PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Graduate Vacancies (HND/BSc/BA/Masters) (7 Positions)

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PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) – Nigeria has been operating in Nigeria since 1953 through its predecessor firms of Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse. We’re one of the leading professional services firms in the country with offices in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, over 1000 staff and 31 resident partners.

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Our client is one of the leading organisations working to promote financial inclusion in Nigeria. They accomplish this by publishing thought leadership materials, funding innovation and cutting-edge research as well as advocating for enabling inclusive policies.

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They are recruiting to fill the position below:

1). Job Title: IT Officer

Reference Number: 130-PEO01124
Location: Lagos
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Job type: Permanent

Roles & Responsibilities

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  • The holder of this role will be responsible for driving the organisation’s IT strategy and providing support with innovation and capacity building activities.
  • The holder of the role will also be responsible for driving organisation change management and technology knowledge sharing within the organisation. The ideal candidate will understand financial inclusion and will be versed on emerging technologies and trends in order to successfully plan the future technology changes.
  • The holder of the role will also be the primary point of contact for end-users with IT related queries and issues. As such, this role will be responsible for the day-to-day fulfilment of user assistance requests, investing incidents, providing troubleshooting expertise and resolving situations as they arise.

Requirements
Academic and Professional Qualifications:

  • First degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Relevant networking certifications such as CCNA, CCNP
  • Project management certification e.g. PMP or Prince 2 will be an added advantage
  • IT Service Management certification e.g. ITIL V4 is desirable

Professional Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience providing end user support services to clients (troubleshooting, configuration, software installations, hardware maintenance and repair, network maintenance, etc)
  • Experience managing IT projects, such as new software or hardware implementations
  • Experience conducting organizational change management, communication support and training to support successful adoption of technology within an organisation.

Application Closing Date
4th February, 2020.

How to Apply: See Below


2). Job Title: Manager – Strategy (Advisory)

Location: Abuja
Department: Advisory
Job type: Permanent
Reference Number:125-NIG00231

  • Summary responsibilitiesThe Manager is the centre of the team – structures project outputs, directs research, makes strong contribution to the development of the wider practice through thought-leadership, pitches, recruitment, training, coaching and being a role model to staff.

Summary responsibilities

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  • Identify issues, draw out relevant industry trends, forms an opinion/point of view and articulates client/target strategy therefrom
  • Allocate responsibilities to team members and suggest staffing changes, prioritize tasks so that the team has the capability, competence and time to perform the engagement/project in accordance with standards and agreed terms.
    Take responsibility for the quality of the team’s work products and addressing the needs of the client, PwC and other stakeholders.
  • Coach subordinates taking development needs into consideration – able to articulate to team how their work contributes to meeting project objectives
  • Challenge, sense-check and update team hypotheses and outputs for robustness and integrity
  • Identify internal and project data requirements, oversee data gathering process, challenge team on completeness/appropriateness/accuracy of gathered data
    Perform analysis, construct business and financial models and document commentary from analysis and models
  • Understand and engage different knowledge sources – online, staff, competitors, senior management of key target customers – extract key messages and implications from these sources
  • Establish links with Industry Leaders and other Thought Leadership teams within and outside the PwC network to bring Thought Leadership to Nigerian clients and market and assist PwC Industry leaders in articulating and implementing industry plans
  • Communicate with impact and confidence with team members and at meetings demonstrating grasp of all data and findings
  • Contribute to the development of new methodologies or approaches to address client or PwC needs
  • Set positive example by providing timely, meaningful verbal and written feedback.
  • Contribute to Learning & Education design activity and/or instruct at training events.

