PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Exp. Associates & Officers Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

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PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Exp. Associates & Officers Job Recruitment (4 Positions)

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

1. Job Title: Assurance Energy – Senior Associate

Reference Number: 125-NIG00226
Location: Port Harcourt
Department: Assurance

Roles & Responsibilities
The main responsibilities include:

  • Lead, supervise, mentor, coach and evaluate engagement teams on financial audits of Energy, Utilities & mining companies using International Standards on Auditing (ISA)
  • Lead accounting Advisory and other Assurance Engagements.
  • Serve as effective liaison and representative between the firm and the client.
  • Work harmoniously and productively within a team; providing necessary supports to superior and motivate less experienced team members to deliver their work in the most efficient and effective manner.
  • Exercise sound judgment by making decisions throughout the engagement, including assessment of engagement risks, design and selection of audit procedures necessary to arrive at a desired level of assurance, and evaluation of documentation and audit evidence received.
  • Preparation and 1st level review of complex consolidated IFRS financial statements.
  • Work with partners and engagement managers regarding project management, including scheduling, staffing and the engagement budget.
  • Proactively interact with key client’s management to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.
  • Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.
  • Demonstrate professional demeanor towards duties and responsibilities, particularly with regard to independence, professional ethics, and the exercise of professional judgment.

Requirements

  • ACA/ACCA qualification (or equivalent)
  • Must be working in a consulting/Audit firm – with 4 -5 years professional experience in external audit of organisations in the Energy, Utilities & Mining sector
  • Have deep technical knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Demonstrate an understanding of regulatory pronouncements that are applicable to Energy, Utilities & Mining companies
  • Focused and initiative driven (required to maximise growth potential)
  • A passion for delivering an exceptional client service
  • Good analytical and organisational abilities
  • A proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationships with clients
  • Effective communication skills when working at all levels
  • Possess the ability and maturity to resolve conflicts on engagements
  • A demonstrated ability to take responsibility, work autonomously and use initiative, especially when working to tight deadlines
  • Ability to perform and deliver on multiple commitments concurrently with ease and professionalism

Desirable Skills:

  • Strong team-working
  • Desire for continuous improvement
  • Good listening skill
  • A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions
  • Successful candidates will be based primarily in Port Harcourt but can be assigned to work anywhere in the country.

Application Closing Date
24th October, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

2. Job Title: Chief Executive Officer (Non-Profit Organization)

Reference Number: 130-PEO01106
Location: Lagos
Job type: Permanent
Department: People & Change Nigeria

Job Purpose

  • The CEO will work with staff and global leadership to lead the Nigerian office to develop the local approach required to support the coordinated involvement of the African private sector in improving the health and economic productivity of the continent.
  • The office will catalyze high-impact partnerships, elevate the business voice to policy makers and provide a visible platform to recognize and share private sector contributions to improving health within their workplace and within their communities.

Person Specification

  • A visionary, inspirational and strategic leader is required to run the operations of the organisation. The candidate should be an outstanding communicator and coalition-builder, knowledgeable about business and health, with the ability to close large deals with high-net worth individuals and corporations.

Duties and Responsibilities
Leadership/Vision:

  • Lead the creation of a fully active and invested network of African companies
  • Drive revenue and long-term financial stability, as well as strategic planning and partnerships for maximum value and impact on overall health goals
  • Define and drive the preferred culture and long-term vision of the Organization
  • Develop a distinguished regional Advisory Board to provide technical and strategic support in identifying/setting priorities
  • Ensure annual planning and goal setting is conducted in alignment with the organizations mission and business goals

Business Development & Fundraising:

  • Source additional US$3 million in annual commitments over three years to support the development of the organization
  • Establish a consulting practice, lead the development and ‘sales’ of bespoke African products
  • Cross fertilize programmes in collaboration with the international team, identifying and sharing opportunities to engage coalition members on global platforms

Representation & Facilitation:

  • Primary spokesperson for the organization, representing both the organization and its parent with business, government and development leaders, and on public platforms. Facilitate round table conversations and other leadership meetings with C-suite executives and other senior representatives of partners and stakeholders

Relationship Building:

  • Establish effective working relationships with key stakeholders as identified (e.g. government ministries, other foundation and corporate leaders)

Marketing & Communications (in collaboration with overseas team):

  • Lead/oversee overall regional messaging, materials and media partnerships/outreach (inclusive of social media)
  • Organize event(s) and programmes

