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  • Posted: Jan 20, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 1, 2021
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    Our aim is to ensure sustained growth by providing a range of unique services to our diverse clients. Our area of expertise is Human Capital Development. Our assurance is to satisfy our clients wholly and devise solutions to their people needs. Established in 1982 as Olgreen Personnel and Secretarial Services, the company name changed to OPASS Limited, a lim...
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    Finance Specialist – Budgeting, Analysis & Reporting

    Our company is recruiting on before of our client in the finance industry. See detalis below:

    Salary: 250,000 monthly (Gross)

    Objective/ Purpose:

    • Provide analysis, advice, and counsel regarding finance, participate in budget, prepare reports and contribute to projects such as those related to benchmarking and process improvement.
    • Responsible for analyzing financial statements and inspecting and predicting future performance of the company.
    • Assist in the development of short and long range financial and budgetary data; advice, and counsel regarding finance and budget matters;
    • Responsible for budget planning processes; monitor revenue and spending as assigned;

    Functionally Reports To:

    Finance Manager

    Job Duties / responsibilities/Accountabilities:

    Treasury & Operations

    • Grow financial performance through analysis of financial results, forecasts, variances, and trends.
    • Create recommendations to be presented to management and executives
    • Develop financial models to support valuation, planning, and forecasting
    • Aid in the capital budgeting and expenditure planning processes
    • Reconcile existing transactions through cross-referencing of incoming and outgoing data
    • Conduct comparable analysis and market research to support internal financial analysis
    • Responsible for maintaining up-to-date technical knowledge on financial instruments, market conditions and trends.
    • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking
    • Analyze financial data – and create financial models for decision support
    • Report on financial performance and prepare for regular leadership reviews
    • Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
    • Work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate financial reporting and decision support
    • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
    • Guide cost analysis process by establishing and enforcing policies and procedures
    • Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization
    • Recommend actions by analyzing and interpreting data and making comparative analyses; study proposed changes in methods and materials
    • Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and Excel dashboards
    • Increase productivity by developing automated reporting/forecasting tools
    • Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation comps
    • Maintain a strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models.
    • Cash reconciliations, payment date accounting, monthly reporting and report production, daily
    • modelling, analysis and reporting and financial Analysis.
    • Perform monthly balance sheet, income statement and changes in financial position/budget variance analysis
    • Prepare financial reports, charts, tables and other exhibits as requested
    • Provide timely, relevant and accurate reporting & analysis of the results of the division’s performance against historical, budgeted, forecasted and strategic planning results to facilitate decision-making toward the achievement of the budget and strategic plan.
    • Administer budget activities, such as assisting with the preparation of and gathering of data for annual
    • and biennial operating budgets and reports, and preparing, reviewing, and/or approving budget entries in financial information system.
    • Examine and suggest financial opportunities (e.g. insurance plans, investments)
    • Analyzing budgetary expenditures for compliance with approved budget
    • Assist in developing sound plans and budgets
    • Analyzing budgetary expenditures for compliance with approved budget

    Education Qualification:

    • BSc/HND in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Statistics from a recognized institution
    • MBA is an added advantage

    Professional Qualification:

    Membership of relevant Industry/Professional Association


    • Minimum of Five (5) years’ experience in a similar position
    • Proven work experience in a quantitatively heavy role.

    Functional/ Technical:

    • Developing Standards
    • Quality Management
    • Problem Solving
    • Statistical Analysis
    • Reporting
    • Strong analytical and data gathering skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills; be comfortable interacting with executive-level management.
    • Strong financial modelling experience
    • Accuracy of report

    Competence Requirements:

    • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, MS Office and financial software applications financial modelling and techniques
    • knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and information analysis
    • Knowledge of financial subjects, accounting, tax laws, money market and business environments
    • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and knowledge of Statutory accounting principles.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel is mentioned in virtually any financial analyst job description; familiarity with
    • data query/data management tools extremely helpful (Access, SQL, Business Objects)
    • PC / Personal Productivity tools-Excel, Word, Power Point


    • Ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow
    • Comfort dealing with ambiguity and ability to work independently
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment
    • Maturity, Team Spirt, professionalism, and high level of discretion are required
    • Dealing with stress
    • Adaptability
    • Detailed
    • Result Oriented
    • Resilience
    • Smartness
    • Integrity
    • Pro-activity

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