Technical competencies

  • Business research and analysis, financial analysis, and strategy, report writing
  • Strategy frameworks
  • Corporate strategy development
  • Market studies, feasibility studies and business planning
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and other work tools

Deep knowledge of at least one of the following industry groups:

  • Agriculture
  • Communication & Entertainment
  • Energy and Power
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare
  • Public Sector
  • Retail & Manufacturing
  • Telecommunication

Non-technical competencies

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• Excellent verbal and written communication skills to guide decision-making
• Excellent planning, prioritizing, and organizational skills. Self-managing/motivating with the ability to balance competing priorities in a dynamic environment
• Strong business acumen, analytical, and problem-solving skills – including data structuring, quantitative reasoning and implication development
• Managing teams across different business groups
• Problem solver – taking on new challenges and ways of working even outside areas of comfort
• Willing and able to travel

Qualifications

  • BSc. or BA.
  • MBA and/or Professional qualifications: ICAN, ACCA, CFA charter holder
Experience
  • 7 years or more of relevant work experience (at least 1 – 2 of these should be at Management Levels)

Deadline: 28 January, 2020

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3). Job Title: Associate – Assurance Public Sector (Lagos)

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Location: Lagos
Department: Assurance
Job type: Permanent
Reference Number: 125-NIG00234

Job Summary:

  • The Audit Associate will be responsible for learning and applying technical skills and working as part of an engagement team carrying out the audit of Donor agencies and Non- governmental Organisations, under the supervision of Audit Seniors and Audit Managers.

Job roles and responsibilities:

  • Establish working knowledge of the client’s accounting procedures and processes.
  • Evaluate internal control systems and policies and procedures; making recommendations for improvements.
  • Perform substantive tests and tests of controls to identify and resolve accounting or reporting issues.
  • Identify any accounting or audit issues and perform the necessary research to resolve such issues.
  • Provide recommendations for strengthening internal controls and promoting business efficiency.
  • Proactive in seeking coaching and clarification on assigned tasks from the audit seniors and audit managers.
  • Lead small engagement team with responsibility for on-field team activities, coaching and supervision.
  • Act as an assistant team lead on medium sized engagement while reporting effectively to the senior associate and manager (as required).
  • Build strong working relationships with client contacts.
    Works as an effective team member to complete project components and assigned tasks, including:
  • Assisting with the preparation of financial statements, footnote disclosures and management letter comments.
  • Assisting with engagement administration including preparation of audit plans, budgets and engagement letters.
  • Preparing client assistance schedules (CAS) and following-up on client deliverables.

Education/Qualification:

  • Minimum of First Degree Certificate with not less Second Class Upper division/Upper Credit.
  • ACA/ACCA Qualified or Part Qualified.
  • Minimum of two (2) years relevant working experience auditing Donor agencies and Non- governmental Organisations

Skills/Attributes Required:

  • Excellent analytical, presentation and research skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to take responsibility for personal growth
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong team-working
  • Desire for continuous improvement
  • Good listening skill
  • A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions

Further job information:

  • Successful candidates will be based primarily in Lagos but can be assigned to work anywhere in the country

Deadline: 28 January, 2020

How to Apply: See Below

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4). Job Title: Associate – Assurance Public Sector (Abuja)

Location: Abuja
Department: Assurance
Job type: Permanent
Reference Number: 125-NIG00233

Job Summary:

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  • The Audit Associate will be responsible for learning and applying technical skills and working as part of an engagement team carrying out the audit of Donor agencies and Non- governmental Organisations, under the supervision of Audit Seniors and Audit Managers.

Job roles and responsibilities:

  • Establish working knowledge of the client’s accounting procedures and processes.
  • Evaluate internal control systems and policies and procedures; making recommendations for improvements.
  • Perform substantive tests and tests of controls to identify and resolve accounting or reporting issues.
  • Identify any accounting or audit issues and perform the necessary research to resolve such issues.
  • Provide recommendations for strengthening internal controls and promoting business efficiency.
  • Proactive in seeking coaching and clarification on assigned tasks from the audit seniors and audit managers.
  • Lead small engagement team with responsibility for on-field team activities, coaching and supervision.
  • Act as an assistant team lead on medium sized engagement while reporting effectively to the senior associate and manager (as required).
  • Build strong working relationships with client contacts.
    Works as an effective team member to complete project components and assigned tasks, including:
  • Assisting with the preparation of financial statements, footnote disclosures and management letter comments.
  • Assisting with engagement administration including preparation of audit plans, budgets and engagement letters.
  • Preparing client assistance schedules (CAS) and following-up on client deliverables.

