Dangote Group Deputy General Manager (GM), Internal Audit - ICOFR Jobs in Nigeria

Dangote Group Deputy General Manager (GM), Internal Audit - ICOFR Jobs in Nigeria

Job Objectives
  • To provide leadership to the Audit team in the validation of financial statements
  • To ensure improvement in the efficiency and effectiveness of internal operations of the organisation

    Job Summary
  • Ensure the implementation of effective controls in all business processes, operations and systems, to ensure transparency and promote good corporate governance.

    Job Responsibilities
  • Demonstrable experience in implementing Internal Control over Financial Reporting is mandatory.
  • Manage the development and monitor execution of the Financial & Operational Audit Plan
  • Ensure team members possess required skills to conduct financial audits
  • Ensure that audit procedures are strictly adhered to, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analysing evidence, and documentation of processes and procedures
  • Evaluate financial records and establish risk-based audit programs
  • Review and validate the financial & operational audit report prepared by the team
  • Make recommendations to enhance the internal control system
  • Perform and Manage ad hoc or special audit assignments, investigations as instructed by the Group Head of Audit
  • Ensure full utilization of Audit tools throughout the audit assignments
  • Oversee and manage the work of the financial and operational audit analysts
  • Communicate the results, findings and recommendations of audit projects via written reports and face-to-face presentations on a timely basis to the Lead Maintain all organisational and professional ethical standards and ensure internal audit activities are carried out in compliance with International Standards for the Professional Practice of
  • Internal Auditing (Standards) and IIA Code of Ethics. Perform peer quality reviews as requested by the Deputy Group Head
  • Ensure risk assessment is updated to reflect identified controls that will impact the residual risk score.
  • Perform and Manage ad hoc or special audit assignments and investigations
  • Identify training needs of direct reports and recommend training courses/programs
  • Work with process owners to review management’s response to external audit management letter recommendations; monitor progress on plans to address them and perform follow-up
  • Assist in the internal audit engagement planning process.

    Key Performance Indicators
  • Level of compliance with related standards.
  • Annual audit plan coverage.
  • Quality of Audits carried out.
  • Process improvement as a result of audit.
  • Quality and reliability of internal audit and control reports
  • % of averted fraud incidents.
  • % of averted operational risk incidents.
  • Level of compliance with related financial reporting standards.
  • Annual audit plan coverage.
  • Quality of Audits carried out.
  • Number of Process improvement initiatives as
    a result of audit.
  • Quantity and quality of external audit adjustments raised.
  • Number of audit issues raised on Auditor’s Management Letter.
  • Disposition of prior year’s audit internal control issues highlighted on Auditor’s Management Letter.


    Educational Qualifications:
  • A First Degree in Accounting or any related discipline.
  • A Master's Degree in Accounting is or MBA would be an added advantage.

    Professional Qualifications:
  • Minimum of Associate Level Membership of the following professional bodies is a MUST: Certified Institute of Auditors (CIA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA)

    Desired Experience and Competencies:
  • Minimum of 10 years Financial and Operational Audit work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with a top-tier Audit firm.
  • Big 4, Global corporate or international work experience is a distinct advantage
  • Experience across multiple industries/markets e.g. Manufacturing, Energy, Utilities etcetera. International work experience is an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with common indicators of fraud and error.
  • Healthy professional skepticism.
  • Attention to detail and critical thinking.
  • Investigation and analytical skills.
  • Working knowledge of Accounting principles and standards.
  • Working knowledge of financial reporting standards (local and international).
  • Excellent understanding and interpretation of financial statements.
  • Knowledge of internal auditing standards, responsibilities, code of ethics, and certification.
  • Working industry knowledge e.g. Manufacturing, Energy, etc of business operations.
  • Good knowledge of multiple industry program policies, procedures, regulations and laws.

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: hr@dangoterefineryng.com using the position as the subject of the email.

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