Internal Audit, Control & Risk Officer at U-Connect Human Resource Limited

U-Connect Human Resource Limited

Job Title: Internal Audit, Control & Risk Officer

Location: Lagos

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Job Summary

  • We are looking for someone who will be responsible for driving risk management strategy and for implementing the risk management and internal control framework of the club.
  • Shall be responsible for conducting internal operational and compliance audit reviews.
  • The Officer shall strike a balance between supporting the business in enterprise value creation and defining control mechanisms, thereby, enabling the business to balance risks and rewards.

Job Description

  • Participate in corporate strategy setting and definition of the overall business plan.
  • Define and communicate the risk management and internal audit vision.
  • Lead the formulation of the Club’s risk appetite statement, thresholds, and limits.
  • Define and implement appropriate risk management framework, along with supporting policies, methodologies, tools, and procedures.
  • Adopt an enterprise-wide approach to risk management, to understand and manage the risk profile of the company and of its individual parts.
  • Facilitate enterprise risk assessments and monitor the club’s ability to manage its priority risks.
  • Continuous evaluation and monitoring of the impact of change (changing corporate position, external business environment) and emergent risk factors on the club’s risk profile.
  • Provide business areas and heads of departments with insights that would enhance business decisions.
  • Constructive Senior Management and Board engagement, in order to achieve risk visibility and discussions of critical risk issues at the Board.
  • Facilitate the formulation of new procedures and organizational changes as may be required
  • Develop and ensure full implementation of a flexible risk-based annual internal audit plan using risk-based support models and methodologies.
  • Define risk and audit programs and testing procedures to ensure activities conform to industry regulations, corporate policies, and other standards.
  • Carry out independent evaluations and appraisals of the effectiveness of the internal policies, rules, and procedures.
  • Perform special analyses and reviews, including compliance, instances of alleged fraud, and unethical misconduct.
  • Carry out a review of Internal Controls over Financial Reporting

Qualification and Requirements

  • Undergraduate Degree (or equivalent) in Business, Accounting, or another Finance-related discipline.
  • Must have 8 – 10 years of professional experience, with 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • A good understanding of financial statements and the interrelationship of the different components, including an understanding of the capital structure and financial indicators.
  • Sound understanding of the principles and application of good corporate governance, business, and operational risk, and control processes and procedures
  • Sound negotiation skills.
  • Outstanding people leadership and management skills.
  • Ability to influence, and drive change management across the organization.
  • Superior communication skills, both verbal and oral.
  • Good presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Strong organization-building skills, including the ability to attract and develop new talent and to develop linkages with the club’s different divisions and functions.
  • Ability to exercise professional skepticism

Application Closing Date
5th February, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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