GROUP INTERNAL AUDITOR
This position is urgently required to oversee and champion the Internal Audit functions of a Group that consists of a Stockbroking and a Capital Market Advisory Firm; a CBN licensed Finance House and a Bureau de Change.
The Job and Person specifications are as stated below:
To manage the Internal Audit function
To ensure that the Internal Audit Function provides an independent assessment of the adequacy
of internal systems and controls, including the systems for appropriate identification and
evaluation of risk and for ensuring compliance with all applicable law and regulation
To draw any weaknesses or shortcomings noted to the attention of Management
To apply a risk-based approach to the review of the systems and controls through the development of an annual programme of audit review work.
To discuss the findings of audit reviews with management on a constructive basis in order to develop the most appropriate, proportionate solutions to issues arising
To report the results of audit reviews, including management responses and proposed action plans to address issues arising, to the Managing Director
To perform follow-up work ensuring management progress actions within the agreed time scales and to escalate failure to progress actions as the Head of Internal Audit deems appropriate
To perform ad hoc investigations and reviews at the request of the Audit Committees To manage the co-sourcing arrangement with the external auditors as required.
To provide an independent challenge to the business view of risk as articulated via the framework.
To promote risk management best practice across the company
As a member of any relevant committees to which the post holder may be appointed during the course of the year, to be familiar with the Terms of Reference and responsibilities, and to participate by attendance, reporting and challenge at meetings, and accept collegiate responsibility for decisions made
Bachelor’s Degree/Higher National Diploma in Business, Finance, Accounting or relevant field
Master’s degree in relevant field
Relevant professional qualification, such as ACA, ACCA, CPA and CIA mandatory
At least 5-8 years of experience in Auditing in a large organisation or financial services firm, 3 years of which should be at manager level.
Have a flexible approach and the ability to make decisions quickly
Be able to motivate
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
MODE OF APPLICATION:
Qualified and interested persons should forward their comprehensive CVs along with a cover letter stating how their skills, knowledge and experience make them suitable for the position to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The subject of the email should be the job position being applied for. All applications must be received no later than two weeks from the date of publication. Late applications will not be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Should you not hear from us within 5 days of submitting your CV, please consider your application unsuccessful.