Thursday, 28 February 2019

Ongoing Recruitment at Redwoods Capital Limited, 28th February, 2019

Redwoods Capital Limited – We are a startup finance and asset management firm situated in Victoria Island, creating and managing investors’ wealth with technology.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Accountant 

Location:
 Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Description
  • We are in need of an accountant to perform a variety of professional level accounting duties.
Responsibilities
  • Preparing accounts and tax returns
  • Administering payrolls and controlling income and expenditure
  • Analysing accounts and business plans
  • Providing tax planning services with reference to current legislation
  • Financial forecasting and risk analysis
  • Managing colleagues, workloads and deadlines.
  • Prepares asset, liability, and capital account entries by compiling and analyzing account information.
  • Documents financial transactions by entering account information.
  • Recommends financial actions by analyzing accounting options.
  • Summarizes current financial status by collecting information; preparing balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports.
  • Maintains accounting controls by preparing and recommending policies and procedures.
  • Coordinating activities and answering questions.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Secures financial information by completing database backups.
  • Maintains financial security by following internal controls.
  • Prepares payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
  • Answers accounting procedure questions by researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations.
  • Maintains client confidence and protects operations by keeping financial information
Skills:
  • Accounting , Reporting skills, Corporate Finance, Attention to Detail, Deadline-Oriented, Research Results,Time Management, Data Entry Management, General Math Skills, Confidentiality
Requirements
  • Degree holder or equivalent with major in finance.
  • Minimum of four years experience
  • Able to work independently under time pressure
  • Attention to details and with good risk awareness
  • Willing to work overtime
  • Be a good team-player, proactive, self-motivated, and positive learning attitude.


Job Title: Digital Marketer
Location:
 Victoria Island, Lagos
Duties/responsibilities
  • Develop and manage digital marketing campaigns
  • Oversee a social media strategy
  • Manage and maintain the organisation’s website(s)
  • Write and optimise content for the website and social networking accounts such as Facebook, instagram and Twitter
  • Track and analyse website traffic flow and provide regular internal reports
  • Attain key performance indicators such as reducing the website bounce rate, increasing dwell time or improving conversion
  • Continually work on the Search Engine Optimization of the website(s)
  • Fix any errors or bugs in online content
  • Edit and post videos, podcasts and audio content to online sites
  • Create online banner adverts and oversee pay per click (PPC) ad management
  • Write copy for email marketing campaigns
  • Identify new trends in digital marketing, evaluate new technologies and ensure the brand is at the forefront of industry developments, particularly developments in mobile marketing
  • Work on printed material to supplement online products
Qualifications
  • B.Sc in Marketing (or a professional marketing qualification).
  • Minimum of five years experience in marketing
  • Membership of Chartered Institute of Marketing can be an advantage.
Key Skills:
  • Editing and writing skills
  • Sufficient video editing skills
  • Sufficient web development skills
  • Web development skills
  • Project management skills


Job Title: Customer Support Officer
Location:
 Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Description
  • We are a finance and asset management firm situated in Victoria Island, creating and managing wealth with technology.
  • We are aware that the Customer Service Department is a core function critical to the success of many business sectors that is why we are in need of customer service officers to perform the following functions;
Responsibilities
  • Ensuring customer queries are answered to their satisfaction.
  • Using computerised systems to access the details of customers.
  • Promoting certain financial products and services.
  • Handling customer complaints or handing them over to a supervisor.
  • Referring customers to individuals qualified to offer and sell regulated financial products.
  • Answers customer inquiries via phone, email, and in person
  • Directs customers to online resources
  • Updates customer records in the system, including notes about interactions
  • Pitches ideas for improving customer care
  • Creates and maintains reports about customer interactions
  • Participates in team-building activities
  • Develops a rapport with customers
  • Encourages customers to complete surveys
  • Makes recommendations to management to improve customer experience
Duties
  • Support Business developers in delivering efficient and quality service to customers
  • Act as major contact point with customers support functions to ensure smooth account operations
  • Assist Business Developers in handling customers from different business parties and find the right solutions for customers
  • Contact customers to build relationship and respond to enquiries on account or operational matters
  • Liaise with internal departments and provide instructions to concerned parties on account maintenance tasks
  • Prepare monthly performance reports for management and handle daily exception reports
  • Assist Customer Service Manager in dealing with requests and perform general office administrative duties
Qualifications
  • Minimum Qualification: BSc
  • Experience Length: 3 years
Requirements:
  • Customer focused and have strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
  • Good understanding of products and services as well as having sound knowledge in using operating systems such as Customer Relationship Management System
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Proficient in using Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good command of both spoken and written English
  • Proficient in computer applications (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.)


