Current Job Vacancies in a Pension Fund Administration Company via KPMG

KPMG Nigeria – Our client is a Pension Fund Administration company that provides a range of retirement support services including the review, design and implementation of pension benefits communications, ensuring that all Trustees and Companies comply with all Legislation (Especially the Pension Reform Acts 2004). The Company serves as the first point of call for pension-related questions and provides support to its customers via helpdesk, SMS alerts and online service.

In line with the Company’s desire to ensure that key roles are filled by best in class talent with the requisite skills and experience, the Company seeks to hire a qualified candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Risk Management/Compliance
Ref #: BG24
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry / Sector: Pensions Administration/Custodian
Detailed Job Description

  • The role will be responsible for developing, implementing and coordinating the organisation’s risk management strategy, ensuring compliance with control procedures and risk management frameworks through continuous identification, measurement and reporting of risk position.
  • In addition, the role will monitor compliance with regulations, circulars, directives, etc. issued by PENCOM as well as the corporate governance policies of the Company.

Qualifications and Experience

  • First Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance
  • MBA is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 8 years relevant work experience, with at least 3 years in an Audit-related function at middle management level
  • Demonstrate a proven ability to manage market, liquidity and enterprise risk
  • Deep understanding of risk management trends in the local & international financial services industry
  • Clear understanding and knowledge of the business objectives and processes of various functions
  • Deep understanding of enterprise risk management strategies, techniques and reporting applications
  • Proven track record in the effective leadership and motivation of staff
  • Very good understanding of market, liquidity and enterprise risk
  • Sound knowledge of accounting concepts, principles and best practices
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.

Job Title: Head of Business Research/ Investment
Ref #: BG25
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry / Sector: Pensions Administration/Custodian
Detailed Job Description

  • The role will be responsible for implementing the company’s investment policies as directed by the Investment Committee, managing and maintaining a balanced investment portfolio.
  • The Head, Business Research / Investment will project the Company’s cash flow position at regular intervals, track and update corporate actions on fund portfolio.
  • The role will also be required to provide periodic market intelligence reports on the performance of key macroeconomic variables, interest rates movement, exchange rates, etc.

Qualifications and Experience

  • First Degree in Economics, Accounting or Finance.
  • A Master’s Degree is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years relevant work experience.
  • Ability to interpret information for the investment community
  • Knowledge of corporate finance, economics, ratings, public and media relations
  • Must be capable of managing complex cycle of inbound investor requests, forecasting, competitive analysis and compliance
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Good attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • A proven track record of successful investments.

Job Title: Head of ICT/ Operations
Ref #: BG23
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry / Sector: Pensions Administration/Custodian
Detailed Job Description

  • The role will be responsible for overseeing the preparation of strategic and operational plans for the ICT department, deployment and management of the technology infrastructure and all ICT processes and systems, to meet the requirements of the business.
  • The role will oversee and manage RSA-related operations, including transactions or interactions with all stakeholders e.g. RSA account holders, PFCs, etc. and also oversee the maintenance and update of the database of registered members.

Qualifications and Experience

  • First Degree in Computer Engineering or other relevant discipline
  • 8 – 10 years relevant experience with at least 3 years in a Management role.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of network management and security system
  • Advanced knowledge of TCP/ IP protocol
  • Exposure to data processing, hardware platforms and outsourced systems.
  • Working knowledge of system development standards, policies and procedures
  • In-depth knowledge of applicable laws and regulations as they relate to Information Technology
  • Excellent understanding of project management principles
  • Ability to translate business needs into technology requirements
  • Good communication, report writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent negotiation and problem solving skills
  • High integrity and ethical standards
  • Strong leadership, supervisory and people management skills
  • Good administration and organisation skills.

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer
Ref #: BG22
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry / Sector: Pensions Administration/Custodian
Detailed Job Description

  • The role will be involved in directing and overseeing all aspects of the Finance and Accounting function of the organisation, including providing recommendations to enhance business and financial performance; financial input and leadership for decision making; and monitoring performance of the Company against budget.
  • The CFO will also be required to manage the Company’s relationships with relevant stakeholders including the External Auditor, PENCOM, Pension Fund Custodians and Banks.

Qualifications and Experience

  • First Degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Economics or other numerate discipline.
  • An MBA or M.Sc in a Finance-related discipline is desirable.
  • A professional accounting qualification such as ACA or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized professional body.
  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification experience, with at least 5 years in a senior management role.
  • Good understanding of micro and macro-economic indices and their impact on the business
  • Advanced financial and accounting knowledge, including understanding of Finance best practices, international as well as Nigerian accounting and financial reporting standard
  • Good understanding of relevant financial regulations.
  • Strong business acumen and tact, and an ability to relate with highest levels of Management at financial institutions.
  • Good sense of judgment
  • High level of integrity and maintenance of sound ethics.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • High level of initiative and good attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

In addition, please send by email, with the relevant Job Title end Code stated in the subject line of the email your updated curriculum vitae; and a cover letter detailing your interest and contact information to:[email protected]

Note: All applications will be treated in confidence. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline  6th December, 2016.

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