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Deloitte West Africa Jobs 2021 August 2021 - Jobvacan

Deloitte West Africa Jobs 2021


Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 330,000 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to make an impact that matters.

Deloitte West Africa is a cluster of Deloitte offices that has joined together to provide seamless cross-border services to our clients in the region and to pass on the benefits of scale and access to resources that this organisation can generate. Our West Africa practice serves multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium-sized enterprises and the public sector across Nigeria and Ghana.

In Ghana, Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organisations, specialising in providing Financial Advisory services, Risk Advisory, Audit, Tax & Regulatory, Business Process Solutions and Consulting. We serve clients in a variety of industries from financial services, to consumer business and industrial products, telecommunications, energy and resources, manufacturing and the public sector.

Our professionals are unified by a collaborative culture that fosters integrity, outstanding value to markets and clients, commitment to each other, and strength from cultural diversity. They are dedicated to strengthening corporate responsibility, building public trust, and making a positive impact in their communities. We understand that our professionals hold interests outside of the workspace and we aim to encourage work/life balance, supporting them in all aspects of their lives.

Job Description

Job Title: Associate – Senior Associate 

About Financial Advisory

Our Financial Advisory service provides the full range of industry and functional expertise you can expect from a leading practice. Strong and active international ties ensure the ongoing sharing of expertise and access to additional specialist resources as and when required. Our areas of expertise cover three main service lines:

  • Valuation and Modelling:
    • Business valuation services
    • Review and development of financial models
  • Corporate Finance Advisory:
    • Debt capital advisory
    • Equity capital advisory
    • Infrastructure advisory
    • Economic advisory and feasibility studies
    • Business plan preparation
  • Transaction Services & Restructuring:
    • Buy-side due diligence reviews
    • Vendor due diligence reviews
    • Financial and operational restructuring services
    • Cost optimization and value creation services

Job Description

1. Job Description – Experienced Associate

The successful candidate will be responsible for mainly executing assigned tasks on projects, managing low risk engagements when the opportunity arises, providing team leadership to junior and less experienced team members and playing key roles on business and industry thought leadership projects. Aside Client deliverables, the successful candidate will contribute to developing and improving skills, knowledge, and performance of junior team members.

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The specific responsibilities of the successful candidate will involve one or more of the below tasks amongst others:

  • Deal Origination and Business Development: Proposal and Expression of Interest preparations
  • Business valuation and modelling: Undertaking business valuations and developing financial models
  • Infrastructure and Capital Projects (ICP) Services: Transaction advisory services for Project Finance and Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects
  • Buy-side and sell-side advisory services: Using both historic and predictive data to help companies (“vendors”) and investors (“buyers”) to focus on key risks and opportunities that drive value in Target businesses and helping clients to maximize value from their transactions.
  • Corporate Finance Services: Developing business plans, feasibility studies and capital raising, investing, optimising and preserving capital.
  • Restructuring Services: Assisting corporate Clients with turnaround strategies to help restructure the operations and finances of distressed businesses.

2. Job Description – Senior Associate

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing engagements, providing exceptional high-level leadership to junior and less experienced team members and playing roles on business and industry thought leadership projects. The successful candidate will be tasked with one or more of the below responsibilities amongst others:

  • Deal Origination and Business Development: Networking, meetings, and proposal preparations to originate businesses.
  • Business valuation and modelling: Undertaking business valuations and developing financial models for purposes of facilitating:
    • Strategic decision-making,
    • Mergers and acquisitions advisory services,
    • Project finance advisory services,
    • Private equity deals,
    • Transaction pricing,
    • Bid evaluations, and
    • Business restructuring services.
  • Infrastructure and Capital Projects (ICP) Services: Transaction advisory services for Project Finance and Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects
  • Buy-side and sell-side advisory services: Using both historic and predictive data to help companies (“vendors”) and investors (“buyers”) to focus on key risks and opportunities that drive value in Target businesses and helping clients to maximize value from their transactions.
  • Corporate Finance Services: Developing business plans, feasibility studies and capital raising, investing, optimising and preserving capital.
  • Restructuring Services: Assisting corporate Clients with turnaround strategies to help restructure the operations and finances of distressed businesses.
  • Internal resource management: Contributing to the development and improvement of the skills, knowledge, and performance of junior or less experienced team members through participation in, and facilitation of, internal trainings and on-the-job trainings.

Qualifications

Qualifications / Experience

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc., BBA, B.Com) in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics or equivalent with a minimum of second class upper degree
  • A Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Risk Management or related field from a reputable university will be an added advantage
  • Candidate must possess certifications in at least one of the following: ICAG, ACCA, ICAEW or CFA Institute (or level three candidate)
  • At least 3-4 years’ relevant experience

Person Specification

  • Must have in-depth experience in leading teams for pursuits or engagement delivery in any of the ‘Big 4” accounting firms or an investment bank (For Senior Associate role only)
  • Be of proven integrity, giving attention to confidentiality requirements
  • Possess excellent writing and oral communication/presentation skills
  • Very strong leadership and coaching skills
  • Market leadership skills
  • Business development skills
  • Ability to think outside the box and quickly learn new ideas independently
  • Be a good team player, self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Always have the ability to maintain a professional outlook and carriage

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’ll 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 career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s 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 career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Centre. https://deloitte.zoomforth.com/du

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