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  • Posted: Jul 29, 2021
    Deadline: Aug 27, 2021
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  • KPMG is one of the largest professional services companies in the world and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC. Its global headquarters is located in Amstelveen, the Netherlands. KPMG employs 162,000 people[2] and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory. Its tax and advisory services are further divided into variou...
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    Managing Director

    Sector: Financial Services

    Overview

    • The Managing Director will be responsible for overseeing business operations and providing strategic leadership.
    • The managing director’s responsibilities will include developing and implementing strategic plans and policies, maintaining an open dialogue with stakeholders, and driving organizational success.

    Skills and Capabilities

    • Provide strategic advice to the board and chairperson so that they will have an accurate view of the market and the company’s future
    • Maintain the quality of products, services, customer support and level of service in line with service level agreements and other retention strategies.
    • Provide effective leadership to the management and the employees and establish an effective means of control and coordination for all operations and activities.
    • Oversee the company’s business operations, financial performance, investments and ventures.
    • Keep the Board fully informed on all aspects of the company’s operational and financial affairs, and on all matters of significant relevance to the Company. This includes external items emanating from Government and Regulator on issues such as fiscal and monetary policies, legislation, etc.
    • Lead the internal approvals process including interface with credit, safeguards, integrity, legal and other teams as well as management and the Board.
    • Develop and maintain a sound, effective organizational structure, ensures capable management succession, progressive employee training and developmental programs, whilst reporting regularly to the Board on these matters including officers' performance.
    • Foster a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices, integrity and a positive work climate, enabling the business attract, retain and motivate a diverse group of quality employees.
    • Build and enhance the company’s public profile at events, speaking engagements, etc.
    • Review and account for procurement transactions to ensure adequate supporting documentation, accuracy of amounts, and control over payments
    • Suggest formats for financial reporting to aid financial statement users to better understand the contents of the reports for decision-making and strategic planning purposes
    • Ensure the maintenance of accurate records of financial transactions of the country office (main and field offices) In order to monitor financial status of all project activities
    • Drive profitability and meet performance targets by developing necessary business plans to realizing revenue growth and increasing shareholders value 
    • Lead and motivate subordinates to advance employee engagement and develop a high performing managerial team.
    • Oversee all operations and business activities to ensure they produce the desired results and are consistent with the overall strategy and mission.
    • Review financial and non-financial reports to devise solutions or improvements.
    • Build trust relations with key partners and stakeholders and act as a point of contact for key stakeholders of clients (current and potential) and regulators.
    • Maintain a deep knowledge of the capital markets and industry and how changing regulation and macro-economic changes affect the business of the Company.
    • Work with board members and other executives to establish the vision for expanding the existing portfolio of services to include employee share scheme management and innovative data/records management services.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance, or a related field
    • M.Sc / MA in Business Administration will be an advantage 
    • Relevant professional qualifications required (ICAN, ACCA, CFA, etc.)
    • Minimum of 15 - 18 years cognate experience, 7 of which must have been in executive management/leadership
    • Proven experience as Managing Director or in other managerial position
    • Strong understanding of corporate finance and performance management principles
    • In-depth knowledge of corporate governance and general management best practices
    • Knowledge/experience of financial and capital markets
    • Demonstrated experience and proven track record of leading an organisation to successfully deliver new and innovative services to clients
    • Able to strategically manage all aspects of the business functions
    • Able to build commitment to the company’s strategic direction by inviting others into the strategic process, forging relationships inside and outside the organization
    • Knowledge/experience of digital business/economy
    • In-depth knowledge of corporate governance and general management best practices
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. 
    • Sound knowledge of finance related regulations and risk management practices

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    Head, Business and Market

    Sector: Financial Services

    Overview

    • Our client is recruiting a Head, Business and Market, who will be responsible for identifying new business opportunities to generate revenue, improve profitability, and help grow the business.
    • The individual is also responsible for overseeing sales operations in the organisation.

