Manager, Accounting Advisory Services
lagos, NG
4d ago
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Andersen's job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Manager, Accounting Advisory Services jobs in Lagos Job Location : Lagos Deadline : September 30, 2022

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  • Job Summary

    We are seeking additional qualified accountants to continue to extend the depth and breadth of accounting-based services.

    The ideal candidate will lead a significant, wide variety of accounting advisory projects and support business development initiatives.

    Job Description

  • Assists clients in determining and documenting their accounting policies and position on relevant transactions.
  • Must have good technical accounting research skills.
  • Must be able to supervise team members.
  • Provide periodic technical accounting training to clients.
  • Coordinate clients' external audit activities including responding to technical accounting issues.
  • Provide accounting advisory support including outsourced accounting and bookkeeping, streamlining financial close processes, finance operations transformation, IFRS / IPSAS conversion, and advising clients on how to deal with various technical accounting issues.

  • Develop and implement go-to-market strategies for the business unit and service lines.
  • Identify prospective clients and take necessary steps to sell solutions to them.
  • Prepare proposals to respond to clients' business needs and RFPs
  • Make presentations and or participate in conferences to support business development initiatives and meet prospective clients

  • Keep abreast with IFRS pronouncements, international standards, and leading practices relating to financial reporting.
  • Ensure effective monitoring of several advisory projects with tight deadlines
  • Develop competence and expertise in key service areas, refine methodologies, and contribute to firm-wide practice development efforts

  • Coordinate the recruitment, training, on-the-job development, performance, and retention of the Accounting Advisory team
  • Supervise and provide regular performance feedback to Accounting Advisory staff working on assigned engagements
  • Train and mentor junior staff and contribute to the overall skills enhancement and experience of the team in a range of areas

  • Reporting to the Engagement Partner
  • Works closely with the engagement team lead, engagement team, and other managers in the unit
  • Job Experience


  • Proven work experience in a Technical Accounting role.
  • Strong working knowledge of IFRS principles and financial statements.
  • Fair knowledge of listed entities filing requirements, experience highly preferred.
  • Good knowledge of accounting in the Financial Services sector with specific knowledge of IFRS 9, IFRS 16, and IFRS 17.
  • Detail-oriented, self-directed, and able to effectively complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Direct management of team resources; this will entail managing multiple engagement teams.
  • Perform risk management procedures for onboarding clients and accepting engagements.
  • Coordinate engagement execution to meet objectives and clients' expectations
  • Develop / review the project team's work papers and deliverables (detailed reports to present procedures performed, analysis, findings, and recommendations) for quality assurance
  • Facilitate internal and external technical training sessions.
  • Manage complex stakeholder relationships
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to lead engagements.
  • Strong sense of client services.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Flexible, self-starter possessing intellectual curiosity.
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-confident, able to think creatively, and a thirst for knowledge.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with a minimum of Second Class (Upper).
  • A minimum of 5 O' level credits including English Language and Mathematics at one sitting
  • ICAN / ACCA / CFA and the ability to think creatively is necessary.
  • A minimum of 6 years of working experience in accounting advisory experience at a senior level with a professional services / consulting firm.
  • Andersen is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

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