Senior Internal Audit Jobs in Nigeria

Senior Internal Audit Jobs in Nigeria

Job Brief:

  • The job holder is responsible for the Organization’s strategic risk-based internal Audit plan and managing the Internal Audit function in accordance with the Business goals & Objectives. Also responsible for planning and conducting operational, financial and compliance audits to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls and organizational risk.

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the audit process and make any necessary recommendations to change policies, implement new systems and ensure strict compliance.

  • Execute Internal Auditing process within the company activities.

  • Provide audit report and make recommendations where necessary.

    Maintain a report systems.

  • Develop audit program to implement and review existing audit program to meet new established structures in the company.

  • Suggests action to correct system or process weaknesses and lack of internal control.

  • Check efficiency and knowledge of procedures’ in the company’s service delivery and activities.

  • Design and implement control mechanisms across the business.

  • Monitor compliance/adherence to company’s policy and assists in evaluation of system’s control.

  • Detect and Prevent fraud with the sole aim of safeguarding the company’s assets.

  • Identifies internal control gaps in business procedures, processes or systems and initiates appropriate remedial action.

    Core Internal Audit Functions

    Audit duties cut across the following units:

    Accounts & Finance Dept:

  • Conduct check and verification of payable and receivable accounts to ensure improving/complying with established policies and procedures.

  • Conduct prepayment audit review of payment vouchers and supporting documents

  • Conduct post-payment audit on bank/cash operations and verify payments to third parties
    Participate in audit follow up review, special audits, loss and fraud investigations.

    Support Account in the following arrears:

  • Review of Management Account/Company’s .

  • Annual Report.

  • Review Annual Budget.

  • Bank Reconciliations.

  • Ensure compliance to relevant tax laws (local & international) and professional standards (books of account and financial statements).

    Inventory/ Operations:

  • Support in providing quality control checks on products.

  • Accurate documentation of stock and inventory.

  • Systematic and thorough details to vetting of supply invoices.

  • Effect Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly/Yearly Product and Sales Audit as applicable.
    Prepares audit report

  • (weekly/monthly/quarterly/Yearly) for management.

    Control Functions:

  • Actual inventory audit of branches, stores and warehouses. Submit reports monthly.

  • Stocktaking across all branches.

  • Do audit trail of all transactions on ERP BUSY and make necessary reports.

  • Checking to ensure products are properly priced to avoid revenue leakages (random checking of sales orders and other relevant documents)
    Weekly reconciliation of products/ inventory across all the branches

  • Providing a positive control environment.

  • Identifying potential risk areas.

  • Implementing timely corrective actions.

    Non-Essential Functions:

  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned by Executive Management.

    Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards.

  • Knowledge of Accounting and Finance Principles and Practices.

  • Knowledge of a variety of reporting procedures, regulations and law.

  • Planning and Time Management.

  • Effective Communication and Leadership skills.

  • Critical Thinking and Analysis.

    Tenacity and Ethics

    Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance or other closely related field.

  • Certified Internal Audit (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required.

  • 10-12 years’ experience in Auditing or Accounting; 7 years in a Management role.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to:

  • using the position as subject of email.

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