Business Analyst, Retail Banking at FairMoney Nigeria


FairMoney is building the leading mobile bank for emerging markets. We started with a digital microcredit application on Android, and currently roll out additional financial services (current account, savings, debit card) while expanding the product to Western Africa and South-East Asia.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Business Analyst, Retail Banking

Location: Lagos
Category: BI & Analytics


  • Developing SQL code/Python, R scripts to interrogate our data to solve key business problems.
  • Proactively bringing new ideas to the table relating to business questions, analytics approaches, datasets and ways of working.
  • Assessing opportunities, understanding behaviour, testing hypotheses with data analysis.
  • Communicate analysis, relevant trends and operational performances to internal as well as external stakeholders and across the business.
  • Forecasting and scenario planning to create a data-driven performance from historic and current data.
  • Present insights to stakeholders & senior management, translating analysis into the ‘so what?’ and identifying possible actions to take as a result.
  • Presenting data in a clear and easy to comprehend manner, using visualization tools (Tableau), data warehouse (Bigquery), ELT tool (dbt and git).


  • You have 2 – 5 years of experience in delivering actionable insight to support decision making in marketing, commercial, product, operational and/or strategic decisions.
  • You have the ability to deal with ambiguity & form ambiguous questions into defined solutions to improve the business area.
  • You have excellent communication skills and the ability to explain results from your analysis in layman’s language to business users.
  • You have a high level of SQL Proficiency – You’re good at quickly getting a grasp of any dataset that you’re working with & support other analysts to do so, Python/R is a plus.
  • You have a good understanding of the business – you quickly identify which metrics are relevant for an area and anticipate which data projects will add value.
  • You have the ability to effectively form relationships with the business in order to help with the adoption of data-driven decision making.
  • You have experience building models and dashboards to tight timelines and embedding these in operations to inform real-time business decisions.
  • You have experience capturing stakeholder requirements across various levels of seniority and functions and building appropriate analytical solutions.
  • You have strong data visualization skills, including knowledge of self-serve tools like Tableau or similar.
  • You’re a self-starter – you take initiative in spotting opportunities and finding ways to solve challenges with data.


  • Work From Home Allowances
  • Training & Development
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Recruitment Process

  • A screening interview with one of the members of the Talent Acquisition team – 30 minutes.
  • Assignment to be done at home.
  • Technical Interview with Shashi Agarwal (Analytics Lead) – 60 minutes.
  • Interview with the key stakeholders – 60 minutes.

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