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  • Posted: Sep 20, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Founded in 2013, Affinity was established as an owner and operator of financial services companies in sub-Saharan Africa. Affinity prides itself on establishing digital-forward and branch-light financial institutions, leveraging fintech and innovative design to improve financial access and affordability. Affinity made its first investment in 2015, acquiring ...
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    Finance Manager

    Job Summary 

    • The candidate is the custodian of the financial accounts (general ledger and 
    • subledgers, trial balance, balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement), 
    • and all relevant disclosures or information for regulatory reporting, financial reporting and financial analysis purposes.
    • This role involves strict compliance with international 
    • financial reporting standards, income tax laws and other regulatory framework. 


    Key responsibilities 

    •  Supervision of the finance officers in the finance department 
    •  Provision of accurate and timely financial and operational information to stakeholders with insight to key data points 
    •  Prepare monthly/quarterly/yearly financial statement (including variance analysis) in line with IFRS for consideration by Executive Management with top quality commentary, giving insight to financial and business trend 
    •  In charge of monitoring budget and ensuring optimisation of both capital and operating expenses in line with the procurement policy and approved budget 
    •  Ensure the integrity of financial information from both Core Banking Software  
    • Financial Management Software 
    •  Build schedules for reconciliation of relevant GL lines on a regular basis 
    •  Responsible for daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly/semi-annual/yearly reports to regulators, management and any other stakeholders 
    •  Ensure there is adequate general and specific bad debts provisioning in line with BoG rules and IFRS 9 
    •  Ensure bank reconciliation are prepared regularly 
    •  Assist in financial projections / treasury planning 
    •  Ensure payment of vendors/creditors are done on a timely basis 
    •  Ensure insurance policies and other agreements are approved and in place always •
    • Assist in computation of performance bonus using key inputs for payroll processing. 
    •  Review payroll and ensure timely run and in compliance with the tax and pension laws of Ghana 
    •  Develop and design models with the help of Microsoft Excel, BI tools etc 
    •  Maintain good relationship with bankers, external auditors and other stakeholders

     
    Key skills and requirements 

    •  Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Suite especially Excel 
    •  Excellent numeracy and analytical skills 
    •  Financial reporting and IFRS knowledge 
    •  Financial modelling and data analytics 
    •  Payroll management 
    •  Regulatory laws awareness 
    •  Eye for details 
    •  Leadership, planning and deadline management

     

    Education and professional training 

    •  Qualified finance professional from a reputable institution (CA, ACCA, CFA, CIMA, 
    • etc.) 
    •  Financial institution experience is a key advantage 
    •  Relevant experience in a similar role is essential

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    Head of Growth

    Job Summary 

    • As Head of Growth, your responsibility is to manage and protect the Affinity brand across all channels, with our customers at the centre (brand, design, advertising, and comms).
    • You will oversee and coordinate the official launch of Affinity in Ghana, building a team for in-house campaigns as well as sourcing and managing necessary external marketing and design agencies and working alongside senior management. 
    • You will be devising, implementing, measuring, and refining these goals and will need to understand our business and our customers.
    • The role is both creative and analytical, involving research, overseeing branding and messaging, executing on campaigns and 
    • content development, as well as tracking KPIs to measure and report.


     Key responsibilities

    • Develop Affinity’s go to market strategy, including branding and positioning, content, and digital marketing efforts, and launch of physical, digital, and agentled presence to acquire and engage key customer base and ensure launch success 
    •  Oversee and contribute to campaign planning, production, and delivery whilst ensuring timeliness, quality, and effective strategy on above and below-the-line activities 
    •  Work very closely with external agencies and other contracted third parties, and grow the marketing team over time as needed 
    •  Report on all marketing activities, using deliverables and KPIs to measure success, implementing changes, refining strategy, and reviewing where necessary 
    •  Develop customer engagement and activation strategy and execution across the funnel to deliver growth targets for the business; from acquisition to transactions, increasing lifetime value 
    •  Advise and implement growth strategies across key customer segments (online and offline), with feedback, research, and analysis as a foundation for this strategy development 
    •  Work alongside our key departments to understand our products and proposition 
    • Work with Product and Sales teams to understand customer journeys and how to incorporate key learnings into the strategy of our marketing 
    •  Develop, implement and track KPIs for all ATL and BTL marketing campaign 
    •  Proactively maintain and build presence across key digital platforms: website, social media channels, blog, etc. 
    •  Quality control and consistency over production of brand assets across all departments/lines, internal comms, staff, and all external marketing activities 
    •  Copy writing and management of key stakeholder communications e.g., press releases, partnership engagement, social media platforms, digital platforms 
    •  Ensure relevant and consistent messaging across all customer touchpoints, including digital media, contact centre and agent scripts, paid media, press, physical locations, etc 


