Corporate Finance Associate

Babban Gona seeks to hire a Corporate Finance Associate for the team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop schedule for investment transactions and analyze efficiency, trends, revenues and financial commitment to project future revenues and expenses. 
  • Manage and organize operational data to determine costs of operations and establish standard costs.
  • Provide creative solutions to reduce costs and improve financial performance
  • Conduct financial processes and procedures, prepare reports and supporting documents and provide regular updates to Finance Team.
  • Consult with the Corporate Finance team to guide and influence long term strategic thinking.
  • Review monthly expenses to ensure that expenses are booked correctly and work with the finance team to make any necessary reclassification.
  • Demonstrate appropriate understanding/working knowledge of accounting principles and internal controls, and apply them.
  • Advise on how to meet targets and create investment capital, and generate finance from shares and loans.
  • Gather, analyse and interpret complicated numerical information.
  • Assess and predict financial risks and returns; use financial modelling to predict outcomes.
  • Negotiate and structure financial details; provide investment advice, tactics and recommendations
  • Assist in preparation and analysis of annual budgets and long-range plans.
  • Prepare consolidated forecasts and analyze trends in revenue, expense, capital expenditures and other related areas.
  • Conduct complex business analysis including ROI, NPV and IRR, making recommendations to management on new products, features, pricing, marketing promotions, based on historical financial data.
  • Research, analyze and synthesize data from multiple sources into business information as directed and by self-identification of business information needs.
  • Work with management and business units to determine strategic objectives and identify opportunities to meet these goals.
  • Prepare financial and business-related analysis and research in such areas as financial and expense performance, rate of return, depreciation, working capital, and investments.
  • Assist with compilation and analysis of consolidated budgets and long-range plans.

This position reports to the Principal, Corporate Finance.

Required Experience

Profound know-how in advanced financial analysis and investment banking

  • Leadership experience in financial analysis coupled with relevant accounting experience. 
  • Proficient in Excel Spreadsheets, MS Office and Financial Software applications.
  • Bear strong analytical skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Banking, Business or Economics (Master’s degree in finance and/or MBA preferred) 
  • Strong financial analysis skills and quantitative analysis planning
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as technology and Learning organization. 
  • Excellent communication skills: Fluent oral and written English. 

Start-Up Environment 

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities. 

 

Unlocking Potential of Team Members

  • Extensive experience and passion for coaching/ mentoring a team. 

 

Detailed Orientation and Managing Complexity

  • Extensive experience leading a complex organization and passion for getting into details to identify root cause of issues and create innovative solutions. 

Work Location 

  • Babban Gona currently operates a decentralized model with 10 offices spread across Nigeria. 
  • This role would be based in Lagos.

All interested candidates send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the job title in the subject line.