Jobs at KPMG

Our client is the market leader within the Nigerian manufacturing industry. The Company is expanding operations across Africa and has embarked on several transformation initiatives aimed at building world-class processes, systems and infrastructure, to enable
it to consolidate on its market leadership position. The Company has identified the need to recruit dynamic, competent and suitably qualified professionals to fill the following positions within its Finance Function:
All applications must be submitted within two weeks of this advert, by email to corporaterecruitment@ng.kpmg.com with the relevant job title and code stated in the subject line of email.
Each application must include:
A cover letter indicating the applicant’s position of interest and detailed contact information.
Applicant’s curriculum vitae.

  • Head of Finance, Nigeria (HF - C001)


    Reporting to the Group CFO, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing leadership and oversight to the finance team in Nigeria and will have overall responsibility for the quality and integrity of the finance function and the associated financial controls and disciplines. Emphasis will be on building a world class finance team and implementing best practice financial management within the business.

    Key Responsibilities:
    •             Drive the implementation of the finance team's operational strategy, work plans, programs, systems, controls, policies and procedures to ensure a rigorous framework in alignment with the company's overall objectives.
    •             Overall responsibility for financial reporting, budgeting, planning, cost control and tax together with the development of the finance organisation.
    •             Ensure timely and accurate provision of monthly, quarterly and annual financial reporting to aid management decision-making process and reporting to external stakeholders.


    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience
    •             Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance,
    Economics or any other related discipline.
    •             Relevant professional qualifications (e.g. ACA)
    •             A minimum of fifteen C15) years post qualification experience, of which at least five (5) years
    must be at senior management level within
    the manufacturing industry
    •             Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the manufacturing industry.
    •             Advanced financial and accounting knowledge, including understanding of finance best practices and IFRS/ international accounting standards.
    •             Experience of best practice finance functions and implementation of financial control frame- works.
    •             Good understanding of financial controls, foreign exchange operations and regulation.
    •             Proven experience in strategic financial planning and analysis.
    •             Very sound business acumen - financial and commercial knowledge.
    Working knowledge of ERPs (SAP will be an
    added benefit)
    •           Strong communication, interpersonal and networking skills.
    •           Strong leadership and people management skills.
    •          High ethical standards and integrity.


    Location: Not Specified
    Experience: 15 year(s)
    Course of Study: Accounting
    Required Grade:  Not Specified



  • Financial Controller (FC-C002)


    Key Responsibilities

    •             Coordination of financial information for all country locations (plants, etc.) for consolidation and reporting.

    •             Ensuring that appropriate systems, internal controls and accounting processes are implemented and maintained.

    •             Preparation of timely, accurate and relevant financial information for strategic decision making and external audit purposes.

    •             Preparation of budgets, forecasts and cash flows.
    •             Participate in relevant communications with external auditors and Internal Audit staff


    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience
    •             A Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related discipline.
    •             Relevant professional accounting/ finance certification, (e.g. ACA)
    •             Minimum of ten (10) years post qualification experience.
    •             Advanced accounting knowledge, including
    experience with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
    •             Working knowledge and demonstrated experience in the use of accounting packages and
    systems, including SAP
    •             Good interpersonal relationship and people management skills.


    Location: Not Specified
    Experience: 10 year(s)
    Course of Study: Accounting
    Required Grade:  Not Specified

  • Regional Controllers (RC-C004)


    Candidates will have overall responsibility for coordinating accounting procedures including procedures and timetables for the month-end and year-end closing for assigned regions in line with statutory guidelines and Group finance policies.
    He/ she will have overall accountability for maintaining financial controls with respect to assigned region.


    Key Responsibilities
    •             Drive the implementation of common reporting structures and guidelines across assigned region.
    •             Provide support in building local Finance teams in each subsidiary.
    •             Provide Regional CFOs with consolidated project accounts on a periodic basis, in line with agreed report format.
    •             Undertake periodic international travel to oversee regional finance operations in countries/ operations within assigned region.
    Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience
    •             Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Economics, Finance or other related discipline.
    •             Relevant professional accounting/ finance certification (e.g. ACA).
    •             Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience with at least three (3) in a supervisory position.
    •             Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the manufacturing industry.
    •             Strong financial and accounting knowledge, including understanding of finance best practices and IFRS/ international accounting and financial reporting standards
    •             Sound business acumen - financial and commercial knowledge.
    •             Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
    •             Ability to manage multiple priorities.
    •             Working knowledge of accounting systems, including SAP.
    •             Knowledge of French will be an added advantage.
    •             Knowledge of OHADA and SYSCOA.


    Location: Not Specified
    Experience: 8 year(s)
    Course of Study: Not Specified
    Required Grade:  Not Specified