communication and business writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and in teams
  • Entrepreneurial drive and spirit
  • Significant level of maturity and the ability to work as a team interfacing with top company executives and senior management
  • Highly organized, with the initiative and ability to work with limited supervision
  • Analytical and attentive to detail
  • Effective process management abilities
  • Enthusiastic, positive and hardworking attitude
  • Exceptional computer modeling/Excel spreadsheet/Powerpoint/Word  skills
  • Fluent in oral and written French
  • Appreciable knowledge of Francophone Africa.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply