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Business Analyst at United Bank for Africa Plc

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa's leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Business Analyst

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Permanent


  • Manage treasury relationship with Group Finance.
  • Manage the processes of financial forecasting, budget consolidation and reporting in the subsidiaries.
  • Manage the Financial and Regulatory Audit for African Subsidiaries.
  • Proactively lead the development and implementation of comprehensive and sustainable cost optimization initiatives for the African Subsidiaries.
  • Ensure that all subsidiaries develop a robust MIS reporting framework to drive business performance.
  • Standardize business performance reporting across all subsidiaries.
  • Develop subsidiary capacity to provide insights to drive the business.
  • Engender the credibility of Subsidiary Finance Teams by ensuring timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts for the Executive management.
  • Preparation of monthly liquidity projections and analysis for subsidiaries.
  • Monitor the intragroup funding and capital requests, including pricing and tax concerns.
  • Provide leadership in the execution, management and reporting of short and long-term strategic financial objectives for the Bank’s African Subsidiaries.
  • Direct and oversee all aspects of the Finance & Accounting functions in the subsidiaries.
  • Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities in the subsidiaries.
  • Evaluate and advise Executive Management on the impact of long-range planning, the introduction of new strategies and regulatory actions in the Subsidiaries.
  • Ensure that the people, technology, policies and process in all the Financial Control Functions in African Subsidiaries are in line with the approved Group Finance Governance Policy.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in any field
  • Masters’ Degree or a professional qualification will be an advantage
  • 4-8 years experience in finance and cost management in the banking industry.

Candidate's Profile:

  • Our ideal candidate must have good knowledge of Business and Financial Analysis, Performance Management, and a good understanding of the Nigerian Banking Industry.

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Excellent oral and communications skill
  • Advanced interpersonal and conflict management skills
  • Excellent listening skill
  • Business and financial analysis 
  • Performance management 
  • Excellent interpretation of the bank’s aspirations into measurable details. 
  • Good understanding of the Nigerian Banking Industry. 
  • Knowledge of CBN’s policies and the business environment 

What We Expect From You:

  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
  • Highly organised, proactive, ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks assigned.
  • Team player with the ability to work under pressure and ability to work with a wide variety of people and maintain an excellent business relationship.
  • High sense of confidentiality and discreteness.

What You Should Expect From Us:

  • Our corporate culture is defined by our core values. We do not just train our people to be the best in the job, we also offer encouragement, recognition, and rewards.
  • Whatever level you are at in your career, we offer plenty of opportunities and support to build a rewarding career at UBA.
  • Here in UBA, our employees are our greatest assets and so we built a recognition and reward system that boosts productivity and enhances staff retention, instituting a culture of meritocracy.



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


Application Deadline 17th June, 2022.

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