Job Openings at Zedcrest Capital Limited

Zedcrest Capital is a privately-funded investment firm with interests in Fixed Income Securities Trading and Proprietary Investments across varied sectors of the productive economy.
We are recruiting for the following senior management roles:

Vice President Finance & Strategy

 
Will Report to: Managing Director/ Board of Directors

Overall purpose of the job:   Management role with CFO and Business Planning components. Will also exercise oversight over all business support functions.

Job description:
Main job activities shall include (but not limited to):
  • Directing all aspects of accounting operations, overseeing all transactions related to general ledger, receivables, payables, payroll and financial reporting.
  • Analyzing company's financial results with respect to profits, trends, costs and compliance with budgets. Issue regular status and ad hoc reports to senior management.
  • Providing strategic guidance around capital financing options to support company growth needs.
  • Developing and coordinating all relationships with lending/financial institutions.
  • Developing and maintaining all necessary accounting policies and systems, including general ledger and financial reporting. Ensuring that records are maintained in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Oversee contract bookkeeper.
  • Assisting senior management in financial planning and results management. Work with other team members to understand revenue and cost drivers and define appropriate reports for tracking.
  • Coordinating, preparing and reviewing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  • Coordinating and/or preparing tax schedules, returns and information.
  • Managing relationships with insurance providers and ensuring compliance.
  • Managing all tax planning and compliance with all required federal, state, local, payroll, property and other applicable taxes.
  • Managing cash flow and building an accounting department as the company grows
  • Interacting with venture capital partners and board of directors.
  • Other finance and related tasks that may be assigned to you as the need arises.
Job specification:
The candidate
  • Must have 7 to 15 years finance experience, which is not just limited to accounting.
  • Must have worked in similar capacity in a Financial Institution or Consulting firm.
  • Must possess advance Qualifications in Finance (CFA and MBA).
  • Must have expertise in Corporate Finance and excellent knowledge of Financial Modelling.
  • Must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

Group Head, Risk Management

 
Will Report to: Managing Director/ Board of Directors

Overall purpose of the job:   Management role with oversight over all risk management functions – responsible for Enterprise Risk Management.  The successful candidate will be responsible for examining, analyzing, determining and mitigating the risk and internal control status of the business.

Job description:
Main job activities shall include (but not limited to):
  • Coordinating implementing and overseeing all risk management activities, ensuring best practices.
  • Planning, designing and implementing an overall risk management process for the organization.
  • Undertaking the business’s risk analysis and documentation of results.
  • Developing and reviewing relevant risk management documents and developing, maintaining and reviewing a risk register.
  • Undertaking risk management projects as required and performing control assessments.
  • Performing risk assessments, which involves analyzing risks as well as identifying, describing and estimating the risks affecting the business.
  • Performing risk evaluation, which involves comparing estimated risks with criteria established by the organization such as costs, legal requirements and other factors, and evaluating the organization’s previous risk-handling procedures.
  • Ensuring that the group’s corporate governance framework is effective and is always in line with international developments and best practice.
  • Ensuring that regulatory compliance issues have been properly and completely identified and the group’s compliance is robust and always pro-active.
  • Handling any other task as may be assigned to you by the Managing Director or the board of Directors.
Job specification:
The candidate
  • Must have minimum of 7 years experience in Risk Management from a Financial Institution or Consulting firm.
  • Must have a first degree in a business related field e.g. economics, accounting, finance, business administration or any other relevant field.
  • Must have a relevant postgraduate degree or a recognized and related professional qualification as this is desirable.
  • Must have strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines   

Group Head, Technology

 
Will Report to: Managing Director/ Board of Directors

Overall purpose of the job:   Management role to oversee all Technology initiatives of the group.

Job description:
Main job activities shall include (but not limited to):
  • Forecasting the needs, requirements and future direction for technology, planning across the group business.
  • Systematically planning for the development and implementation of new, efficient and effective technology solutions for the business (including Financial Technology Solutions).
  • Leading and interfacing with the technology team, and technology partners to resolve technical problems, ensuring stability and operational standards are at par.
  • Managing operations of critical systems and technology platforms.
  • Taking Responsibility for functionality of security firewall, enterprise solutions, site networks, Ethernet, and an integrated system wide enterprise-class wireless infrastructure.
  • Taking responsibility for the management of all technology projects as regards the growth and advancement of the business in a 21st century environment.
  •  Other technology and related tasks that may be assigned to you as the need arises.
Job specification:
The candidate
  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master's Degree (or highly relevant and recognized certification) in  Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, or an field appropriate for this position
  • Must have a minimum of 7 years experience working in technological departments in the finance sector.
  • Must have previous work experience overseeing technology projects in finance sectors.
  • Should have massive software development and project management capacity.
  • Should have Affinity for Financial Technology.
Method of Application

To apply for any of the listed roles, send an updated copy of your CV to hr@zedcrestcapital.com with the Job Title as the subject of the mail and a brief cover letter on why you are suitable for the role.