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Financial Services

SALES EXECUTIVE

Full Time


Job Information

Location: Lagos State, NG


Job Description

Our client a reputable firm in Lagos is in need of Sales executives.

Industry: Financial Services

Location: Lagos State

The ideal Candidate will be required to:

·         Conduct research, identify and analyze business opportunities to generate sales

·         Develop productive business relationships with prospects

·         Manage the sales process from initial contact to sales closure

·         Serve as point of contact for customers responding to enquiries and providing required sales service.

·         Consistently exceed set targets

Requirements:

·Degree from a recognized higher institution – B.Sc./HND (Minimum 2’2).

·1 – 2 Years post qualification experience in Retail Sales - Preferably from Banking, Micro-Finance and Insurance. Candidates from Hospitality, Telecoms and Travels Industries are also encouraged to apply.

·Good understanding of selling and marketing requirements.

·Excellent numerical, presentation and communication skills.

·Self-starter with a drive for achieving timely results

Salary: #60,000 Monthly



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Financial Services

Divisional Head, Services

Full Time


Job Information

Location: Lagos State, NG
Experience: 15 years


Job Description

Job Description

Title - Divisional Head, Services

Location – Head Office, Lagos

Reporting Line

This position reports to the Managing Director/CFO. The job holder along with the main duties of Financial Control will also supervise the Treasury, Information Technology and Corporate Services team leads.

Objective

The Divisional Head, Services is actively responsible for supporting, developing and implementing the Company’s strategic plans in accordance with the company’s mission and vision statements, managing the administration function of the company, and coordinating office processes and procedures to ensure organizational and operational effectiveness and efficiency.

Duties

  • Provide crucial financial data and work with executive management to coordinate all financial planning functions with business operations
  • Support the Directors and Senior Management Team with business planning activities, providing practical and creative input in the development of new business initiatives, the design of current and future strategic and operational plans and will bring discipline to the strategic decision making process to manage the effective use of business resources.
  • Manage all financial risks for the company and support the risk management strategy
  • Manage day-to-day activities in treasury functions to meet the financial obligations of the organization
  • Forecast, manage and mitigate any associated risks within the Treasury function, manage banking relationships and set a clear, well-defined Treasury strategy that aligns with Finance’s and Company’s overall objectives.
  • Ensure the coherent and effective management of the processes, systems and people required to design, develop, deliver and improve technology services to meet Company’s present and future needs.
  • Responsible for the leadership of the service management team and will recruit, lead, motivate, develop and manage the performance of direct reports, building a high calibre team with the skills and capabilities needed to deliver the required results.
  • Ensure overall financial management, control and stewardship of the IT assets and resources used in the provision of technology services leading to the development of continual improvement plans to ensure that technology services adequately support both current and future business needs.
  • Ensure the coherent and effective management of the processes, systems and people required to design, develop, deliver and improve technology services to meet Company’s needs now and in the future.
  • Take responsibility for analyzing and coordinating relationships with key stakeholders and third-party suppliers to ensure the successful delivery of technology services to the company.
  • Responsible for the preparation for new or changed services with full oversight of the change process and the maintenance of regulatory, legal and professional standards as well as managing the performance of existing systems and services.

Qualifications and Experience

First degree in Accounting or Finance related discipline (B.Sc./HND)

Certified Accountant (ACA, ACCA)

Additional qualification (M.Sc. in accounting or related discipline and MBA) will be an advantage

Minimum of 15 years work experience in a well-established corporate organization

Experience as a Group Head, Head of Operations or Chief Operations Officer will be an advantage

Knowledge & Skills

  • In-depth knowledge of Financial Accounting and other aspects of accounting in general i.e. treasury operations, Investment, Audit, Internal control etc.
  • In-depth knowledge of Investment Accounting
  • Good knowledge of the impact of Code of Corporate Governance
  • Ability to understand Investment transactions and give appropriate accounting interpretation as required by various laws & standards
  • Good Knowledge of relevant Accounting standards i.e. IFRS, IAS etc.
  • Ability to think ‘’outside the box’’
  • Ability to interpret financial reports and gain meaningful insight into it
  • Must be very IT savvy.
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Ability to deal with tight timelines, multiple priorities
  • High degree of professionalism, maturity and confidentiality
  • Very good interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Ability to see the big picture and provide useful and strategic advice that can move the company forward from financial reporting perspective
  • Creative, forward thinker
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and project management skills


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Financial Services

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

Full Time


Job Information

Location: Lagos State, NG
Experience: 5 years


Job Description

We are looking for an experienced financial controller, or comptroller, to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. Finance controller responsibilities will also include financial risk management.

