The successful candidate will provide support to the Risk, Independence and Legal Department by playing a key supporting role and adding value in the Risk and Independence clients’ processes
Possess a Bachelor’s degree Bachelor’s degree (LL.B., B.L., etc.) in Law with a minimum of Second Class Lower Division.
Have a minimum of credit in five WASSCE / GCE / NECO Ordinary Level subjects or acceptable equivalent examination, including Mathematics and English Language in one sitting only.
2-4 years of relevant experience
Applicants must have a keen interest in developing their skills in the Risk and Independence areas of the business.
A fair understanding of Risk Management and Regulatory requirements for different industries will also be valuable
Be of proven integrity, giving attention to confidentiality requirements
Possess excellent writing and oral communication / presentation skills
Have ability to maintain a professional outlook and carriage at all times
Be willing to learn new skills in the broad activities that Risk and Independence now cover
Must be analytical and possess effective decision making skills
Must also have the ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize workloads and pay attention to detail
Have the ability to follow through on assigned tasks and proactively seek guidance, clarifications and feedback
Be prepared to work extra hours from time to time to ensure that all business units have their service requests dealt with promptly
Be a good team player, self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
Proficiency in the use of MS-office tools i.e. Excel, Word and Power-point
Other duties to be performed by the ideal candidate include the following :
Perform engagement acceptance procedures in Phoenix
Update independence declarations forms for joiners and leavers. Monitor / review joiners and leavers and follow up on outstanding with PPD / BUL / T&T.
Track and monitor business relationships logged and ensure quality of deliverables
Initiate monthly and quarterly directorships searches of contractors and firm staff and follow up on exceptions.
Track and monitor completion of RIL e-learnings such as independence, ethics, information security, integrity imperative, etc.
Support in the development of quality independence presentations as and when necessary
Support other RIL activities as it relates to planning, monitoring, roll out, execution and reporting of engagement acceptance testing process.
Support in monitoring engagement acceptance processes in Phoenix adequately and assist users with the functionality of system.
Support the Legal team as may be required.