    Skills and Capabilities

    • Direct the strategy and planning of the marketing team by ensuring that the appropriate structures, systems, competencies and values are developed in order to meet and exceed the goals of the marketing plan.
    • Develop a strong business understanding of the relevant organizational portfolio and business units within by engaging with the business unit heads and develop an appropriate marketing strategy to ensure that the business units are appropriately equipped to obtain their market share goals and overall strategy.
    • Monitor the progress plan of the relevant business unit strategy to ensure that any potential obstacles are compensated for or removed in order to achieve the marketing strategy of the area.
    • Provide the business units with insight around the competitive positioning and develop action plans to differentiate offerings through marketing communication in (customer) segments to draw a larger market share for the company.
    • Monitor the financial and non-financial return on investment from the compaigns and other marketing initiatives by analyzing the relevant data metrics to ensure that the marketing strategies are as financially viable as possible
    • Develop business sales and marketing strategy to define how the target market will be reached, engaged and converted into customers. 
    • Responsible for researching and identifying new business prospects, such as new markets, growth areas, trends, customers, collaborations, products and services, or new ways to access current markets. 
    • Develop relationships with clients, analysing client requirements and recommending appropriate products to initiate the organisation's growth.
    • Maintain exceptional knowledge of the various organisational products, policies and procedures.  
    • Analyse and monitor activities of competitors and the market to keep up with trends in the industry. 

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent in Business Administration, Marketing or related field
    • M.Sc./MBA is an added advantage
    • Relevant professional qualifications required
    • ACIB is an added advantage.          
    • Minimum of 10 years cognate experience within the financial services sector with at least 5 years in a managerial position  
    • Experience in working with B2B strategies and seizing opportunities in the market by anticipating potential shifts and appropriately adapting the strategy of the area to align market requirements
    • Experience in strategic planning and analysis, marketing/market research, competitive intelligence, and corporate business development
    • Overall business acumen and financial acumen as well as a successful track record of developing and driving growth initiatives and identifying business opportunities in order to develop strategies that capitalize on these opportunities
    • Excellent presentation and communication skills.
    • Proven ability to drive the sales process from start to finish.
    • Excellent persuasive skills: Proven ability to articulate the distinct aspects of services and products and convince clients to purchase 
    • Strong organizational leadership, supervisory, coaching, mentoring and people management skills
    • Strong negotiation, problem solving and execution skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport across various stakeholders and effectively communicate and interact with top level management.
    • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism and confidentiality.

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    Head, Audit, Risk and Compliance

    Sector: Financial Services

    Overview

    • The position is responsible for the management, and compliance activities are closely aligned with global best practices in executing the duties across the Company’s business and financial operations.
    • He/she works to ensure roles, responsibilities, and results are efficiently coordinated and optimized to ensure the effectiveness of internal audit, risk management, and control matters.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide assurance to executive management and board of directors on the effectiveness or otherwise of the company’s risk management, internal control processes, procedures and policies and systems
    • Ensure that a yearly audit plan covering all company’s risk areas is in place, approved by the board and followed up for full execution
    • Oversee and review wide risk management, compliance and internal control systems 
    • Evaluate the level of compliance with set policies and procedures, statutory and sector regulations.
    • Design the strategic focus and goals of the department in alignment with the company’s overall strategy and focus
    • Formulating and implementing the risk management compliance and internal audit framework and policies.
    • Support the finance department in the month and annual preparations, finance reports. 
    • Keep track of new trends in the industry and advise management accordingly. 
    • Oversee the work of external auditors to ensure the audit work remains within the prescribed guidelines.
    • Supervise and support the staff in Internal Audit unit in their roles of implementing all activities of internal audit strategies and tactics to support the overall achievement of the department's and company’s goals.
    • Coordinate and assist with the preparation of audit committee materials and participate in audit committee meetings
    • Investigates and report to the Audit Committee on activities reported through the Hotline/Whistleblower processes and assist in investigations.
    • Initiate policy and process reviews including ensuring they are up to date with all legislations and best practices
    • Use problem solving and critical thinking skills to quickly identify internal control deficiencies, evaluate their risk implications, and draw the appropriate conclusions
    • Lead the setup of the enterprise risk assessment for the organisation and develop a risk log
    • Conduct follow-up reviews of financial, operational, or regulatory compliance deficiencies noted during audits.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of First Degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or similar role. 
    • MBA or Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
    • Professional Membership: CIA, ICAN, ACCA, ACA is required.
    • Minimum of Ten (10) years’ experience in Internal Audit in a financial institution or an audit firm
    • Prior managerial experience in similar role or capacity.
    • Excellent knowledge of generally accepted Auditing Standards.
    • Good knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices.
    • Must have previous experience in conducting systems risks and audits in a digitized environment 
    • Policy and regulatory knowledge interpretation and application.
    • Up-to-date technical knowledge including recent developments in accounting standards.
    • In-depth knowledge of Internal control framework for the Finance Industry 
    • Strong leadership, supervisory, coaching, mentoring and people management skills
    • Strong strategic planning, problem solving and execution skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport across various stakeholders and effectively communicate and interact with top level management.
    • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism and confidentiality.

