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East Africa business is expanding on a constant basis. With opportunities in a variety of offices, to work across the Eastern Africa space, with a collaborative approach to growing East Africa even faster. Why not consider Deloitte?

Burundi - Audit Senior

The Role

  • Plan audit engagements and design appropriate audit tests including designing and implementing tailor-made audit work programmes for specialised clients and for audit areas not covered under the firm’s standard model audit programmes.
  • Prepare and review financial statements in compliance with internationally accepted financial reporting standards, and prepare reports for review by the engagement manager.
  • Assess and evaluate the adequacy and propriety of clients systems of accounting and internal control systems and recommend improvements where necessary, and also provide best practices.

The Candidate

  • Must be a Rwandese or Burundian national and proficient in French
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Full accounting qualification
  • Thorough knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards
  • At least 3 years’ experience in an Audit assistant/ Associate position

Ethiopia - Technology Advisory - Assistant Director/Director

The Role

  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of the technology advisory strategies, policies and practices which are consistent with the vision and strategic plans of the Firm.
  • Ensure an active pipeline of assignments, staff are adequately placed on the various assignments, monitor staff’s utilization, and manage the overall service line’s revenue.
  • Use appropriate judgment to identify risk, and apply global and local quality processes as well as risk procedures to each client.
  • Actively strive to develop new client business, from existing and/or new clients through sustained marketing efforts as well high quality service delivery.

The Candidate

  • Bachelors  degree in Computer Science/Engineering or a related discipline
  • Professional Technology certifications including PMP, PRINCE2, ITIL, CISM, CISA, CISCO.
  • 10-15 years relevant consulting or demonstrated industry experience.

Kenya - Advisory - Manager – Forensics

You will be a valuable project lead resource focusing on the following:

  • Fraud investigations;
  • Fraud risk assessments and training;
  • Anti-Money Laundering advisory and training;
  • Implementation of Fraud and AML solutions;
  • Project and Data integrity assessments;
  • Analytic and Forensic Technology; and
  • Fraud and corruption surveys, amongst other services.

Your responsibilities will include the following: 

  • Ensure that all assignments are well planned, the team is well briefed and equipped to handle the assignment and that all team and client issues are addressed expeditiously. 
  • Keep abreast with technical developments in the profession and the country, in order to anticipate client needs, and offer value added and practical business solutions.
  • Develop client service objectives, which will enable the Firm to fulfil its professional responsibilities, and satisfy its clients’ needs and exceed their expectations.
  • Develop and manage sound business relationships, and market the Firm with the aim of maintaining and winning new business,
  • Contribute to the preparation of divisional budgets.
  • Train and develop the skills of our staff, in accordance with the Firm’s methodologies and ensure that their performance is professionally managed per the Firm’s guidelines.
  • Leverage knowledge and contribute to proper knowledge management within the department.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Law, or suitable equivalent (minimum upper second);
  • Professional qualifications in Accounting or Law;
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) qualification will be an added advantage;
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a large professional services firm or blue chip commercial enterprise, at least 2 of which should be at managerial grade;
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in fraud investigations or other forensic related services;
  • Additional experience encompassing any of the following will be an added advantage: 
    (i) External or internal audit services; 
    (ii) Risk management or corporate governance services; 
    (iii) ICT audit services.

To the successful candidates, the Firm will offer a competitive and performance driven remuneration package, a highly energised team environment comprising individuals who are committed to working as one, producing results and enjoying it. 

Kenya - Data Analytics - Assistant Director/Director

The Role

  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of Strategies and Innovation policies, strategies, and practices which are consistent with the vision and strategic plans of the Firm.
  • Ensure an active pipeline of assignments, staff are adequately placed on the various assignments, monitor each of the staff’s utilization, and manage the overall service line’s revenue.
  • Use appropriate judgment to identify risk, and apply global and local quality processes as well as risk procedures to each client.
  • Actively strive to develop new client business, from existing and/or new clients through sustained marketing efforts as well high quality service delivery.

The Candidate

  • Bachelors  degree in Business, Finance, Economics, Statistics, Engineering, Law or a related discipline
  • 10-15 years relevant consulting experience
  • Management of larger teams of 5+ people.

Kenya - Internal Client Services - Head, Solutions Center - Clients and Industries

As Head Solutions Center, your responsibilities will be: 

  • Generate forward-looking industry research into Deloitte’s target industries to creatively and innovatively combine this with cross-functional capabilities to develop distinct, integrated market offerings to take to the market to position Deloitte as the undisputed market leader.
  • Use research to identify compelling issues by industry, and quarterly or bi-annually update function capability statements for a continual fit between evolving industry scenarios, and the capabilities of the firm to meet them.
  • With functional input, bi-annually recommend ‘gaps to bridge’ between evolving industry scenarios, and capabilities of the firm to meet them as Service Line/ Function investment priorities that consistently position Deloitte as the undisputed market leader.
  • Lead by example to develop an drive development through others of breakthrough win pursuits (minimum USD500,000 each) delivering the firm to a client’s foregoing agenda.
  • Advocate Deloitte’s laid down strategic business development and relationship management approaches to all target client pursuits by industry to deliver the cross-functional might of the firm to a client.

