Sifax Group is a multinational conglomerate with multidimensional operations. The group’s head office is at Apapa, Lagos nigeria. It has branches in Abuja, Nigeria; tema, Ghana; Durban, South Africa; Houston, USA; Essex, UK; Ville, Djibouti.

We are recruiting:

1). Web Developer 

Location: Nigeria

Job Overview:​ You will be in charge of developing features, fixing bugs and monitoring of our web portal and our landing page. You will be in charge of ensuring our websites stay stable and scalable.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Report every issue found to your manager
  • Write clean and maintainable code
  • Follow best practices and industry standards when developing services
  • Follow the agile approach to developing software
  • Continue to learn and improve
  • Stay up to date with trends and software development

Qualifications: 

  • HND/B.Sc in related discipline
  • 3+ years of Javascript experience
  • 2+ years of experience working with Angular or React
  • Experience deploying applications using continuous deployment flows
  • Experience working with collaboration tools like GIT.

 

 

2). Backend Engineer 

Location: Nigeria

Job Overview:​ You will be in charge of developing features, fixing bugs and monitoring of our Backend infrastructure. You will be in charge of ensuring our Backend infrastructure stays stable and scalable.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Report every issue found to your manager
  • Write clean and maintainable code
  • Follow best practices and industry standards when developing services
  • Follow the agile approach to developing software
  • Continue to learn and improve
  • Stay up to date with trends and software development

Qualifications: 

  • HND/B.Sc in related discipline
  • 3+ years of JavaScript experience
  • 2+ years Node.js experience
  • Experience working with some or all of AWS SQS, S3, LAMBDA and SES
  • Experience working with MongoDB or some other NoSQL database
  • Experience deploying applications using continuous deployment flows
  • Experience working with collaboration tools like GIT.

 

 

3). Mobile App Developer

Location: Nigeria

Job Overview:​ You will be in charge of developing features, fixing bugs and monitoring of our Mobile Application. You will be in charge of ensuring our app stays stable and scalable.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Report every issue found to your manager
  • Write clean and maintainable code.
  • Follow best practices and industry standards when developing services
  • Follow the agile approach to developing software
  • Continue to learn and improve
  • Stay up to date with trends and software development

Qualifications:

  • HND/B.Sc in related discipline
  • 3+ years of Javascript experience.
  • 2+ years of experience working with React Native.
  • Experience deploying applications using continuous deployment flows.
  • Experience working with collaboration tools like GIT.

 

 

4). Chief Finance Officer

Location: Nigeria

 

Job Overview:

  • The Chief Financial Officer is to perform effective risk management and plan the organization’s financial strategy. You are expected to be well-versed in all aspects of financial management ranging from simple accounting to broad investment and banking operations. You should be an excellent leader as you will interface with almost all units in the organization. The major goal is to protect the company’s revenues and profits to achieve full financial control and sustainable growth.

Job Function

ACCOUNTS/PAYMENTS

  • Ensure adequate control and accounting of all funds, including maintaining sound financial practices.
  • Ensure adequate processes and procedures are in place for effective working capital management.

TREASURY MANAGEMENT

  • Manage the liquidity of the company
  • Develop realistic and ambitious plans for acquiring funds.
  • Involve all concerned staff in fund raising and earned income generation.
  • Establish positive relationship with all institutional funders and individual investors associated with the company.
  • Ensure that all financing needed is in place at attractive rates and terms.

ASSET AND LIABILITY MANAGEMENT

  • Meet the current and future cash-flow obligations and collateral needs, both expected and unexpected.
  • Manage the risk of losses resulting from movements in interest rates and their impact on future cash-flows.
  • Manage the risk from movements in equity and/or credit on the balance sheet.
  • Manage the risk of losses resulting from movements in exchanges rates.

REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

  • Manage Year-end Audit Processes and the Auditors- including timely audit and report of audit.
  • Ensure all official records and documents are retained; ensure compliance with federal, state and local reporting regulations, especially filing of quarterly and annual reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • Develop tax strategies including tax planning initiatives for the group especially in the area of Company Income Tax
  • Provide advice to the business unit on tax implication of transaction, products and services offered by the group.
  • Liaise with the Legal counsel to review tax clauses on contract/agreements with clients
  • Monitor debt levels and compliance with debt covenants.

BUDGET & PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

  • Organize, coordinate, and follow up on the deliverables of all Business Units at the Performance Review Meetings.
  • Conduct regular performance review on each SBU alongside with Budget.
  • Co-ordinate the preparation of the annual budget for the group

FINANCIAL REPORTING

  • Review the reports produced by each of the business units for completeness, accuracy and correctness.
  • Review the report on the analysis of the groups’ monthly financial performance
  • Review and respond to request for new product and related transaction dynamics together with accounting entries and processes
  • Review issues related to accounting processes & procedures (income recognition, fixed assets capitalization, prepayments amortization, accrual provision).

