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Current Recruitment at PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC), 3rd October, 2019

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At PricewaterhouseCooper (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 250,000 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: Associate – Energy, Utilities & Mining

Reference Number: 125-NIG00224
Location: Abuja
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 Mining 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.

Education/Qualifications

  • Minimum of a First Degree Certificate with not less than Second Class Upper division/Upper Credit.
  • ACA/ACCA Qualified or Part Qualified.
  • Minimum of two (2) years relevant working experience.

Skills/Attributes Required:

  • Excellent analytical, presentation and research skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to take responsibility for personal growth
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong team-working
  • Desire for continuous improvement
  • Good listening skill
  • A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions.

Additional information

  • Successful candidates will be based primarily in Abuja but can be assigned to work anywhere in the country.

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

Job Title: Assurance Energy – Senior Associate

Reference Number: 125-NIG00222
Location: Lagos
Department: Assurance

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Lead, supervise, mentor, coach and evaluate engagement teams on financial audits of Energy, Utilities & mining companies using International Standards on Auditing (ISA)
  • Lead accounting Advisory and other Assurance Engagements.
  • Serve as effective liaison and representative between the firm and the client.
  • Work harmoniously and productively within a team; providing necessary supports to superior and motivate less experienced team members to deliver their work in the most efficient and effective manner.
  • Exercise sound judgment by making decisions throughout the engagement, including assessment of engagement risks, design and selection of audit procedures necessary to arrive at a desired level of assurance, and evaluation of documentation and audit evidence received.
  • Preparation and 1st level review of complex consolidated IFRS financial statements.
  • Work with partners and engagement managers regarding project management, including scheduling, staffing and the engagement budget.
  • Proactively interact with key client’s management to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.
  • Assist with business development activities, such as proposals, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.
  • Demonstrate professional demeanor towards duties and responsibilities, particularly with regard to independence, professional ethics, and the exercise of professional judgment.

Requirements

  • ACA/ACCA qualification (or equivalent)
  • Must be working in a Consulting/Audit firm – with 4 -5 years professional experience in external audit of organisations in the Energy, Utilities & Mining sector
  • Have deep technical knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Demonstrate an understanding of regulatory pronouncements that are applicable to Energy, Utilities & Mining companies
  • Focused and initiative driven (required to maximise growth potential)
  • A passion for delivering an exceptional client service
  • Good analytical and organisational abilities
  • A proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationships with clients
  • Effective communication skills when working at all levels
  • Possess the ability and maturity to resolve conflicts on engagements
  • A demonstrated ability to take responsibility, work autonomously and use initiative, especially when working to tight deadlines
  • Ability to perform and deliver on multiple commitments concurrently with ease and professionalism.

Desirable Skills:

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

Deadline: 16th October, 2019.

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

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