Financial and Investment Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Kitwe, Zambia
  • Applications have closed.

PremierCredit Zambia Limited

PremierCredit, Zambia’s fast growing and leading financial technology company is looking for a highly skilled Financial and Investment Analyst to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience analyzing financial and Investment data and developing profit-focused action plans, including trend forecasting and variance monitoring. Additionally, this person should be proficient in data visualization and modeling. The right financial and Investment analyst will have a desire to contribute from Day 1, helping us provide service that’s second to none.

Objectives of this role

  • Monitor financial status by comparing datasets with projections
  • Improve fiscal health with thorough analyses of financial data; develop deep, actionable insights to drive business performance by monitoring variances and identifying trends
  • Develop forecast models based on comparative performance metrics and implement improvements as the business grows
  • Develop business cases to support pricing decisions and create innovative strategies for cost reduction
  • Establish and guide restructured cost analysis processes by using fresh policies and procedures

Responsibilities

  • Work directly with Country CFO on various planning exercises, such as forecasting, budgets, profitability analysis, and reporting
  • Assist in the monthly close process by analyzing trends and variances related to revenue, and compare and correct data to reconcile transactions
  • Develop and maintain confidential, protected databases to monitor business performance, and provide management with insights into risks and opportunities
  • Coordinate requirements for efficient, automated accounting to increase productivity and ensure verified backups
  • Uphold standards through consolidation of quarterly reporting packages and thorough internal analysis of financial data
  • Strive to advance personal skill set through networking, workshops, and other educational opportunities

Required skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in finance or related field
  • Experience working as a financial analyst and or investment analyst
  • Proficient with financial software applications
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis processes and packages Outstanding communication, reporting, and presentation skills

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Experience in financial forecasting and trend analytics
  • Experience with revenue recognition software is a plus, as is experience with NetSuite and Salesforce
  • Strong familiarity with accounting, tax, and e-commerce legislation
  • Experience in a corporate finance setting
  • Measurable financial planning and strategy capabilities
  • History of standard development and implementation in a financial setting

All applications must be submitted on or before December 6, 2022. Interested candidates should forward their resume, and Cover Letter to the HR Manager at [email protected]

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