Job Title: Settlement Officer
Location: Lagos
Job Description
  • We are a finance and asset management firm situated in Victoria Island, creating and managing wealth with technology.
  • We are in need of a settlement officer to perform a variety of professional level accounting duties.
Responsibilities
  • Perform day-to-day operation duties of treasury settlement in an accurate and efficient manner, including confirmation, payment and accounting for fixed Income
  • Handle pre-settlement/settlement exception cases and post-settlement investigations.
  • Participate in new product or system upgrade projects, including assist in workflow design or testing as required
  • Participate in work procedure improvement exercises as required
  • Liaise with treasury front office, finance/accounting, legal/compliance, IT and other related units when necessary
  • Assist in ad hoc projects as assigned
  • Instruct trades received from the company
  • Settle trades on settlement date and on timely basis
  • Process journal entries, clean tags of settled trades
  • Balance accounting entries to ensure that correct journal entries were processed and to avoid firm breaks
  • Heavy interaction with company and clients to coordinate closings
  • Attend and conduct closings
  • Prepare Closing Disclosures for Purchases/Refinances transactions
  • Disburse funds and reconcile account.
Requirements
  • Degree holder or equivalent with major in Finance, Audit or Banking. Master’s Degree is an advantage
  • Minimum 5 years experience in treasury/settlement operations
  • Knowledge in regulatory requirements and market practices of treasury operations.
  • Able to work independently under time pressure
  • Attention to details and with good risk awareness
  • Willing to work overtime
  • Be a good team-player, proactive, self-motivated, and positive learning attitude.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good command of both spoken and written English
  • Proficient in computer applications (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.)


Job Title: Business Developer
Location:
 Victoria Island, Lagos
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings
  • Planning and preparing presentations
  • Communicating new product developments to prospective clients
  • Overseeing the development of marketing literature
  • Writing reports
  • Providing management with feedback
  • Develop a growth strategy focused both on financial gain and customer satisfaction
  • Conduct research to identify new markets and customer needs
  • Arrange business meetings with prospective clients
  • Promote the company’s products/services addressing or predicting clients’ objectives
  • Prepare sales contracts ensuring adherence to law-established rules and guidelines
  • Keep records of sales, revenue, invoices etc
  • Provide trustworthy feedback and after-sales support
  • Build long-term relationships with new and existing customers
  • Develop entry level staff into valuable sales people
Requirements
  • Proven working experience as a business development manager, sales executive or a relevant role in a banking or insurance firm
  • Proven sales track record
  • Experience in customer support is a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office and CRM software (e.g. Salesforce)
  • Proficiency in English
  • Market knowledge
  • Communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to build rapport
  • Time management and planning skills
  • B.Sc/BA in Business Administration, Sales or relevant field.


Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Location: Lagos
Job Description
  • We are in need of a CFO to supervise daily finance operations of our company. This will involve organizing, maintaining and directing all accounting activities and related functions of the company, including recording and maintenance of the Company’s accounting records, and management reporting and analysis.
Responsibilities
  • Manage and execute the financial strategy of the company
  • Manage financial controls and accounting procedures (Basic and advanced bookkeeping)
  • Ensure full transparency over the financial performance of the company
  • Provide advice on how to increase revenue and reduce costs
  • Effectively and clearly communicate potential risks in a timely manner
  • Propose action plans to ensure that annual financial objectives are attained
  • Support the MD with the preparation of monthly and annual financial plans
  • Maintain speed and accuracy of billings and client payments
  • Coordinate, produce and advise on all tax documentation as required
  • Providing leadership, direction and management of the finance and accounting team
  • Providing strategic recommendations to the MD and members of the executive management team
  • Managing the processes for financial forecasting and budgets, and overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting
  • Advising on long-term business and financial planning
  • Establishing and developing relations with senior management and external partners and stakeholders
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field (MBA preferred)
  • Professional accounting designation (CA, CMA or CPA)
  • 10+ years experience in a senior financial managerial position
  • Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and Microsoft Dynamics SL financial reporting software.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Results-oriented, strategic thinker and planner.


Job Title: Compliance & Risk Manager
Location
: Lagos
Job Description
  • We are looking for a Compliance Officer to ensure that our operations and business transactions follow all relevant legal and internal rules.
  • You will also review employees’ work and provide advice on compliance.
  • To succeed in this role, you should be a reliable professional who is not afraid to speak their mind and stand by their decisions.
  • You should be familiar with risk management and our industry’s standards.
  • Your goal will be to ensure we operate in a legal and ethical manner while meeting our business objectives.
Responsibilities
  • Developing and implementing an effective legal compliance program
  • Proactively auditing processes, practices and documents
  • Develop and implement an effective legal compliance program
  • Create sound internal controls and monitor adherence to them
  • Draft and revise company policies
  • Proactively audit processes, practices and documents to identify weaknesses
  • Evaluate business activities (e.g. investments) to assess compliance risk
  • Collaborate with external auditors and HR when needed
  • Set plans to manage a crisis or compliance violation
  • Educate and train employees on regulations and industry practices
  • Address employee concerns or questions on legal compliance
  • Keep abreast of internal standards and business goals.
Requirements
  • Proven experience as a compliance officer
  • Experience in risk management
  • Knowledge of legal requirements and external and internal controls (e.g. Anti-Money Laundering)
  • Familiarity with industry practices and professional standards
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Integrity and professional ethics
  • Business acumen
  • Teamwork skills
  • Attention to detail
  • BSc/BA in Law, Finance, Business Administration or a related field
  • Professional certification (e.g. Certified Compliance & Ethics Professional (CCEP) is a plus.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply
Application Deadline 22nd March, 2019.

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