PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Latest Vacancies (5 Positions)

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) firms help organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 250,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in Assurance, Tax and Advisory services. In Sub-Saharan Africa, we’re the largest provider of professional services with offices in 34 countries and over 9,000 people.

We are recruiting on behalf our clients to fill the following positions below:

1). 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
7th December, 2019.

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2). Head, Human Resources

Reference Number: 130-PEO01113
Location: Lagos
Job type: Permanent
Department: People & Change Nigeria

Roles & Responsibilities
This role reports to the Managing Director/CEO and has the following responsibilities:

Articulate, update and execute the HC strategies, policies and processes in line with the company’s business strategy, key business objectives and pertinent labour laws

Communicate approved strategies, policies and procedures to business leaders and staff and drives compliance and adoption

Keep abreast of relevant legislative, regulatory and environmental changes to ensure that the business remains compliant

Prepare the annual Human Capital budget and plan, and drive their implementation

Facilitate the definition of the corporate culture and underlying values for the business

Develop and implement programmes and change interventions to enable the implementation of defined corporate values and organisational culture

Evaluate, present the case for change and drive the implementation of the appropriate resourcing and talent management initiatives to ensure that the organisation has the talent required to deliver its strategy

Develop and maintain a competitive and merit- based compensation system to support the Organisation’s reward philosophy as well as its talent attraction and retention strategies. Lead benchmarking activities and advise management on findings and their business implications

Advise and coach Heads of Business Divisions and Units on staffing and development to ensure optimal returns on investments in people

Agree key performance management objectives with management, develops strategies and put measures in place within Human Resources to ensure that agreed imperatives are delivered

Review the outputs from the periodic Group performance reviews and moderation exercises. Report and advise leadership on their implications for operational performance, succession management and employee engagement

Work with the Heads of Business Divisions or Units and Line managers, to design and implement staff training & development strategies and plan to ensure identified needs are addressed with suitable training interventions

Direct and motivate HC function staff in delivering the people management mandate in line with key deliverables

Agree critical HC information requirements with Business Division and/or Unit leaders and Oversee the generation of the appropriate information outputs to meet them

Ensure the Company’s Human Capital Information Management Systems and their outputs remain fit for purpose and current

Facilitate the adoption of a strategic approach to exit management and oversee the establishment of the appropriate processes and practices

Qualification

A first degree from a reputable institution

Relevant professional qualification (e.g CIPM).

Experience:

Minimum 10 years cumulative experience, out of which 5 years is in a senior management position in an insurance company.

Key Competencies:

Performance Management

Career Management

Rewards and Recognition

Fleet Management

Learning and Development

Talent Management

Manpower Planning

Communication Skills

Negotiation

Accountability

 Managerial and Team building skill.

Application Closing Date
28th December, 2019.

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3). Chief Finance Officer

Reference Number: 130-PEO01114
Location: Lagos
Job type: Permanent
Department: People & Change Nigeria

Roles & Responsibilities

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will support the CEO to develop and oversee the execution of a finance, treasury and management strategy that enables the achievement of long term goals and operational plans.

The CFO will oversee the Organisational Financial Planning and Strategy, Financial Management and control, Treasury Services, Information Technology, Tax and other oversight functions.

The CFO will take on the following responsiblities:

Must be knowledgeable, passionate and understand the strategic and tactical objectives of each line of Business as well as the group and the implications, identifying and resolving complex problems that may be associated with these objectives.

Develop, organize and evaluate the Group’s fiscal function and performance, including but not limited to its medium to long term (5-10 years) business plan.

Articulate the company’s financial strategies and ensure alignment with its strategic objectives.

Take responsibility for financial reporting and analysis and setting performance indices, including recommendation of changes to improve systems and financial performance.

Responsible for the preparation of the Financial reports in line with the International Financial reporting standard (IFRS) and constantly keeping abreast of developments in the space.

Drive the automation of all Finance processes including but not limited to SCM, Internal control, risk and compliance and business performance management frameworks.

Implement a sophisticated reporting mechanism for completeness and accuracy in reporting

Coordinate the development of the Corporate Centre and Divisional budgets, and the allocation/ distribution of financial resources.

Conduct budget reviews to ensure relevance, accuracy, timeliness and easy interpretation for management decision making.

Develop and implement detailed cost management strategies to monitor and control costs Group-wide.

Monitor the Group’s and divisional operating base costs and highlight factors impacting effective cost management, hence contributing towards the achieving low cost business environment.

Develop effective tax planning strategies and oversee the accurate and timely filing of all tax financial, industry and other regulatory returns.

Coordinate investor relations activities including preparation of investor communications and presentations.

Keep abreast of industry developments and trends and proactively ensure the adoption of relevant practices.

Authorize expenditure/ transactions in line with the Group’s approved authority limits.

Oversee the production of periodic reports for use by the Board, as well as the Audit/Finance Committee and Executive Leadership of the different Business Divisions.

Act on behalf of, and perform any other duties that may be assigned by the GMD/CEO.

Requirements
Educational Qualifications & Functional Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Economics/Banking and Finance or related field from a reputable institution

Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.

Professional qualification such as ICAN, ACA, ACCA,

Previous Experience in a Capital Raising Function Is Required.

Must have had a good experience working within fast growing companies in developing markets. Telecoms sector would be an added advantage.

Must be knowledgeable in many aspects of business’s industry beyond Accounting/Finance.

Must be technologically savvy

Knowledge of Financial management systems, accounting policies and standards; tax management mergers and acquisitions, costing accounting etc.

Qualified accountant with knowledge of IFRS accounting standards

Strategic orientation and successfully managed financial organization with comparative scale and complexity

Treasury and Cash management experience is a must-have

Strong working knowledge of Excel

Strong presentation and financial modeling skills

Strong analytical skills and experience interpreting a strategic vision into an operational model

Work Experience:

Industry Experience: Banking, Corporate Financial

Services, Investment Management.

Experience In Implementing ERP System

A minimum of 15 years’ experience.

5 years at Board/ Senior Management position

Deep understanding and experience with IT, Billing & accounting (ERP) software implementation and deployment is required

Working knowledge of budgeting, planning, management accounting and corporate finance

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2019.

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4). 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
5th December, 2019.

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5). Senior Associate – Financial Services

Reference Number: 125-NIG00209
Location: Lagos
Department: Assurance
Job type: Permanent

Roles & Responsibilities

Lead, supervise, mentor, coach and evaluate engagement teams on financial audits of Financial services companies like Banks and Investment 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 3 – 5 years professional experience in external audit of organisations in the financial services sector (e.g Banks, insurance companies and Pension funds)

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 banks, Investment companies and other Financial services 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.

Application Closing Date
5th December, 2019.

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