Responsibilities

  • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
  • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
  • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
  • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close process
  • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
  • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Additional controller duties as necessary

Requirements

  • Proven working experience as a Financial controller
  • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Advanced degree in Accounting
  • CPA or CMA preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
  • Experience with creating financial statements
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
  • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills


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Financial Services

ANNUITY CHAMPION

Full Time


Job Information

Location: Lagos State, NG
Experience: 10 years


Job Description

Job Objectives

  • To aggressively drive the group wide sales of Annuity products using all the business channels.
  • The role holder is also responsible for top line and Bottom Line target/budget 

Responsibilities

  • Driving group wide marketing, trainings and sales of annuity products to targeted customers.
  • Actively initiate or participate in Product development, repackaging and customization based on customers feedback.
  • Provide various market intelligence on annuity product s’ competitiveness, market share, product risk & or company’s risk appetite working closely with Actuarial and Strategy units.
  • Developing product propositions; seeking buy-in of stakeholders across the business using business case and scenario analysis.
  • Leading the Group relationship management activities.
  • Identifying and establishing business relationships with groups/clusters with high numbers of potential retirees.
  • Re- evaluation and optimisation of existing products in the current market.
  • Drive preparation and the continuous revisions of proposals, presentations and trainings.
  • Drive monthly Annuity MPRs for Heads of all Business Channels.
  • Preparing and presenting Annuity report meetings and Monthly Performance Review meetings.
  • Responsible for the preparation and monitoring of the Group Annuity budget.
  • Reviewing weekly and monthly annuity sales report and pay-out.
  • Providing leadership and strategic direction for business heads.
  • Developing product propositions; seeking buy-in of stakeholders across the business using business case and scenario analysis.
  • Monthly reporting/presentation of transactions including, but not limited to, commission reconciliation, financial projections, Profit & Loss monitoring, marketing activities, etc
  • Carrying out any other assignment that might be delegated by the line manager.

Primary Interfaces      

  • Internal: Finance Units; Actuarial Services; Customer Service, Claims, Life Underwriting, Product Development.      
  • External: Corporate Organizations, Agents, Groups/Clusters, PFAs, Co-operatives, HNIs, Retirees etc.  

Person Specification
Education:

  • First Degree
  • A master’s degree would be an added advantage.
  • Relevant Insurance professional qualifications.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a senior sales capacity.
  • Excellent knowledge of sales and training of Annuity products
  • Ability to drive organizational change in a large sales group.
  • Experience driving sales in a renowned PFA will be an added advantage.


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Financial Services

RISK CONSULTANT

Full Time


Job Information

Location: Lagos State, NG
Experience: 5 years


Job Description

The new colleague’s task will be to work as part of the Advisory team. The team provides professional advice and consultancy clients. The group focuses on internal audit, internal control and specialized risk management advisory services, supplied to both local and global clients.

Main responsibilities

  • Participate in the design and execution of risk management projects, with tasks ranging from identifying, assessing, measuring, implementing, and enhancing the risk culture of clients

  • Develop relevant recommendations and solutions to transform risk management and mitigate areas of risk

  • Conduct internal audit activities (participate in annual risk assessment, develop internal audit plan, conduct internal audits)

  • Understand complex business environments, solution designs

  • Assist projects that ensure high quality internal audit, internal control and risk management services to major local and international clients

  • Support the execution of global methodologies by interpreting and implementing them in the context of local engagements
     

Requirements

  • College or University degree in Finance/Economics/Accounting
  • Very good command of spoken and written English
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office applications)
  • At least 3 years relevant work experience (auditor, internal auditor or risk management field)
  • Enthusiastic, proactive and result oriented
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team player


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Financial Services

UNDERWRITER

Full Time


Job Information

Location: Lagos State, NG
Experience: 1 year


Job Description

We are looking for a thorough Insurance Underwriter to determine potential clients’ risk factors and to establish the terms of coverage. The successful candidate must be able to set up rules which will result in securing an average proportion of good risks in order to keep average claims cost low and to enable the company to offer insurance at a lower net cost.

Responsibilities

  • Review insurance applications for compliance and adherence
  • Assess clients’ background information and financial status
  • Liaise with specialists to gather information and opinions
  • Weight loss exposures and determine underwriting alternatives
  • Draw up a quotes for competitive insurance premiums
  • Negotiate and define the specific terms of insurance policies with brokers or policyholders
  • Keep detailed records of policies underwritten and decisions made
  • Balance between mass and homogeneity of risks to achieve predictability of future results
  • Develop and maintain a profitable book of business for the insurer
  • Follow applicable insurance laws

Requirements

  • Proven insurance underwriting experience
  • Hands-on experience with “smart systems”, analytical tools and statistical packages (spreadsheets,SPSS, databases etc)
  • Sensible judgement and attention to detail
  • Confident decision making skills
  • Excellent knowledge of insurance policies and ability to relate policy provisions to the loss exposures
  • Proven numeracy and statistical skills
  • Insurance diploma or certification
  • BS in Business Administration, Finance or related field


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Financial Services

RISK MANAGER

Full Time


Job Information

Location: ,
Experience: 8 years


Job Description

Overall Responsibility To partner with management to provide continual risk assessment and in the development comprehensive policies, procedures, compliance training, protocols, internal investigations, plans and implements risk management strategies and processes.

Key Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

● Develop the Enterprise Risk Management Policy for the Company

● Guiding integration of enterprise risk management with other organizational planning and management activities.

