Job Positions at PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) firms help organisations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. We’re a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 200,000 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 close to 9 000 people.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Senior Associate – Forensics (Advisory)
Reference Number: 125-NIG00138
Location: Lagos
Overview and Job Summary
Businesses today are confronted daily by corruption, fraud and other unplanned events. Our growing Advisory Forensics Services practice protects opportunities for clients by working with them to strategically prepare for and manage the changeable complexities of the evolving threat landscape and by providing unparalleled resources and insights to investigate fraud, assist in risk management and mitigation, and identify and analyze vulnerabilities – whether in one country or worldwide. With a strong Forensics presence in more than 40 countries, our strategic threat management approach enables us to work with international clients to anticipate, manage, and respond to threats, while also helping clients become “threat-smart.”
Our Forensics professionals possess core forensics capabilities as well as forensic technology expertise and offer clients a unilateral advantage in investigating problems that extend across borders or that afflict multinational organizations.
Our global team prevents, investigates and remediates the issues arising from regulatory, legal and commercial minefields that can damage brand and bottom line if left unchecked and helps clients become “threat-smart” and develop dynamic, adaptive strategies before a crisis occurs. Our consultants who are former accountants, financial analysts, technology experts, former regulators and members of law enforcement, statisticians, economists, engineers, compliance officers, and fraud examiners are skilled in accounting, financial analysis, advanced technology, and regulatory knowledge and provide insights to companies around the world that are confronting corporate investigations, litigation and regulatory enforcement challenges.
Job Description
The role:

  • Provides team leadership on small-to-medium size projects
  • Monitors costs against budgets, prepares and follows-up on bill collections
  • Prepares high quality reports, proposals, marketing collateral etc.
  • Participates in business development initiatives to identify and develop appropriate opportunities for the firm
  • Provides technical guidance in applying PwC’s forensic and dispute analysis methodology in all engagements
  • Provides coaching & development, motivation and support to staff – provides honest and timely feedback to staff
  • Maintains sound client relationships and communicates relationships to appropriate partners or leaders

Requirements
Academic Qualification:

  • Degree in Finance/ Accounting/ Law/Economics/business Administration/ Technology or related field

Professional Qualification:

  • ACA, ACCA, CISA, CFE will be an added advantage

Experience:

  • At least 4 years of Forensic investigations/Internal Audit /Assurance experience

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Experience in analzying information, drafting and reviewing formal written reports. Comfortable presenting ideas to small or large groups.
  • Ability to work effectively and manage tasks according to strict deadlines and understand the importance of effective time management. Good knowledge of Microsoft Offfice suite.
  • Working experience identifying and addressing client needs: building solid relationships with clients; developing an awareness of Firm services; communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor.
  • Working experience as a team member: understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff.

Key Personal Attributes:

  • Demonstrates courage and integrity;
  • Acquires and applies commercial and technical expertise by staying up to date in industry and with market trends;
  • Committed to self-develop and coaching of others for growth;
  • Communicates with impact and empathy;
  • Actively shares ideas and knowledge and is innovate;
  • Lead and contribute to team success;
  • Is passionate about client service;
  • Works hard to build and sustain relationships;
  • Intuitive and pays attention to detail
  • Manages projects and economics efficiently; planning and performing work in accordance with client requirements and professional standards;
  • Open minded, agile with change and practical;
  • Comfortable with dealing effectively with senior management and managers/staff.
  • Must be willing to travel.

 

 

Job Title: Head, Strategy and Corporate Planning
Reference Number: 130-PEO00744
Location: Lagos
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Roles & Responsibilities
Strategy Formulation and Execution:

  • Work with Management to articulate / develop corporate strategy and business plan in line with the vision, mission, core values and package for approval by the Board
  • Drive the transformation of the corporate strategy into departmental / functional strategies and scorecards
  • Perform market, industry and competitive analysis and surveillance for management use as input in corporate planning
  • Coordinate the timely preparation of operational strategies, plans and policies across all functional units, to ensure the achievement of set corporate goals and objectives
  • Provide strategic insights and blueprints for validating and articulating business direction, objectives, competitive focus and operational plans
  • Oversee and ensure that the organisation strategy is effectively communicated and cascaded to all departments and stakeholders for effective implementation
  • Develop and recommend organisational planning policies, initiatives, tools, templates and procedures to support development process of strategy and corporate plans
  • Conduct financial analyses and build financial models to ensure consistency with the company’s overall strategic objectives

Planning, Budgeting and Performance Monitoring:

  • Develop policies, tools, templates, processes and procedures for developing strategies (corporate and functional)
  • Support Finance in coordinating activities for developing annual corporate plans and budgets and define metrics for performance to support the strategy
  • Monitor the achievement of agreed corporate plans, review and update where required
  • Develop the corporate performance management framework to enable the strategy execution and measurement
  • Monitor and coordinates the periodic updates of business and operational plans, to ensure that planned activities are implemented successfully
  • Standardize terminologies and metrics used for effective performance monitoring
  • Oversee the development of robust forecasting and planning tools and models to be utilised for business operations and projections, and advice Management accordingly

