Senior Manager, Research | ICAN JOB | Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria

Senior Manager, Research | ICAN JOB |Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria

ICAN JOB| Research Fellow | institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria VacanciesSenior Manager, Research | ICAN JOB - Senior Manager, Research ICAN JOB is currently available at present at ICAN.   

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Several people always thinks of education when it comes to ICAN. Little do they know that the institute also recruit. For this reason, Most candidate searches for; ICAN registration numberICAN ResultICAN exam feesICAN financial statusICAN paydirectICAN membership financial statusICAN exam docket, institute of chartered accountants of Nigeria study packs and so on. 

Furthermore, the institute has over 40,000 members and is a member of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), Pan African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) and Association of Accountancy Bodies in West Africa (ABWA). 

There are seven faculties created by the Council of the Institute to serve as centres of excellence for members’ capacity building and support for specialisation in seven distinct areas of accountancy. 


  • Audit, Investigations and Forensic Accounting; 
  • Consultancy and Information Technology; 
  • Corporate Finance Management; 
  • Financial Reporting; 
  • Insolvency and Corporate Re-Engineering; 
  • Public Finance Management; And 
  • Taxation and Fiscal Policy Management. 

As a matter of fact, the Institute’s quest for more effective pursuit of its objectives, it seeks to recruit suitably qualified candidates in its Research and Technical Education Directorate. 

The Institute’s research and technical education services and activities are directed at: 

Impacting professional accounting practices in Nigerian economy and enhancing ICAN’s leadership and mentoring role in West Africa sub-region; 

Addressing accounting related issues peculiar to transition economies, especially in 

Africa; 

Contributing significantly to policy issues affecting the accountancy profession globally; 

Impacting enactment of legislations affecting accounting practice, business and the Nigerian economy; 

Research into contemporary issues affecting the Nigerian economy financial accountability and practices and matters relating to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRCN); 

Generating information for the benefit of ICAN members in addressing their socioeconomic needs and relevant ideas to inspire the Institute and enhance its leadership role among the comity of professional bodies; and 

Nurturing ICAN Journal of Accounting and Finance and increasing its impact factor among academics 


One major Institute that sees to accounting professionalize is ICAN. ICAN which is the institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) was established by the Act of Parliament No. 15 of 1965 as an organization to regulate the Accountancy Profession in Nigeria.

From the above prerequisite, the institute seeks to recruit suitably qualified candidates to fill in the below vacancies;

Vacancy;Senior Manager, Research | ICAN JOB


Job Location; Nigeria

Core Purpose of the job;

  • The position reports to the Director, Technical and Education.
The position is directly responsible to:

  • identifying the research and technical needs of the Institute for internal and external consumption.
  • assisting the Technical, Research and Public Policy Committee or any other Committee of Council that requires the services of the Department in identifying research issues and proffering solutions;
  • co-ordinating the Institute’s programmes for promoting and developing the science of
  • accountancy and disseminating the output of the Institute’s research projects;


Competency and Skill Requirement

Strong research, analytical and reporting ability with good communication and
interpersonal skills. Success in this role demands diligence, attention to details, creative and
inquiring capacity, strategic mind-set and Leadership, creativity and proficiency in the use
of information technology. Ability to work under pressure and demonstrated capacity to
work in partnership with diverse groups while balancing the relative sensitivities are also
essential skills for this role.

Job requirement; 

  • Minimum of a Masters’ degree in a quantitative discipline from a recognised/reputable university, and
  • Must be familiar with computerised research instrument – SPSS; Minitabs and Eview
  • Possession of a professional accounting qualification will be an advantage.

Benefit/Salary 

Salaries and Allowances are very encouraging for a Start 

Method of Application 

Interested Candidates are to please forward their applications and a copy of current resume (specifying the position applied for) to smgtrec@ican.org.ng 

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