Pre Offer Analyst at the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE)

The Nigerian Stock Exchange services the largest economy in Africa, and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets. The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more. It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Pre Offer Analyst

Location: Lagos
Grade: Assistant Manager – Manager
Department: Listing Regulation Department
Division: Legal and Regulation Division

Job Summary

  • The Listings Regulations Department falls within the Legal and Regulation Division.
  • The Exchange needs an industry professional with a strong personality, good people management skills and the ability to work as a team player to support the Division.
  • The individual will be required to have a thorough understanding of Exchange’s policies, overall mission and strategy, as well as a strong finance/legal background experience preferably with experience from a listed company.
  • We are seeking an exceptional individual to work in close partnership with the Head, Listings Regulations Department.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand and interpret Capital Market Rules, Codes and Regulations
  • Propose regulatory programs
  • Research required information
  • Carry out comprehensive pre-listing analysis of applications received
  • Review Financial Statements with a view to enabling informed investment decisions
  • Review and analyze Listings Application documents to ensure adequate disclosure of information and adherence to Listing Requirements
  • Identify lapses in applications and liaise expeditiously with professional parties
  • Convey approval of Quotations Committee to Stockbroker(s) to Issue
  • Attend and monitor the proceedings of Completion Board Meetings
  • Post approval interface with Issuers to ensure listing process is initiated within three months of approval of application
  • Review and grant approval to Issuers submissions via portal
  • Provide learning support to users of X-Issuer/proposed Electronic Filing
  • Support holding of half yearly review of Primary Market Rules and identify gaps
  • Provide support services to other Units/Departments on enterprise goals
  • Carry out any other assignments as may be required from time to time
  • Collaborate with other regulatory agencies to ensure strong regulatory environment
  • Manage relationships within The Exchange
  • Generate weekly reports
  • Participate in relevant regulatory projects
  • Attend meetings and represent the Head of Department at relevant fora

Qualification and Experience

  • University degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Banking and Finance, Law or related fields
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Must be able to build strong partnership and relate with business and enterprise staff to a wide variety of audience
  • MBA or professional qualifications in finance are an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 to 6 years work experience in a financial sector
  • Adequate knowledge of IFRS, securities legislations and corporate governance principles and codes and tax laws
  • Proven ability to accurately analyze financial ratios
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Must be able to build strong partnership and relate with staff on an enterprise basis

Competencies
Functional:

  • Capital Mkt Knowledge
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Business Analysis
  • Financial Analysis

Behavorial:

  • Time Management

Application Closing Date
31st March, 2017.

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

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