Education/Qualification:

  • Minimum of First Degree Certificate with not less Second Class Upper division/Upper Credit.
  • ACA/ACCA Qualified or Part Qualified.
  • Minimum of two (2) years relevant working experience auditing Donor agencies and Non- governmental Organisations

Skills/Attributes Required:

  • Excellent analytical, presentation and research skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to take responsibility for personal growth
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong team-working
  • Desire for continuous improvement
  • Good listening skill
  • A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions

Further job information:

  • Successful candidates will be based primarily in Lagos but can be assigned to work anywhere in the country

Deadline: 28 January, 2020

How to Apply: See Below


5). Job Title: Administrator – Assurance Public Sector (Abuja)

Department: Assurance
Job type: Permanent
Location: Abuja
Reference Number: 125-NIG00235

The Job Role:

A career in Administration and Secretarial Services, within Internal Firm Services, will give you the opportunity to work closely with dedicated PwC staff to provide administrative support.

We are looking for an Administrator to be responsible for managing the day to day administrative activities of the Assurance – Public Sector Business Unit, which includes providing administrative support to the Global Fund portfolio team.

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Roles & Responsibilities

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  • Schedule and organize complex activities such as meetings and department activities for all members of the Senior Management Team.
  • Provide administrative support services to high level management including logistics, meetings, event scheduling and execution for both domestic and international staff
  • Effectively manage cross-functional relationships with both domestic and international work teams to improve timeliness and quality of project deliverable
  • Organize and prioritize large volumes of information for assigned Business Unit, receive and direct incoming calls or emails to the appropriate parties
  • Assist BU Partners in the management of their schedule, arranging business travel, tracking expenses, and coordinating meeting arrangements
  • Handle confidential and non-routine information.
  • Work independently and within a team on special and non-recurring and ongoing projects.
  • Act as a project manager for special projects, at the request of a Partner, which may include: planning and coordinating, disseminating information, and organizing business unit events.
  • Use business software applications to prepare reports and general correspondences
  • Develop and maintain detailed filing and retrieval systems for projects, clients’ information and office correspondence
  • Perform ad-hoc and special projects as assigned

Requirements:

  • A proven experience in a similar role, working with intensive programmes of activities and diverse audiences.
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
  • Work requires continual attention to details in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
  • Must possess a good first degree from reputable University/Polytechnic.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years related experience in a professional environment.

Skills/attributes

  • Consistently deliver on multiple commitments.
  • Flexible approach to meet the changing needs of teams and clients.
  • Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.
  • Learn about business needs that are changing and consider the impact on services provided.
  • Take action to stay up to date with the evolution and impact of technology developments.
  • Adapt communication style to meet the needs of the situation and audience.
  • Anticipate the needs of others and take appropriate action.
  • Embrace diverse perspectives and welcome opposing and conflicting ideas.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

Deadline: 28 January, 2020

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6). Job Title: Controls Assurance Senior Associate

Reference Number: 125-NIG00232
Location: Abuja
Department: Assurance

Job Summary

  • As a Senior Associate in the Digital Risk and Cyber Security, you will lead controls assurance engagements for our clients and support the clients in their desire to improve their processes and control environment.
  • You will belong to an international connected team of specialists helping our clients with their complex Risk and Controls needs.
  • You will provide value-added insights that help to improve system and business control effectiveness across various organizations.

