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§ This role focuses on promoting accountability, transparency and discipline in business process by ensuring strict compliance with approved business control policies
§ Executing a review of operations, systems and processes to ensure they are efficient and effective.
§ Ensuring that there is compliance with laid down policies, procedures and controls
Ensuring that there are no circumstances of management override of laid down controls
§ Develops, updates and coordinates the implementation of approved internal audit strategies, policies and operating procedures manual to enhance transparency in Company operations as well as her operational needs
§ Implements the annual audit plan, as approved, including any special tasks or projects requested by management and the audit committee.
§ Plans and manages activities of the Internal Audit Unit
§ Prepares annual internal audit plans and programmes indicating scope, approach, and resources requirements for each financial year for management approval
§ Coordinates and conduct regular audit of operational activities to ensure compliance with the Company’s business control requirements
§ Coordinates the execution of special audits or adhoc investigations on any significant breach of the Group’s Code of Business Conduct and suspected fraud cases as requested by Management/Audit Committee.
§ Provides accurate and objective reports/updates to inform and guide management on the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control environment and the state of compliance with control procedures across the Company
§ Communicates identified weaknesses in controls and other issues arising to management and recommends workable preventive or remedial actions
§ Liaises with the Finance department and external auditors to ensure successful coordination of annual audit
§ Monitors and reports on actions taken by the Management to correct audit findings to ensure full and satisfactory implementation; and when the outcome is not satisfactory follow-up measures are proffered
§ Advices management on the requirements for compliance with laws, regulations and code of business practices
§ Ensures that the Company’s business and operational risks are rigorously profiled and managed.
Skills / Competence Requirements
Required knowledge, skills and abilities
§ Deep knowledge of business drivers and Enterprise Risk Management/control factors in the industry
§ Sound grasp of business control policies and procedures
§ Strong analytical and problem solving skills
§ Excellent planning and record management skills
§ Strong leadership skills and ability to pay attention to details
§ Drive, enthusiasm and capacity to extend the boundaries of the role
§ Proficiency in the use of Ms Office Suite ie Excel, PowerPoint, Word
§ Good interpersonal and communication skills
§ Good report writing and presentation skills
§ High level of integrity, objectivity and professional skepticism
Ability to work under pressure
Result oriented mindset and ability to execute and follow through to completion and documentation
Organization, Coordination & General administration
First degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other Finance related courses. Membership of any Professional Accountancy Institute that is a member of International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) e.g. ICAN, ACCA, CPA, etc.
Interested applicants should forward CV to firstname.lastname@example.org