Research Associate

Location: Lagos

Job Grade: Associate

Line Manager: Head, Research

Responsibilities

Development of various types of financial models to value debt and equity for mergers, acquisitions, and capital raising transactions.  Develop recommendations for product offerings, private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, and valuations.  Conduct preparation and review of materials used in the financing of clients, including investment memoranda, management presentations and pitchbooks.  Develop relationships with new and existing clients to expand the business.  Perform due diligence, research analysis (economic outlook, sector report, equity note, Daily market report) and documentation of transactions
Initiate new models that the unit does not currently have and other relevant models for analyzing Nigeria’s macroeconomic conditions.  Contribute to the half-yearly and quarterly strategy and outlook reports.  Produce periodic macroeconomics and investment-related reports for domestic and offshore based investors.  Produce insightful reports on new policies and/or initiatives from the FGN, CBN, DMO, and other economic managers.  Participate in the company’s roadshows, conference calls, and telemarketing.  Complete and respond to bespoke and ad-hoc client requests.  

Experience

  Five or more years of experience in a finance or business background, particularly on the quantitative side  Bsc or master’s degree in finance, economics or a related field.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office especially Microsoft Excel and powerpoint.  Finance related Professional Qualification is an added advantage.  Ability to work cross functionally to drive business initiatives  Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-based environment with minimal supervision.  Strong communication and networking skills.  Impeccable research, quantitative and analytical skills, especially in explaining market events.  Ability to organize and track overlapping tasks and assignments, with frequent priority changes.  Strong financial modeling skills.  

Requirements

Possess a thorough understanding of key investments strategies for capital allocation, financial modelling and valuation metrics Strong research background with knowledge of capital markets, equity market.
  • Enthusiasm and commitment are essential to complete activities.
  • A flexible approach to meet changing needs and deadlines

Self‐motivated, excellent attention to details and enjoys working in a team

  • Assertiveness

If you meet the above requirement, kindly share your CV in word format to resourcing@oscartemple.com with job title as subject of the mail.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Category: Financial Services
Job Location: Lagos

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