Internal Audit Officer Job at Personal Trust Microfinance Bank

Personal Trust is a Microfinance Bank in Lagos and a subsidiary of First Ally Capital Limited (FACL). Formerly known as Personal Trust Savings and Loans, the Bank was registered in 1993 and operated as a Mortgage Bank until its conversion to a Microfinance Bank in 2014. Personal Trust has a branch network at strategic locations in Lagos State and provides banking services to individuals, micro, Small and medium enterprises (MSME).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Internal Audit Officer
Job Location: Jibowu, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The Internal Audit Officer functions as an independent and objective body that reviews and evaluates compliance with external regulations and guidelines as well as internal policies.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform audit tests and evaluate the adequacy of process design and the effectiveness of control system
  • Propose practical recommendations to address control weaknesses and/or process inefficiencies
  • Prepares audit reports/memorandums to proffer recommendations to the Head of audit
  • Performing the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice for the achievement of the corporate objective
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
  • Performs audit work, including plan preparation, workpapers, finding, and associated reports; verifies the accuracy of financial records as they pertain to assets, liabilities, receipts, expenditures, and related transactions.
  • Assists in the development of the annual Internal Audit plan
  • Safeguards corporate assets s by ensuring that appropriate and effective internal controls are in place
  • Conducts investigations of suspected internal fraud
  • Collect, co-ordinate and disseminate material for the quarterly Audit Committee meeting
  • Keeps abreast current developments and changes in external regulations as applicable.
  • Implements the anti-fraud campaign and assess compliance
  • Performs any other responsibility assigned by Management.


  • HND / B.Sc in Banking and Finance, Accounting or any other related field
  • Evidence of completion/ exemption of/from NYSC.


  • 2 - 3 years of Internal audit experience in a financial institution or an audit firm
  • Evidence of completion/ exemption of/from NYSC.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy in work product
  • Ability to stand firm on difficult issues when required
  • Capable of working independently and with minimum supervision
  • Logical approach to identifying and evaluating issues and problem solving
  • Displays awareness of the need for confidentially in sensitive matters
  • Strong strategy and implementation skills
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office suit
  • Ability to multi task and handle pressure
  • Unquestioned personal integrity with strong ethics and values
  • Demonstrated job commitment and personal flexibility to meet changing expectations.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Position as the subject of the email.

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