We have compiled a list of finance and accounting related job vacancies that we think you will be interested in applying for. Interested applicants meeting the relevant criteria of these available jobs are urged to apply immediately. The job vacancies are as follows and in no particular order;

National Finance Officer for International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD)

Location: Abuja

Details:

The International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), an international organisation with its headquarters in Vienna, Austria, is looking for qualified candidates to fill the position of Project Manager/Team Leader for the project Support to Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa (FMM West Africa). The Project Manager is based in Abuja and leads a team of five colleagues in the implementation of ICMPD’s components in the IOM-ICMPD-ILO joint ‘FMM West Africa’ project. FMM West Africa is a five year project that started in the summer of 2013 and is scheduled to end in spring 2018, with a likely prolongation.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: National Finance Officer

Vacancy Reference: VA17P118V01

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Support to Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa
(Maternity replacement)

Start date: Mid December 2017

Contract duration: 4 months Special Service Agreement

Job Description

  • ICMPD, IOM and ILO constitute the consortium that is implementing the project Support to Free Movement of Persons and Migration in West Africa (FMM West Africa).
  • The project aims to maximise the development potential of free movement of persons and migration in West Africa by supporting the effective implementation of the ECOWAS Free Movement of Persons’ protocols and the ECOWAS Common Approach on Migration.
  • The Project Support Unit (PSU), which implements the Project, is based in Abuja.
  • The National Finance Officer will form part of the PSU and work under the supervision of the Coordinator, to whom s/he will report.
  • The National Finance Officer will support the implementation of ICMPD’s activities in the project and may need to travel in the ECOWAS region and Mauritania.
  • Duties and Responsibilities
  • The National Finance Officer will perform the following tasks:
  • Ensure compliance with ICMPD and EU rules and regulations for financial management.
  • Ensure procurement are rules followed as per donor and ICMPD requirements
  • Support the maintenance of project accounts and financial project reporting of the ICMPD’s activities.
  • Handle local cash, bank account and bank expenditures, make payments following standard workflow procedures and submit financial documents to the ICMPD Brussels Office (cash advance requests, procurement requests, travel requests, travel claims, expenditure reports, invoices etc.) through the Finance system (SAP).
  • Reconcile the local bank account, and monitor receivables and payables.
  • Monitor budget execution, propose reallocation of funds when necessary, and propose budget revision for submission to donors.
  • Support the maintenance of financial project files and records, and archiving of finance related project documentation.
  • Maintain project accounts and prepare financial reports on ICMPD’s activities.
  • Manage the hard copies of project documentation, such as travel documentation.
  • Verify supporting documentation attached to claims, invoices and requests for payment submitted by project partners, staff, consultants, suppliers and service providers, resolves queries with local suppliers.
  • Prepare monthly field cash and bank reports and requests cash replenishment.
  • Check the completeness of project financial documentation.
  • Performs any other duties as required.

Criteria:

Essential Qualifications
Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting or Finance. An industry certification is considered an asset.

Experience:

  • Minimum five years of experience in project accounting and/or finance in an international organisation.

Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • Knowledge of financial management and ERP-systems (SAP) is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Nigeria, ECOWAS and the region is an asset.
  • Good organisational skills including managing conflicting priorities and working with tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues from different cultural and professional backgrounds.
  • Proficient in spoken and written English. Knowledge of French is an advantage.
  • Good interpersonal skills, with the ability to work independently, as well as in a team.
  • Good computer skills, especially superior skills in the use of Microsoft Office Excel.
  • Excellent communication skills, adaptability and flexibility.
  • Good analytical and interpersonal skills.

ICMPD Core Values:

  • Commitment, integrity, partnership, respect, and innovation in actions and decisions.

