Officer, Finance

Bridge International Academies Careers, Yaba, Nigeria

Skill Required:, Finance and AccountsStrategic Alliances
Preferred Experience: 
2 years of relevant work experience
Closing Date for Applications: 
31st October, 2020


Job Description

About the Organization:

Bridge partners with governments, donors, and parents to ensure that every child has access to an education that develops her full potential and creates the foundation for prosperity for the country. We are dedicated to supporting teachers, empowering school leaders, and ensuring every child has the learning support needed to master the national syllabus and have the confidence to succeed in a competitive world. Each of our project or country teams are supported through expertise and programming from additional offices around the world, combining world-leading expertise in core design areas with locally resident leadership and execution. We leverage experts, data, and technology in order to support and scale every aspect of quality education delivery. Bridge managed and supported schools are technology enabled and data driven to ensure accountability in the classroom for both teachers’ performance and children’s learning.

About the Role

We are seeking a Finance Officer who will work closely with the Financial Director to refine how Bridge International Academies approaches financial budgeting, projections, and forecasting.  The Finance Officer will also help senior executives identify key performance indicators in the business, highlight how the Company can improve operational execution across all divisions, and prepare materials for the Board of Directors highlighting the Company’s strategic and financial direction.

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What You Will Do

  • Prepare and maintain financial analyses that forecast/project Bridge International Academies’ operational and financial performance
  • Work with department heads and senior executives to refine budgeting across the Company
  • Continuously work with department heads to identify and evaluate key performance indicators
  • Work with the Finance Department to ensure that historical/actual performance is correctly captured and in-sync with the Finance Associate’s work
  • Assist senior executives with preparing materials for the Board of Directors and investors
  • Think strategically and proactively about Bridge International Academies’ financial direction

What You Should Have

  • At least two years of post-undergraduate, full time work experience in investment banking or corporate finance; should be used to highly rigorous, complex financial analysis
  • Undergraduate degree from a top university with exemplary academic achievements; ideally in economics, business, accounting, and/or finance
  • Very experienced working with Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint
  • Experience working closely with a company to build financial and operating models at a deep level, particularly on a multi-country level
  • Extraordinary attention to detail and highly driven, ambitious attitude towards work
  • Strategic financial thinker with an eye for identifying metrics that matter for a business

Source:https://jobs.jobvite.com/bridge-international-academics/job/oy1Pbfwj


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