Head, Internal Audit Job at Talents and skills africa


Talents and Skills Africa Consulting LLC is a leading HR outsourcing and business support solutions provider in Nigeria providing a comprehensive range of outsourcing services from People Outsourcing to Business Process Outsourcing.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Head, Internal Audit
Job Location: Ikeja, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Brief

  • The job holder is responsible for the Organization’s strategic risk-based internal Audit plan and managing the Internal Audit function in accordance with the Business goals & Objectives
    . Also responsible for planning and conducting operational, financial and compliance audits to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls and organizational risk

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the audit process and make any necessary recommendations to change policies, implement new systems and ensure strict compliance.
  • Execute the Internal Auditing process within the company activities.
  • Provide audit report and make recommendations where necessary
  • Maintain a reporting system.
  • Develop an audit program to implement and review the existing audit program to meet newly established structures in the company.
  • Suggests action to correct system or process weaknesses and lack of internal control.
  • Check efficiency and knowledge of procedures’ in the company’s service delivery and activities.
  • Design and implement control mechanisms across the business.
  • Monitor compliance/adherence to company’s policy and assists in the evaluation of system control.
  • Detect and Prevent fraud with the sole aim of safeguarding the company’s assets.
  • Identifies internal control gaps in business procedures, processes, or systems and initiates appropriate remedial action.

Core Internal Audit Functions
Audit duties cut across the following units:

Accounts & Finance Dept:

  • Conduct check and verification of payable and receivable accounts to ensure improving/complying with established policies and procedures
  • Conduct prepayment audit review of payment vouchers and supporting documents
  • Conduct a post-payment audit on bank/cash operations and verify payments to third parties
  • Participate in audit follow up review, special audits, loss and fraud investigations
  • Support Account in the following arrears:
  • Review of Management Account / Company’s Annual Report
  • Review Annual Budget
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • Ensure compliance to relevant tax laws (local & international) and professional standards (books of account and financial statements)

Inventory / Operations:

  • Support in providing quality control checks on products
  • Accurate documentation of stock and inventory
  • Systematic and thorough details to the vetting of supply invoices.
  • Effect Weekly / Monthly / Quarterly / Yearly Product And Sales Audit As Applicable.
  • Prepares audit report (weekly / monthly / quarterly / Yearly) for management.

Internal Control Functions:

  • Actual inventory audit of branches, stores, and warehouses. Submit reports monthly
  • Stock taking across all branches
  • Do audit trail of all transactions on ERP BUSY and make necessary reports
  • Checking to ensure products are properly priced to avoid revenue leakages (random checking of sales orders and other relevant documents)
  • Weekly reconciliation of products / inventory across all the branches
  • Providing a positive control environment
  • Identifying potential risk areas
  • Implementing timely corrective actions

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned by Executive Management.

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting & Finance or other closely related fields.
  • Certified Internal Audit (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required
  • 10-12 years’ experience in auditing or accounting; 7 years in a management role

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards
  • Knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices
  • Knowledge of a variety of reporting procedures,regulations, and law
  • Planning and time management
  • Effective communication and leadership skills
  • Critical thinking and analysis
  • Tenacity and ethics

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@talentsandskills.net using the "Job title" as subject of the email.

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