Financial Planning and Analysis Intern

Job Title: Financial Planning and Analysis Intern

Type: Internship

Experience: Entry Level

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

About Andela

Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

 

About the role

Be part of a high-functioning team where your work matters.  Make a difference and join our mission.  As most start-ups, we operate at lightning speed, and if you embrace it, you'll be challenged every day.  Position will report directly to the Financial Analyst. The Financial Analysis intern will be assigned to all business areas as required to develop, prepare, and distribute financial information (including budgeting and financial reporting processes) and other quantitative metrics essential to strategic planning and modeling.  

Responsibilities

  • Assist in preparation and managing of budget and forecasts for business units
  • Update detailed operating and projections/financial models, working closely with multiple departments
  • Assist in analyzing and monitoring financial and operational performance.  
  • Assist with monthly closes and coordinate with Accounting to ensure accurate financial results and reporting
  • Identify trends and issues and address problems to ensure quality financial results
  • Assist in corporate finance and business development work.  Perform quantitative analyses to help evaluate and implement strategic options.  
  • Assist in developing KPIs and new measurements and metrics to assess business performance. Track them.
  • Assist in driving financial considerations in decision-making framework to improve business profitability and capital efficiency
  • Prepare presentations for management and participate in ad hoc projects as needed

Requirements

  • BA/BS required; major in accounting, finance, or business/economics preferred
  • 0 - 1 year minimum experience in investment banking or corporate finance
  • Must be data-driven and take initiative in developing new measurements and metrics
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects while working as part of an inter-departmental team in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
  • Ready to embrace start-up pace with a good sense of humor
  • Passion to help transform the world

 

At Andela, we outcompete through diversity.  We know that our strengths lies in the multiplicity of talents, perspectives, backgrounds & orientations resident in our community and we take pride in that. Andela is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits discriminatory practices. Andela provides equal employment opportunities and workplace to all employees and applicants without regard to factors including but not limited to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy (including breastfeeding), genetic information, HIV/AIDS or any other medical status, family or parental status, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This commitment applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Our policies expressly prohibit any form of harassment and/or discrimination as stated above.

 

Andela is home for all, come as you are.

 


See Inside the Office of Andela

Global companies rely on great developers to launch their ideas into the world. But good talent can be hard to find—it takes energy, time, and money. Enter Andela, an elite engineering organization that scours the African continent for the top technical talent, and places them as full time employees with global technology companies. Andela vets, shapes, and supports only the best of the best so companies can trust their products with Andela-approved developers.


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