Senior Financial Analyst at Daystar Power Group

Job Title: Senior Financial Analyst

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Description

  • Daystar Power Group is looking to engage a competent Senior Financial Analyst to assist the Executive Management with detailed and meaningful information on the financial strategy and performance of the Company.
  • This includes preparing budgets, analysing and monitoring performance, supporting the fundraising process, and managing investor requirements.
  • We are seeking hard working, motivated, and well-organized individuals with a focus on continuous improvement to exceed expectations.

Financial Planning & Analysis:

  • Facilitate the budgeting process for the departments and business units within the Group.
  • Establish process for monitoring and reviewing budget performance.
  • Develop financial forecasts that support business growth and liquidity management.
  • Perform deep-dive analysis of the Group’s portfolio using both financial and non-financial performance indicators.
  • Prepare profitability analysis of different operating segments of the business.
  • Build robust financial dashboards (preferably using PowerBI) that provide deeper insights on the Company’s performance.
  • Provide regular monitoring of performance across the Group, including the review of monthly operating results and return on investment.
  • Identify and escalate key risk issues that may impact the achievement of the Company’s strategic objectives.
  • Assist with preparation of reporting packs for Board meetings.

Fundraising & Investor Relations:

  • Maintain a robust and up-to-date Virtual Data Room (VDR) that includes comprehensive information about the Company for prospective and existing investors.
  • Lead the financial due-diligence process conducted by potential investors.
  • Build advanced financial models that demonstrate the Company’s growth and profitability plans.
  • Assist with preparing documents associated with fund-raising including pitch decks and investment memos.
  • Prepare regular reports for investors and other financiers e.g., covenant reporting.
  • Ensure compliance to the Company’s Investment Policy and other associated policies and procedures.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders including investors, bankers, consultants, etc.

Requirements

  • Education: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in related disciplines – Accounting, Finance, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics & Statistics.
  • MBA is highly preferred. Professional qualifications like ACCA, ICAN, and CFA will be an added advantage.
  • Experience: Minimum of 4 years work experience in a similar role in a Big 4 firm, investment bank or consulting firm will be a plus.
  • Language Proficiency: English (with good communication skills and accurate reporting skills).

Character:

  • Proactive self-starter and pays attention to details.
  • Self-motivated and demonstrate a sense of ownership with high level of commitment and the ability to thrive under pressure.
  • Passionate leader with excellent team leadership skills.
  • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple projects in parallel and prioritize competing demands, passion for renewable energy.

Competency and Skills Requirements:

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to pay attention to details. Experience using Business Intelligence tools e.g., PowerBI and Tableau, will be an added advantage
  • Excellent financial modelling skills
  • Advanced communication, leadership, and negotiation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and networking skills
  • Ability to work independently but also work with others in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly inquisitive mindset
  • Strong presentation and business writing skills
  • Must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office (Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint in particular).

Others:

  • Agility: the ability to be flexible, responsive, adaptive, and show initiative in times of change, uncertainty and business opportunity.

Benefits

  • Opportunity to work in a forward-looking, innovative company, with international group of colleagues.
  • Unlimited career opportunities – depending on achievements and personal development.
  • A competitive salary and benefits package with long term prospect in a fast-growing company.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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