AZA Finance Jobs Vacancies in Nigeria [1 new]

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  • Business Operations Associate

Aza Finance (Formerly Known as Bipesa) is an established provider of currency trading solutions which accelerate global access to frontier markets through an innovative infrastructure.


AZA Finance is an established provider of currency trading and cross-border payment solutions which accelerate global access to frontier markets through an innovative infrastructure. By leveraging cutting edge technology in our flagship products, AZA is able to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to, from and across frontier markets.

Our API product provides both wholesale currency purchase and retail settlement via our robust API while our Web-Based platform is our B2B over-the-counter product that caters to businesses with wholesale currency needs, especially those paying partners and suppliers.

Our partners utilise our hybrid financial infrastructure and deep local knowledge to manage liquidity and send payments to dozens of bank networks, mobile money operators and payments aggregators across Africa. Licensed by the UK’s FCA and the Bank of Spain, AZA is a market-maker in every major African currency. AZA was founded in 2013 and now has offices in Nairobi, Lagos, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Kampala and Dakar.

Job Title: Business Operations Associate | Location: Lagos, Nigeria | AZA Finance

Job Type: Contract 6 months
Category: Business Operations

Job Summary

  • The Business Operations Associate is responsible for providing quality administrative support to the Nigeria team by ensuring the smooth running of the office as well as covering a wide range of tasks and activities including (but not limited to) facility management, travel and accommodation logistics, administrative support required for business expansion.
  • The Business Operations Associate will play a crucial role in streamlining processes, operations and activities in their jurisdiction.

Key Responsibilities
Office Operations:

  • Manage office-related equipment, suppliers and invoices;
  • In-person and virtual IT support and ensure any question or complaint which cannot be resolved is escalated to the appropriate person
  • Act as information security delegate to ensure compliance of employees worktools with company standards
  • Ensure office equipment and facilities (e.g. printers, photocopier) are maintained;
  • Serve as the contact person for vendors including: bills, supplies, shipping, maintenance, mailing, errands and shopping
  • Requisition for petty cash and ensure office supplies are always stocked up
  • Organise for team events and meetings including booking venues, arranging for transport and accommodation
  • Manage contract and price negotiations with office vendors and service providers
  • Plan in-house or off-site activities, like conferences, team buildings and celebrations
  • Maintain and update inventory of office furniture, equipment and fittings
  • Organize the office layout and order stationery and equipment
  • Manage security of the office facilities always by ensuring strict adherence to safety procedures.

Business Support:

  • Support the Legal & Compliance and Finance team with completing account opening and compliance forms, gather due diligence and supporting documentation
  • Execute knowledge management activities by ensuring that corporate documents are gathered, organised in Google drive and regularly updated.
  • Support team members to liaise with various external and internal stakeholders to increase/improve workflow efficiency.
  • Manage the signing, notarizing, translation and delivery of documents to the appropriate stakeholders.
  • Support new employee onboarding by ensuring availability of necessary work tools prior to resumption, conducting tours of facility, and ensure availability of work tools

Administrative Support:

  • Schedule internal and external meetings;
  • Coordination of all travel and accommodation requests (domestic and international);
  • Support the team in coordinating offsite/virtual gathering & annual festive event in December and any other ad hoc events throughout the year;
  • Support the collection, submission, and approval of expense reports by maintaining a record of daily expenses in the office and submit to the finance team monthly
  • Provide support to the resourcing element of the team when capacity allows;

Requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent experience.
  • A minimum of three years’ experience in an administrative support role. Experience supporting executives is an added advantage.
  • Passion for improving the processes, systems and efficiency;
  • Aware of and able to navigate diverse cultural backgrounds and leadership levels;
  • A self-starter with a high degree of energy and careful attention to detail.
  • Strong sense of initiative and a process-improvement mindset.
  • Highly flexible, creative problem solver, with a strong ability to multitask.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Execute and exhibit good judgment
  • High level of professionalism.
  • Superb organizational and time-management skills.
  • Excellent computer skills; proficient or advanced skill in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and experience with data management
  • A demonstrated ability to plan effectively, but the flexibility to handle the unexpected
  • High tolerance for ambiguity, changing work priorities and deadlines, and a willingness to take on responsibilities and to prioritize own work on multiple projects.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Casual work environment
  • Great work-life balance
  • We value autonomy
  • Environmental-friendly (we try to use as less paper as possible!)
  • Opportunity for growth for all our employees
  • …and more!

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Selected Job

Title: Treasury and Payments Associate | Location: Lagos | Aza Finance

Role Summary
The Treasury Associate role is primary centered on back-office reconciliations of customer and treasury transactions. These customers are majorly Money Transfer Operators who transact daily and hence the need to have their records properly maintained & reconciled. In addition, the candidate for this role will focus on OTC reconciliations especially for manual payouts and other treasury operations roles as detailed below:

  • Maintain reconciled statements of accounts for all MTO clients.
  • Reconcile OTC payments with various payment partners.
  • Respond to customer queries regarding payment issues or MTO statements
  • Assist with reconciliation research and implementation
  • Work closely with the finance department to resolve reconciliation issues
  • Work closely with the the Product team and Traders to maintain transaction data integrity
  • Support Customer Service team in the support channel to sort payment issues or discrepancies
  • Booking treasury transactions in SAP
  • Queue / verify customer payments as per company’s policies and procedures
  • Update of float balances and reconciliation of pending payments
  • Verifications of payments queued by other team members on payment platforms
  • Saving of bank/partner statements in a shared drive folder for finance team

Bank Account & Payment provider Administration:

  • Provide transaction documentation to our bank partners on request.
  • Support the Channel Management team with any information regarding our current bank account and treasury needs
  • Any other duty as assigned by the Line Manager

Requirements

  • University degree
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in bank reconciliations
  • Fluent in English. French & Spanish is an added advantage
  • Solid MS Excel skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Detail oriented and analytical
  • Basic understanding of accounting principals
  • Ability to perform at a high level in a fast past environment

Benefits

  • A competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Global / regional network / exposure in FinTech / Blockchain industry.
  • Casual work environment.
  • Great work-life balance.
  • We value autonomy.
  • Opportunity for growth for all employees.
  • Opportunity to work hard and play hard.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

Note: AZA is an equal opportunity employer and will consider every qualified applicant for employment. AZA does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation or disability.