Programmes Design and Content:

  • Lead idea generation, design creative concepts and technical information to educate partners, drive partnerships and collective action, and identify/support consulting opportunities

Organization and Fiscal Management:

  • International collaboration: Key member of parent organization’s management team. Thought partner on organizational strategy and implementation partner on programme opportunities
  • Finance: Responsible for developing and monitoring regional budget; Profit and Loss, balance sheet and cash flow management. Provide timely reports to the international office and Board of Directors as required
  • Staff: Responsible for overall recruitment and performance of local staff. Grow and mentor the local/regional team to implement and coordinate programmes and consulting projects
  • Structure and governance: Work with the local legal counsel and management team to lead local registrations; establish banking accounts/protocols, develop organizational policy and procedures, (in harmony with the parent company’s policy and local regulations/practices) and drive commitment to health and safety standards

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree from leading university (or equivalent experience) in Business, Public Health, International Relations, International Development, Communications or a related field
  • 8-10 years combined experience in business and development/health with at least 3 years leading a corporate programmes for a major company.
  • A track record of successfully planning and implementing new concepts and/or campaigns
  • Demonstrated ability to lead project teams and initiatives with a diverse range of partners and stakeholders
  • An understanding of strategic philanthropy, Corporate social responsibility, building of public/private partnerships/network, scaling and/or evaluating programmes with corporate partners
  • Exceptional communications and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated success in relationship building with a wide array of stakeholders at C-suite/senior level
  • Demonstrated ability to influence internal and external audience
  • Demonstrated leadership in consulting; building brands, products, portfolios, creating new business models and/or learning platforms with proven market results
  • Awareness of current and emerging health issues and trends
  • Should be citizen of an AU member country
  • Fluency in French is an added advantage (for outreach to Francophone Africa)
  • Basic finance and accounting knowledge

Skills and Competencies:

  • Track record negotiating and closing six figure commitments from corporate sector, high net worth individuals and other donors
  • Demonstrated international experience; strong experience in the African Region is an added advantage
  • Comfortable and thrives in fast-paced, entrepreneurial, resources-constrained work environment
  • Strategic and tactical, effectively balancing vision and execution
  • Entrepreneurial with hands on approach towards business
  • Disciplined, proactive, self-starter, flexible, passionate about work, persuasive, enthusiastic, energized
  • Adaptable and an agile leader
  • Effective speaker with the ability to inspire others, motivate action, generate confidence and trust in investors, partners, clients, Board and staff.
  • Strong consulting and project management skills
  • Global mindset with international experience

Application Closing Date
31st October, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

3. Job Title: Chief Innovation Officer

Reference Number: 130-PEO01109
Location: Lagos
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Job type: Permanent

Roles & Responsibilities
Innovation Strategy & Execution:

  • Develop the innovation masterplan for the organisation and drive its implementation
  • Lead the organisation to become innovation-driven by setting the innovation agenda and implementing same across the various systems
  • Champion and develop creative thinking in employees and find ways to nurture innovative thinking across all areas of the company.
  • Formulates effective new ideas and innovative strategies for product development, marketing, branding, or business opportunities
  • Strategise with product development teams to transform general ideas into workable solutions that contribute to the organization’s bottom line
  • Analyse existing practices to isolate areas requiring improvement
  • Evaluate innovation advancement and fine-tune the pace or direction of new projects in accordance

Technology Strategy Development & Implementation:

  • Lead technology and digital innovation strategy development and implementation plans, to achieve the company’s mission; set strategic objectives and measurable goals
  • Explore new digital products that could measure, analyse and drive audiences to new solutions
  • Build strong relationships with technology vendors and develop first-to-market digital innovation that aligns with the organization’s goals and initiatives
  • Create a digital innovation approach with the appropriate processes, tools and metrics to support new growth opportunities
  • Support and guide innovation of new digital products for the organisation to increase commercial revenues
  • Build and manage key technology and digital stakeholder relationships including a network of leaders and decision-makers in the local community – partners, government bodies, providers, media etc
  • Drive the spin-off of a digital organisation as another income stream to the organisation. This spin-off company will develop and sell digital product/services

Management & Business Continuity:

