Due Diligence Auditor at GV Alliance Partners Limited


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Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners – Our client is looking to recruit suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Due Diligence Auditor

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

  • An exciting opportunity to join a due diligence team in Lagos in the business and operational performance assessment of our client’s proposed subsidiary. Our client is seeking a financial due diligence expert to bring their energy, passion and expertise to help with assessing its financial performance in a new industry.

Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for thoroughly evaluating the financial statements and operational data, identifying value drivers, cash flows, working capital requirements, key financial risks, potential deal issues, as well as developing strategies to achieve operational efficiency.

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Analyze financial and operational results of the firm, and identify key trends and issues
  • Evaluate the quality and sustainability of earnings and profitability
  • Analyze gross and operating margins, and identify key drivers
  • Critically assess the firm’s cost structure and accounting information system
  • Conduct cash-flow analysis and identify seasonality and cyclicality of cash-flow components.
  • Evaluate quality of assets and assess historical capital expenditure trend
  • Identify and evaluate the components of working capital, and the periodic working capital requirement
  • Identify key financial and operational risks
  • Identify key strengths and weaknesses of the firm against industry benchmark
  • Evaluate internal systems and processes, sort for leakages, process issues, cash handling, records, etc,
  • Propose new systems that can efficiently and expansively work with high levels of automation
  • Conduct comprehensive discussions with management and provide a report on key qualitative observations
  • Propose cost efficient strategies and develop operational plan for implementation

Job Requirements
The necessary professional qualifications/experience we seek:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in accounting or any related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of audit experience at any of the Big Four accounting firms or in FMCG or both
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in financial accounting due diligence engagement is preferable
  • Working knowledge of IFRS and FRC reporting

The relevant skills-set that we require:

  • Strong ability to maintain independence and objectivity
  • Excellent practice of upholding professional skepticism
  • Excellent application of prudence in verifying the correctness of information provided, evaluating management judgments and biases
  • Strong oral or written communication skills, including presentation skills
  • Excellent analytical, excel and reporting skills
  • Strong collaboration and relationship management skills
  • Excellent analytical, excel and reporting skills

Application Closing Date
19th October, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in MS Word Format, current (if working presently) and expected salary to: idriso@gvapartners.com , umoe@gvapartners.com , contact@gvapartners.com and ugou@gvapartners.com using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

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