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How To Apply For SIAO Partners Recruitment | 2019

How To Apply For SIAO Partners Recruitment | 2019

How To Apply For SIAO Partners Recruitment | 2019

SIAO Partners – Our client, a foremost professional body in Nigeria is seeking to recruit suitably qualified and motivated individuals to fill the position below:

Job Title: Marketing Officer

Ref No: MO01/SIAO/007

Location: Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

  • The focus of this role is to promote public awareness of the organisation’s examinations and related programmes by proactively developing and implementing marketing strategies to increase participation and enhance the organisation’s overall visibility and competitive positioning.
  • The ideal candidate would report to the Head, Corporate Communications and Marketing.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develops and coordinates the implementation of marketing strategies and plans to enhance the organisation’s image
  • Conducts market research and analysis of market performance of the firm’s programmes and identifies new target markets for current and future programmes, including new marketing platforms and sensitization campaigns
  • Monitors developments and trends in the industry including competition to determine impact of such programmes and develops appropriate response strategies
  • Organises visits to create awareness of the firm’s knowledge building programmes and examination requirements by making presentations to training units of relevant organizations and schools
  • Develops winning proposals and flyers to advertise the organisation’s programmes for effective reach to the targeted public
  • Liaises with various departments to develop initiatives for creating awareness and marketing of the organisation’s programmes
  • Supervises and coordinates the efforts and activities of the marketing staff towards achieving marketing targets/goals.
  • Maintains internal and external professional relationships to create opportunities for marketing the organisation’s programmes and achieve overall corporate objectives.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc./HND in Mass Communication, Marketing, Humanities or Social Sciences
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant post qualification with experience in the marketing and brand management department in a reputable company.

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Good networking and social skills, confident disposition
  • Good relationship management
  • Report writing and verbal communication skills with strong marketing capacity.
  • Must be a target driven, resourceful, self-motivated and creative individual with the ability to engage stakeholders.
  • Must have the ability and capability to work under pressure.
  • Must be an effective team player.
  • Must possess sound knowledge of market research and analysis, marketing communication, marketing strategy development and public relations.

Job Title: Technical Assistant to the Registrar/Chief Executive Officer

Ref No: TAR01/SIAO/003

Location: Apapa, Lagos

Job Description

  • Our ideal candidate would be in charge of providing technical/administrative support to the Registrar/Chief Executive (CE) and this is aimed at enhancing the effectiveness and impact of the role in the execution of policies and programmes of the firm.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Organises the Registrar/CE’s meetings, visits, lunches and diaries to ensure effective and productive use of time
  • Prepares routine correspondence and reports on behalf of the Registrar/Chief Executive
  • Attends meetings with the Registrar/Chief Executive and acts as Secretary to ensure proper documentation of minutes of the meetings
  • Receives, screens and responds promptly to all mails, in-coming/outgoing calls, enquiries and requests
  • Liaises with the Directors and Heads of Departments on behalf of the Registrar/Chief Executive;
  • Coordinates all visitors to the Registrar/CE’s office and ensures that they are properly attended to;
  • Prepares and distributes relevant reports or documents to Heads of Departments and Directors; follows up on responses and communicates to the Registrar as required;
  • Prepares and delivers academic papers to higher institutions on behalf of the Registrar/CE;
  • Coordinates and supervises the activities of all the staff in the Office of the Registrar/CE;
  • Assists in the preparation of presentations and report materials when requested;
  • Works with all relevant departments to provide necessary travel and protocol arrangements for the Registrar/CE;

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. Accounting, Economics or any other social science discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience with at least 2 years’ experience as a Personal Assistant to a Senior Management Position.
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Report writing, interpersonal and office management skills.
  • Proficient in the use of MS-Office applications
  • Strong decisive, innovative, diligent and attention to details skills

Required Personal Attributes:

  • Good customer service and presentation skills.
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Must possess high level of confidentiality, honesty, integrity and flexibility.

