Vacancies

VACANCIES

GRADUATE TRAINEE

The programme seeks to recruit young and competent graduates with analytical minds and very good business writing skills. The candidates  will be  nurtured with the best on -the -job learning opportunities as well as relevant classroom trainings that will afford them the chance of growing into different key positions at Agusto & Co.

POSITION IN THE COMPANY

  • Reports directly to the Rating/ Business Support Manager
  • Has functional links with the other departments.

 SCOPE OF THE JOB

  • Candidate will work in different units like Ratings, Consulting, Business Development and Accounts/Finance

KEY TASKS (In different units)

RATINGS

  • Act as Industry specialist on the industry assigned to him/her. This will include preparing research report(s) on this industry within the time line agreed with the Head of Research and keeping abreast of developments in this industry
  • Reading and understanding the macro-economic data available on Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda and Kenya.
  • Quarterly updates on assigned industries in the Agusto Market Intelligence portal
  • Rating of Financial or Non-financial institutions.

CONSULTING

  • Collaborate with the consulting team on different engagements.
  • Logistics support with the team on different campaigns and training sessions
  • Prepare reports, proposals and presentations for client pitches and meetings
  • Conduct client specific surveys and research

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

  • Support the team`s marketing campaigns
  • Relationship management
  • Database management and update
  • Effective collaboration with other business units.

QUALIFICATION AND REQUIREMENT

  • Good Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Accounting, Finance or related fields
  • Completion of mandatory 1-year national youth service
  • Additional qualifications such Master’s Degree, ACA, ACCA CFA will be an added advantage
  • Very good analytical and business writing skills
  • Not older than 26 years old
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Financial Analyst

POSITION IN THE COMPANY

  • Reports directly to the Rating Manager
  • Has functional links with the other departments.

 SCOPE OF THE JOB

  • Prepare rating reports and analysis on financial institutions  assigned within the time line agreed with the rating manager.
  • Act as Industry specialist on the industry assigned to him/her. This will include preparing research report(s) on this industry within the time line agreed with the Head of Research and keeping abreast of developments in this industry.
  • Prepare Client Specific Research as assigned.
  • Study the financial institutions  space closely and keep self and company records up to date on developments within the industry.
  • Speaking at Industry Seminar.
  • Teaching of financial management related courses
  • Prepares articles for publication on Agusto newsletter or external media

KEY TASKS

  • KEY TASKS
  • Preparing Industry Study on the industry assigned, based on outline and time line agreed with the Head of Research.
  • Analyzing and presenting the information gathered in the Agusto & Co.’s standard format (this includes updating background information, spreading financial statements, writing analyst’s comments and conducting peer comparison).
  • Quarterly updates on assigned industries in the Agusto Market Intelligence portal.
  • Teaching any of the following courses: Basic Accounting, Financial Analysis, Core Credit and other courses.
  • Maintain relationships with client’s employees and companies supervisory /regulatory authorities to monitor and keep informed of developments within the industry.
  • Reading and understanding the macro-economic data available on Nigeria, Ghana, Rwanda and Kenya.
  • Reading and understanding data available on assigned institutions in Nigerian, Ghanaian, Rwandan and Kenyan economies.
  • Reading and understanding the required rating methodologies.
  • Gathering basic information on each company to be rated and preparing monthly rating updates for inclusion on the website.
  • Conducting quarterly rating review of companies assigned to him/her to ensure ratings are still valid.

Qualification and Requirement

  • Good Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Accounting, Finance or related fields
  • Relevant professional qualifications (ACA, ACCA or CFA)
  • MBA or MSc and financial modelling skill will be an advantage
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working as a credit/financial analyst in a reputable financial service/consulting organisation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication and business writing skills
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Finance & Leasing

COMPANY RATING EXPIRY OUTLOOK COUNTRY
Credit Direct Limited Bbb Jun 30 , 2023 Stable Nigeria

Corporates

COMPANY RATING EXPIRY OUTLOOK COUNTRY
African Foundries Limited Bbb+ Jun 30 , 2023 Stable Nigeria

Corporate Bonds

COMPANY RATING EXPIRY OUTLOOK COUNTRY
Viathan Funding Plc.’s ₦10 billion 10-year Series 1 Senior Guaranteed Fixed Rate Bond Due 2027 Aaa Dec 31 , 2027 Stable Nigeria
NSP-SPV PowerCorp Plc’s ₦10 Billion 15-year Series 1 Aaa Dec 31 , 2033 Stable Nigeria