Toluwani Adeseri, Finance Expert in Lagos, Nigeria
Toluwani Adeseri

Finance Expert in Lagos, Nigeria

Member since April 26, 2020
Toluwani is a CFA charter holder and seasoned finance professional. He has helped companies raise over $7 million in seed and debt funding in the last two years. Toluwani has worked as an investment banking analyst, consulted for a Big Four firm, and led the corporate finance teams at other companies. He advises clients as a financial planning and analysis (FP&A), financial model, valuation, and pitch book expert.
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Career Highlights

Education

Select Certifications

  • CFA Institute
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria

Software Expertise

Other Expertise

Employment

  • Head of Corporate Finance and Revenue Assurance

    2020 - PRESENT
    Global Accelerex
    • Prepared a five-year forecast for the company and its subsidiaries which resulted in the injection of an undisclosed eight-digit USD investment.
    • Led a team of six analysts and associates to recover revenue of over $300,000 from various sources.
    • Conducted the due diligence of prospective target companies with recommendations provided to the investment committee.
    • Built a five-year business case model for two successfully launched products.
    • Assisted the team that prepared and consolidated the company's annual budget.
    Focus areas: Fundraising, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Corporate Finance, Budget Modeling, Three Statement Operating Model, Revenue & Expense Projections, Financial Analyst, Fintech, Pitch Deck Consultant, Consumer Lending, Consumer Banking
  • Assistant Manager

    2019 - 2020
    KPMG Professional Services
    • Built a financial model for the establishment of a proposed pan-African payment settlement system with an investment target of above $3 million.
    • Provided vendor due diligence transaction advisory services to an international private equity investor on the proposed disposal of its investment.
    • Provided valuation services for a strategic investor on its proposed investment in a logistics arm of an indigenous oil and gas midstream/downstream operator.
    Focus areas: Manufacturing, Food & Beverage, Financial Services, Energy, Infrastructure, M&A (Sell-side), Valuation, Financial Model Auditing, Financial Modeling, Due Diligence, Three Statement Operating Model, Revenue & Expense Projections, Pitch Deck Consultant
  • Project Coordinator/Finance Associate

    2016 - 2019
    Rendeavour
    • Acted as project coordinator and a member of the finance team that supported the acquisition of a 1,000 hectare land in a free trade zone area with an estimated valuation of $216–336 million.
    • Prepared internally and externally targeted presentations, financial models, and documentation to regulators and individual/foreign institutional investors towards taking possession, title issuance, and off-plan acquisition of the project land.
    • Prepared cash flow forecasts/business plans towards the acquisition of similar land projects.
    Focus areas: Investor Presentations, Pitch Presentations, Valuation, Cash Flow Analysis, Real Estate Development, Financial Modeling, Three Statement Operating Model, Revenue & Expense Projections, Financial Analyst, Pitch Deck Consultant
  • Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

    2013 - 2016
    Renmoney
    • Prepared a budget model for 2015 and 2016 financial years and a five-year forecast which captured the peculiarities of the consumer finance operations of the firm and resulted in 70-80% savings over the purchase of a general budget software package.
    • Developed several models and presentations, instrumental in closing deposit mobilization and strategic sales partnership deals of above $1 million.
    • Participated in a number of deals which include debt factoring (N200 million), dollar deposit deals ($1 million), etc. for the company.
    • Prepared a strategy document and a five-year financial projection for new branches for regulatory (CBN) approval which was granted and resulted in the opening of four additional branches within the state.
    Focus areas: Budget Modeling, Cash Flow Analysis, Treasury, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Research, Strategy, Three Statement Operating Model, Revenue & Expense Projections, Financial Analyst, Fintech, Pitch Deck Consultant, Consumer Lending, Consumer Banking
  • Investment Analyst

    2012 - 2013
    Renaissance Capital
    • Provided input on projects involving sell-side advisory, mergers and acquisition, capital raise across financial services, oil and gas, and consumer sectors.
    • Analyzed revenue and costs for business units to track performance against budget, note, and investigate sources of variances.
    • Conducted company and industry research (using Bloomberg, Capital IQ, etc.) for investment analysis.
    • Prepared draft pitch books and financial models involving the valuation of target companies.
    Focus areas: Financial Modeling, Pitch Books, Research, Valuation, Three Statement Operating Model, Revenue & Expense Projections, Financial Analyst, Pitch Deck Consultant
  • Financial Analyst

    2011 - 2011
    Sahara Group
    • Generated accurate monthly and weekly variance analysis reports with insightful recommendations to support management decision-making.
    • Part of the team involved in the preparation, review and justification of budgets for exploration in prospective oil assets.
    • Participated in the 100% IFRS conversion process for the company's financials.
    Focus areas: Financial Reporting, Budgeting, Financial Analyst
  • Funds Transfer Officer

    2010 - 2011
    Zenith Bank
    • Completed clients' interbank and intrabank fund transfer requests within the stipulated service level agreement on a daily basis.
    • Processed customer cheques and validated customers' dividend warrants for onward transfer into customers' accounts with 98% accuracy.
    • Posted financial transactions into the relevant ledger accounts of the bank's ERP at a high level of accuracy and efficiency.
    Focus areas: Financial Reporting, Financial Analysis

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
    2006 - 2009
    University of Lagos - Lagos, Nigeria

Certifications

  • CFA
    SEPTEMBER 2018 - PRESENT
    CFA Institute
  • ACA
    MAY 2016 - PRESENT
    Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria

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