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Trade Finance Analyst Job Vacancy in an Investment Banking Outfit

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Oasis Africa Consulting Limited – Our client is a prominent Investment Banking outfit in Africa. Its headquarters is in Lagos, Nigeria. We are mandated by our client to recruit suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title: Trade Finance Analyst

Location: Lagos
Division: Project & Structured Trade Finance
Reports to: Team Lead, Structured Trade Finance/M&A

Summary

  • Reporting directly to the Team Lead, Structured Trade Finance/M&A, the job holder will work primarily on Trade/Structured Finance transactions.
  • The job holder will also be involved in transactions originating from other desks within Investment Banking, such as Capital Markets and Financial Advisory.

 

Qualifications

  • First degree or its equivalent from a reputable tertiary institution.
  • Minimum of three (3) – five (5) years cognate experience in  trade finance
  • Appropriate post-graduate or professional qualifications such as an MBA, CFA, MSC in Finance, ACCA or ACA would be beneficial

Responsibilities 
The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify and execute key supply chain finance solutions such as invoice/receivables discounting, securitized/collateralized debt and syndicated loans.
  • Provide financial advisory services to identified clients using our trade finance and structured finance products.
  • Review of credit applications and documentation to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Analyse credit requests, financial statements and properties/assets to determine viability of the credit, feasibility, risk of granting such credit and computation of repayment schedules.
  • Perform client due-diligence as well as fundamental financial, business analysis and valuation of companies.
  • Prepare credit assessment/deal memorandum for credit committee approval.
  • Monitor performance of facilities.
  • Maintenance of Insurance database.
  • Manage day-to-day information flow with clients and third-parties in a transaction execution setting.
  • Research and prospect trade finance targets within specified sectors.
  • Stay current on legislations governing Trade Finance within the Client’s jurisdiction
  • Other duties as assigned.
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Experience/Skills/Competencies Requirements:

  • Sound knowledge of trade finance products, techniques and commodity markets.
  • Strong competence in availing credit facilities
  • Strong communication and business writing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects and in teams
  • Can-do drive and spirit
  • Significant level of maturity and the ability to work in a team interfacing with top company executives and senior management
  • Highly organized, with the initiative and ability to work with limited supervision
  • Analytical and attentive to detail
  • Process management abilities
  • Enthusiastic, Positive and hardworking attitude
  • Exceptional computer modelling/Excel spreadsheet / Powerpoint/ Word skills

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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