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Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Everyday, approximately 286,200 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to making an impact that matters. Our West Africa practice serves multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium-sized enterprises and the public sector across Nigeria and Ghana.

In Nigeria, Deloitte is one of the leading professional services firms, specializing in providing Audit, Tax, Consulting, Risk Advisory and Financial Advisory services. We serve clients in a variety of industries from financial services, consumer, telecommunications, media & technology, energy resources & Industrial and government and public services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Risk, Independence & Legal Officer

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • The successful candidate will provide support to the Risk, Independence and Legal Department by playing a key supporting role and adding value to the Risk and Independence clients’ processes.

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 directorship 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, rollout, execution and reporting of the engagement acceptance testing process.
  • Support in monitoring engagement acceptance processes in Phoenix adequately and assist users with the functionality of the system.
  • Support the Legal team as may be required.

Qualifications

  • Possess a 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

Person-Specification:

  • Be of proven integrity, giving attention to confidentiality requirements
  • Possess excellent writing and oral communication/presentation skills
  • Have the 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

Additional Information:
What Impact Will You Make?

  • Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration, and high performance.
  • As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you will find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

How You Will Grow

  • At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their careers to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day.
  • From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to learn.
  • We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.
  • From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.

Benefits

  • At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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