Apply for KPMG Nigeria Graduate Recruitment

KPMG Professional Services and KPMG Advisory Services are the KPMG member firm in Nigeria. The partners and people have been operating in Nigeria since 1978, providing multidisciplinary professional services to both local and international organisations within the Nigerian business community.

As one of the leading providers of professional services, KPMG knows that the success and growth of the firm also depends on the success and growth of the Nigerian economy. Hence, it champions progressive change and makes the future happen for its clients, people and the community, thereby enabling Nigeria’s success.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Graduate Lawyer

Auto req ID: 124246BR
Location: Lagos
Engagement Type: Graduate Hire

Eligible candidates must:

  • Be below 26 years old as at the date of application.
  • Have a minimum of 5 O’ level credits (including English & Math) at ONE sitting
  • Have a minimum of second class (upper division) degree at first degree and at Law school
  • Be about to complete or completed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.
  • Schools with a 4 point grade scale will have to have at least a 3 point average to be eligible.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Graduate Trainee – Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance Services (IARCS)

Auto req ID: 9797BR
Location: Lagos
Engagement Type: Graduate Hire

Detailed Description

  • KPMG is seeking to hire exceptional graduates who will be part of a dynamic team in the Internal Audit & Risk Compliance Unit (IARCS).
  • The KPMG IARCS unit is a clear market leader in the provision of governance, risk and compliance services.
  • The team works with several clients across various industries to provide internal audit outsourcing services, review and design of corporate governance, diagnostic review and design of enterprise risk management services, etc.


  • Less than 26 years of age First degree: First Class OR Second Class (Upper) in any discipline,
  • 5 O’level credits (including English & Maths) at a sitting
  • Completed or about to complete NYSC program
  • ACA/ACCA would be added advantage.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Forensic/Fraud Investigation – Analyst

Auto req ID: 107536BR
Location: Lagos
Engagement Type: Graduate Hire

Requirements, Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum of five O’level credits (Including English & Maths) obtained in ONE sitting
  • First degree in any discipline with a minimum of second class upper
  • Age should be less than 26 years
  • Should not have written the KPMG test before.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Head of Finance

Location: Lagos

Detailed Job Description

  • The Head of Finance will provide relevant strategic performance, accounting, cost control, tax and other financial management information and leadership to meet the needs of the board, management, regulatory authorities and other recognized stakeholders.
  • The ideal candidate will be expected to have perform the following responsibilities:


  • Support the CEO in reporting to the board of directors and its three board level committees.
  • Drive the Strategic Planning and Budgetary Process including translating strategic objectives into Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and Key Risk Indicators (KRI’s) for all staff.
  • Set operational objectives and goals for the units in the group and ensure achievement of set objectives by implementing balanced scorecard reporting.
  • Assist management in formulating business support policies that maximise the market value of the company and minimise its risk profile.
  • Oversee all financial and accounting functions/ services in support of the operations including but not limited to:
    • Prepare monthly financial statements in line with IFRS
    • Review Trial Balance, Journals and Payment Vouchers
    • Prepare and review Stock/Inventory reconciliations
    • Prepare and review bank reconciliations
    • Undertake Tax Management and Planning
    • Checking and signing of advices and funds transfer documents
    • Preparation of budget and monthly budgetary controls reports
    • Prepare monthly profitability reports and chair the meeting for monthly review of profitability and corrective action planning.
    • Prepare required returns for FIRS, LIRS, and NSITF etc.
    • Relate with Account and Tax Auditors for annual audits
  • Manage vendor payments as well as act as a signatory for business transactions and approve operating expenses within authorized limit
  • Manage the working capital of the company with special reference to creditors, inventory and debtors
  • Liaise with bankers, financiers and consultants as the need arises
  • Undertake treasury management by the development of investment proposals and advise the CEO on the best ways of investing surplus funds to grow the business in addition to capital resource planning
  • Ensure maximum efficiency and cost control in business administrative operations in order to minimise cost and maximise returns on investment
  • Ensure effective financial planning, accounting and cost control for the company
  • Prepare other ad-hoc reports as may be required
  • Contribute to customer needs identification and the development of new products to meet such needs
  • Establish performance objectives and targets for team members
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of the department and of team members
  • Communicate with departmental staff on relevant business and corporate matters through regular meetings
  • Participate actively in Management Committee meetings and other management bodies
  • Provide on-the-job coaching for staff and ensure that other training needs of staff are identified and addressed
  • Prepare staff performance appraisals objectively and promptly
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the CEO
RELATED:  Latest Caree at KPMG Nigeria for Applications Developer


  • First degree in Engineering, Finance or Business and Numerate related discipline
  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g. ICAN, ACCA, ACA, ACMA, CFA or CPA)
  • Minimum of 10 years post qualification experience in a retail distribution or FMCG firm
  • Minimum of 5 years in senior management capacity
  • Effective managerial and leadership skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively.
  • Knowledge of the Balanced Scorecard as a Performance Management Tool
  • Strong strategic thinking and planning skills.
  • Experience with MS Dynamics AX is an added advantage
  • Strong accounting, audit, business analysis and financial management skills
  • Good negotiation skills.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Senior Manager / Experienced Manager, Deal Advisory


