Audit Supervisor Recruitment at Sahara Group

Sahara Group is a leading international energy and infrastructure conglomerate with operations in over 38 countries across Africa, Middle East, Europe and Asia.

Spanning three decades, we have broken ground and challenged stereotypes across the global business landscape. The women and men who make up our organization are our strongest levers for growth. Through their unparalleled talent and dedication, we have expanded our global footprint and earned the distinction of becoming a fast growing and dynamic multinational organization with an African heritage.

Position Title: Audit Supervisor
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Department: Sahara Group Limited
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: Mid Level

Purpose Statement:

Provide value-added advice and support to business partners on the creation or modification of policies, procedures, processes, products or services to ensure an appropriate level of internal control and compliance is maintained

Key Deliverables

  • Assess the risk management techniques/principles of assigned business or functional areas within the required timeline. Identify possible red flags and draft risk-based audit programs for different audit tasks.
  • Carry out the audit of business processes, policies, systems, financials, operations, governance and HSSE.
  • Discuss audit findings/significant variations with relevant staff and senior management after each audit task and proffer suggested solutions.
  • Prepare draft audit report and work papers with minimum supervision.
  • Carry out investigations as may be assigned or deemed necessary by the line manager
  • Review the suitability of internal control design and test their operating effectiveness.
  • Perform the audit of business information technology and data management system tools (like ERP).
  • Evaluate the level of business compliance with its policies, processes and existing systems.
  • Discuss possible control issues with relevant business heads so as to improve and add value to the system.
  • Participate actively in the review of Business processes to drive efficiency gains.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory provisions of the businesses
  • Carry out spot checks and quarterly/periodic inventory counts and reconciliation.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Head, Audit
  • Assess the risk management techniques/principles of assigned business or functional areas within the required timeline. Identify possible red flags and draft risk-based audit programs for different audit tasks.
  • Carry out the audit of business processes, policies, systems, financials, operations, governance and HSSE.
  • Discuss audit findings/significant variations with relevant staff and senior management after each audit task and proffer suggested solutions.
  • Prepare draft audit report and work papers with minimum supervision.
  • Carry out investigations as may be assigned or deemed necessary by the line manager
  • Review the suitability of internal control design and test their operating effectiveness.
  • Perform the audit of business information technology and data management system tools (like ERP).
  • Evaluate the level of business compliance with its policies, processes and existing systems.
  • Discuss possible control issues with relevant business heads so as to improve and add value to the system.
  • Participate actively in the review of Business processes to drive efficiency gains.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory provisions of the businesses
  • Carry out spot checks and quarterly/periodic inventory counts and reconciliation.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Head, Audit

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
  • Ability to administer Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point and Outlook in various situations
  • Systems knowledge and familiarity, ERP (Oracle or Power Enterprise) preferably.
  • Ability to travel for audit assignments in various locations at short notice
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and multi-task.

Minimum Qualification/ Experience:

  • University Degree in Accounting or any other course.
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 year of cognate experience in similar role, IT/Systems Auditor or other audit experience (The “Big 4” is a plus).
  • Relevant professional qualification (CIA, CISA, ACA, ACCA, etc.) will be an added advantage

Personality Traits:

  • Organized and dependable
  • Innovative and proficient
  • A good team player
  • Self-disciplined
  • Working Relationships
  • All Staff
  • Executive Directors
  • External auditors

Application Deadline: January 18, 2018.

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