Finance Manager at Octave Partners

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1114
  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience 7 Years
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications BA/BSc/HND

Job Description

Octave Partners is a professional services firm offering financial advisory, business advisory, business incubation services and investment management.

Location: Lekki Pennisula, Lagos

Job Summary

  • Develop financial models to support valuation, planning, operations, fundraising and forecasting
  • Develop business plan and investor related documentation
  • Develop and track financial and other pertinent KPI (key performance indicators) as required
  • Support the fundraising process from beginning to end
  • Improve financial performance through analysis of financial results, forecasts, variances, and trends
  • Create recommendations to be presented to management and executives
  • Conduct comparable analysis and market research to support internal financial analysis
  • Aid in the capital budgeting and expenditure planning process.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Financial and business model related:

  • Perform financial forecasting, reporting, and operational metrics tracking
  • Develop business plan and investor related documentation
  • Analyze financial data and create financial models for decision support
  • Analyze past results, perform variance analysis, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvements
  • Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
  • Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation
  • Maintain a strong financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models.

Investor and deal related:

  • Source potential deals and investors
  • Assist to propose capital structure and deal structure options
  • Advice on optimal structure
  • Assist in developing investor marketing documents
  • Assist with preparing data room for warehousing due diligence information.

Fundraising Related:

  • Coordinate, follow up and manage potential and actual investors and clients
  • Lead data room development and management
  • Review fundraising related agreements and support negotiations as required
  • Project manage and play key role in implementation of conditions precedent to funds disbursement
  • Execute any other related tasks as required.


  • Support the finance and accounting functions of the company and portfolio companies
  • Play key role in KPI setting and management
  • Participate in other special and corporate projects of the company.

Education and Work Experience:

  • Minimum of a University degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant field
  • At least 7 years of relevant experience in similar role e.g. investment banking, financial advisory etc.
  • At least 2 years of management experience
  • Master’s in Business Administration & Finance will be an added advantage
  • CFA certification and other finance and/or accounting related certificates is a plus Management consulting experience is a plus.

Competencies and Skills:

  • Financial modelling experience
  • Good with numbers
  • Good management skills
  • Good understanding of and experience in accounting and financial reporting principles and practices
  • Good relationship management skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good report writing and oral communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office tools (Word, power point, etc.)
  • Good team working skills
  • High sense of responsibility, accountability and dependability
  • High integrity and ethical standards
  • Self-starter, hard worker and “can-do” mindset
  • Attention to detail.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: and using the “Job Title” as the subject of the e-mail.

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