Job Summary

  • The successful candidates will be required to lead Deal Advisory projects by managing engagement deliverables, timelines and budgets. 
  • Key responsibilities include deal origination, conducting independent business reviews and working on complex restructuring engagements in all industry sectors. 
  • Additionally, the individuals will be expected to assist with business development by developing industry research, thought leaderships, proposals, presentations, reports and effective business networking.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Identification of key issues and carrying out the relevant financial analysis
  • Undertaking large engagements, reporting to Partner, with their limited supervision
  • Preparation of good TS reports, including review of sections compiled by other team members on the job
  • Management of and contribution to the development of junior staff, including timely and objective feedback on every job
  • Establishing credibility with clients/targets as a representative of KPMG Deal Advisory team
  • Maintaining business contacts at middle/senior levels (i.e. the manager is expected to make a positive commitment to maintaining contact with people they meet on transactions, who may become important providers of work in the future)
  • Active participation in compiling industry research, thought leadership and proposal materials for business development activities
  • Contribution to the effective working of the team and development of team morale
  • Ensuring that risk documentation is completed for all jobs on a timely basis as per the applicable T&R technical/risk management policies
  • Contribution to practice development initiative, if possible – sales, people, solution development, etc.
RELATED:  Marketing Officer Recruitment in Lagos, Awka, Port Harcourt at Green Field Health Management Ltd

Technical Experience:

  • Strategic planning for public and private sector organizations
  • Feasibility study preparation
  • Financial modeling and analysis

Business Development:

  • Track record of building strong relationships that result in business growth
  • Track record of articulating industry research and thought leadership materials that result in business growth
  • Experience in developing tailored presentations to market specific services
  • Experience in developing and presenting proposals that align with client requirements

Engagement Management:

  • Managing multiple concurrent engagements with clearly defined expectations and work plans
  • Providing guidance to team members to ensure successful completion of the engagements
  • Tracking financial aspects of the engagements e.g. budgeted and actual costs, reasons for cost variance, etc.
  • Ensuring closure of engagements with client confirmations as appropriate

Client Management:

  • Ensuring timely and transparent communication with clients
  • Developing a clear plan to keep clients updated on the progress and key issues on engagements
  • Addressing potential issues proactively to maintain strong client relationships

Engagement Structuring:

  • Guiding development of analytical framework as required for the engagements
  • Ensuring comprehensive analysis of core and peripheral issues relevant to the engagements
  • Validating data sources to ensure credibility of analysis and final deliverables
  • Following a logical approach to reach robust recommendations

Report/Presentation Development:

  • Producing clear and concise reports that follow a logical structure
  • Developing client presentations that are tailored to the audience and capture the salient points of the topic presented

Financial Analysis:

  • Developing financial models as required, to prepare financial projections (Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow Statement, etc.)
  • Reviewing financial models developed by other team members and providing feedback
  • Articulating key relevant financial metrics (e.g. IRR, NPV) that are based on assumptions specific to the engagement
  • Presenting financial analysis in a reader-friendly manner to highlight most important take-aways for the client

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • A first degree with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division) in any discipline from a reputable institution
  • An M.Sc. (Corporate Finance, Economics, Management), MBA or any of their equivalents from a leading business school
  • Possession of a Certified Financial Analyst or a Professional Accountant qualification
  • For Experienced Managers, a minimum of eight (8) years’ post-NYSC experience in a similar position in a leading professional services Firm (preferably a Big Four member). Deal Advisory or Transaction services experience will be an advantage
  • For Senior Managers, a minimum of ten (10) years’ post-NYSC experience in a similar position in a leading professional services Firm (preferably a Big Four member). Deal Advisory or Transaction services experience will be an advantage
  • High ethical standards and proven integrity
  • Excellent persuasive and negotiation skills
  • Strong numerate skills and good business acumen
  • Good research and documentation skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Articulate, with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to deliver on multiple tasks within tight timelines in a client-driven environment
  • Strong people management and project management skills
  • A very strong sense of ownership with every assigned task
  • Ability to work independently (without supervision)
  • Excellent computer skills and working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, including but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
  • Knowledge of IFRS will be an advantage
  • Sound judgement, discretional ability and good decision-making skills
  • Well-dressed, presentable and professional outlook
  • Deep industry knowledge and good understanding of underlying operational issues
  • Team-oriented individual with good interpersonal and relationship skills
  • Willingness to travel within Nigeria or abroad for a period of time

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Please do not apply if you have taken the KPMG aptitude test/ KPMG business awareness test before.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe to FREE Job Alert

Click verification link sent to your inbox to complete subscription!