Internal Audit Assistant in Delta, Nigeria

at Sapele Power Plc

Oil & Energy
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Objectives
Support the Internal Audit Manager to monitor and enforce internal control processes of Sapele Power Plc in order to achieve following objectives:

  • Reliability of Financial Reporting and Informatio
  • Operational Effectiveness and Efficiencies
  • Regulatory compliance

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in business process review across the various units of Sapele Power Plc
  • Identify weakness of controls and processes and suggest solutions to mitigate the gaps identified
  • Monitor level of compliance to SPP’s processes and procedures
  • Prepare weekly exception report and monitor the processes of rectifying the exception noted.
  • Assist in the improvement of internal controls related to inventory management
  • Improve and manage inventory analysis report and produce monthly inventory valuation report
  • Participation in monthly stock count and reconciliation
  • Assist in monthly Payroll review and produce variance analysis report.
  • Ensure petty cash are managed in line with SPP’s policy and financial operation guidelines
  • Conduct cash count at a regular interval
  • Continuous review of payments and approval processes.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Up to date details of all transactions and processes reviewed
  • Monthly Inventory Observation Report
  • Accurate postings of accounts per account types, Cost Centers and business location.
  • Timely delivery of weekly audit report
  • Compliance to SPP’s operating standards

Functional Competencies/Requirements:

  • Highly developed and demonstrated skills in analysis, conceptualization and problem solving
  • Moderate business analysis skills and the ability to document and analyze business processes and their controls
  • Moderate Computer literacy skills
  • Basic understanding of Accounting software
  • Basic understanding of Accounting systems

General Management Competencies/Requirements:

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills, able to communicate basic financial matters to non-technical experts
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Ability to bring a “hands on” approach to the work if needed
  • Positive "can do" spirit
  • Basic understanding of operations in the Energy and Power Industry

Educational Qualifications/Experience

  • Minimum of university degree or HND Accounting (and or other recognized Professional Accounting Qualification ACCA or ACA)
  • Minimum of 3 years post professional qualification experience.

Desired Personal Attributes:

  • Team Player
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Flexibility to adapt to a variety of work situations
  • Highly organized and significant ability to multi-task
  • Ability to cope with and work under pressure
  • The ability to manage and motivate a team
  • Used to working in fast moving environments providing accurate and timely information to a high standard.
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