IT Auditor & Risk Officer Recruitment at Swift Networks Limited


Swift Networks Limited is a facilities-based telecommunications services provider. The company was founded in 2002, since inception, Swift Networks has invested heavily in “next generation” networking technologies to build a multi-service network platform. Due to rapid expansion we are looking for a qualified candidate to fill a strategic business position as we maintain our status as the leading broadband connectivity services provider in Nigeria. Uniquely, the work environment offers a first class condition with a very attractive remuneration package.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: IT Auditor & Risk Officer
Job Location:
 Lagos

Key Role

  • Successful candidate must be able to display a detailed understanding of the activity under audit, including IT risks and controls

Principal Accountabilities

  • Assess IT risks and internal control strengths and weaknesses.
  • Develop audit work program;
  • Execute the work outlined in the audit work program.
  • Document the work performed and conclusions in electronic work papers.
  • Work as part of integrated audit teams.
  • Regularly interact and communicate with management to discuss and present audit results, gain acceptance and provide advice to remediate on audit issues.
  • Advise IT and business stakeholders on control best practices within their processes to reduce risks and improve efficiency and financial profitability.
  • Share expertise and experience with the audit team and acts as a coach on specific projects.
  • Supports the annual Sarbanes-Oxley compliance activities by testing and evaluating effectiveness of key SOX control activities.
  • Participate in special projects by conducting specific and technical review / investigation activities.
  • Identify potential threats to the financial stability of the company, including risky credit, investments, and portfolio inefficiencies.
  • Detect potential threats to operational efficiency including underperforming resources, personnel liabilities, property inefficiencies, and safety risks.
  • Recognize potential threats to the company’s reputation including marketing missteps.
  • Prepare and maintains internal and external data gathering for risk analysis and reporting.
  • Design and implements methods for avoiding potential threats using available risk metric software and personal knowledge of the industry.
  • Deliver regular risk analysis reports to company executives complete with actionable plans for avoiding or preventing potential threats at all levels.
  • Coordinate programs designed to minimize threats and anticipate threats to the company.
  • Develop insurance strategies and financing techniques to appropriately deal with any unanticipated losses.
  • Oversee all audits of accounting practices, safety measures, and compliance reports.
  • Conduct regular risk assessments either through a team of risk management experts or personally on site.
  • Manages and prepares all documentation related to risk assessments and reviews of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

Requirements

  • The job holder MUST have a Bachelor's Degree 2nd Class honours (Upper division) in Computer, Finance, Information Technology or other related fields with a minimum of 5 years' post qualification in a reputable organisation.
  • Possession of a Master's Degree and relevant professional certification i.e. (CISA) will be an added advantage.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

  • Goal oriented and needs to be focused
  • Teams Dynamics
  • Resource Management
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Advanced Presentation skills
  • Supervision and Coaching
  • Strong organisational, analytical and communication
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Strong financial and control management
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, pressurized work environment
  • Ability to innovate, prioritize and implement effectively
  • Highly proficient and versatile in the use of technology
  • High level of honesty and integrity
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
  • Ability to work with little or no supervision