Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) Latest Fresh Job 2022

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The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) was established by Act of Parliament No. 15 of 1965 to: (i) determine what standards of knowledge and skill are to be attained by persons seeking to become members of the accountancy profession and to raise those standards from time to time as circumstances may permit.

In fulfilling it mission, the Institute has over the years certified 38,000 Chartered Accountants who are engaged in value creation in various sectors of the economy. Apart from being in professional practice, ICAN members are engaged in the three tiers of public service as well as the private sector.

Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for the job recruitment at Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).

Manager, Research & Technical

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND – MBA/MSC/MA
  • Location: Lagos | Nigeria.
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Job Description:

The position reports to the Head, Research Technical and Education. To identify the research and technical needs of the Institute for internal and external consumption, technical assignments in the areas of accounting, insolvency and auditing theories, practices, economics, banking and finance related issues, capital market operations, public finance and government policies, standards and professional ethics.
Key Accountabilities

    • Identifies the research and technical needs of the Institute for internal and external consumption, technical assignments in the areas of accounting, insolvency 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 Institute’s programmes for promoting and developing the science of accountancy and disseminating the output of the Institute’s research projects;
  • Is familiar with standard writing procedures and has flair for writing and editing technical materials for publication.
Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Minimum of a Masters degree in a quantitative discipline from a recognized reputable university, and
  • Minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience
  • Must be a Chartered Accountant

Must be familiar with

  • Computerised research instrument – SPSS; Minitabs and Eview
  • Standard writing procedures and must have flair for writing and editing technical materials for publication.

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System Analyst

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND
  • Location: Lagos | Nigeria.
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Job Description:
    • Liaising extensively with users;
    • Analysing units/departmental operations;
    • Translating operations requirements into highly specified project briefs;
  • Identifying options for potential solutions and assessing them for both technical and business suitability;
  • Drawing up specific proposals for modified or replacement systems;
  • Working closely with developers and users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction;
  • Document the ‘as-is’ and identify improvements to existing solutions and business processes;
  • Perform requirements gathering, documentation, and analysis;
  • Validate requirements with customers;
  • Drawing up a testing schedule for the complete system;
  • Overseeing the implementation of a new system;
  • Providing training to users of a new system;
  • keeping up to date with technical and industry developments;
  • Support, maintain and document software functionality;
  • Integrate software with existing systems;
  • Evaluate and identify new technologies for implementation;
  • Project planning and project management;
  • Relate information gathered on the Organization’s business processes with workflows and processes defined in Microsoft Navision and CRM.
Qualifications and Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of science / engineering.
    • 4 years’ experience working with information technologies and systems analysis.
    • Strong computer, hardware, software, and analytical skills.
    • Knowledge of working in Windows environment.
    • Proven ability to assess business needs and translate them into relevant solutions.
    • Strong understanding and knowledge of the principles and practices associated with database maintenance and administration
    • Experience installing, configuring, documenting, testing, training, and implementing new applications and systems
    • Working knowledge of some programming languages.
    • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of Agile / Scrum process, language and ceremonies is a plus.
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Manager, Professional Practice

Job Specifications:

  • Full Time
  • Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND – MBA/MSC/MA
  • Location: Lagos | Nigeria.
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Job Description:

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

Key Accountabilities

  • Organizes and participates in regular practice review of audit firms and ensures that firms’ data are up-to-date;
  • Regularly reviews and updates the Institute’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 Institute’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.
  • Conducts unannounced due diligence on firms on regular basis for the purpose of verification and practice validation as may be required from time to time.
  • 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
  • Organizes sensitization sessions for Big and SMPs firms on the new changes in the Institutional practice policies and regulations either physically or virtually.
Qualifications and Requirements:

This role requires 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. The role also requires strong communication and analytical skills, confidence, integrity and demonstrated ability to effectively engage diverse groups of people both within and outside the Institute.
Education and Experience

  • B.Sc./HND in Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management
  • Qualified member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • A Masters degree in relevant fields is an advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant post professional qualification experience

Practical and Specialist knowledge in any of the following specified areas:

  • Financial Reporting and Auditing
  • Management Accounting & Strategy
  • Tax and Laws
  • Excellent understanding of Practical Audit Practice in both Internal and External perspective
  • Strong understanding and experience of Practice Review in line with the new ISQM 1 and other International Standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Reporting and Escalating to relevant Stakeholders, areas of non-compliance identified during the course of review
  • Ability to multi-task with little or no supervision and provide the quality deliverables with respect for deadlines.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should apply by clicking on the BUTTONS below.

Deadline: Not Specified

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