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Offer 2045 Details : VICE PRESIDENT
Reference : AFSCI/VP/NG
Position : Other
Deadline: 11/11/2018
Location : West Africa (Nigeria)
Industry : Banking/Finance/Insurance
Job Description / Role / Responsibilities :

Major Responsibilities:

  • Deal execution: with the help of an associate, conducting detailed financial review of new targets; undertaking industry research and building a detailed financial model that includes a comprehensive valuation; writing the investment proposal to be submitted to the investment committee; managing detailed financial, tax, ESG, legal and reputation due diligence exercises.
  • Value maximisation: observer/board member, writing of value maximisation plan, providing analytical and research support on key strategic and operational initiatives at portfolio companies; providing technical and other financial advisory support to portfolio company CFOs.
  • Reporting: querying and collecting of portfolio company monthly management accounts; supporting in the compilation of quarterly and annual shareholder reports.
  • Team: oversight of associates and interns work
Candidate profile :

Candidate specification : Key selection criteria

1.      Ideal Experience

. Advanced business and/or financial degree preferred.

. 6-8 years’ experience at one or more of the following : i) transaction services unit of a leading audit firm ii) highly rated private equity fund iii)leveraged finance or mergers & acquisitions department of a major investment bank or corporate finance boutique iv) a top tier management consulting firm.

. Must have gained significant business analysis skills, including advanced financial modelling techniques and deep experience in valuation.

. Strong background in conducting due diligence exercises, particularly commercial and financial diligences.

. Transaction experience in Africa, more particulary in Kenya and/or Ghana is required

. Fluency in English is a requirement for the position, French is a plus.

2.      Critical Competencies for Success

· Excellent business acumen, very strong analytical skills and a fact-based approach to problem solving;

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Highly organized and detail-oriented, balanced by ability to get and communicate big picture Smart, creative thinker and problem-solver, fast learner, with demonstrated initiative

· Strong work ethic and high energy levels with a positive, can-do attitude;

· High level of comfort with ambiguity while at the same time displaying high attention to details;

· Ability to develop strong personal relationships across different levels of an organization (internally and with portfolio companies) and in different cultural settings;

· A team player with little ego;

· Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit, who can operate in unstructured situations with little organisational support;

· High level of personal flexibility and adaptability.

Additional information :

Local Contract based in Lagos, Nigeria