Finance Strategist at Impact HER Africa

ImpactHER is an impact driven nonprofit organization that seeks to empower African female entrepreneurs by bridging the gender business financing gap so as to help African female entrepreneurs realize their full economic potential.

  • Experience 4 years
  • Location Lagos


  • Coordinate and manage the activities of the financial advisory team
  • Assign and review deliverables of direct reports
  • Work closely with executive management and other departments to ensure that the department and organisational goals are achieved
  • Mentor and train female entrepreneurs in the ImpactHER network / community
  • Contribute to the organisation’s strategy development and implementation
  • Assist HR with screening and interviewing potential hires
  • Develop and maintain a good relationship with finance partners, existing and potential clients.
  • Evaluate investment opportunities for their risks and possible returns, driven by detailed financial analysis as required
  • Responsible for carrying out due diligence process when evaluating new investments
  • Preparation of transaction documents such as marketing plans, pitch books, investor presentation and information memorandum as required
  • Performing in-depth valuation analysis and building of detailed 3-statement financial model
  • Liaise with clients and assist to source for finance equity and debt capital from Banks, High Net-worth Individuals, Developmental Finance Institutions, and other funding sources


  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office tools such as PowerPoint, Word & Excel
  • Strong analytical skills, including knowledge of valuation methodologies
  • Strong financial modelling, attention to detail
  • Full understanding of financial statements
  • Experience preparing detailed financial models and company business valuations
  • In depth experience forecasting Balance Sheets, Cash Flow Statements, and Profit and Loss Statements, including the linking of all 3 statements in one dynamic model
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Effective management and prioritization of multiple projects
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing priorities and new challenges
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
  • High level of professionalism, integrity, discretion,and good judgment
  • Graduate with a Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, mathematics, finance, or economics
  • 4+ years of related work experience in Management Consulting, Strategic Finance, Corporate Finance, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Deal Advisory or Investment banking

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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May 2024