Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services (CMAAS) Manager

February 7, 2022

Job Description

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria

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: Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services (CMAAS) Manager
Job ID: 298116WD
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
Line of Service: Assurance
Industry / Sector: CM X-Sector
Specialism: Assurance
Management Level: Manager
Job Description & Summary

A career within Capital Markets Accounting Advisory Services, will provide you with the opportunity to be responsible for complex financial reporting issues around deals and other transformational events.
You’ll tackle client’s needs with a solution oriented approach that creatively addresses complex financial reporting problems for high profile transactions and you’ll have significant interaction with senior company management teams, bankers, lawyers and other advisers.
Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world? Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential.

What will you do if you work in CMAAS at PwC?

You'll ask questions and test assumptions.
You'll help determine if companies are reporting information that investors and others can rely on.
You'll help businesses solve complex issues faced by management and boards.
You'll serve the public interest and the capital markets by providing quality assurance and advisory services.
The world is quickly changing, that's why PwC is quickly adapting.
We're capitalizing on trends that will impact corporate reporting.
We combine skills and experience to help our clients address their challenges.

Roles & Responsibilities

As a member of the Capital Markets practice within CMAAS, you will help clients navigate through complicated transactions and events, from evaluation through integration, in a multifaceted business environment.
PwC helps clients negotiate with confidence. Some of the world's most prestigious companies rely on our buy-and-sell side due diligence capabilities and turn to us for advice on financial reporting, valuation and tax issues.
We also provide advice and project management for capital raising events such as initial public offerings, secondary listings and private placements.
For companies in distressed situations, we advise on crisis avoidance, financial and operational restructuring and bankruptcy.
Clients rely on PwC to help them make informed and empowered decisions to invest, divest, raise capital or reorganize.
As our clients execute on their chosen strategy, our focus turns to helping them extract value.
PwC's CMAAS practice advises our clients in moments of exceptional change around deals and accounting change helping them shape strategy and transformation.
We advise our clients across the deal spectrum to capture value.
CMAAS employs a team based structure to tackle clients' needs with a solution oriented approach to creatively address complex financial reporting problems.
We work on high profile transactions with significant interaction with senior company management teams, bankers, lawyers and other advisors.
We have a coaching environment with both formal and informal systems in place as well as continuous on the job training to ensure industry leading personal and professional development.

Our main areas of focus within the capital markets team include:

Capital markets such as IPOs, spins, debt raisings and capital structure advice;
Alliances such as enter/exit JVs, strategic alliances, licenses, collaborations, etc.;
Crisis, restructurings and restatements; and,
Deal strategy and readiness including navigating fundraising and M&A options.

Position / Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 6
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or other business field of study, including an acceptable NASBA foreign education equivalent.
Certification(s) Required: Passed either ACA or AACA Exam or the equivalent accounting or finance certification exam in the selected individual's home country.

Knowledge Preferred:

Participate as an individual contributor and a team member with senior CMAAS practitioners & other professionals (e.g. bankers, lawyers, auditors, advisors) on complex financial reporting and regulatory matters related to deals & other transformational events on a daily basis in areas of focus listed above.
This includes demonstrating an extensive knowledge of and/or a proven record of success in the following areas.
Advising multi-national, publicly-traded companies & private equity firms on a broad range of financial reporting, & capital markets topics including:

IPOs, debt offerings, private placements;
Carve-outs and/or spin-offs; and
Acquisitions, alliances/joint ventures, post deal matters.
Demonstrates a strong interest in deals, capital markets, and other transactions-based activities and should expect to operate in a high pressure, fast-paced work environment.

Skills Preferred:
Demonstrates proven extensive abilities and success with managing teams in a professional services consulting firm, including, but not limited to, the following areas:
Technical Capabilities:

Applying extensive know-how of technical requirements for listing locally in Nigeria (bonds and equity) and cross-border such as the JSE, LSE, and NYSE.
Reinforcing firm compliance requirements and applying to client engagements.

Business Acumen:

Continuously deepening and broadening business know-how – how it is changing and why this matters in order to articulate a relevant point of view
Developing and sharing a point of view on strategic business issues and trends, anticipating the impact of technology developments on client needs, and surfacing relevant behavioral patterns as potential trends
Integrating frameworks and models into an analytical approach to develop insight into organizations
Coaching team members on problem-solving techniques and guiding them to use more sophisticated tools and frameworks.

Global Acumen:

Modelling and encouraging team members to learn about cultures that differ from their own
Articulating a perspective on relevant global trends and how they impact client challenges
Applying global industry-leading practices, global economic perspectives, and local territory cultural nuances to shape solutions and recommendations.


Motivating others, helping them to understand and visualize goals
Helping others plan their development
Displaying respect and fairness when managing others, bringing conflict into the open to enhance the quality of decisions and team effectiveness
Evaluating the performance of team members on the basis of merit and skill, addressing performance issues in-the-moment.


Building and sustaining relationships to create exceptional client and people experience
Helping team members determine the impact of their communication styles on others and coach their abilities to collaborate with and respond to clients and individuals
Targeting and expanding a network of internal and external relationships
Demonstrating integrity, ethical decision-making and behaviors that build trust across teams and with clients
Creating an environment that encourages improvement, innovation, and inclusion, and challenges traditional approaches.

Travel Requirements:

Up to 20%.

Application Closing Date
21st February, 2022.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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