Senior Finance Analyst

  • Lagos

  • Full time

Helium Health is a full-service Healthtech company that provides a suite of solutions for healthcare providers, payers, and patients in emerging markets — at the core of which is our SaaS based electronic medical records/hospital management information system (EMR/HMIS).

The Senior Finance Analyst will be responsible for working collaboratively with the Head, Finance and will perform the accounting for all transactions, processing of payments, completion of monthly financial statements, preparation of month-end close, monitoring of budgets, and will provide support for additional operational needs. 

Responsibilities: 

Financial Analysis:

  • Conduct comprehensive financial analysis of monthly and quarterly management reports, including performance metrics, trends, and profitability.

  • Evaluate business risks associated with each BU and mitigation of such risks. 

  • Develop financial models for investment opportunities and lending facilities. 

Financial Reporting: 

  • Complete financial reports, lead the month-end closing process and conduct monthly financial forecasts. 

  • Maintenance of annual/monthly budgets; work with the Head of Finance to monitor budgeted amounts versus actual amounts incurred 

  • Administer and maintain the contract management tracking tool; working with external partners, including third-party vendors and consultants 

  • Complete tax returns and other statutory compliance requirements. 

  • Monthly reconciliation of all Bank accounts. 

  • Prepare regular reports and presentations for senior management, highlighting key performance indicators, trends, and insights.

Strategic Finance Partner: 

  • Support strategic planning initiatives by providing financial analysis and insights to guide decision-making.

  • Participate in cross-functional teams to develop/Improve business strategies.

  • Conduct research and competitive analysis to identify and advise on opportunities for growth and expansion, which will increase profitability. 

  • Participate in the annual budgeting and planning process in collaboration with the business unit head to develop detailed budgets, forecasts, and financial plans that support strategic priorities and drive operational efficiency.

  • Ensure compliance with financial regulations, accounting standards, and internal policies. Maintain up-to-date knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry best practices to mitigate compliance risks.

Other function: 

  • Responding to queries from accounting and cost management tools. 

  • Review and upload weekly payments for approval 

  • Other tasks assigned by the Head of Finance.

Requirements: 

  • 3 – 6 years of relevant work experience. Qualifications such as ACA, CIMA, or ACCA is an added advantage

  • Understanding of strategic financial management 

  • Excellent use of work tools, including advanced Microsoft Excel skills 

  • A proven record of communicating complex financial issues and models in a clear-cut, concise manner to all relevant stakeholders 

  • Proven analytical and modeling skills, and must be both commercially astute and a confident communicator 

  • Proven ability to review and challenge assumptions within detailed financial forecasts

  • Excellent communication, business presentation, persuasion, and analytical skills

  • Digital savviness – driving the use of digital tools in the function 

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office tools 

  • Strong understanding & skill set developed in cloud-based technologies & utilizing technology to drive productivity  

  • First Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related discipline from a reputable institution 

Job Type: 

Full-Time

Working Environment: 

Nigeria region, with opportunity for remote work

Remuneration: 

Competitive based on experience, includes guaranteed take home and performance bonus

Benefits: 

Health cover, paid time off (vacation, parental leave, study leave), home service options and other benefits and perks.

Equal Opportunity Employer

“Helium Health is an equal opportunity employer, thus it is not biased in its employment to any race, colour, creed, religion, sex or physical disability.”