Job Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conduct reviews on IT general computer controls, application controls and IT security;
  • Assist clients in identifying and assessing business process controls and linkage to IT systems, including complex systems (e.g. Finacle, Flexcube, Oracle ERP, Navision, SAP etc.);
  • Assist organisations improve internal controls;
  • Perform data analysis using ACL, SQL;
  • Report to a Manager or Senior manager on most projects. You will also often have to work in teams.
  • Working with our leading clients in key industries in the Risk Assurance team, you will gain exposure to:
  • Lead and work within Digital Risk and Cyber Security teams to assist the Engagement leaders in carrying quality audits and other assurance services to clients across various industries.
  • Participate in all aspects of IT audit and non-audit assurance engagements including planning, coaching, execution and tracking engagement progress to ensure pre-agreed deadlines and milestones are met.
  • Ensure engagements are executed in accordance with firm’s methodologies and guidance and professional standards.
  • Provide guidance, coaching and timely quality constructive feedback to team members
  • Assist with the preparation of management control recommendations reports to assess client’s internal controls and highlight areas of improvement.
  • Promote positive and creative working environments.
  • Manage communication with internal and external stakeholders and their expectations effectively.
  • Building client relationships through engagement delivery.

Skills/Attributes Required:

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  • Experience in IT Audit, Software testing, Application testing;
  • Strong Project management skills – ability to plan, execute and complete smaller projects, meet deadlines, deliver output for key milestones etc
  • Leadership skills – ability to lead self and others effectively, monitoring progress of team, coaching less experienced team members; promote positive and creative working environment
  • Advanced Communication & Presentation skills – ability to communicate effectively and with impact both verbally and in writing with internal and external stakeholders
  • Problem solving – ability to analyse complex information and scenarios and generate a workable solution to the problems posed
  • Client relationship – effectively manage client relationships
  • Business development – support business development activities by making input into proposals and other value proposition documents

Education/Qualification

  • Bachelor’s and/ or postgraduate degree in one of the following: Accounting, Finance/Economics, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business, Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and/or other business fields of study. Minimum of second class upper;
  • 3 – 5 years’ relevant work experience;
  • Experience in the use of ACL / SQL;
  • Experience in the review of Flexcube. Finacle, Navision, SAP, Oracle ERP is an advantage;
  • Experience in the review of IT infrastructure (operating systems, databases and network systems) is an advantage;
  • Possession of or willingness to pursue related professional certifications such as CISA and ACCA Part Qualified.

Deadline: 29 January, 2020

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7). Job Title: Liaison/Admin Manager

Location: Nigeria
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Job type: Permanent

Roles & Responsibilities

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  • Effectively manage internal and external correspondences. Coordinate efforts and communication between different entities, government agencies as well as the general public.
  • Ensure smooth running of the business on a day-to-day basis
  • Ensure all regulatory approvals required for the smooth running of the business is secured and renewed on a periodic basis as required
  • Supervise the day-to-day operations of the administrative functions /activities
  • Develop, review and improve administrative systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Manages vendor and supplier relations
  • Manage all contracts to ensure the company’s interest is always protected
  • Manage relationships and liaise with government agencies
  • Develop and foster relationships with the community, stakeholders, and other entities
  • Collect, analyze, and utilize data and feedback to identify opportunities to improve the relationship between the business and other entities
  • Ensure office is stocked with necessary supplies and all equipment is working and properly maintained.
  • Plan, schedule and promote office events, including meetings, conferences, interviews, orientations, and training sessions
  • Prepare reports on activities and responsibilities as required
  • Oversee special projects and track progress towards achieving company goals.
  • Promptly respond to incidents and other events as necessary

Requirements

  • Minimum of 2:1 grade level in any social science degree from a recognised institution
  • Member of relevant professional body is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience
  • Must have worked in a reputable organization
  • Age: 30-40 years
  • Added advantage: Experience in liaison with government agencies, contractors and suppliers;
  • Ability to communicate fluently in Nigerian languages

Deadline: 28 January, 2020

How to Apply:

Use the links below to apply:

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