Nigerian Stock Exchange new Job Openings, February 2016

The Nigerian Stock Exchange services the largest economy in Africa, and is championing the development of Africa’s financial markets.  The Exchange offers listing and trading services, licensing services, market data solutions, ancillary technology services, and more.  It is an open, professional and vibrant exchange, connecting Nigeria, Africa and the world.

The Listings Regulations Department falls within the Legal and Regulation Division.  The Exchange needs an industry professional with a strong personality, good people management skills and the ability to work as a team player to support the Division. The individual will be required to have a thorough understanding of Exchange’s policies, overall mission and strategy, as well as a strong finance/legal background experience preferably with experience from a listed company.

The Nigerian Stock Exchange is seeking an exceptional individual to work in close partnership with the Head, Listings Regulations Department.

Job Title:  Pre-Offer Analyst

Responsibilities include

  • Understand and interpret Capital Market Rules, Codes and Regulations.
  • Propose regulatory programs.
  • Research required information.
  • Attend and monitor the proceedings of Completion Board Meetings.
  • Post approval interface with Issuers to ensure listing process is initiated within three months of approval of application.
  • Review and grant approval to Issuers submissions via portal.
  • Provide learning support to users of X-Issuer/proposed Electronic Filing.
  • Support holding of half yearly review of Primary Market Rules and identify gaps.
  • Provide support services to other Units/Departments on enterprise goals.
  • Carry out comprehensive pre-listing analysis of applications received.
  • Review Financial Statements with a view to enabling informed investment decisions.
  • Review and analyze Listings Application documents to ensure adequate disclosure of information and adherence to Listing Requirements.
  • Identify lapses in applications and liaise expeditiously with professional parties.
  • Convey approval of Quotations Committee to Stockbroker(s) to Issue.

The candidate must have:

  • Excellent knowledge of the workings and operations of the securities market.
  • Understanding the need for confidentiality of information.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Listening skills.
  • Business writing skills.
  • Organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in computer applications (excel, power point etc.).
  • Research and teaching skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Demonstrate professional maturity and poise with ability to manage challenging situations and key stakeholders.
  • Time management skills, ability to multi-task and quick turnaround time.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills.


  • University degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Banking and Finance, Law or related fields.
  • MBA or professional qualifications in finance are an added advantage.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Must be able to build strong partnership and relate with business and enterprise staff to a wide variety of audience.

Experience Required 

  • Minimum of 5 to 6 years work experience in a financial sector
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Must be able to build strong partnership and relate with staff on an enterprise basis.
  • Adequate knowledge of IFRS, securities legislations and corporate governance principles and codes and tax laws.
  • Proven ability to accurately analyze financial ratios.

Personal Qualities 
Transformative mind set, visionary and goal oriented, team player, enthusiasm to acquire and share knowledge, self-disciplined, selfstarter

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