  • Set and implement the vision and strategy for the division in alignment with the corporate goals
  • Develop and manage the budget for the division
  • Provide oversight for the development and maintenance of the Incident & Business Continuity plan for IT and to implement measures designed to safeguard the Information Technology and Management needs of the Foundation in the event of major incidents or disasters
  • Establish a knowledge management system to capture, store, transfer and retrieve work done within the division for posterity and business continuity
  • Support the preparation for and response to audits and ensure that any audit findings are appropriately responded to and remediated

People Management:

  • Lead a team of passionate, talented and diverse people, empowering and championing the organisation’s unique culture
  • Ensure team cohesiveness and effectiveness within the department. Ensure seamless interphase with the processes and teams of other departments
  • Provide support necessary to achieve high employee engagement within the department
  • Provide development support and equip team members with the knowledge and skills required to perform their job effectively
  • Provide direction and clarity of responsibilities for team members, communicating information accurately and promptly as required

Requirements
Qualification & Experience:

  • A first degree in Information Technology, Computer Systems, Electrical/ Electronic Engineering, Applied physics, Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Master’s Degree or MBA would be an added advantage
  • Relevant professional qualification e.g. ITIL
  • Minimum of 18 years relevant experience and at least 5 years of relevant work experience in an African/Nigerian market
  • Over 5 years’ experience in general management experience across the various IT and digital disciplines
  • Experience in the Financial Services industry and understanding of the Consumer Lending space will be preferred
  • Experience working in an entrepreneurial context and/or with SMEs
  • Experience in direct consumer businesses and services; experience in a dynamic operational environment; ability to solve complex problems as they occur
  • Outstanding knowledge of various IT systems especially Fintech with passionate interest in using innovation and technology to transform the financial services industry and fuel growth as well as ability to embrace technology to scale impact
  • Knowledge of Information Risk Management and System Security
  • Knowledge of operational principles and practices, regulatory environment and policies.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Analytical Skills
  • Process Design, Implementation and Review
  • In-depth Knowledge of Consumer Lending
  • Strategy Development and Execution
  • Research & Analytical skills
  • Project & Budget Management
  • Database Management
  • Business Data Analytics
  • Good Knowledge of Technology (Lending and CRM applications)
  • Vendor & Partner Management
  • Resource Management
  • Self-Assured, Confident and Assertive
  • Good Leadership and People Management skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Positive, solutions and impact-oriented attitude
  • Drive for excellence
  • Data-driven decision-making approach
  • Change Management
  • Willing to take calculated risks.

Application Closing Date
8th November, 2019.

How to Apply 
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

4. Job Title: Senior Associate, Assurance Consumer & Industrial Products and Services
Reference Number: 125-NIG00225
Location: Lagos
Department: Assurance

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Lead, supervise, mentor, coach and evaluate engagement teams on financial audits of Consumer sector companies using International Standards on Auditing (ISA)
  • Lead accounting Advisory and other Assurance Engagements.
  • Serve as effective liaison and representative between the firm and the client.
  • Work harmoniously and productively within a team; providing necessary supports to superior and motivate less experienced team members to deliver their work in the most efficient and effective manner.
  • Exercise sound judgment by making decisions throughout the engagement, including assessment of engagement risks, design and selection of audit procedures necessary to arrive at a desired level of assurance, and evaluation of documentation and audit evidence received.
  • Preparation and 1st level review of complex consolidated IFRS financial statements.
  • Work with partners and engagement managers regarding project management, including scheduling, staffing and the engagement budget.
  • Proactively interact with key client’s management to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.
  • Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.
  • Demonstrate professional demeanor towards duties and responsibilities, particularly with regard to independence, professional ethics, and the exercise of professional judgment.

Requirements

  • ACA/ACCA qualification (or equivalent)
  • Must be working in a consulting/Audit firm – with 4 -5 years professional experience in external audit of organisations in the Consumer sector
  • Have deep technical knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Demonstrate an understanding of regulatory pronouncements that are applicable to Consumer sector companies
  • Focused and initiative driven (required to maximise growth potential)
  • A passion for delivering an exceptional client service
  • Good analytical and organisational abilities
  • A proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationships with clients
  • Effective communication skills when working at all levels
  • Possess the ability and maturity to resolve conflicts on engagements
  • A demonstrated ability to take responsibility, work autonomously and use initiative, especially when working to tight deadlines
  • Ability to perform and deliver on multiple commitments concurrently with ease and professionalism.

Desirable skills:

  • Strong team-working
  • Desire for continuous improvement
  • Good listening skill
  • A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions.

Application Closing Date
23rd October, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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