Qualifications and desired attributes:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a business related field. A post graduate general management qualification from a reputable university will be an added advantage.
  • 10 years strategy, innovation, operational cross-functional and/or general management experience preferably in the private, but also public sectors.
  • Experience in change management will be an added advantage.
  • Experience of interacting and dealing with C-suite executives will be an added advantage.
  • At least 2-3 years should have been at Senior Manager level in a similar role.
  • Demonstrable understanding of industry-sector issues in 1-2 of Deloitte’s target industries.
  • Entrepreneurial in spirit and action, proactive, innovation and creative by disposition for value-adding solution development.
  • Insatiable quest and thirst for industry knowledge, demonstrably passionate about business development and relationship management.
  • Familiarity with financial accounting analysis and interpretation to drive business value.
  • Work with minimal supervision with demonstrated ability to deliver set targets, and/or exceed them and help others to do the same.
  • Strong written, verbal and communication skills.
  • Team worker, team management skills, demonstrably passionate to lead by example. 
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and executive varying tasks to execute C&I’s overall strategy.
  • Solid computer literacy.

The position is on a 3-year contract renewable subject to satisfactory performance. 

To the successful candidate, the firm will offer a competitive and performance driven remuneration package and a highly energised team environment working alongside individuals who are committed to working as one, to meet and exceed client expectations. The role offers significant upside for growth and opportunities to be the change you want to see in the world.

Kenya - Financial Services Industry - Director - Banking

As a Directoryou will be a valuable resource in our Financial Services team, your main responsibility will be to:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Commerce, Accounting, Economics or equivalent.
  • Provide leadership in the relevant area of Financial Services Industry, through the development and implementation of appropriate strategies, policies and practices which are consistent with the vision and strategic plans of the Firm.
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with clients while striving to actively stay informed of market trends, performance drivers and emerging technical and industry developments.
  • Lead business development work of new and existing clients through sustained market efforts, including the preparation of bids and proposals and supporting the execution of the same.
  • Connect our capabilities and offerings to the banking Industry issues and opportunities. Building new solutions including methodologies and business development approaches and tools to support industry projects.
  • Be recognised as the pre-eminent authority in the field of banking and actively take the lead in the development and sharing of market-valued intellectual capital.
  • Ensure that all assignments are conducted in accordance with the Firm’s standard procedures and methodologies and all client information is treated with utmost confidentiality.
  • Understand and anticipate client needs based on a strong understanding of retail banking and its associated processes.
  • Guide teams in selecting and applying the most appropriate tools, techniques and approaches to deliver client work.
  • Promote interdepartmental collaboration in order to enhance service delivery to clients guided by the Deloitte ‘As One’ Strategy.
  • Understand and convey the Deloitte Africa and global value proposition for financial services industry to key stakeholders.

Qualifications:

  • A Master's Degree in Business, Finance, Commerce, Accounting, Economics or equivalent. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Commerce, Accounting, Economics or equivalent. 
  • 10-15 years of experience, 5 of which should be at senior management level (e.g. Business Unit Leader) involving demonstrated interaction at Board level.
  • Experience working at senior level in a Bank.  Experience in advisory firm delivering services for Financial Services Industry is an added advantage. 
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the  banking industry and market; including distribution channels, middle, or back office operations, products and services.  
  • Experience in one or more of the following; Strategy, Financial and Regulatory Reporting, Risk Management, Project Management, Banking Operations, Change Management, Business Process Re-engineering, and Organizational Re-design. 
  • Exceptional communicator with the ability to articulate complex ideas (oral and written) to all levels of an organization and effectively lead and manage all key stakeholders.  
  • Well-developed computer user skills. 
  • The ability or willingness to contribute to business development, through support bids for new business.  
  • Excellent capability to independently and proactively service multiple clients and effectively manage multiple priorities.  
  • Proven abilities in managerial and leadership skills as well as working in teams and across functions.  
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills. 

To the successful candidate, the firm will offer a competitive and performance driven remuneration package and a highly energized team environment composed of individuals who are committed to working as one, producing results and enjoying it.

Rwanda - Audit - Senior Associate

The Role

  • Assist in planning work on assigned segments of the audit.
  • Execute detailed audit procedures, including reviewing transactions, documents, records, reports and procedures and conducting audit tests which are sufficient in scope to support professional opinions as to the fair representation of client financial statements.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements, reports and analytical reviews, as necessary.

The Candidate

  • Must be a Rwandese national and proficient in French
  • At least an Upper Second class honours degree
  • Overall Grade B ( 70% mark) or equivalent at both Junior and Senior Secondary school
  • At least a B ( 70% mark) or equivalent in English, Mathematics and French
  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in Auditing
  • Be interested in pursuing a career in Audit and Accounting

Tanzania - Infrastructure and Capital Projects---Manager

The Role

  • Oversee all work related to proposal preparation, assignments planning, quality assurance, budgeting, and training of consultants, practice development, and business planning in the functional area.

The Candidate

  • A Masters' Degree.
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Engineering, Economics, Business Administration or any other related discipline.
  • Eight years' experience in Real Estate and Construction preferably in the Pan African region, of which three years should be at  Management level.
  • Experience with industry or consulting or banking firms that incorporate Real Estate, Capital Projects, Infrastructure and Project Finance. 
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