Sahara Group nutures businesses in the energy sector. These companies
operate essentially within the energy industry and its associated
sub-sectors. The Group consists of individuals, who are determined to
make a positive impact on the business environment.
Sahara Group is recruiting to fill the below position:
Job Title: Sahara Analyst Program
Job Grade: Supervisor
- Responsible for financial position to make better financial and investment decisions.
- The Sahara Analyst is responsible for processing and evaluating
businesses, projects, budgets and other finance-related entities to
determine their suitability for investment.
- (S)He must be able to perform financial analysis at a micro and
macro level to understand the financial health of the company and offer
- After successful completion of the programme, successful
candidates would perform in any of the following capacities; Strategy,
Business Analysis & Risk Analysis with a focus on Energy, and
- Recommend individual investments and collections of investments, which are known as portfolios
- Evaluate current and historical data
- Study economic and business trends
- Perform expense trend analysis and monitor financial and
operational risk exposure on an ongoing basis; proactively communicate
potential risks to management
- Conduct special projects to improve reporting and analysis,
develop best practices and support Company initiatives; establish and
implement new procedures to address areas requiring improvement
- Completes other ad hoc financial analysis and reporting, including utilizing data from multiple sources
- Fosters strong working relationships with peer and management to
meet company objectives and develop efficient and effective
cross-divisional relationships among core teams throughout the company
- Study a company’s financial statements and analyze commodity
prices, sales, costs, expenses, and tax rates to determine a company’s
value by projecting the company’s future earnings
- Meet with company officials to gain better insight into the company’s prospects and management
- Prepare written reports
- Meet with investors to explain recommendations on research and forecast
- Monitor budgets, prepare and submit regular reports, raise flags
whenever necessary, and provide management with explanations for any
distortion from initial budgets and assumptions
Minimum Qualification / Experience
- University Degree in Economics, Actuarial Science, Statistics,
Business Management, Accounting, Finance and any other Degree i.e.
Candidates with a bias for Financial/Business Analysis. (Minimum Second
Class Upper). A business degree and a certification as a Chartered
Financial Analyst (CFA) will be an added advantage
- Minimum of 3-5 years cognate working experience (Post NYSC) in a similar capacity within an organisation
- Must be a person of high integrity
- Must be a self-starter and a team player with proactive approach to work.
- Must be hard working and resourceful
- Must possess the ability to multitask and work under pressure
- Must be able to communicate fluently in written and oral English.
- Must be able to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial & dynamic environment
- Must be able to understand market trends and forecast
- Must be a critical thinker with good judgement and decision making
- Must have excellent presentation skills
- Ability to collect, integrate and analyze information from multiple sources to create a cohesive, fact-based analysis
- Must be MS Word, Excel and Internet Browser proficient.
- Must be thorough in research finding and methodology
- Must possess a flare for numbers and be business savvy
- Must possess excellent numerical and quantitative skills
- Internal: Develop efficient and effective cross-divisional
relationships among core teams throughout the company including, Finance
Managers, Managing Directors, Executive Directors and the Company
- External: Is expected to develop relationships with banks, tax authority, treasury houses, Investor Relations etc.
How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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