● Liaise with departmental heads in ensuring completion of quality departmental risk registers

● Identify training needs for risk management and oversee development of enterprise risk competence and awareness across the company

● Evaluate the adequacy of the company’s internal control framework in addressing risks and accomplishing the company’s goals and objectives;

● Work with Board Audit, Risk and Compliance committee in ensuring the identification and prioritization of risks and reporting of the same

● Liaise with department and division heads on the adequacy of proposed actions in management of risk areas highlighted in internal audit reports

● Monitor implementation of action plans to ensure risk mitigation efforts are proceeding as required.

● Monitor and report on compliance with regulatory requirements

● Proactively identify emerging risks and report to relevant stakeholders

● Develop risk management system and train departmental risk champions on implementation

● “Test” the effectiveness of cascading risk management approach to business decision making

● Attend Board Audit and Risk Committee meetings; and

● Any other duty assigned by Management

Academic Qualifications

● Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration

● MBA an added advantage Professional Qualifications

● ACII or CPA (audit), ACCA/CIRM



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Financial Services

MARKETING MANAGER

Full Time


Job Information

Location: ,
Experience: 5 years


Job Description

The marketing manager manages the day to day marketing activities of the organisation and long term marketing strategy for the company.

Duties of the Marketing Manager include:

  • Managing all marketing for the company and activities within the marketing department.
  • Developing the marketing strategy for the company in line with company objectives.
  • Co-ordinating marketing campaigns with sales activities.
  • Overseeing the company’s marketing budget.
  • Creation and publication of all marketing material in line with marketing plans.
  • Planning and implementing promotional campaigns.
  • Manage and improve lead generation campaigns, measuring results.
  • Overall responsibility for brand management and corporate identity
  • Preparing online and print marketing campaigns.
  • Monitor and report on effectiveness of marketing communications.
  • Creating a wide range of different marketing materials.
  • Working closely with design agencies and assisting with new product launches.
  • Maintain effective internal communications to ensure that all relevant company functions are kept informed of marketing objectives.
  • Analysing potential strategic partner relationships for company marketing.

Requirements of the role:

  • Bachelor degree in Marketing.
  • Qualified chartered marketer.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills.
  • Confident and dynamic personality.
  • Strong creative outlook.


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Financial Services

CLAIM ADJUSTER

Full Time


Job Information

Location: Lagos State, NG
Experience: 2 years


Job Description

We are looking for a meticulous and dedicated claims adjuster to join our growing team. The individual in this role will be responsible for analyzing policyholder claims and evaluating validity. Candidates should be comfortable communicating with policyholders, police officers, physicians, and insurance agencies, and should be prepared to assist attorneys with defense if claims are contested.

Claims Adjuster Duties and Responsibilities

  • Meet with clients and witnesses to gather pertinent information regarding claim
  • Investigate insurance claims filed by policyholders
  • Process a wide variety of claims including property, liability, home, life, automobile, and personal injury
  • Inspect damage of properties, automobiles, persons, etc.
  • Examine, photographs, video surveillance, audio clips, statements, and all other documentation related to the claim
  • Consult police, hospital records, auto shops, construction workers, etc. during investigation to assist in claim validation
  • Evaluate extent of damage and comparable compensation requirements
  • Research and verify insurance policy coverage
  • Document all findings in concise claims report
  • Present claims to insurance companies
  • Negotiate with claimant to settle claim
  • Assist attorneys in claimant defence if claim is contested
  • Issue payouts to claimant

Claims Adjuster Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, degree in an insurance related field prefered
  • Work experience/on the job training as a claims adjuster prefered
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Meticulous work ethic, thorough, investigative skills
  • Problem solver, critical thinker
  • Analytically and mathematically minded (will be calculating damage totals and compensation percentages)

 



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Financial Services

ACTUARY

Full Time


Job Information

Location: Lagos State, NG
Experience: 2 years


Job Description

An actuary is a financial risk expert who is responsible for forecasting, assessing, advising and planning for future risks, seen and unforeseen, using knowledge of commercial, market and economic principles.

Regardless of the discipline, Actuaries gauge the risk people, their belongings, and/or their businesses will be negatively impacted by something and the insurance policy will need to be accessed. Their risk assessments change the price. Often actuaries work for insurance companies but are not involved with selling insurance and may not meet with clients.

Actuary Job Duties:

  • Interviewing insurance subject and recording information about subject
  • Using probability and statistics to gauge insurance subject's inherent risk
  • Applying that measure with desired coverage amounts to set insurance rate premium
  • Reviewing risk assessments, coverage amounts, and payment histories
  • Regularly reviewing assessments and adjusting actuarial formula as necessary

Actuary Skills and Qualifications:

Mathematics skills

Experience in calculus-base probability and statistics

Detail-oriented

Analytical skills

Knowledge of pricing models

Experience analysing subject matter at hand

Ability to answer qualitative questions quantitatively

Technical aptitude

Experience use actuarial tables and pricing



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