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    Head of Operations

    Sector: Financial Services

    Overview

    • Our client is recruiting, Head of Operations, who will be responsible for overseeing and improving the overall processes and procedures of the organisation.  

    Skills and Capabilities

    • Responsible for setting up the workflow process for operations and taking necessary measures to provide the needed support for smooth operations of the organisation.
    • Monitor daily operations to ensure a free flow process and ensure tasks are carried out timely and efficiently. 
    • Establish and review key operational risk indicators/key control standards and formulate action plans to minimize the organization’s exposure to fraud and losses. 
    • Manage the organization’s operational risk exposure by supporting the business to identify areas of operational risk exposure and by developing and implementing corrective action.
    • Design, develop and keep updated the organization’s operations manual and ensure compliance to all operational guidelines, processes and procedures. 
    • Responsible for re-engineering business processes to improve customer service, cost-effectiveness and controls. 
    • Ensure compliance with Regulatory requirements relating to organizations operations. 
    • Ensure that effective documentation is in place, in the form of user guides and implement operational improvements to reduce operational costs, tighten controls, improve service quality and customer service
    • Collaborate with line managers to develop best practices and ensure each department's smooth running.
    • Coordinate and monitor the organizational processes, develop ideas to improve administrative operations, and relay these ideas to management. 
    • Assess the activities and performances of staff by evaluating transactions and reports for accuracy and clarity.
    • Enforce adherence to financial regulations and legislation to maintain integrity with clients and prevent defaulting the law. 

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree or its equivalent in Business Administration, Banking and Finance or any Business-related field. 
    • MSc/MBA is an added advantage
    • Relevant professional qualifications such as ACIB, CFA, PMP, ISO9001, etc.
    • Minimum of 10 years relevant professional experience with at least 5 years in the financial services sector in a similar role.
    • Experience managing high-performance teams
    • Strong organizational skills and delegation, ability to prioritize and multitask, work well under pressure, handle multiple issues simultaneously in a dynamic environment
    • Demonstrable experience delivering major business process re-engineering projects
    • Ability to translate regulatory requirements into operational plans and actions
    • Excellent proficiency with project management tools, Microsoft office software packages, and financial reporting software packages. 
    • Excellent financial knowledge, including understanding finance best practices and IFRS/ International accounting and financial reporting standards. 
    • Out of the box thinker and high level of self-initiative (proactive in finding new solutions to new issues).
    • Strong leadership, supervisory, coaching, mentoring and people management skills
    • Strong strategic planning, problem solving and execution skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport across various stakeholders and effectively communicate and interact with top level management.
    • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism and confidentiality.

    Method of Application

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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