LEADERSHIP AND PEOPLE MANAGEMENT:

  • Oversee all key elements of the Finance function including financial reporting, financial and management accounting, company tax and regulatory compliance, financial controls (budgeting, planning, forecasting, risk managements etc.), corporate finance, treasury, and the underlying management information systems utilized
  • Provide strong leadership and ensure clear strategic objectives are in place
  • Support the implementation and facilitation of relevant workshops and training courses
  • Promote the organisation’s core values and a strong team culture
  • Manage the day to day performance, learning and development of the team, including one on one feedback sessions and conduct performance appraisals

Requirements

BSc/BA in Accounting, Finance etc, MSc, MBA Finance or relevant field. Relevant professional certifications e.g. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) or its equivalent is required

EXPERIENCE:

At least 15 years post-qualification experience, 6 of which must have been spent in a senior managerial role in a financial organisation.

SKILLS/TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Finance Acumen
  • Cost Optimization
  • Budgeting and financial forecasting
  • Financial Analysis and Interpretation
  • Financial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Business planning and analysis
  • Investment planning and portfolio management
  • In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices
  • Financial reporting, modelling and analysis
  • Treasury management, Tax planning/management
  • Knowledge of relevant Accounting software & Proficient in the use of MS Office
  • Governance, Risk and Control
  • Leadership and Management
  • Stakeholder relationship management
  • Strategy, technology and innovation

 

 

5). Business Development Manager

 Location: Nigeria

Job Overview: The job entails increasing the sales of the organization to make it profitable, maintaining its brand value and identity among the prospective customers, and getting new business leads.

Job Function:

  • Direct the company’s sales executives in achieving growth objectives, profitability, sales and customer experience
  • Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings
  • Planning and preparing presentations
  • Communicating new product developments to prospective clients
  • Overseeing the development of marketing literature
  • Writing reports
  • Providing management with feedback
  • To implement and support new financial products and services
  • Review and Co-ordinate Action Plans for marketing retail and credit products
  • Implement strategies for client solicitation and marketing customers in the targeted industry segments
  • Maintain good relationship with existing customers for prospective business opportunities and formulate strategies to develop new markets and establish relationships with new customers
  • Monitor loan accounts on a regular basis
  • Supervise appraisal/review of commercial/consumer customer facility applications.
  • Manage credit portfolios of assigned market tea
  • Regularly review customer segment marketing strategies/goals and make appropriate recommendations
  • Discuss credits requirements with clients and oversee the development of appropriate financing packages to meet customers’ needs

 

Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • BSc/MSc degree in Marketing or related field
  • Minimum of 5 Years experience
  • Banking or other financial institution is relevant to the role
  • Core management knowledge
  • Team building and leadership skills
  • Demonstrable experience in marketing together with the potential and attitude to lead a team
  • Proven experience in identifying target clients and in creatively devising and leading across channels marketing campaigns that leads to sales
  • Numerically literate, comfortable working with numbers, making sense of metrics and processing figures with spreadsheets
  • Up to date with the market trends and practices in the Nigerian markets as applicable
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Negotiation & Persuasion skills
  • Research & Strategy
  • Computer Skills
  • Business Intelligence.

 

 

6). Business Development Officer

Location: Nigeria

Job Overview: The job entails increasing the sales of the organization to make it profitable, maintaining its brand value and identity among the prospective customers, and getting new business leads.

Job Function:

  • Direct the company’s sales executives in achieving growth objectives, profitability, sales and customer experience
  • Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings
  • Planning and preparing presentations
  • Communicating new product developments to prospective clients
  • Overseeing the development of marketing literature
  • Writing reports
  • Providing management with feedback
  • To implement and support new financial products and services
  • Review and Co-ordinate Action Plans for marketing retail and credit products
  • Implement strategies for client solicitation and marketing customers in the targeted industry segments
  • Maintain good relationship with existing customers for prospective business opportunities and formulate strategies to develop new markets and establish relationships with new customers
  • Monitor loan accounts on a regular basis
  • Supervise appraisal/review of commercial/consumer customer facility applications.
  • Manage credit portfolios of assigned market tea
  • Regularly review customer segment marketing strategies/goals and make appropriate recommendations
  • Discuss credits requirements with clients and oversee the development of appropriate financing packages to meet customers’ needs.

Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • BSc/MSc degree in Marketing or related field
  • Demonstrable experience in marketing together with the potential and attitude to lead a team
  • Proven experience in identifying target clients and in creatively devising and leading across channels marketing campaigns that leads to sales
  • Numerically literate, comfortable working with numbers, making sense of metrics and processing figures with spreadsheets
  • Up to date with the market trends and practices in the Nigerian markets as applicable
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Negotiation & Persuasion skills
  • Research & Strategy
  • Computer Skills
  • Business Intelligence.

 

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified? Please send a detailed cover letter stating why you are the best fit for the role. You are also advised to attach your updated resume/CV to [email protected]

 

Application Deadline: 28th September 2020


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