Senior Investment Analyst

FULL TIME – HYBRID

Role in Brief

Opportunik Advisory Ltd seeks a Senior Investment Analyst. The Investment Analyst will play a crucial role in researching market trends, analyzing investment opportunities, and providing valuable insights to support strategic decision-making. The purpose of this role is to collect, organize and analyze key primary macroeconomic and microeconomic data on global foreign exchange, equities, venture funding, commodities and digital assets markets. 

The ideal candidate will have a strong analytical mindset, excellent financial modeling skills, and a deep understanding of investment strategies. They will also keep up with the changes in the economic environment and key shifts in policy by regulating bodies. They will assist Opportunik in achieving its mandate of unlocking prosperity for Africans through alternative investments.

About Opportunik Global Fund & Advisory

Opportunik Global Fund is a Cayman Islands licensed and Mauritius Administered fund management company, with a mission to unlock prosperity for Africans through alternative investments. Its Advisory affiliate (Opportunik Advisory) uses complex data, research and technical analyses to advise private clients (retail and institutions) on global asset classes with upside potential. It also receives and executes capital raise mandates across Africa.

Mode of Engagement

Full-time with a probation period of 6 months.

Primary Job Location

Hybrid, with a primary location in Lagos.

Reporting Line

Chief Investment Officer

Roles and Responsibilities

Market Research & Investment Analysis:

  • Stay abreast of economic indicators, market trends, and industry developments.
  • Conduct thorough research on specific sectors and companies to identify potential investment opportunities.
  • Provide regular updates on market conditions and potential impacts on the investment portfolio.
  • Make recommendations to the investment committee on the appropriate asset classes that will help the fund deliver on its target.

 

Investment Due Diligence:

  • Perform comprehensive due diligence on potential investments, including assessing management teams, competitive positioning, and growth prospects.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and analyze information relevant to investment decisions.
  • Evaluate investment proposals and make recommendations based on risk-return profiles.

 

Portfolio Management:

  • Assist in managing the firm’s investment portfolio and monitor existing investments.
  • Implement strategies to optimize portfolio performance and mitigate risks.
  • Provide timely reports on portfolio performance to senior management and clients.

 

Financial Analysis:

  • Conduct in-depth financial analysis of companies, industries, and market trends.
  • Develop and maintain complex financial models to assess investment opportunities and risks.
  • Evaluate financial statements, cash flow, and other relevant financial metrics.

 

Communication and Reporting:

  • Prepare and present investment reports, summaries, and recommendations to internal stakeholders and clients.
  • Communicate effectively with team members, clients, and external partners.
 

Skills and Values

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, drive and follow-through.
  • Cultural intelligence and deep knowledge of international economics, trade, markets and finance.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • An analytical mind comfortable with numbers.
  • Highly skilled in developing, publishing, and presenting data and reports. 
  • Ability to ask probing questions, reconcile different viewpoints, foster consensus, and stimulate thinking in others.

Experience and Qualifications

  • A degree in Finance, Business, Commerce, Economics or any relevant field
  • 3-5 years work experience in a similar role.
  • Strong investment and financial market analysis background
  • In-depth knowledge of financial procedures and statistics 
  • Hands-on experience with investment analysis software 
  • Outstanding research skills (quantitative and qualitative)
  • Excellent understanding of capital markets, investment strategies, and risk management.
  • Solid knowledge of financial statements and accounting principles.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical skills with proficiency in financial modeling and valuation techniques.

Remuneration and Perks

  • Competitive salary in line with industry benchmarks
  • Work tools and relevant software
  • Health insurance
  • Full pay during leave period
  • A high degree of autonomy & flexibility