• Graduate Trainees in a Financial Services Company

  • Posted on: 17 January, 2016 Deadline: 30 January, 2016
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  • Our Client is a leader in the financial services sector located in Lagos and looking to fill the role of a Trainee Financial Analyst in its Corporate Finance department.

    Management Trainees


    Job Purpose:

    Learn business by completing work assignments in the department, implementing educational knowledge; gain operational knowledge and experience required by working alongside managers and accepting delegated responsibilities and duties with the goal of eventually becoming a Financial Analyst.

    General Responsibilities:        

    • Observe experienced workers to acquire knowledge of methods, procedures, and standards required for performance of departmental duties.
    • Assist prepare charts and diagrams showing prior, current and projected revenues and expenditures to provide a basis for comparison and evaluation.
    • Demonstrate appropriate understanding / working knowledge of accounting principles and internal controls, and apply them. i.e.;
    • Assist Analyze trends in revenues and expenses.
    • Assist Prepare spreadsheets, graphs, and charts to help illustrate financial trends.
    • Assist in presenting financial information to managers.
    • Assist in performing revenue and expense forecasts in order to make financial decisions.
    • Assist in Creating and reviewing financial records.
    • Preparing budgets.
    • Track financial status by monitoring variances from plan as directed.
    • Assist in preparing financial spreadsheets and other reports in order to predict current and future financial performance.
    • Use company reports to analyze sales, gross profit and inventory activity.
    • Identify trends and recommends proactive or remedial action to manage business situations.
    • Report market activity to management by monitoring and analyzing competitive company activities.
    • Work with and through management to develop and implement actions that protect company assets and profitability.
    • Make presentations to management or staff on financial research and analyses performed.
    • Achieve a passing score in all areas of the management training program in order to continue in the program.
    • Any other assignment assigned from time to time.

    Education and Experience Requirements:

    • Must be a 1st class/ 2nd graduate of numerate or business management-related disciplines ONLY.
    • Must have completed the mandatory NYSC programme
    • Experience in financial analysis is desired but not compulsory
    • Maximum desired age is 28 years old

    Skills, Knowledge & Abilities Requirements:

    • Basic proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills
    • Ability to interact effectively with a wide range of staff throughout the company
    • Analytical skills, Assertive skills & Time management skills
    • Ability to carry out detailed research without supervision.

    Method of Application

    Qualified graduates should forward CVs to mgtpositions@stresert.com using ‘grade, school, course of study & age’ as subject of mail. e.g. ‘1st class, LASU, ECONOMICS, 27’ before 30th January, 2016. Only qualified applicants who meet the aforementioned requirements will be considered. (Please be guided)!

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