Job For Analyst at ARM Life Plc, 5th June, 2018

ARM Life is the insurance subsidiary of Asset & Resource Management Company Ltd (ARM). Its parent company, ARM is one of the largest non-bank financial services firms in Nigeria with a focus on asset management. Established in 1994, ARM started operations as a traditional asset management company specialising in the management of quoted equities and fixed income securities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Analyst
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Summary

  • Assist with the incubation, launch and operation of a social impact fund, focused on education and healthcare in Nigeria and the West African sub-region

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Preparation of detailed financial models:

  • Support the development of industry reports, especially in the areas of education and healthcare
  • Provide support in ensuring the entity and its portfolio companies meet target impact objectives
  • Provide support to ensure that all compliance & regulatory requirements are met and adhered to
  • Provide support in deal structuring and financial solutions to investment projects
  • Ensure accurate record keeping on all activities of the entity (particularly accounts)
  • Analyze financial information relating to the entity and its portfolio companies
  • Assist in monitoring the valuation of the entity and projecting returns
  • Support the prospecting of potential investors in the entity
  • Support the development of periodic reports to key stakeholders
  • Conduct fundamental research and in-depth analysis on other social impact funds in Africa, Europe, Asia to support informed decisions for the entity as required
  • Support the identification, profiling and relationship management of potential partners with respect to education and healthcare projects
  •  Identify and monitor potential investee companies of interest in the education and healthcare sectors
  • Support the conduct of due diligence on companies and projects of interest (in the education and healthcare sectors) by researching, analyzing financial statements and market data
  • Assist in building and presenting investment and divestment cases for specific investment opportunities, supporting the provision of all necessary information needed to make investment decisions
  • Support the preparation of investment memoranda and related formal presentations and reports for the investment committee
  • Develop and maintain consolidated project financial models for the entity and its portfolio companies
  • Support the monitoring and evaluation of the financial position of the entity to ensure optimal deployment of investment capital

Education Qualification

  • Minimum – B.Sc

Preferred Years of Experience:

  • At least 3 years experience

Other Requirements

  • Strong ability to evaluate financial statements and accounts
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel and PowerPoint
  • Appreciable grasp of social finance and the development of social enterprises especially in West Africa
  • Exhibit high level of initiative
  • Curious, flexible, creative, with a strong desire to learn
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong numerical and financial modeling skills
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills

Generic Skills:
Strong interpersonal skills:

  • Written and verbal Communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, manage time and prioritize across concurrent tasks
  • Strong attention to detail with high-value orientation.
  • Must be proactive, resourceful, and able to work well independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Strong problem solving, lateral thinking and analytical skills
  • Energetic and enthusiastic, with a can-do, positive attitude
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, uncertainty and change
  • Desirable Skills Understanding of the education & healthcare sectors in Nigeria
  • Understanding of the business models of social enterprises
  • Strong links with social enterprise networks & support org.
  • Prior experience participating in investments in PE or VC
  • Experience with fundraising nationally & internationally

Required Competencies:

  • Process Improvement
  • Budget Planning & Control
  • Strategy Planning And Monitoring
  • Research
  • Data Gathering and Analysis
  • External Environment & Market Analysis
  • Cost Optimisation
  • Financial Instruments Knowledge
  • Knowledge Management
  • Business Change Management
  • Business Advisory
  • Principles Of Strategic Management
  • Financial Modelling
  • Strategy Frameworks And Methodologies



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


Application Deadline 11th June, 2018.


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