Accounting Career opportunities in Nigeria at KPMG June 2013

Career opportunities in Nigeria at KPMG

 

  1. HEAD OF TAX (HT – C005)

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

-          Implement company’s tax planning and management strategy to ensure compliance with applicable tax and financial regulations

-          Advise management on the tax impact of various corporate activities

-          Ensure accuracy of tax reporting

-          Continually assess and advise the company on tax optimisation opportunities

-          Ensure full compliance with all relevant tax legis­lation and fiscal policies.

 

REQUIREMENTS

-          BSC or its equivalent in Accounting, Economics, Finance or other related discipline

-          Relevant professional qualifications (e.g. ACA, CITN)

-          At least 5 years post qualification experience

-          knowledge of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the manufacturing industry

-          Advanced finance and accounting knowledge, including experience with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

-          knowledge of the financial and operational implications of various tax laws on the Company

-          Tax consulting experience would be an added advantage with sound business acumen

 

  1. SENIOR CORPORATE FIANANCE ANALYST: (SCFA – C006)

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

-          Supervise and acquisition due diligence and execution by assessing base business valu­ation, quantifying synergies and risks

-          Manage financial planning, evaluation and analy­sis of projects, strategic/ commercial initiatives and business plans in the Group to support management decision-making.

-          Reporting to the Group CFO

-          Provide business planning and financial modeling & analysis, evaluating financial information to forecast business & in­dustry conditions and provision of financial analysis to support key management decisions

 

REQUIREMENTS

-          BSC or its equivalent in Finance or a relevant discipline

-          Relevant professional accounting/ finance certification (e.g. ACA, CFA).

-          At least 6 years relevant experience of which 3 years in a supervisory role

-          Knowledge of trends, challenges, op­portunities, regulations and legislations relating to the manufacturing industry and macroeconomic indices and their impact on the business

-          High ethical standards and integrity. .

 

  1. GROUP HEAD OF TREASURY: (GHTR – C003)

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

-          Reporting to the Group CFO

-          Accountable for effective manage­ment of the company’s liquidity; loans and debt profiles; investment portfolios; financial and currency risks assessments, across the Group

-          create strategies to anticipate and meet the Group’s short, medium and long term financing needs at a reasonable cost while ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives

-          Ensure judicious management of the Group’s liquidity to meet its medium term require­ments and obligations with focus on cash management and cash forecasting

-          Establish processes to support the identification of financial risks and exposure and the undertaking of appropriate foreign exchange and interest rate hedging decisions

-          Coordinate relationships with banks and investment managers

-          Ensure timely and accurate preparation of monthly and quarterly liquidity and investment reports.

 

REQUIREMENTS

-          BSC or its equivalent in any relevant discipline

-          Relevant professional accounting/ finance certification (e.g. ACA, CFA/ MBA in Finance)

-          12 years relevant experi­ence with at least three (3) in a senior management position

-          Knowledge of micro and macroeconomic indices and its impact on the Group’s operations and international treasury operations, risk management and bank relationship management

-          Knowledge of debt and equity structuring and cash forecast models

-          Demonstrated commitment to ethical standards and high level of integrity

-          Excellent leadership and people management skills including the ability to manage cross cultural teams effectively with Strong communication and negotiation skills

 

  1. REGIONAL CONTROLLERS:  (RC – C004)

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

-          Reporting to the Regional CFOs

-          Accountable for co­ordinating accounting procedures including procedures and timetables for the month-end and year-end closing for assigned regions in line with statutory guidelines and Group finance policies and for main­taining financial controls with respect to assigned region

-          accountable for common reporting structures and guidelines across assigned and give support in building local Finance teams in each subsidiary

-          Provide Regional CFOs with consolidated project accounts on a periodic basis, in line with agreed report format

-          Undertake periodic international travel to oversee regional finance operations in countries/operations within assigned region.

 

REQUIREMENTS

-          BSC or its equivalent in Account­ing, Economics, Finance or other related discipline

-          Relevant professional accounting/ finance certification (e.g. ACA)

-          10 years relevant experience with at least three (3) in a supervisory position

-          Knowledge of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the manufacturing industry

-          Strong financial and accounting knowledge, including understanding of finance best prac­tices and IFRS/ international accounting and financial reporting standards, business acumen – financial and com­mercial knowledge

-          Strong analytical and problem solving skills with ability to manage multiple priorities

-          understanding of accounting systems, including SAP

-          Knowledge of French will be an added advantage

-          Knowledge of OHADA and SYSCOA.

 

  1. HEAD OF FINANCE (HF – C001)

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

-          Reporting to the Group CFO

-          Leadership and oversight to the finance team in Nigeria and will have overall responsibility for the quality and integrity of the finance function and the associ­ated financial controls and disciplines. Emphasis will be on building a world class finance team and implementing best practice financial manage­ment within the business

-          implement of the finance team’s operational strategy, work plans, programs, systems, controls, policies and procedures to ensure a rigorous framework in alignment with the company’s overall objectives

-          Accountable for financial reporting, budgeting, planning, cost control and tax to­gether with the development of the finance organization

-          Ensure timely and accurate provision of monthly, quarterly and annual financial report­ing to aid management decision-making pro­cess and reporting to external stakeholders.

 

REQUIREMENTS

-          BSC in Accounting, Finance, Economics or any other related discipline

-          Relevant professional qualifications (e.g. ACA)

-          15 years post qualifica­tion experience, of which at least five (5) years must be at senior management level within the manufacturing industry

-          Knowledge of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislation relating to the manufacturing industry with advanced financial and accounting knowledge, including understanding of finance best practices and IFRS/ international accounting standards

-          Experience of best practice finance functions and implementation of financial control frame works and financial controls, foreign exchange operations and regulation

-          Proven experience in strategic financial planning and analysis

-          Very sound business acumen – financial and commercial knowledge

-          Working knowledge of ERPs (SAP will be an added benefit)

-          Strong communication, interpersonal, networking with leadership and people management skills

-          High ethical standards and integrity.

 

  1. FINANCIAL CONTROLLER (FC- C002)

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

-          Reporting to the Head of Finance

-          accountable for financial report­ing and control with primary focus on the accura­cy and integrity of the Company’s result

-          supervise financial information for all country locations for consolidation and reporting

-          Ensuring that appropriate systems, internal controls and accounting processes are imple­mented and maintained

-          Preparation of timely, accurate and relevant fi­nancial information for strategic decision mak­ing and external audit purposes and budgets, forecasts and cash flows

-          Participate in relevant communications with external auditors and Internal Audit staff.

 

REQUIREMENTS

-          BSC or its equivalent in Ac­counting, Finance, Economics or related discipline

-          Relevant professional accounting/ finance cer­tification, (e.g. ACA)

-          10 years post qualification experience.

-          Advanced accounting knowledge, including experience with International Financial Report­ing Standards (IFRS) and experience in the use of accounting packages and systems, including SAP

-          Good interpersonal relationship and people management skills.

 

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Send applications  by email to: corporaterecruitment@ng.kpmg.com with the relevant job title and code stated in the subject line of the email.

 

Each application must include:

-          A cover letter indicating the applicant’s position of interest and detailed contact information.

-          Applicant’s curriculum vitae.

 

 


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