Lipa Later Business Analyst (Collections & Credit) Job in Kenya 2022

  • Published date: May 25, 2022
  • Category: Management & Business Development
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

Lipa Later

We are hiring a Business Analyst (Collections & Credit)

Company Information: Lipa Later is a buy now, pay later platform that allows consumers to shop and pay for items in monthly installments.

Lipa Later is a Pan-African organization with presence across Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Nigeria – with plans of opening new markets in the near future.

The company is growing quickly, and as such, we are looking to recruit and onboard a team of industry leaders with a hustler mentality, ambition and desire to rapidly build a Pan African business.

This position is based in Kenya.

About the Role

Reporting to the Chief Risk & Operations Officer, the Business Analyst will be responsible for developing, analysis and reporting capabilities as well as monitoring performance trends and offering analytics support to the collections department’s functions.

Through his/her skills and expertise, he/she will provide improvement structures and controls for processes through collaboration with other function leads.

Reports to: Chief Risk & Operations Officer

Job Title: Business Analyst – Collections & Credit

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Acquiring data from primary or secondary data sources and maintaining databases/data systems.

  • Drive data mining, extensive visualization, graphing, and development of new methods of reporting to aid interpret data and analyze results using statistical techniques.

  • Identifying, analyzing, and interpreting trends or patterns in complex data sets.

  • Enabling internal teams to monitor and track their key performance indicators (KPIs) and recommend improvements to current metric collection process and deliver tracking and reporting for key KPIs in the collections department.

  • Developing and implementing databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality.

  • Design key dashboards and scorecards for Senior Leadership and Business Unit (CEO, COO, Team Leaders, Training Team, etc.)

  • Perform ad-hoc data analysis to support the collections team’s initiatives.

  • Create and maintain efficient and secure systems for recording data and producing relevant

  • Maintain the daily relationship with the business intelligence suppliers (Credit and Sales

  • Seek opportunities to drive innovation and process improvement within the reporting

  • Filtering and “cleaning” data by reviewing collection agents reports and performance

  • Contributing to the maintenance of business analysis tools and processes with a significant
    contribution to influence data policy development and regulation in Collections.

Required Qualifications

  • Hold a Degree in Business/ Actuarial Science/ Mathematics/ Computer Science or
    equivalent with added knowledge of Accounting/Finance concepts from a recognized

  • 2-3 years of experience working in a reporting environment

  • Accounting/Financial experience will be an added advantage

  • Proven ability to deliver high quality & accurate reports within demanding timescales.

  • The ability to analyze, model and interpret data.

  • Have good knowledge of Programming languages such as Oracle, Python, Structured Query
    Language (SQL) and Relational Databases.

  • Proven ability to create insightful dashboards by use of available visualization tools

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong technical and numerical skills with advanced Excel skills.

  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) – ability to clearly communicate
    complex quantitative analysis in actionable insights.

  • Great Data Visualization & Presentation Skills

  • Detail-oriented and passion for problem-solving.

  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team.

  • Knowledge of data tools

How to Apply

If you believe you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for the role, please submit your application quoting in the subject line the Job Title “BUSINESS ANALYST (COLLECTIONS AND CREDIT) ” and attach a detailed CV with correct e-mail address and telephone contacts.

All written applications and CVs should be submitted via the email below:


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