VFD Group is a financial services focused proprietary investment company that creates value by working within Nigeria’s informal financial sector to create innovative products and solutions that are accessible to the everyday Nigerian citizen and entrepreneur. Founded on the values of integrity and good governance, and built on the strength of innovation and network, the goal of VFD Group is to establish a firm foothold in various ecosystems on the continent through our subsidiary companies.

In line with this desire, we are currently seeking to hire enthusiastic and exceptional individuals to fill the following positions within our subsidiaries:

  1. Head of Operations

The successful candidate will have overall responsibility for driving operational excellence, revenue generation and promote the growth of our Microfinance Bank.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Act as a technical resource person for the bank, and provide guidance and leadership to subordinate teams to ensure effective execution of the department’s activities
  • Define overall strategy for the operations team and guide execution. Actively contribute to the bank’s corporate strategy.
  • Coordinate the unit’s activities and ensure compliance with the Bank’s operating policies, controls and procedures

Qualifications, experience and attributes:

  • Have a first degree or its equivalent from a recognised University and with not less than six (6) years post qualification experience
  • Excellent knowledge of the banking sector and financial services industry.
  • Effective leadership skills, excellent judgement, intellectual ability and commercial acumen. Capability to develop and articulate clear strategic options and effectively implement.
  1. Finance Officers

The successful candidates will play major roles in the subsidiaries’ financial management function, financial strategy, related metrics and regulatory reporting. Also candidates will assist with the formulation, execution of the subsidiaries budgets and periodical posting/reconciliation of related accounts.

Qualifications, experience and attributes:

  • Have a first degree in Accounting, Economics, Business Administration or related numerate degree from a recognised University, relevant Accounting professional qualification and with not less than three (3) years post qualification experience.
  • Good knowledge of the GAAP/IFRS reporting framework, finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles. Ability to analyse financial data and prepare financial reports, statement and projections.
  1. Research and Business Intelligence Analysts

The successful candidates will assist with the development, monitoring and design of market research framework/strategy for our subsidiaries. Specifically, the candidates will assist with market research, data analysis and market intelligence activities. The candidates will be expected to provide views, forecasts and recommendations on macro sectors to identify investment opportunities.

Other responsibilities include ability to author various industry, sector and company-specific research reports underpinned with vigorous financial analysis.

Qualifications, experience and attributes:

  • Have a good university degree preferably in Economics, Finance or Statistics. Possession of MSc., ACA, ACCA, CFA, ACS or similar qualification would be an advantage with 1-2 years relevant experience in executing research/data analysis.
  • Possess an understanding of corporate financial analysis, good quantitative analytical skills, proven data gathering and analytical report writing skills.
  1. Investor Relation Analyst

The successful candidate will actively support in the design of a robust investor relations framework for the Group and participate in its implementation. Actively manage all related communication and information between the Group’s ExCos and its investors.

Other key responsibilities will include, data analysis, financial modelling & research model creation, and investor events preparation.

Qualifications, experience and attributes:

  • Have a first degree or its equivalent from a recognised University, a relevant postgraduate degree would be an advantage with 1-2 years relevant experience in similar role.
  • A good understanding of financial reports, analytic methods, and financial data tools are often required. Candidates should have intermediate-high proficiency with the MS Office Suite, particularly Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Candidate must demonstrate strong communication (verbal, written, presentation) skills, as well as the ability to develop and maintain strategic business relationships.
  1. Graphics Designer

The successful candidate will create, develop and design innovative promotional concepts aimed at promoting the Group and its subsidiaries’ corporate image. Other responsibilities include provision of design requirements, determination of design layout for product illustrations, company logos, and websites.

Qualifications, experience and attributes:

Have a first degree or its equivalent from a recognized University with related degree in Communications, Marketing, or Public relations with a minimum of three (3) years’ experience.

  1. Brand and Stakeholder Managers

Are you a young, creative and an innovative team player with a very good understanding of Brand and Stakeholder Management?

Do you have years of experience helping to grow the business of a unique Financial Services company?

You might just be the one we are looking for at VFD Group!

All applications must be submitted on or before 4th January, 2019 and sent by email to careers@vfdgroup.com with the job title stated in the subject line of the email.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted