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

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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