Head, Audit at Alan & Grant

Title: Head, Audit | Location: Lagos | Alan & Grant | Type: Full Time

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Summary

  • The Head Audit is to provide audit assurance over risk management and controls implementation to ensure  the company’s controls are adequate and working satisfactorily.
  • To provide assurance over the integrity, accuracy and completeness of financial reporting.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide assurance to senior management on the effectiveness or otherwise of the company risk a management, processes, and systems.
  • Plan, execute, and report on operational, financial, regulatory, and compliance-related audits/reviews as well as ensure strict adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Define the strategic direction for the Internal Audit function which aligns with the overall strategic goals of the company
  • Develop control and compliance policies/frameworks, procedures, programs, and manuals.
  • Ensure continuous review and assessment of the effectiveness and efficiency of policies, procedures, and processes across the Company and identify improvement opportunities
  • Ensure adherence to the company’s policies and procedures & Conduct internal audit reviews
  • Responsible for accomplishing its goals and objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined, data driven approach to audit and risk.
  • Responsible for maintaining a comprehensive program of internal auditing within the company to assess regulatory compliance in all areas of operation; review policies, procedures, practices, and assets for purposes of risk measurement, internal control, and analysis.
  • Determine schedule and frequency of audits to ensure that key areas are audited on a timely basis, and annually presents the audit plan to the Finance and Audit Committee for their review
  • Ensure spot checks are conducted on transactions and activities
  • Provide regular, accurate and objective reports / updates for management attention
  • Co-ordinate the timely and conclusive investigation into exceptions and other issues noted/ reported in the course of the inspection exercises.

Requirements

  • Minimum of a B.Sc with a background in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related field
  • Master’s Degree is an added advantage
  •  Minimum of 15 years and above of related work experience with at least 3 years in a Head of Internal Audit role or equivalent
  • Member of ICAN, ACCA, CPA or other professional body
  • Minimum of 7 years of leadership and managerial experience in a similar role.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with the Board and Senior Management
  • Experience in audit procedures including planning, techniques, test and sampling methods
  • Knowledge of computerized accounting and auditing record keeping systems
  • An ability to gather, analyse and evaluate facts and to prepare and present concise oral and written reports
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resources to attain goals
  • Good knowledge of the regulatory environment
  • Strong understanding of audit and investigation principles and practice.
  • Strong knowledge of risk management techniques, policy formulation, and regulation
  • Ability to demonstrate the commitment to ethical standards and a high level of integrity
  • Self-motivated, honest, highly responsible, and punctual.

Application Closing Date
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