Financial Advisor at Paelyt



Paelyt is an innovative financial services company (payments, loans, and savings), and technology solutions provider. We possess several money lending products, including Traders/agents, Device financing, Supplier financing, Salaries, etc. Our payment platform, Paytrx, facilitates seamless and secure payments across several online and offline channels. Through partnerships with clients our solutions are functional at key banks and financial institutions. Our primary focus is on business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-business-to-customer(B2B2C) financial services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Advisor

Location: Lekki Pennisula, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


  • The Financial Advisory & Treasury Manager will be responsible for treasury and cash flow management, manage foreign exchange exposure, lead internal financial advisory projects, and lead fundraising efforts.
  • The manager will also be responsible for managing subordinates in the achievement of the department’s goals.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage cash flow of the company; ensure liquidity to satisfy debts as they fall due and fund budgeted goals
  • Carry-out treasury risk management
  • Produce treasury reports as required
  • Manage the working capital of the company

Foreign exchange, insurance and related risk management:

  • Manage foreign currency risk and ensure currency diversification
  • Establish minimum insurance coverage requirements
  • Manage procedures to secure competitive insurance rates
  • Monitor currencies and interest rates
  • Update hedging strategy and risk mitigation measures to manage FX/interest rate
  • Execute hedging transactions

Financial advisory:

  • Develop and execute framework for deal management (origination, structuring, execution, management, etc.)
  • Support the continuous improvement of the company by proffering and implementing solutions to achieve financial targets
  • Assess investment opportunities, and develop business cases
  • Manage investment process
  • Manage investments
  • Develop and implement debt and/or equity fund raising strategies
  • Develop and implement fund raising strategies for different fund classes e.g. (debt, equity, mezzanine, etc.)
  • Develop investor related documents (e.g., investment teasers, investor decks, information memorandums etc.)
  • Develop financial models for the company; update 5-year forecast of the company on a quarterly or bi-annual basis
  • Perform valuation of the company as required
  • Oversee the due diligence and conditions precedent to investment process
  • Always seek to optimize the capital structure of the company; ensure low cost of capital
  • Support budgeting process
  • Provide financial advisory to the different product teams and other departments that may require it
  • Assist with setting up financial key performance indicators across the organization and reviewing them on a frequent basis


  • Build and maintain a healthy pipeline of prospective investors
  • Source funds from investors
  • Lead negotiations with investors
  • Manage relationship with investors including having frequent meetings, developing and sharing investor reports etc.


  • Supervise subordinates in achieving the department’s goals
  • Perform other functions as may be required by the company
  • Goal setting

Required Qualifications

  • First Degree or equivalent in a credible university with at least a 2.1 degree
  • Postgraduate/professional qualification in a numerate field or an MBA will be an added advantage
  • ACCA or CFA qualification is a plus
  • Minimum of eight (8) years’ relevant work experience, with at least two (2) years in a managerial role, leadership and credit risk management


  • Good knowledge of the finance industry
  • Understanding and experience of treasury accounting including FX, liquidity, cashflow and various financial instruments
  • Advanced computer software skills, including Excel and other accounting packages
  • Strong strategic and analytical orientation
  • Highly developed collaborative nature
  • Attention to details
  • Investment banking, financial advisory, private equity or venture capital experience
  • In-depth understanding FinTech business and products
  • Hands on experience with key stakeholders’ engagement and deals origination and closure
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent relationship management skills
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles
  • Ability to analyze financial data and prepare financial reports, plans, and projections
  • Understanding and experience of treasury accounting including FX, liquidity, cashflow and various financial instruments
  • Good Management abilities


  • Investment Banking
  • Communication Skills – Written and Oral
  • Digital Literacy
  • Problem Solving
  • Service Orientation
  • Quality Assurance.
  • Financial Management and Analysis
  • Debt/Equity raise
  • Treasury Management
  • Relationship Management Skill
  • Market Research
  • Teamwork

How to A pply
Interested and qualifed candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] with the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline 14th September, 2021.

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