Job Title: Exams Specialist

Ref: ES01/SIAO/004

Location: Apapa, Lagos

Job Description

  • The position reports to the Deputy Director (Examinations) and is responsible for effective planning and management of the examination processes for assigned subject area i.e. any of Financial Reporting and Auditing; Management Accounting and Strategy; Tax and Law.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Liaises with and manages relationship with examiners for assigned subject area;
  • Reviews and agrees each examination for presentation to and approval of the appropriate approving authority and  by the Chair of the Examination Committee;
  • Develops and obtains approval for examination timetables and ensures approved timetables are complied with;
  • Acts as the in-house expert for respective syllabus areas by reviewing syllabuses, maintaining up- to- date knowledge of respective areas and providing technical guidance;
  • Leads and ensures compliance with quality control measures in the examination processes and improvement of all processes for respective subject areas to ensure operational efficiency;
  • Coordinates the review of learning materials for assigned subject areas.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc./HND in Accounting, Economics
  • Must be a qualified member of ICAN
  • A Masters and/or Doctorate degree is an advantage
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant post professional qualification experience

Specialist knowledge in any of the following specified areas:

  • Financial Reporting and Auditing
  • Management Accounting & Strategy and
  • Tax and Law

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong Knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative research methodology.
  • Ability to interpret financial statements with sound financial management capability
  • Must be innovative and research inclined with an understanding of the global economy and key development imperatives

Required Personal Attributes:

  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • Must display high level of confidence, Integrity and demonstrated ability to effectively engage diverse groups of people both within and outside the firm

Job Title: Legal Officer

Ref: LO01/SIAO/005

Location: Apapa, Lagos

Job Description

  • This position supports the effective provision of legal advisory services with a view to minimizing legal exposure and ensuring compliance with laws and government regulations; through the review and interpretation of appropriate laws, judicial decisions and legal articles relevant for drafting contracts and managing liaison with regulatory agencies.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provides legal advisory support services to all departments of the organisation ensuring compliance with extant laws and regulations;
  • Drafts legal documents and agreements relating to the firm ‘s operations and ensures identified risks are mitigated;
  • Acts as secretary to the investigating committee panels, issues notices, vets transcribed interviews and prepares minutes of meetings;
  • Maintains and updates records of case documents to facilitate access during arbitration or litigation, liaises proactively with the external counsel in determining how such cases should be handled and arranging for appropriate representation in order to protect the interests of the Organisation;
  • Represents the Company at certain external meetings  and liaises with government ministries, departments and agencies (EFCC, Lands, CAC, Internal revenue, Police) on behalf of the organisation;
  • Assists the Head of Department (Legal) in acting as Secretary to the Accountants’ disciplinary tribunal and preparing documents as well as liaising with assessor and prosecutors.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law ( LLB)
  • Master’s degree in Law with specialty in the relevant areas
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant post professional qualification working experience

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Candidate must possess hands-on knowledge of commercial law, arbitration, drafting of legal documents, conducting research and providing legal opinion on diverse legal issue.
  • Experience in responding to invitations/requests from government regulatory or security agencies.
  • Must pay attention to detail.

Required Personal Attributes:

  • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Must display high level of confidence, integrity and demonstrated ability to effectively engage diverse groups of people.

Job Title: Subject Matter Expert

Ref: SME01/SIAO/008

Location: Apapa, Lagos

Job Description

  • This role requires strong knowledge of accounting specialized fields like Audit, Investigations and Forensic Accounting; Consultancy and Information Technology; Corporate Finance Management; Financial Reporting; Insolvency and Corporate Re-engineering; Public Finance Management and; Taxation and Fiscal Policy Management.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Liaises with and manages relationship with experts and resource persons for assigned faculties;
  • Reviews and agrees each paper for presentation to and approval by the Head of Directorate and the Chair of the respective Faculty Committee
  • Organizes and obtains approval for training and certification programmes and ensures compliance
  • Acts as the in-house expert for respective faculty areas by reviewing syllabuses, maintaining up-to-date knowledge of respective areas and providing technical guidance
  • Leads and ensures compliance with quality control measures in the faculty process and improvement of all processes for respective faculties to ensure operational efficiency
  • Coordinates the review of learning materials for assigned faculty areas

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc./HND in Accounting or Economics.
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant
  • Possession of a Masters and/or Doctorate degree is an advantage.
  • Specialist knowledge in any of the following functional areas:
    • Audit, Investigations and Forensic Accounting
    • Consultancy and Information Technology
    • Corporate Finance Management
    • Financial Reporting; Insolvency and Corporate Re-engineering
    • Public Finance Management and
    • Taxation and Fiscal Policy Management.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant post professional qualification experience in the private and/or public sector.

