Credit and Marketing Manager, Accounts Manager in a Fast Growing Company


Vacancies: Credit and Marketing Manager, Accounts Manager

Our client is a start- up aspiring to open new frontiers in microfinance banking and financial inclusion. We seek enterprising, resourceful, experienced and dynamic candidates to create a team that will drive this vision in the following positions to be based in Lagos, Nigeria:

Position: Credit and Marketing Manager

This role will be accountable for building effective networks and marketing activities to secure the deposit mobilization targets of the bank from its catchment markets; be responsible for decisions on credit administration in line with bank policy and for the day to day leadership to the marketing team.

Qualifications, experience and competencies

BSc/HND in any discipline (additional qualification or degree in any finance or business related discipline will be an advantage).

Minimum of 6 years post-graduation experience out of which at least 2 years should be at senior management level in the financial services industry (banking/insurance etc).

Strong business acumen and experience marketing fi­nancial services to clients in the low income bracket.

Good oral and written communication skills.

Excellent interpersonal and marketing skills.

Fluency in Pidgin English and at least one local language.

A good team player with strong experience managing a multidisciplinary team of professionals.

Self- directed and able to work with minimal supervision

Candidates with demonstrable experience with group lending methodology will be at a distinct advantage.

Position: Accounts Manager

The role of the Head, Accounts includes maintaining of complete accounting records and systems and preparation of reliable and accurate financial statements and accounts for the financial institution.

Qualifications, experience and competencies

Minimum requirement is a BSc/HND in Accounting plus certification as a qualified mem­ber of a professional accounting body ACA, ACCA, etc (additional qualification or degree in any finance or business related discipline will be an advantage). Minimum of 6 years- experience in core banking role or in an audit department of a financial institution/Audit Firm with at least 2 of these years at management level.

High level of numeracy to evaluate com­plex financial data and information.

A good team player, able to work in a close multidisci­plinary team.

Self-Directed and able to work with minimal supervision.

Attention to details

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV and a suitability statement detailing how they meet the requirements of the specific role. This should be sent as Microsoft Word or pdf attachment to not later than 24th January, 2017.

The subject of the email should be the position applied for and the Applicants Full Name e.g. Internal Auditor Michael Mohammed. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.