General Manager, Internal Audit Ref No PI017-2013 in Anambra, Nigeria

Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

 Our client, an equal opportunity employer, is a foremost Power and Utilities Company covering the south eastern states of Nigeria looking to transform its organization, thereby positioning herself to delivering exemplary service to customers and thus has urgent need to recruit extraordinary individuals for the following key roles: General Manager, Internal Audit

Position Description:

The successful candidate will report to the Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for ensuring compliance with laws, regulations and company policies. He/She will lead investigative forensic and routine audits of high risk areas. He/She will also have overall responsibility for examination and evaluation of the adequacy; effectiveness and efficiency of the organization’s internal control systems and procedures and recommend corrective actions. He/She will be responsible for the following:

  • Draft the Internal Audit Charter of the organization in line with international standards
  • Develop risk-based annual audit plans detailing the scope, nature and timing of audit activities.
  • Design internal audit procedures and work programs
  • Review all commercial contracts and payment steams for compliance
  • Analyze and conclude on effectiveness and efficiency of control environment
  • Acts as primary liaison within Internal Audit with the CEO and Board of Directors
  • Contribute, as appropriate, to the year-end financial audit with external auditors
  • Provide advice on internal controls and participate in enhancing internal audit standards and practices
  • Monitor timely follow-through of corrective recommendations in the audit reports


Educational Qualification:

  • Bachelors’ degree in accounting, management, finance or related field

Post-graduate/Professional Qualification

  • Candidates must possess an MBA or Professional certification in Accountancy


  • 10-12 years professional experience with at least 10 years at a managerial level

Skills and Competences:

  • Strong investigative and analytical skills
  • Negotiation skills, relationship building and problem solving
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Detail orientation
  • Rigorous analytical ability
  • Perverance
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