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • The ideal candidate must be innovative and research- inclined with good understanding of the global trends in the specialized accounting fields and key development imperatives.

Required Personal Attributes:

  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • High level of Confidence, integrity and demonstrated ability to effectively engage diverse groups of experts and resource persons both within and outside the firm.

Job Title: Manager, Practice Monitoring

Ref No: MPM01/SIAO/011

Location: Apapa, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

  • The position reports to the Head of Dep
  • rtment and assists in effective planning and management of the practice monitoring processes, procedures and activities.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Organizes and participates in regular practice review of audit firms and ensures that firms’ data are up-to-date
  • Regularly reviews and updates the firm’s Statements of Membership Obligations (SMOs) and Dashboard Report (DBR)
  • Coordinates mentoring programmes for the Small Medium-sized Practices (SMPs) as well as initiatives to merge their practices
  • Coordinates the organisation’s International Desk, Help Desk and Help Portal
  • Oversees the processes and procedures involved in the issue and renewal of practice licence to members; seal and repair of damaged ones; the application and documentation of attachment of members in audit firms and; change of firm’s name.
  • Organizes meetings and prepares minutes of both Professional Practice Committee (PPC) and SMP Committee as well as draft report on recommendations to the Council
  • Monitors the websites of affiliated international organizations and the likes for recent developments in the industry

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc./HND in Accounting, Economics
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant
  • A Master’s degree is an advantage
  • Specialist knowledge in any of the following specified areas:
    • Financial Reporting and Auditing
    • Management Accounting & Strategy and
    • Tax and Law
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant post professional qualification experience

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative research methodology
  • Ability to evaluate and interpret financial statements with a sound financial management capability
  • The ideal candidate must be innovative, inquisitive and research- inclined with good understanding of the global economy and key development imperatives

Required Personal Attributes:

  • The role also requires strong communication and analytical skills
  • High level of confidence and integrity
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively engage diverse groups of people both within and outside the organisation

Job Title: Examinations Officer

Ref Id: EO01/SIAO/009

Location: Apapa, Lagos

Job Description

  • The position reports to the Head of Department and is responsible for effective planning and management of the examination processes for assigned subject area i.e. any of Financial Accounting; Auditing; Cost Accounting; Tax and Law.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Liaises with and manages relationship with examiners for assigned subject area
  • Reviews and agrees each examination processes and procedures for presentation to and approval of the appropriate authority and by the Chair of the Examination Committee
  • Develops and obtains approval for examination timetables and ensures approved timetables are complied with
  • Acts as the in-house expert for respective syllabus areas by reviewing syllabuses, maintaining up-to-date knowledge of respective areas and providing technical guidance
  • Leads and ensures compliance with quality control measures in the examination process and improvement of all processes for respective subject areas to ensure operational efficiency
  • Coordinates the review of learning materials for assigned subject areas.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc/HND in Accounting, Economics
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant
  • A Master’s degree is an advantage
  • Specialist knowledge in any of the following specified areas:
    • Financial Accounting and Auditing
    • Cost Accounting and
    • Tax and Law
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant post professional qualification experience

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of both qualitative and quantitative research methodology
  • Possess the ability to evaluate and interpret financial statements with a sound financial management capability
  • The ideal candidate must be innovative and research- inclined with good understanding of the global economy and key development imperatives

Required Personal Attributes:

  • Strong communication and analytical skills
  • High level of confidence, integrity and demonstrated ability to effectively engage diverse groups of people both within and outside the firm.

Job Title: IT Officer

Ref: IO01/SIAO/013

Location: Apapa, Lagos

Job Description

  • This position provides IT supports to the organization’s automation system and renders services to IT users like staff and other stakeholders.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provides hardware and software supports to staff and other stakeholders
  • Installs and maintains all IT equipment and infrastructure for effective service delivery to stakeholders
  • Provides supports in ensuring data security and integrity
  • Liaises with IT vendors and service providers to the organizations for quality service delivery
  • Oversees the organization’s IT help desk
  • Liaises with other departments for timely resolution of IT related issues.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, ICT or Elect/Elect
  • Master’s degree in the relevant areas
  • Member of relevant professional body
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant post professional qualification working experience

