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  • Manager, Accounting Advisory Services at KPMG

  • Posted on: 28 August, 2019 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • KPMG is a global network of independent professional services firm with deep expertise in the provision of audit, tax and advisory services to clients in various industries and sectors of the economy. The Firm is well represented in Nigeria and across the African continent, with the objective of providing exceptional and quality services to multinational, regional and local clients and to enhance the product offerings in certain previously under-serviced markets.

    Manager, Accounting Advisory Services


    Ref No: 146773BR
    Location: Lagos
    Service Line: Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance Services
    Contract Type: Permanent
    Full Time / Part Time: Full Time


    Engagement Management:

    • Ensure internal engagement acceptance risk management procedures are complied with
    • Manage multiple accounting advisory engagements
    • Provide leadership and supervise multiple engagement teams concurrently
    • Lead Accounting Advisory Services input into larger, multi-disciplinary teams
    • People, project management and performance development of the team
    • Review engagement deliverables
    • Work with the Partners to ensure engagement quality assurance requirements are achieved
    • Facilitate presentations at client meetings
    • Perform client relationship management activities
    • Ensure engagement financial management activities is optimized

    Practice Management and Development:

    • Attend and contribute during monthly management meetings
    • Perform assigned unit administrative tasks

    Business Development:

    • Market KPMG’s capabilities and service Lines
    • Prepare/review proposals in response to specific client requests
    • Contribute to the development of periodic thought leadership publications
    • Attend office-wide LOB meetings

    People Development:

    • Mentor and monitor protégés’ performance
    • Coach and train team members as well as new and experienced hires

    Experience and Knowledge:

    • Minimum of Seven (7) years of industry/or consulting experience working in an accounting/ finance-related position.
    • Technical knowledge of IFRS
    • Experience in managing teams or leading a function
    • Experience working concurrently on multiple assignments
    • Experience in training facilitation is an added advantage
    • Knowledge of how leading finance functions are organised and managed
    • Knowledge of finance function tools and technology requirements and functionalities


    • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences is required (minimum of second class upper)
    • ICAN Certification or other related professional qualification
    • Diploma in IFRS (or other IFRS related certification)

    Skills and personal attributes:

    • Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work collaboratively
    • Able to find pragmatic solutions, seek improvements and adapt to changing situations
    • Good and impactful presentation skills
    • Good organisational abilities
    • Able to present information, verbally and in writing, in a clear and concise manner, with excellent attention to detail
    • Positive “can do” attitude and willingness to support others where needed
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent IT skills, with thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
    • Excellent information management skills and ability to develop and manage systems for recording and storing information and data
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision, manage own workload and taking responsibility for achieving results
    • Ability to exercise discretion in dealing with confidential or sensitive matters, and be able to deliver difficult messages with diplomacy and tact
    • Awareness of the principles of effective project management, risk mitigation, risk management and governance.
    • Negotiating and influencing skills appropriate for the responsibilities

    Method of Application

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