Financial Analyst at PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) - Our client, within the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector, is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Position: Financial Analyst
Reference Number: 130-PEO00919
Job Location: Nigeria
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • Our client has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Financial Analyst to join their dynamic team
  • This permanent position is well suited to an individual that is looking to advance his/her career in finance and gain hands-on experience in a thriving and supportive work environment.

Roles & Responsibilities
Financial Analysis:

  • Identify key issues and carry out relevant financial analysis
  • Participate actively in compiling proposals for business development activities.
  • Prepare feasibility studies
  • Develop financial models as required and prepare financial projections (balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement, etc.).
  • Review financial models developed by 3rd parties and other business units including the finance function
  • Articulate key relevant financial metrics (e.g. IRR – Internal rate of returns, NPV – Net present value) that are based on assumptions specific to projects under consideration
  • Present financial analysis in a reader friendly manner to highlight most important take-aways.
  • Understand the drivers of company performance, liquidity, operational and financial efficiency as well as stakeholder value
  • Understand common provisions of transaction documents (such as sale and purchase agreements) and their relationship with due diligence findings and key transaction considerations.
  • Prepare and deliver due diligence reports from buy and sell sides perspectives

Investor Relations:

  • Develop a comprehensive Investor Relations framework and Strategy
  • Build and maintain a good reputation through clear and consistent two way communication
  • Manage relationships with analysts, investors and individual shareholders
  • Provide market insights to executive management; including financial trends, shareholder concerns, competitor actions and anything that might impact the company.
  • Oversee and manage quarterly earning calls as well as prepare the company’s annual report.
  • Interact with equity research analysts
  • Identify issues necessary to be addressed, its implication and inform management about these issues
  • Keep track of investors
  • Analyse market and company data (also in comparison to its peers)
  • Ensure that information about the company is disclosed transparently, comparatively, consistently and reliably.

Responsible for Arranging:

  • Contacts with research analysts both on the sell side and buy side
  • Private meetings with investors
  • Shareholder meetings
  • Analyst meetings
  • Press conferences
  • Coordinating media relations and investor communications.


  • Minimum of 6 years relevant experience
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Financial Analyst (CFA)
  • Minimum of 2:2 University Degree or its equivalent
  • Good understanding of the economic operating environment.
  • Deal Advisory or Transaction services experience will be an advantage
  • Excellent persuasive and negotiation skills
  • Strong numerical skills and good business acumen
  • Good research and documentation skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Articulate, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong people and project management skills
  • Excellent computer skills and working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Knowledge of IFRS will be an advantage
  • Sound judgement, discretional ability and good decision-making skills.