Remuneration

  • The remuneration for this expert post is a monthly fee, based on qualifications and experience. Where duty travel is required within the assignment, a daily subsistence allowance (DSA) and travel costs are provided. Health coverage and a pension fund are the responsibility of the incumbent.
  • Remuneration
  • ICMPD offers a competitive salary commensurate with the successful applicant’s experience and education.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

Use link to apply

Use like below for more information (PDF)

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Application Procedure

  • Candidates will first need to register with the ICMPD website. Once the relevant data has been entered, candidates will be able to apply for vacancies.
  • Please note that in the course of the online application, the motivation letter and personal CV must be uploaded in the EuropeAid format in English. The template is available for download at http://www.icmpd.org/work-for-us/
  • All applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in this vacancy announcement. Applications received after the published deadline, and offline applications submitted via email, fax or post, will not be considered.
  • Due to the high volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Written tests and Interviews are planned to take place in the 2nd week of December 2017. Applicants are expected to be available during this period for a personal interview in Abuja, or if personal circumstances do not permit travelling, for an interview over skype.
  • ICMPD retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer a contract with a modified job description or for a different duration, or to offer a contract at a lower grade.
  • ICMPD is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity.

Application Deadline: 8th December, 2017.

Apply HERE

Financial Planner at Law Union & Rock Assurance Plc

Location: Lagos

Details

Law Union & Rock is one of the first generation Insurance Companies to open office in Nigeria six decades ago. We began operations in Nigeria in 1951 as a Chief Agency when the late Sir Mobolaji Bank-Anthony held the power of Attorney for Royal International Insurance Holding, a U.K leading Insurance Company [the first Nigerian to have such authority].

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Planner

Qualifications

  • B.Sc/HND/OND qualification.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s/Resume and applications to palonge@lawunioninsurance.com

Head, Internal Control/Audit. vacancy at DCSL Corporate Services Limited

Location: Lagos

Deadline: December 10th, 2017

DCSL Corporate Services Limited – Our client, a reputable Finance Company, is currently recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Head, Internal Control/Audit

Job Description
The successful Candidate will:

  • Manage the Internal Audit function of the Company and its subsidiary companies
  • Ensure that the Internal Audit Function provides an independent assessment of the adequacy of the Company’s internal systems and controls, including the systems for appropriate identification and evaluation of risk and for ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and regulations
  • Perform follow-up actions by ensuring that management works within the agreed time scales and to escalate failure to progress actions as the Head of Internal Audit deems appropriate
  • Perform ad hoc investigations and reviews at the request of the Audit Committees
  • Manage the co-sourcing arrangement with the external auditors as required.
  • Provide an independent challenge to the business view of risk as articulated via the framework.
  • Draw any weaknesses or shortcomings noted to the attention of Management
  • Apply a risk-based approach to the review of the systems and controls through the development of an annual programme of audit review
  • Discuss the findings of audit reviews with management on a constructive basis in order to develop the most appropriate, proportionate solutions to issues arising
  • Report the results of audit reviews, including management responses and proposed action plans to address issues arising, to the Managing Director
  • Promote risk management best practice across the Company
  • As a member of any relevant committees to which he/she may be appointed during the course of the year, be familiar with the Terms of Reference and responsibilities, and to participate by attendance, reporting and challenge at meetings, and accept collegiate responsibility for decisions made.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree/Higher National Diploma in Business, Finance, Accounting or relevant field
  • Relevant professional certifications such as ACA, CISA, ACCA
  • Master’s Degree in Finance or other relevant fields
  • 5 years relevant experience in Internal Audit in a large organisation or financial services firm, 3 years of which should be at manager level
  • Have a flexible approach and the ability to make decisions quickly
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and outlook
  • Must be able to motivate.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications and Curriculum Vitae/Resumes  and applications to executivetalentrecruitment@dcsl.com.ng

Principal Transaction Support Officer Opening at African Development Bank Group -AFDB

African Development Bank (AfDB) – Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 80 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The Bank’s development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Principal Transaction Support Officer

Reference: ADB/17/345/2
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL4
Position N°: 50069787

The Complex

  • The Vice-Presidency for Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization is central to the Bank’s mission of developing the private sector, improving infrastructure and accelerating industrialization.
  • The complex main functions are to:
    • Strengthen the enabling environment for private sector [and financial sector] development conducive to inclusive growth and sustainable development,
    • Support the development of reliable and sustainable infrastructure, including cities and urban development, and
    • Place renewed emphasis on industrial and trade performance in support of structural transformation across Africa.
  • The Complex leverages knowledge, co-financing, and partnerships to attract private capital and work with governments on delivering the Bank’s development agenda.

