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Senior Manager, Audit Quality & Risk (AQR) at Deloitte Nigeria

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Everyday, approximately 286,200 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to making an impact that matters. Our West Africa practice serves multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium-sized enterprises and the public sector across Nigeria and Ghana.

In Nigeria, Deloitte is one of the leading professional services firms, specializing in providing Audit, Tax, Consulting, Risk Advisory and Financial Advisory services. We serve clients in a variety of industries from financial services, consumer, telecommunications, media & technology, energy resources & Industrial and government and public services.


We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Manager, Audit Quality & Risk (AQR)


Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-time

About Audit & Assurance

  • We provide Audit and Accounting advisory services to several major companies across all industries in West Africa. Our clients include some of the largest companies in the banking, insurance, asset management and securities sectors.
  • Our Audit & Assurance professionals provide independent financial statement and internal control audit services, in accordance with the latest professional standards and with a focus on quality.

Job Description

  • Responsible for thought leadership, consultations with the audit practice and clients as well as the development of managers in Audit Technical.
  • Provides deep technical and specialized support to audit engagement teams in order to ensure that professional standards & legislations are complied with, risks are mitigated and quality audits are conducted.
  • Provide audit technical support and focused interventions to the public audit practice in Deloitte Africa by way of formal and informal consultations to support high-quality audits.
  • Supports the implementation of strategy of the AQR Business Area in relation to technical audit expertise
  • Implements the strategy within area of responsibility by conforming to plans set by leadership in all engagements / projects.
  • Proactively support the Quality & Risk office on addressing and responding to emerging audit technical & regulatory issues.
  • Oversees WIP on projects / engagements and ensures billings are timeously done and collections followed up.
  • Conducts effective research and understands the business rationale of a transaction in order to have an informed view that identifies the potential issues, solutions and impact on the client.
  • Identify issues and potential impact of accounting standards on the industry group and decide how best to communicate these to the industry.  Prepare and present specific topics for the industry group.
  • Provide coaching to engagement partners and teams to improve the quality of the audit file.
  • Ensure effective team delivery in projects and workflow by providing coaching to that is constructive, insightful, focused on strengths & development areas & empowers the manager to play a pivotal role in the team.
  • Supports regulatory, compliance and legal matters, where relevant from an audit technical perspective.


  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree/Higher National Diploma in Accounting or any discipline with a minimum of Second Class Upper/Upper Credit.
  • Have a minimum of five (5) O’level credits (including Mathematics and English Language) in one sitting.
  • A post-graduate/master’s degree (relevant to Service Area / Business Management, etc.) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 8 years of in-depth audit technical and/ or regulatory advisory and/or audit support experience.

Additional Information:
Leadership / Behavioural Capabilities:

  • Living our Purpose – Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognizing others for the impact they make.
  • Influence – Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people.
  • Performance drive – Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders.
  • Strategic direction – Understands key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction.
  • Competitive Edge – Applies deep knowledge of disruptive trends and competitor activity to drive continuous improvement.
  • Talent development – Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities.
  • Inspirational Leadership – Establishes a strong leadership brand and inspires followership through passion, integrity, and appreciation of others.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online