Head, Internal Audit in Lagos, Nigeria

Manufacturing / Production
Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description


§   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




Supervisory Skills


            Ability to work under pressure


            Result oriented mindset and ability to execute and follow through to completion and documentation


            Conflict management


            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 zamilindustryandtransport@gmail.com

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