    Key skills and requirements 

    •  Experience in identifying target audiences and in creatively devising and leading across channels marketing campaigns that engage, educate, and motivate. 
    •  Solid knowledge of performance marketing and digital analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics) 
    •  Numerically literate, working with numbers to make sense of metrics and processes 
    •  A strong sense of aesthetics and a love for great copy, strong storytelling skills, and excellent verbal/written communication skills 
    •  Up to date with the latest trends and best practices in marketing and measurement 
    •  Strong understanding of both online and offline channels 
    •  Strategically minded, with a clear vision and strong skills to execute 
    •  Experience in financial services, retail banking, FMCG, or technology a bonus 
    •  Knowledge of MS Office, understanding of design and productivity tools 
    •  A growth mindset: the ability to test and iterate on strategies to increase activation across the funnel and leverage product features and marketing tactics to drive continued growth 
    •  Ability to work with stakeholders to drive performance effectively and efficiently

     
    Education and professional training 

    •  University degree in Communications, Marketing, or a related field 
    •  Over five years of experience in a senior marketing, digital experience preferred

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    IT Officer

    Job summary

    • The IT Officer will be working on several technology-based initiatives that would provide Ghanaians with secure and convenient digital financial services aimed at including the financially excluded.
    • We use a multitude of technologies to manage web, mobile and USSD applications and have built a culture that values technical excellence and engineering best practices.


    Key responsibilities

    •  Managing and monitoring all services for day-to-day works
    •  Providing reports on services 
    •  Fixing daily end-user to company-assigned issues
    •  Managing vendor activities for repair and maintenance of hardware and software services
    •  Managing internal services ensuring all stakeholders have efficient and effective use
    •  Adhering to all Bank of Ghana regulations on managing systems
    •  Ensuring all tasks shared are worked on effectively


    Key skills and requirements

    •  Minimum 2 years of experience working in IT Support, systems administration, or software engineering
    •  If you don’t have professional work experience, you can instead show us a strong track record of building/managing/project planning solutions for either yourself or clients.
    •  Decent understanding of Information System principles, gained for example by completing an academic degree.
    •  A working knowledge of data structures, coding languages (e.g.: Java, C front-end framework like Vue, React, or Angular..


    Education and professional training

    •  Minimum degree or diploma in Computer Science or Information Services
    •  Additional qualifications in technology is a plus

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    Marketing Associate

    Job summary

    • As Affinity’s Marketing Associate, you’ll be part of a small team that works closely to analyze marketing strategies and develop new marketing programs aimed at increasing sales and company growth. You’ll assist in shaping the upcoming marketing strategies for all our new and existing products and help ensure that customers get to know and love our brand.
    • You’ll also get the chance to take charge of producing marketing materials, assist with writing copy and blog entries, posting to 
    • company and product social media accounts, and creating email-marketing initiatives. 
    • If you have a creative mind and the desire to push yourself to help build Affinity’s brand identity from the inside out, then you’re the ideal candidate for this role.


    Key responsibilities

    •  Effectively manage daily administrative tasks
    •  Prepare reports on marketing and sales metrics
    •  Collect and analyze consumer behaviour data (e.g. web traffic and rankings)
    •  Conduct market research and identify new opportunities
    •  Lead and coordinate the generation of digital and print advertising material
    •  Contribute to collaborative efforts between the Brand and Product teams to organize promotional events
    •  Assist with organizing promotional events
    •  Monitor and report competitors’ marketing and sales activities


    Key skills and requirements

    •  Numerically literate, working with numbers to make sense of metrics and processingdata.
    •  Proficient knowledge of MS Office, Pages/Keynote, design tools (Photoshop) etc.
    •  A strong sense of aesthetics, strong storytelling skills, and excellent verbal/written communication skills.
    •  Strategically minded, with a clear vision and strong organisational skills to execute.
    •  Solid knowledge of website analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics).
    •  Strong interest in using technology to drive financial inclusion
    •  Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement.

    Education and professional training

    •  University degree in Communications, Marketing, or a related field.
    •  Over five years of experience in a mid-level marketing or communications role.
    •  Proven experience in identifying target audiences and in creatively devising and leading across channels marketing campaigns that engage, educate and motivate.
    •  Experience in financial services, retail banking, FMCG, or consumer technology is a plus
       

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