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Hands-on knowledge of ICT and Microsoft Navision.
  • Listening and scripting skills
  • Ability to effectively engage diverse groups of people and work under pressure
  • Ability to pay attention to details

Required Personal Attributes:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must display high level of confidence and Integrity

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Job Title: Manager, Council Affairs

Ref No: MCA01/SIAO/012

Location: Apapa, Lagos

Job Description

  • This position is responsible for providing quality support for the organisation towards maintenance of effective corporate governance, efficient administration of its organization and compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provides administrative and corporate supports to all the Council’s functions and activities
  • Takes and prepares minutes at the Annual General Meeting and circulates resolutions for effective implementation
  • Provides supports at the investiture ceremony for new chairman of the Council
  • Assists in communicating Council decisions to the appropriate departments for effective implementation
  • Oversees the organization’s registry and international help desk
  • Liaises with other departments for effective planning and management of the Council Affairs.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law ( LLB)
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field will confer an advantage
  • Member of ICSAN or other relevant and well recognized professional body
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant post professional qualification working experience

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Hands-on knowledge of corporate law, board management and corporate governance.
  • Report writing and listening skills
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively engage diverse groups of people
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Attention to detail skills

Required Personal Attributes:

  • Strong communication, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • High Level of confidence and integrity

Job Title: Systems Auditor

Ref Id: SA01/SIAO/014

Location: Apapa, Lagos

Job Description

  • The position provides IT systems, applications and infrastructure. An IT Auditor is expected to have analytical mind, outstanding problem-solving skills, a meticulous attention to detail and a great understanding of cyber security trends.
  • To ensure success, he must be capable of maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information while working with a variety of technologies and display an excellent understanding of Firewalls, VPN, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy, Network Administration and Security Audits, knowledge of software requirements for the auditing of computing systems and procedures.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Examines internal IT controls, evaluates the design and operational effectiveness, determines exposure to risk and develops remediation strategies
  • Plans, implements and monitors security measures for the protection of the organization’s data, systems and networks
  • Participates in the change management process
  • Tests and identifies network and system vulnerabilities, and reports counteractive strategies to protect the network
  • Conducts efficient and effective IT audit procedures
  • Performs regular audit testing and provides recommendations
  • Reviews, evaluates and tests application controls
  • Provides recommendations and guidance on identified security and control risks
  • Develops a strong understanding of business and system processes
  • Carries out monthly analytical review of the organisation’s revenue lines for completeness, accuracy and validity
  • Ensures prompt resolution of all open issues in the Inspection Report,
  • Management Letter & other External Auditors report involving IT activities;
  • Ensures prompt and qualitative rendition of relevant Control and
  • Compliance reports to the Director of Audit;
  • Reviews system backup, disaster recovery and maintenance procedures;
  • Performs control reviews on systems development, operation, programming, control, and security procedures and standards;
  • Conducts operational, compliance, financial and investigative audits, as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Must possess a degree in Information Technology/Computer Information Systems or related.
  • Must be a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience as an IT Auditor.
  • Experience with Firewalls (functionality and maintenance), Office 365 Security, VSX and Endpoint Security.
  • Financial and IT application experience (MS Dynamics, SAP, QAD, MFGPro, Peoplesoft and Hyperion).
  • Expert in Firewalls, VPN, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy and Security Audits.
  • Clear understanding of IT audit methodologies.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills.
  • Great awareness of cyber security trends and hacking techniques.
  • Knowledge of computer systems development and script writing.

Job Title: Manager, Research & Technical

Ref Id: MRT01/SIAO/006

Location: Apapa, Lagos

Job Description

  • The position reports to the Director, Technical and Education.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Identifies the research and technical n
  • eds of the firm for internal and external consumption, technical assignments in the areas of  accounting,
  • nsolvency and auditing theories, practices, economics, banking and finance related issues, capital market operations, public finance and government policies, standards and professional ethics
  • Responds to Exposure Drafts and other international pronouncement on Standards on time
  • Assists the relevant Committees in of the Council that requires the services of the Department in identifying research issues and proffering solutions
  • Co-ordinates the organisation’s programmes for promoting and developing the science of accountancy and disseminating the output of the firm’s research projects

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in a quantitative discipline from a recognized /reputable university.
  • Possession of a professional accounting qualification will be an advantage.
  • Must be familiar with:
    • Computerized research instrument – SPSS; Minitabs and Eview
    • Standard writing procedures and must have flair for writing and editing technical materials for publication.

