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Senior Financial Analyst/ Banking Expert (African Markets)

Business & Finance Consulting (BFC) (www.bfconsulting.com), a proactive and dynamic team with an excellent international profile, specializing in development finance, invites applicants with a strong banking background to submit their CVs for Senior Financial Analyst position.

Input: Full-time, with frequent travel across Africa

Job responsibilities:
  • Perform financial analysis of African commercial banks (including ratio and gap analysis)
  • Collect and research financial data and information on the selected banks
  • Conduct onsite due diligence on selected banks, including analysis of corporate governance, management capacity, anti—money laundering policies, and other areas
  • Prepare analyses on the banking sectors of the assigned African countries
  • Measure corporate and lending risks of the analysed banks
  • Prepare or assess financial projections, models, and business plans
  • Write credit appraisal reports on analysed banks

Requirements:
  • Degree in finance, banking or other relevant field; CFA or comparable degree is an asset
  • At least five years of experience in conducting due diligence of financial institutions
  • Solid understanding of trade and commodity finance, as well as corporate finance and investment banking
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Familiarity with financial markets in Africa and/or other emerging markets
  • Fluency in English; knowledge of French is a strong asset
  • Ability to work in an international environment and flexibility to travel

We are looking for highly motivated, proactive and result oriented professionals. Interested candidates are invited to submit a CV and a cover letter by clicking "Apply Now" below. 
This is a generic opening with the purpose to build a roster of consultants for the upcoming projects in Africa which require experience in bank analysis. The applications are analysed on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Thank you for your application!

 
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