Risk, Independence & Legal Officer at Deloitte Nigeria

Deloitte Nigeria | 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