The Hiring Division

  • The role of the Bank’s Non-Sovereign Operations and Private Sector Support Department of the Bank (PINS) is to promote private sector in Regional Member Countries, ensuring that it plays a central role in laying the foundations in the development role of the Bank, in line with the Bank’s 10 Year Strategy and HI 5 initiatives.
  • As part of the PINS Department, the Strategy and Transaction Support Division is responsible for preparing strategies, policies, guidelines, and analytical tools relevant to the sector; it also ensures global client management and undertakes specialized assignments for the Regions, providing ad hoc advice on transaction bankability, structuring, Project Modelling and designs and implements technical assistance for Private Sector operations.

The Position
The main responsibilities of  the position holder are:

  • Assist origination teams in evaluating the best economic and financial options and selecting the most appropriate model to optimize use available financial instruments and legal structures in NS transactions
  • Develop structured socioeconomic and financial models and related legal structures to serve as reference by IOs, in using Bank’s instruments, in response to the evolving market’s offer ;
  • Play an interface role and facilitate the team work of the NSO ecosystem members during the initial phases of projects’ development.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Division Manager – Strategy and Transaction  support, the Principal Transaction Support Officer will perform the following:

  • Draft advisory notes on the best economic and financial options and the Integrated Transaction Model, including on prerequisites to mitigate risks and enhance project’s implementation efficiency.
  • Draft innovative socioeconomic and financial models for IOs guidance.
  • Contribute to capacity building trainings for Investment Officers (IOs), and business partners and other stakeholders when requests are made to the Bank
  • Identify, Disseminate and communicate best practices.
  • Participate in due diligence on new products/programmes, conducted by concerned Bank’s departments.
  • Participate in NSO Departments missions at their request

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Hold at least a Master’s degree (or its university equivalent) in Finance or  Economics or related field
  • Professional certification in chartered finance.
  • Have a minimum of six (06) years of relevant professional experience in the Bank or a similar institution and/or in strategic consultancy, in particular in business development and deal structuring.
  • Having public and public sector exposure will be an added advantage
  • First-hand knowledge of financial instruments and techniques
  • Strong experience with Credit enhancement instruments.
  • Sound knowledge of tailored products (such as guarantees) for sector based investments.
  • Experience with aggregation and pooling structures for investors
  • Ability to respond swiftly to new situations and to anticipate new issues;
  • Proven ability to acquire new skills (particularly in legal, investment, risk capital, technology and innovative sectors)
  • Capacity to adapt to the rapidly evolving needs of the Bank’s NSOs ecosystem.
  • Solid negotiation skills, diplomacy and credibility to deal with internal and external clients at all levels.
  • Operational effectiveness
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Problem-solving
  • Communication
  • Team working and relationship
  • Client Orientation
  • Excellent spoken and written English or French languages, preferably with a working knowledge of the other;
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications; Knowledge of SAP is advantageous.

Application Closing Date
13th December, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Audit Associate at PricewaterhouseCooper-PwC

At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. It is this focus which informs the services we provide and the decisions we make.

We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. In Africa we’re the largest provider of professional services with close to 400 partners and over 9,000 people in 34 countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Audit Associate

Job ID: 125-NIG00150
Location
: Lagos
Department: Assurance

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 companies in the energy, utilities and resources  industry, 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.

Requirements
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.

Skills/Attributes Required:

  • Candidate must possess not more than 5 years relevant work experience
  • Excellent analytical, presentation and research skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to take responsibility for personal growth
  • Excellent attention to detail

Desirable skills:

  • Strong team-working.
  • Desire for continuous improvement.
  • Good listening.
  • A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions

Application Closing Date
6th December, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

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