Investment Analyst at NGX Group – The Nigerian Stock Exchange, services the largest economy in Africa, and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets. The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more. It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.
Investment Analyst at NGX Group
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Investment Analyst Job
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full-time
About the Job
The Investment Analyst will be part of a lean investment team and will research and analyse companies to form a view of value.
Specific tasks include financial modelling, reviewing financial documents, writing investment theses, meeting with management teams, conducting research.
This position would suit a proactive and energetic analyst with a strategic vision, an analytical mindset and the ability to manage his/her time around business priorities.
Collecting and handling data and information for the construction of analysis and presentations.
Conducting sector/market studies for the creation of investment thesis,
Supporting team in prospecting potential M&A targets
Setting up analysis for NGX acquisitions, both with financial/operational and strategic focus;
Acting as a facilitator for the due diligence process, with direct contact to M&A targets and their advisors;
Supporting the team in the preparation and revision of documents (contracts, terms, memos, etc.);
Provide support to investment management team in relation to purchase and sale of securities as well as investment ledger reconciliation;
Facilitate the collection of investment information and support in the preparation of quarterly and yearly reports for shareholders.
Provide support on other investors’ relation activities.
Other assigned tasks in support of the teams’ objective.
Education and Certifications
BA / B.Sc required; Post graduate Degree or specialisation is a plus;
Advanced knowledge in corporate finance and financial modelling (valuation, multiples, accounting, etc.).
Experience working with M&A, Treasury Functions or Investor Relations is an added advantage.
2 – 4 years of working experience in the financial services industry.
Strong organisational skills and attention to detail.
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously and assimilate large quantities of information.
Excellent communication skills and ability to collaborate with cross-functional business partners across the organisation.