Internal Control and Audit Lead

  • Lagos
  • Banking & Accounting
  • Full-time
  • ₦350,000 - ₦450,000

Our Client is looking to hire an Internal Control and Audit Lead to oversee these roles and responsibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement internal control policies and procedures.
  • Conduct risk assessment and identify areas of internal control improvement.
  • Design and execute audit plans to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls.
  • Analyzing financial statements and accounting records.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Recommend actions to mitigate risks and improve control environment.
  • Monitor and report on the progress of control improvement initiatives.
  • Collaborate with external auditors and provide necessary support during audits.
  •  Daily review of Trade Finance deal slips and bank instructions to the register as well as review of purchase instructions for completeness, accuracy and risk mitigation.
  •  Daily report of FX funds yet to be received and unpaid naira for forward transactions.
  •  Custody and monitoring of signed letterheads for safety and seamless transactions.
  • Timely review and report of the bank reconciliation statements.
  • Regular review of internal control policies and reports on weaknesses.
  • Supervisory role and monitoring for liquidations in order to ensure safety of funds authenticity of transactions.
  •  Responsible for the review, evaluation and monitoring of the activities of all non-financial SBUs.
  • Assessment and review of physical and environmental risks.
  • Timely audit of employee documents such as address, education, work history, references/guarantors etc.
  •  Call over review of deal transactions.
  • Regular review of general ledger and report on observations.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in any numerate discipline
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in internal control or audit roles.
  •  Minimum of 10 years cognate experience in a finance/accounting.
  •  ACA/ ICAN/ACCA/CISA will be required.
  •  Must have ability to think strategically.
  •  Good knowledge of Nigeria Tax laws.
  •  Good understanding and interpretation of policy and procedure.
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