Job Title: Director, Technical & Education

Ref: DTE01/SIAO/001

Location: Apapa, Lagos

Job Description

  • Our ideal candidate would be responsible for providing overall intellectual leadership and guidance for the research programme towards ensuring that the firm emerges as the most authoritative source of information, intelligence analysis and dissemination of news in respect of economic and financial issues on national and international levels.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership for the development of a highly effective and efficient research and technical department;
  • Ensures regular publication of high quality technical journals and memoirs;
  • Networks with senior researchers and academics as well as with national, regional and International institutions, to ensure continued relevance of research activities and a high profile for the organisation;
  • Establishes and actively maintains close links with national policy research institutes, both to promote research relevant to the accounting profession within their structures and to promote frontier research.
  • Explores and actively peruses research funding opportunities with local and international agencies;
  • Manages the Technical and Education Directorate, including functional
  • management of the directorate, including financial management of activities, supervision and capacity building of staff in the directorate.
  • Report to the Deputy Registrar, Technical Services

Qualifications

  • Minimum of M.Sc. or equivalent in Accounting or Economics (Possession of a Ph.D. or equivalent is an advantage)
  • Minimum of 10 years’ post professional qualification experience
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Demonstrate research management competencies
  • Strong record of published research
  • Experience in leading, managing and coordinating a broad range of research in line with strategic objectives
  • Should be capable of inspiring his/her boss as well as subordinates.
  • Should possess impeccable integrity and proven commitment to good governance
  • Should be innovative and confident.
  • Should be able to work effectively under pressure in other to deliver timelines and achieve strategic goals.
  • Should be IT proficient

Required Personal Attributes:

  • Candidate should possess interpersonal skills
  • Candidate should possess negotiation and consultation skills.

Job Title: Assistant Director, HR & Admin

Ref Id: ADHA01/SIAO/002

Location: Apapa, Lagos

Job Description

  • Our ideal candidate would be in charge of the Coordination of the human and material resources towards providing a conducive work environment for positive contribution from the organisations stakeholders and effective pursuit of its mission and vision.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Undertakes quality review of output from all heads of functional areas in the directorate
  • Gives approvals for payment of bills of up to an approved rate per item
  • Acts as secretary to the major tenders board for purchases and procurement
  • Ensures proper referral of items approved by the minor tenders committee to the major tender board for ratification;
  • Coordinates senior and top Management staff performance appraisal process;
  • Initiates and coordinates periodic staff compensation review initiatives and processes;
  • Acts as Secretary to the members benevolent and educational trust fund Management Board;
  • Coordinates workforce planning  including staff  transfers, redeployment and succession;
  • Coordinates the assets and premises management and maintenance;
  • Coordinates contract services management;
  • Coordinates employees relations and welfare service administration;
  • Manages relations with the organisation’s labour union
  • Coordinates staff trainings and development initiatives
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Deputy Registrar.
  • He/ she would be responsible to the Director, HR & Admin.
  • Candidates would be in charge of the following:
    • Principal Manager, Facilities Management
    • Senior Manager, Records Management
    • Manager, Properties
    • Manager, Procurement

Qualifications and Requirements

  • B.Sc/B.A in Social Science, Arts or Humanities
  • A Masters and/or Doctorate degree is an advantage
  • Relevant professional certificate is an added advantage
  • 10 years post relevant professional qualification experience

Required Skills and Competencies:

  • Should possess excellent communication skills
  • Should be innovative, confident and must  demonstrate keen interest in the organization’s   activities
  • Should be a Team Player
  • Should be capable of inspiring the confidence of boss and subordinates
  • Should possess impeccable integrity and proven commitment to good governance
  • Must have executive presence and inspire the confidence of stakeholders
  • Should be IT proficient
  • Should be capable of working under pressure, deliver on timelines and achieve strategic goals/targets
  • Should be self-motivated and possess exceptional interpersonal skills

Application Deadline: 

8th April, 2019.

To apply, interested and qualified applicants should click Here

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