54gene was founded in 2019 by Dr. Abasi Ene-Obong to address the significant gap in the global genomics market: Nearly 90% of genetic material used in pharmaceutical research is caucasian. Only 2% is African, despite the fact that Africans and people of African ancestry are more genetically diverse than all other world populations combined.
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The job holder will play a vital role in helping the organization make the correct financial decisions and ensure that the financial assets of the company are used appropriately. This may include making recommendations for proper utilization of the cash reserves, reviewing cash flow, and analyzing financial transactions.
Duties & Responsibilities
Manages treasury function, including meeting short and long-term funding needs.
Develops financial forecasts and monitoring financial health around financial commitments.
Oversee the investment portfolio of the organization.
Source for additional funding transaction from both the existing and new counter parties.
Manage hedging program for foreign exchange and interest rates.
Execute the investment strategy consistent within the approved parameters and regulatory guidelines.
Provide guidance on acceptable investment instruments and financial institutions
Managing banking and other financial institutions relationship.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Management, Finance, or a related field.
Minimum of 4 years of cognate experience in Finance and Treasury operations.
Proficient with Microsoft office products, with expert capabilities in Excel and PowerPoint
Finance related Professional Qualification is an added advantage.
Ability to work cross functionally to drive business initiatives
Ability to develop processes, policies, procedures and systems into value-add commercially focused solutions for the organization
Possess a thorough understanding of key investments strategies for capital allocation, financial modelling and valuation metrics
Strong treasury background with knowledge of capital markets, accounting, finance and tax
Enthusiasm and commitment are essential to complete activities
A flexible approach to meet changing needs and deadlines
Self‐motivated, excellent attention to details and enjoys working in a team
Emotional intelligence and empathy and Assertiveness.
Method of Application
54gene celebrates diversity and is proud to be an inclusive employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, marital status, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a mental or physical disability, or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristics.