Sankore Investments Jobs Recruitment in Nigeria [2 new vacancies]

Latest jobs vacancies at Sankore Global Investment in Nigeria – Lagos May 2022.

Sankore is an investment and advisory firm that provides an array of wealth and fund management services to individuals and institutions. Founded in 2010, Sankore Investments is a wealth management firm that provides advisory, brokerage, fund management and other investment services to a range of clients including individuals and corporations. We are duly licensed by the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and hold the following SEC registrations across our business units: Investment Adviser, Portfolio Manager, Fund Manager, Broker/Dealer, Registrar, Issuing House and Trustee. Notably named after the most famous learning centre of ancient Africa – the Sankore Madrasah of Timbuktu, We are dedicated to upholding traditional best practices while commiting to continuous improvement.

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May 2022. Research and Strategy Analyst

Job Title: Research and Strategy Analyst | Fill Time | Sankore Investments | Locatona: Ikoyi, Lagos NIGERIA

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Position: Research and Strategy Analyst

Summary
The Research and Strategy Analyst will be responsible for researching, collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data, and using the data to guide the business’s decision-making. This may include evaluating country and asset specific risk and return profiles. The Analyst will maintain a robust database of fiscal, monetary, and publicly listed entities to mining such data and presenting actionable recommendations for proprietary and client decision-making. 

In this role, the analyst will work with the Fund Management team on pitch books, financial due diligence of target companies, client calls and strategy calls while providing general coverage of traditional and alternative asset classes.  

Primary Responsibilities   
The responsibilities of this role will be broad and include:

  • Examine and assess economic and market trends, earnings prospects, financial statements and various other indicators and factors to determine suitable investment strategies.
  • Participate in the annual and quarterly macroeconomic forecasting process and other data modelling activities
  • Conduct global portfolio analysis of HNI clients’ portfolios and advise on optimal allocation.
  • Anchor weekly knowledge sharing sessions with client facing teams firmwide.
  • Develop quant-based signals for weekly equity recommendations retail investors and proprietary positions
  • Initiate coverage of investment grade and high-yield EM and DM markets with actionable investment recommendations for the investment team.
  • Collect and synthesize financial data and operating information about potential investment opportunities and industries into reports
  • Create financial models.
  • Gather relevant data on the investment landscape (globally and locally) and conduct analysis with a view to spotting new and emerging opportunities.
  • Partner and communicate with various internal business units regarding fund products and performance data.
  • Conduct research on targeted sectors and make recommendations to support fund management investment activities.
  • Drive the preparation of customized term sheets, capital markets and marketing materials.
  • Prepare bi-weekly Investment committee presentations and dashboards.
  • Publish a weekly message to the firm’s clients across all client touchpoints.
  • Experience working with large datasets and visualization skills.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Accounting, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics or Finance related courses
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a financial services or investment company
  • CFA Level 1 will be an added advantage
  • Well-grounded in macroeconomics on the global and domestic fronts
  • Strong financial modelling skills
  • Excellent use of Microsoft office especially PowerPoint and Excel
  • Confident presentation abilities
  • Strong subject matter coverage of fixed income (EM and SSA) and equity markets
  • Excellent research and writing abilities with evidence of publications
  • Intermediate programming skills (R, Phyton) is an added advantage

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

  • Good understanding of investment markets and instruments.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoints, Access etc.)
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Ability to articulate complex ideas simply and summarize them effectively.
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to streamline processes in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Positive, can-do attitude and willingness to get the job done.
  • Proactive, motivated, and possess poise and self-confidence.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize effectively, balancing multiple deliverables efficiently
  • Strong attention to detail and open-minded (Exacting attention to detail, picking up on the details that others miss)
  • Ability to engage and work collaboratively with colleagues, and multiple stakeholders,
  • Ability to bring innovations to operations.
  • A thirst for knowledge and learning.
  • Self-driven and goal-oriented.
  • A strong focus on excellence.
  • Intellectually curious.
  • Highly organized.

Benefits

Compensation:

  • Competitive and commensurate with experience

Application Closing Date
Not Specified

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Accountant

Job Title: Accountant | Location: Lagos | Employment Type: Full Time | Sankore Investment
Specialization: Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Summary

  • The Accountant is responsible for all general accounting processes covering Accounts Payable and Receivable, incoming & outgoing payments, and preparation of financial statements.
  • The role involves managing all accounting such as: Budget and Tax reporting, Investment Advisory, Financial planning, Asset Valuation, etc.
  • In this role, you will be responsible for reconciling account balances and bank statements, maintaining general ledgers and preparing of management account.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Carry out financial analysis on various business initiatives (e.g., expansion, asset acquisition).
  • Oversee the company accounts and maintain necessary reporting to the Departments.
  • Develop Annual Budgets and review regularly with the Head of Business.
  • Coordinate Annual Audit processes in compliance with regulations.  
  • Oversee Cash flow management and regular review of internal reports.
  • Develop the company’s financial books and interpret, to management and recommend improvement areas.
  • Prepare and maintain regular financial planning reports; Monthly profit and loss forecast by division (vs. budget); Weekly cash flow forecast.
  • Record and prepare financial statements for site level analysis and provide support to all accounting schedule and maintain same.
  • Check Petty Cash disbursement and ensure necessary approvals and authorizations are obtained before cash are disbursed.
  • Supervise accounting information and aid internal and external customers.
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems (ERP).
  • Spearhead Process Compliance and Review for the  Business.
  • Assist with activities related to property funds.

Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics.
  • Master’s Degree is an added advantage.
  • 5 – 8 years’ proven work experience in a related position.
  • Professional Certifications (ICAN/CFA/CPA) is mandatory.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Proficiency in Usage of accounting software (ERP).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, Word & PowerPoint).
  • Good Audit experience, Great at liaising with External Auditors.
  • Strong ability to engage external regulators and regulatory bodies on tax issues and remittance obligations.
  • In-depth understanding of financial reporting in accordance with IFRS Reporting standard.
  • Strong stakeholder relationship management skills.
  • Highly organized.
  • An in-depth understanding of financial reporting in accordance with IFRS Reporting standard.
  • Compliance and Internal Control oriented.
  • Strong ethical values.
  • A strong focus on excellence.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize effectively.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Respectful to clients / colleagues.
  • Possess a practical, flexible, and innovative approach to work.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.

Compensation
Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Closing Date
29th April, 2022.

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

Risk Analyst

Sankore Investment | Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
Specialization(s): Banking / Finance / Insurance

Job Summary

  • The risk manager will be responsible for the risk management program of the organization.
  • The responsibilities include facilitating the identification of risks throughout the organization, developing, reporting, and monitoring formats on risk management issues, and developing methodologies for the assessment of risks throughout the organization.

Primary Responsibilities

  • The responsibilities of this role will be broad and include:
  • Analyze data to better understand potential risks, concerns, and outcomes of decisions with the investment team.
  • Assist to meet the financial goals of the portfolios under management.
  • Come up with the solutions and/or contingency plans to reduce risks.
  • Analyze and anticipate market trends in the business market and come up with suitable strategies and recommend precautionary or improvement measures.
  • Build and maintain a good knowledge of the company’s investment management products and investment processes.
  • Create and improve on tools for identifying, measuring, monitoring, controlling, and reporting risk exposures.
  • Ensure the organization’s financial risk management policies, limits, and strategies are in compliance with applicable regulations, rating agency standards, and strategic imperatives of the organization.
  • Understand the Investment Management business, including client portfolios and funds.
  • Ensure consistency of data and analysis across the business.
  • Aggregate data from multiple sources to provide a comprehensive assessment.
  • Create reports, summaries, presentations, and process documents to display results.
  • Collaborate with other team members to effectively analyze and present data.
  • Develop systems and processes for gathering and storing data for future analytic projects.
  • Identify economic and financial trends to determine suitable investment strategies.
  • Monitor internal and external data points that may affect the risk level of a decision.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Economics, Finance or another Business related discipline.
  • 3 – 5 years’ proven work experience in a similar position.
  • Membership of professional bodies such CFA, ACCA, ICAN is an added advantage.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong financial knowledge, including knowledge of market risk, ALM, and valuation concepts with a focus on fixed income and derivatives valuation.
  • Ability to build and maintain financial models and perform comparative financial modelling using pertinent industry analysis and current assumptions.
  • Presentation skills, including public speaking and presentation creation using PowerPoint or a similar program.
  • Quantitative and analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to understand new analytical concepts.
  • Ability to engage and work collaboratively with colleagues, and multiple stakeholders. 
  • Strong multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Critical thinking skills with the ability to independently solve problems with data.
  • Ability to exercise initiative and use good judgment to make sound decisions.
  • Ability to articulate complex ideas simply and summarize them effectively.
  • Ability to undertake research, analyze data, processes, and trends.
  • Proactive, motivated, and possess poise and self-confidence.
  • A positive, can-do attitude and willingness to get the job done.
  • Market risk management best practices and methodologies.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other analysis programs.
  • Skills in building business intelligence dashboards.
  • Ability to bring innovations to operations.
  • High levels of Emotional Intelligence.
  • A strong focus on excellence.
  • Self-driven and goal-oriented.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills.
  • Intellectually curious.
  • Highly organized.

Compensation

  • Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Closing Date
4th March, 2022.

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

Associate, Human Resource and Administration

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
Specialization(s): Human Resources

Job Summary

  • The HR and Admin Associate is a tech-driven and digital HR Professional responsible for implementing and executing organization-wide HR Strategy with respect to Human Resources Operations and Administration covering: HRIS, Recruitment, Onboarding, Learning and Development, Employee Performance Management, Compensation and Benefits, Employee Engagement, Culture Management etc.

Job Description
The responsibilities of this role will be broad and include:

  • Assist with implementing and executing HR Initiatives.
  • Drive the HR Tech/Digital Strategy Initiatives.
  • Manage the full cycle of recruitment, onboarding, and separation processes.
  • Implement organization-wide learning and development programs.
  • Coordinate quarterly appraisals sessions and employee performance management initiatives.
  • Oversee the periodic updates on HR Processes, Procedures, and Policies.
  • Assist in preparing payroll monthly, ensuring accurate data on appropriate HR Software.
  • HR Data/ Analytics Management and Reporting.
  • Conduct annual industry-wide compensation surveys and reports.
  • Prepare monthly reports on HR Metrix and proffer solutions for continuous improvements.
  • Facilitate firm-wide communication drive and awareness programs.
  • Organize and manage all firm-wide events.
  • Oversee Analysts and Interns on periodic updates on the HRIS platforms.
  • Manage all employee benefit programs and coordinate vendor management and onboarding.
  • Supervise HR Analysts in coordinating partnerships with Business Teams.
  • Stay abreast of industry practices and tools to improve the HR and Admin operations function.
  • Manage Vendor Contracts and interface with HR and external partners.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Personnel Management or any related field.
  • A minimum of Second-Class Upper degree in a recognized university and excellent WAEC result.
  • 4 – 6 years’ proven work experience in human resources with knowledge of Digital HR.
  • Professional Certifications (CIPM/SHRM/CIPD/HRCI) are an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of HRIS Software and Data Analytics is necessary.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes:

  • Excellent knowledge of HR Analytics and Tools.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerBI, HRIS Software.
  • Ability to maintain employee confidentiality.
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrable ability to use HR Software (SeamlessHR, Zoho Recruit, Humanity, etc.).
  • High levels of Emotional Intelligence.
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills.
  • Strong networking abilities.
  • Strong multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to articulate complex ideas simply and summarize them effectively.
  • Positive, can-do attitude and willingness to get the job done.
  • Proactive, motivated, and possess poise and self-confidence.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize effectively, balancing multiple deliverables efficiently.
  • Ability to engage and work collaboratively with colleagues, and multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to bring innovations to operations.
  • Highly organized.
  • Intellectually curious.
  • A strong focus on excellence.
  • Self-driven and goal-oriented.
  • A thirst for knowledge and learning.
  • Strong ability to leverage technology to implement HR Activities.

Compensation

  • Competitive and commensurate with experienc.

Application Closing Date
11th February, 2022.

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

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Legal and Human Resources Associate

Location: Lagos
Employment Time: Full Time
Specialization: Human Resources, Legal

Job Role

  • The Legal and HR Associate is responsible for providing legal advisory & structuring, regulatory compliance, conducting legal research, drafting legal documents, Corporate Governance, and due diligence support for all corporate transactions across asset management.
  • The role is also responsible for implementing organization-wide HR Strategy with respect to HR Operations and Administration, Recruitment and Onboarding, Learning and Development, Performance Management, Compensation and Benefits, Employee Engagement, Culture Management, etc.

Primary Responsibilities
The responsibilities of this role will be broad and include:

Legal:

  • Draft Legal documents relating to and maintain up-to-date records for all corporate transactions – Proofread, and amend drafts of contracts, leases, licenses, policies, and other legal documents to ensure the Company’s interest is always protected in all transactions.
  • Provide legal & risk advisory and represent the company as required in negotiations for all corporate transactions.
  • Liaise with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers, lands bureau personnel, regulatory bodies and such other persons as required.
  • Ensure compliance with all the necessary statutory obligations both on the part of the company and on the part of the employees.
  • Deliver the highest standards of corporate legal services, corporate commercial law, governance standards and procedures in business operations.
  • Corporate filings and registrations.
  • Facilitate and manage regulatory and compliance-related services particularly Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financial Terrorism (AML/CFT) regulations.
  • Coordinate the execution of legal documentation by third parties.
  • Conduct legal research and gather related legal information for corporate transactions.
  • Maintain up-to-date information on developments and regulations that pertain to the Company’s business interests.

