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Commercial Finance Analyst at Kuda Bank

Kuda is a full service, app-based digital bank. Our mission is to be the go-to bank not just for those living on the African continent, but also for the African diaspora wherever they might live, anywhere in the world. Kuda is free of ridiculous banking charges and great at helping customers budget, spend smartly and save more. We raised the largest seed round ever seen in Africa, and completed a Series A funding round in February 2021, led by some of the world’s smartest venture capital investors. With offices in London (our HQ), Lagos and Cape Town, and further offices opening across Africa during 2021, Kuda is fast becoming recognised as the leading ‘Neobank’ for Africans.

To help us grow into the company that can bring meaningful change to the way people across Africa get access to great financial products and services in order to take control of their personal finances, we are actively looking for bright, talented, driven people who are excited by our mission. If this sounds like a great way to spend your valuable time, then please get in touch with us.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Commercial Finance Analyst

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Role Purpose

  • This role will handle project and product cost reviews, conduct monthly performance review meetings, handle the review of budget vs actual on a unit/departmental basis.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Consolidate and analyze financial data (budgets, income statement forecasts etc) taking into account company’s goals and financial standing
  • Provide creative alternatives and recommendations to reduce costs and improve financial performance
  • Assemble and summarize data to structure sophisticated reports on financial status and risks
  • Develop financial models, conduct benchmarking and analysis
  • Conduct business studies on past, future and comparative performance and develop forecast models
  • Identify trends, advise company and recommend actions based on sound analysis
  • Track and determine financial status by analyzing actual results in comparison with forecasts
  • Reconcile transactions by comparing and correcting data
  • Gain and update job knowledge to remain informed about novelty in the field
  • Consult with management to guide and influence long term and strategic decision making within the broadest scope
  • Drive process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the function

Requirements

  • Professional certification (ACA/ACCA) is a must
  • 7-10 years experience in a performance reporting role is required
  • Proven working experience as a financial analyst
  • Proficient in spreadsheets, databases, Ms office, and financial software applications
  • Hands-on experience with statistical analysis and statistical packages
  • Proven knowledge of financial forecasting and diagnosis, corporate finance and information analysis
  • Well-informed in current financial subjects, accounting, tax laws, money market and business environments

Benefits
Why join Kuda?
Become a part of one of the trailblazers in the challenger banking arena by joining the exciting and ambitious team at Kuda Bank as we work to become the neobank for ‘every African on the planet’.

  • An exciting and flexible work environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Smart and kind coworkers
  • Full pension contribution
  • Reliable health insurance

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

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