Business Advisory:

  • Advise Management on the implications of industry, government fiscal measures and market developments/trends and competitor activity on the organisation’s strategy
  • Review reports on competitor activities, and develop appropriate strategies to protect and enhance the company’s market share
  • Collaborate with Departmental Heads and other Executives to produce recommendations on policies, strategic issues and new business initiatives
  • Liaise with Functional Heads to develop, update, benchmark and map policies and processes and procedures
  • Manage the development of business and financial model and align to the strategy

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree in Management Sciences, Social Sciences or any related discipline
  • Master/MBA in Strategic Planning, or related discipline.
  • Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience at least 5 must have been on managerial level
  • Professional qualification such as ICAN, ACCA will be an added advantage

Skills and Competencies
Core competencies:

  • Strategic Planning and Execution
  • Strategy formulation & Business Planning
  • Business/Market Intelligence
  • Policy development and Implementation
  • Corporate Performance Monitoring
  • Project / Program Management
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Competitor / Industry Analysis
  • Research & Analytics
  • Business and Financial Modelling
  • Business Acumen

General skills:

  • Communication (written & verbal)
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Teamwork
  • Decision Making
  • Ability to develop and maintain strategic alliances

 

 

 

Job Title: Associate – Forensics (Advisory)
Reference Number: 125-NIG00139
Location: Lagos
Overview and Job Summary
Businesses today are confronted daily by corruption, fraud and other unplanned events. Our growing Advisory Forensics Services practice protects opportunities for clients by working with them to strategically prepare for and manage the changeable complexities of the evolving threat landscape and by providing unparalleled resources and insights to investigate fraud, assist in risk management and mitigation, and identify and analyze vulnerabilities – whether in one country or worldwide. With a strong Forensics presence in more than 40 countries, our strategic threat management approach enables us to work with international clients to anticipate, manage, and respond to threats, while also helping clients become “threat-smart.”
Our Forensics professionals possess core forensics capabilities as well as forensic technology expertise and offer clients a unilateral advantage in investigating problems that extend across borders or that afflict multinational organizations.
Our global team prevents, investigates and remediates the issues arising from regulatory, legal and commercial minefields that can damage brand and bottom line if left unchecked and helps clients become “threat-smart” and develop dynamic, adaptive strategies before a crisis occurs. Our consultants who are former accountants, financial analysts, technology experts, former regulators and members of law enforcement, statisticians, economists, engineers, compliance officers, and fraud examiners are skilled in accounting, financial analysis, advanced technology, and regulatory knowledge and provide insights to companies around the world that are confronting corporate investigations, litigation and regulatory enforcement challenges.
Job Description
The role:

  • Support various assignments around the Forensics function
  • Maintain sound client relationships
  • Increase the breadth and depth of client relationships.
  • Understand and apply Forensic methodology in all engagements
  • Assist with preparation of high quality reports, proposals, marketing collateral and other documentation in consistence with the Firm’s standards
  • Perform work in accordance with client requirements and professional standards
  • Develop and apply a high level of technical/professional skills and knowledge

Requirements
Academic Qualification:

  • Degree in Finance/ Accounting/Economics/Business Administration/Law/ Technology or related field with not less than Second Class Upper division.

Professional Qualification:

  • ACA, ACCA, CISA, CFE will be an advantage.

Experience:

  • At least 2 years of Forensic investigations/Internal Audit /Assurance experience

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • Some experience in analzying information, drafting and reviewing formal written reports. Comfortable presenting ideas to small or large groups.
  • Ability to work effectively and manage tasks according to strict deadlines and understand the importance of effective time management. Good knowledge of Microsoft Offfice suite.
  • Working experience identifying and addressing client needs: building solid relationships with clients; developing an awareness of Firm services; communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor.
  • Working experience as a team member: understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff.

Key Personal Attributes:

  • Demonstrates courage and integrity;
  • Acquires and applies commercial and technical expertise by staying up to date in industry and with market trends;
  • Manages projects and economics efficiently; planning and performing work in accordance with client requirements and professional standards;
  • Open minded, agile with change and practical;
  • Committed to self-develop and coaching of others for growth;
  • Communicates with impact and empathy;
  • Actively shares ideas and knowledge and is innovate;
  • Lead and contribute to team success;
  • Is passionate about client service;
  • Works hard to build and sustain relationships;
  • Intuitive and pays attention to detail
  • Comfortable with dealing effectively with senior management and managers/staff.
  • Must be willing to travel.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline: 9th October, 2017.

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