Human Resources:

  • Manage the full cycle of recruitment, onboarding, and separation processes.
  • Coordinate appraisals and performance management initiatives.
  • Continually work with departments to improve internal policies and processes.
  • Conduct annual industry wide compensation surveys.
  • Manage HRIS updates on all platforms.
  • Coordinate appraisals and performance management initiatives
  • Provide expert HR advice to management and employees when appropriate.
  • Prepare monthly reports on personnel activities, employee data, training, and performance to show trends and proffer solutions where improvements may be needed.
  • Stay abreast of HR Trends to ensure continuous improvement in HR Processes.
  • Ensure HR controls and compliance are implemented.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB), Barrister at Law (Nigerian Law School) or any related field.
  • 5 – 7 years’ proven work experience.
  • Experience working with an Asset Management Company is an added advantage.
  • Hand-on experience managing relationships and transactions with Capital Market Regulators.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Knowledge of, and familiarity with regulators and regulatory.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret legal documents.
  • Acts as a catalyst to good effect by sharing information derived from a holistic view of the business and ensures those who need to know are fully briefed.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to maintain employee confidentiality.
  • Ability to multitask and work with minimal supervision.
  • High levels of Emotional Intelligence
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Strong multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to articulate complex ideas simply and summarize them effectively.
  • Positive, can-do attitude and willingness to get the job done.
  • Proactive, motivated, and possess poise and self-confidence.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize effectively, balancing multiple deliverables efficiently.
  • Ability to engage and work collaboratively with colleagues, and multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to bring innovations to operations.
  • Highly organized.
  • Intellectually curious.
  • A strong focus on excellence.
  • Self-driven and goal-oriented.

Compensation
Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Closing Date
18th March, 2022.

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

Legal and Compliance Associate

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time
Specialization: Legal

Job Summary

  • The Legal and Compliance Associate is responsible for providing legal advisory, structuring, and due diligence support for all corporate transactions across asset management, client experience, financial technology, real estate, intellectual property, regulatory compliance, and corporate governance.
  • The Role involves ensuring regulatory compliance, conducting legal research, drafting legal documents, and keeping up-to-date legal records, maintaining strong relationships with regulatory agencies, and keeping up to date with laws and developments that affect the organization’s business.

Primary Responsibilities    
The responsibilities of this role will be broad and include:

  • Provide legal & risk advisory and represent the company as required in negotiations for all corporate transactions.
  • Draft Legal documents relating to and maintain up-to-date records for all corporate transactions – Proofread, and amend drafts of contracts, leases, licenses, policies, and other legal documents to ensure the Company’s interest is always protected in all transactions.
  • Manage the real estate portfolio of the company from identification to occupation – including property due diligence, documentation, perfection and approval processes, complaints management, and contractor engagement.
  • Liaise with the Company Secretary on Corporate Governance issues.
  • Maintain proper statutory records of the Board documents and corporate information of the Company.
  • Facilitate and manage regulatory and compliance-related services particularly Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financial Terrorism (AML/CFT) regulations. 
  • Coordinate with other internal departments and third-party resources on corporate compliance matters including Know Your Clients (KYC) documentation review and ensure up to date record keeping.
  • Corporate filings and registrations.
  • Liaise with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers, lands bureau personnel, regulatory bodies, and such other persons as required.
  • Coordinate the execution of legal documentation by third parties. 
  • Conduct legal research and gather related legal information for corporate transactions.
  • Maintain up-to-date information on developments and regulations that pertain to the Company’s business interests.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Law (LLB), Barrister at Law (Nigerian Law School).
  • 4 – 6 years’ proven work experience in a related position.
  • Experience working with an Asset Management Company is an added advantage.
  • Hand-on experience managing relationships and transactions with Capital Market Regulators.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes:

  • Knowledge of, and familiarity with regulators and regulatory. 
  • Analytical thinker with strong theoretical and research proficiencies.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret legal documents.
  • Commercial Awareness and sound understanding of the business environment. 
  • Solid oral communication and organizational skills.
  • Acts as a catalyst to good effect by sharing information derived from a holistic view of the business and ensures those who need to know are fully briefed.
  • Strong ethical values.
  • A strong focus on excellence.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize effectively.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Respectful to clients / colleagues.
  • Possess a practical, flexible, and innovative approach to work.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.

Compensation

  • Competitive and commensurate with experience.

Application Closing Date
18th February, 2022.

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

Sankore Fellowship Program 2022

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Intern
Specializaion: All specialization

Job Summary

  • The Sankore Fellowship Program (SFP) is a graduate trainee program designed for young high potential professionals and fresh graduates who have excelled academically and desire to transition into the world of work.
  • The SFP provides an opportunity to acquire necessary world class skill sets, gain hands-on experience from experienced professionals in the industry, learn about the Sankore business and determine their career path while adding value to the organization.

Requirements

  • Must be a recent Graduate.
  • Minimum of 1st Class and 5 Distinctions in WAEC or Second Class Upper with straight A’s in WAEC.
  • Candidates must have displayed leadership skills through clubs, societies, professional bodies etc. as undergraduates.

Requirements
SFP Analysts must demonstrate high intellectual prowess and academic accomplishment to meet the demands of the program. Other requirements include:

  • Good problem-solving skills, creativity and a great appetite for learning.
  • Self-driven and strong passion for excellence.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced business environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Application Closing Date
31st March, 2022.

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

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