Audit Supervisor Job at Sahara Group


Sahara Group nutures businesses in the energy sector. These companies operate essentially within the energy industry and its associated sub-sectors. The Group consists of individuals, who are determined to make a positive impact on the business environment.

We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Position: Audit Supervisor
Job Location:
 Lagos, Nigeria 
Job Type: Full Time
Experience: Mid Level 
Department: Sahara Group Limited

Purpose Statement

  • Provide value-added advice and support to business partners on the creation or modification of policies, procedures, processes, products or services to ensure an appropriate level of internal control and compliance is maintained

Key Deliverables

  • Assess the risk management techniques/principles of assigned business or functional areas within the required timeline. Identify possible red flags and draft risk-based audit programs for different audit tasks.
  • Carry out the audit of business processes, policies, systems, financials, operations, governance and HSSE.
  • Discuss audit findings/significant variations with relevant staff and senior management after each audit task and proffer suggested solutions.
  • Prepare draft audit report and work papers with minimum supervision.
  • Carry out investigations as may be assigned or deemed necessary by the line manager
  • Review the suitability of internal control design and test their operating effectiveness.
  • Perform the audit of business information technology and data management system tools (like ERP).
  • Evaluate the level of business compliance with its policies, processes and existing systems.
  • Discuss possible control issues with relevant business heads so as to improve and add value to the system.
  • Participate actively in the review of Business processes to drive efficiency gains.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory provisions of the businesses
  • Carry out spot checks and quarterly/periodic inventory counts and reconciliation.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Head, Audit
  • Assess the risk management techniques/principles of assigned business or functional areas within the required timeline. Identify possible red flags and draft risk-based audit programs for different audit tasks.
  • Carry out the audit of business processes, policies, systems, financials, operations, governance and HSSE.
  • Discuss audit findings/significant variations with relevant staff and senior management after each audit task and proffer suggested solutions.
  • Prepare draft audit report and work papers with minimum supervision.
  • Carry out investigations as may be assigned or deemed necessary by the line manager
  • Review the suitability of internal control design and test their operating effectiveness.
  • Perform the audit of business information technology and data management system tools (like ERP).
  • Evaluate the level of business compliance with its policies, processes and existing systems.
  • Discuss possible control issues with relevant business heads so as to improve and add value to the system.
  • Participate actively in the review of Business processes to drive efficiency gains.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and statutory provisions of the businesses
  • Carry out spot checks and quarterly/periodic inventory counts and reconciliation.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Head, Audit

Minimum Qualifications/ Experience

  • University Degree in Accounting or any other course.
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 year of cognate experience in similar role, IT/Systems Auditor or other audit experience (The “Big 4” is a plus).
  • Relevant professional qualification (CIA, CISA, ACA, ACCA, etc.) will be an added advantage

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
  • Ability to administer Microsoft Word, Excel, Power point and Outlook in various situations
  • Systems knowledge and familiarity, ERP (Oracle or Power Enterprise) preferably.
  • Ability to travel for audit assignments in various locations at short notice
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and multi-task.

Personality Traits:

  • Organized and dependable
  • Innovative and proficient
  • A good team player
  • Self-disciplined

Working Relationships:

  • All Staff
  • Executive Directors
  • External auditors.