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Vacant Job Positions at Doreo Partners

Doreo Partners is an impact investment firm with a proven track record of exclusively investing in profitable, high growth, early stage businesses that improve the livelihoods of Nigerian smallholder farmers.  Doreo’s investment strategy is driven by the team’s passion to provide a private sector driven solution to Nigeria’s leading social challenge: spiraling youth unemployment.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

Job Title: Business Associate
Location:
Lagos
Reports to: Managing Director
Suggested start date: Immediately
Summary

  • Doreo Partners is hiring a Business Associate, a professional with experience in raising capital through different channels including but not limited to the capital markets, commercial debt, and impact investment funds.

Responsibilities

  • Work with Managing Director to Fundraise for portfolio companies
  • Develop and implement the company’s investor relations plan
  • Pitch Nigeria’s first social impact bond to new investors both nationally and internationally
  • Build and maintain investor portfolio
  • Prepare quarterly investor statements highlighting financial and social impact
  • Serve as the key point of contact for the investment community
  • Oversee the production of all annual reports and management accounts
  • Organize conferences, road shows, earnings conference calls, and investor meetings
  • Provide feedback to management regarding the investment community’s perception of how the company is being managed, and their view of its financial and impact results

Qualifications & Characteristics

  • Bachelor degree specializing in Finance, Business Administration, Economics
  • At least 3 years of fundraising experience via the capital markets
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Proven financial, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to interpret financial reports
  • Strong communication and business application skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, relationship-building skills in the investment community
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team
  • Strong and demonstrated passion for social development and impact investment
  • Client facing
  • Fluency in English

 

 

Job Title: Accountant
Location:
Lagos
Reports to: Managing Director
Suggested start date: Immediately
Summary

  • Doreo Partners is hiring an Accountant, a professional with experience in preparing, examining, and analyzing accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare, examine, and analyze accounting records, financial statements, and other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  • Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements.
  • Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice.
  • Report to management regarding the finances of establishment.
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Develop, implement, modify, and document record-keeping and accounting systems, making use of current computer technology.
  • Survey operations to ascertain accounting needs and to recommend, develop, and maintain solutions to business and financial problems.
  • Advise management about issues such as resource utilization, tax strategies, and the assumptions underlying budget forecasts

Qualifications & Characteristics

  • Bachelor degree specializing in Accounting or Finance (with ICAN and/or ACCA qualifications)
  • At least 3-5 years’ relevant experience in accounting/finance with proven records of published financial statements
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Proven financial, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to interpret financial reports
  • Strong communication and business application skills
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, relationship-building skills in the investment community
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well in a team
  • Strong and demonstrated passion for social development and impact investment
  • Client facing
  • Fluency in English

 

 

Job Title: Business Analyst
Location:
Lagos
Reports to: Business Associate
Suggested start date: Immediately
Responsibilities

  • Searching for relevant grant funding opportunities
  • Writing concept notes and proposals for grant funding
  • Writing relevant reports and updates for new and existing grants
  • Performing analyses on Excel
  • Monitoring and coordinating grant activities
  • Coordinating meetings, conference calls and visits
  • Providing regular updates to supervisor
  • Participating in meetings and contribute to strategic decisions
  • Participating in conferences and workshops
  • Travelling across Nigeria to monitor field operations
  • Supporting Business Development and other teams as required

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in English, International Affairs and Social Sciences (Agriculture, Science, Engineering or Finance degrees will also be considered)
  • 1-2 years’ work experience (including internships)
  • Curiousness and a positive attitude towards work
  • Ability to relate with people from different backgrounds
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Strong communicator
  • Ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines
  • Numerate
  • Attention to detail
  • Proven interest and passion for in Agriculture and Social Development
  • Willingness to travel in Nigeria and across Africa

 

Compensation And Benefits
Salary and benefits are competitive, commensurate with experience.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume and Cover Letter to: careers@doreopartners.com using the job title as Subject line, eg: Business Associate

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