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PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Job Recruitment


PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria has been operating in Nigeria since 1953 through its predecessor firms of Coopers & Lybrand and Price Waterhouse. We’re one of the leading professional services firms in the country with offices in Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, over 1000 staff and 31 resident partners.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: GRC – Senior Associate (Data and Analytics)

Reference Number: 125-NIG00246
Location: Lagos
Department: Assurance
Job Type: Permanent

Job Summary

  • A career within our team will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations rethink their approach to GRC by leveraging data and analytics to offer truly innovative services and solutions to our clients

We support our clients with a range of services such as:

  • Designing automated and data-driven solutions to assist management in maximising value from their data assets to reduce risk, improve efficiency and develop new business opportunities within governance, risk and compliance
  • Designing and developing dashboards, visualisations and metrics to improve understanding of governance, risk and compliance processes, identify potential weaknesses and provide operational resilience
  • Implementing and optimising governance, risk and compliance systems
  • We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic individuals, who have experience with hands-on data analysis and an eye for innovation

Specifically, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Analysing and interpreting big volumes of data from client including internal data systems and external sources
  • Identifying, investigating and explaining trends and patterns in data using data tools, platforms and analytical tool kits
  • Developing strategies for analytics to build advanced data visualizations and analytical models
  • Developing predictive models using machine learning, natural language, and statistical analysis methods such as classification, time-series analysis, regression, statistical inference, and validation tools
  • Project management skills in relation to data management projects, including developing project plans, budgets and deliverable schedules
  • Providing training and coaching to junior staff or less experienced team members to develop technical competence and administrative skills
  • Using data visualization skills and tools to analyze, package and communicate reports to key stakeholders, both internally and to external clients
  • Supporting in identifying new opportunities for service delivery

Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Informatics, Operations Research, or other quantitative / relevant disciplines
  • Minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience
  • Experience using data storage technologies: SQL, NoSQL or other relevant technology
  • Advanced data analytics, using platforms such as SAS, SPSS, R/S/S+, or other relevant platform
  • Experience in data modelling
  • Experience using data processing tools: R, Python, Spark, or other relevant tool
  • Visualisation: PowerBI, Qlik,Tableau, or other relevant tool.

Job Title: Senior Associate – Financial Services Risk & Regulation

Reference Number: 125-NIG00245
Location: Lagos
Department: Assurance
Job type: Permanent

The Team

  • PwC’s Financial Services Risk & Regulation (FSRR) professionals help clients understand, assess, mitigate and resolve all issues, driven by risk management, capital management and compliance, which prevent the achievement of their strategic goals.
  • Our strength is our ability to operate across all the stages of design, execution and assurance of all risk management and compliance arrangements. We work with a broad range of financial institutions and corporate organisations to develop robust financial risk management frameworks that satisfy compliance demands, contribute to better decision making and enhance performance.
  • The scope of our work covers the full spectrum of financial risks such as credit risk, market risk, operational risk and liquidity risk; economic capital & capital management, stress testing, risk modeling and validation; regulatory compliance issues; and internal liquidity adequacy assessment process.
  • There is an emphasis currently on leveraging analytics and technology solutions in risk management.

Job Summary

  • A career within our Risk and Regulatory Services will provide you with the opportunity to help companies rethink their approach to risk and create a sustainable risk advantage.
  • We are a part of a unique client proposition, assisting our clients develop proper internal risk management controls by leveraging analytics and technology solutions to underpin efficient execution of governance, to optimise their risk and compliance framework and thereby improving business performance.

Specifically, the successful candidate’s job functions shall include:

  • Assessing the risk strategy and management processes established by financial institutions over their operational and regulatory processes, including entity level
  • Designing and executing advanced risk data analytical methods or analytical model over the risk management
  • Assessing financial institutions response to regulatory requirements, including relevant regulatory risk management requirements; ICAAP, ILAAP, RRP, Risk Framework design and implementation, etc.
  • Developing an understanding of key end-to-end risk management flows associated with various financial products and any associated operational and financial reporting risks
  • Working within a large team of consultants to deliver a detailed program of work, meeting exacting quality standards, within tight time-frames
  • Identify opportunities and provide support to senior team members on business development activities
  • Contribute to PwC’s thought leadership on FSRR matters.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from a reputable university
  • Minimum of 4 – 5 years relevant experience
  • Practical experience and working knowledge in two or more of the following: risk governance and analytics, market risk, credit risk management or audit, or liquidity risk management or audit, market risk management or audit, operational risk management or audit; Capital Management and ICAAP, Liquidity Management and ILAAP; ideally in a professional service environment (preferred but not required) or Financial institution
  • Working understanding of risk management and analysis methodologies, approaches and techniques
  • Strong experience in the model development tasks, including data cleaning, credit risk modelling (e.g. PD/LGD/EAD estimation), risk parameters application, A-IRB, Economic Capital, RAPM, IFRS-9 models and Stress Testing Models, big data AI modelling and application is a plus
  • Familiarity with evolving and complex regulatory environment including Basel III/Solvency II/EBA RM Guidelines in the context of financial institutions
  • Planning, implementation and process optimization of enterprise risk management for financial institutions
  • Valuation, modelling and quantitative management of financial instruments
  • Experience with R Studio, Alteryx, Murex, Bloomberg, SAS, Fincard, and Reuters would be an advantage;
  • Professional qualification(s) such as FRM, CFA or equivalent are preferred
  • Strong organizational skills and able to work autonomously with minimal supervision, good analytical, problem solving and presentation skills
  • Bright, team player, who works effectively under pressure, a positive and can-do attitude.

Job Title: Compliance Associate

Reference Number: 125-NIG00247
Location: Lagos
Department: Assurance
Job Type: Permanent

Job Summary

  • A career within our Compliance Management Services will provide you with the opportunity to help organisations rethink their approach to compliance management
  • We are part of a unique client proposition, assisting our clients develop proper controls by leveraging analytics and technology solutions to underpin efficient execution to optimise their compliance policies and processes, and improve business performance

Specifically, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Working with various PwC teams to conduct business diagnostics, providing recommendations for improvement of clients’ company-wide policies / processes and implementing such initiatives
  • Researching, reviewing and analysing latest developments in applicable laws and regulations (e.g. Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Corruption, Sanctions Laws etc.)
  • Supporting effectiveness reviews of compliance systems, and benchmarking against applicable standards and international leading practices
  • Supporting with developing and implementing robust compliance structures, frameworks and policies in organisations
  • Conducting research and supporting with development of capability, proposals and training materials
  • Reporting project progress and obstacles to the engagement manager / leader
  • Supporting in identifying new opportunities for service delivery
  • Ensuring proper planning and documentation of fieldwork.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum of a First Degree in any discipline is required
  • Minimum of 2 – 3 years experience in Compliance
  • Experience in industry
  • Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and senior clients
  • A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering results
  • Strong IT skills and technical depth
  • Ability to multi-task simultaneous client engagements
  • Strong analytical capabilities

Competencies / Attributes

  • Passionate about customer service.

Deadline: 28th July, 2020.


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