Head, Internal Control and Audit


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Job summary:

The internal auditor will help evaluate operating guidelines, controls or procedures, and report significant problems to the MD/CEO. He/She shall also ensure that internal procedures agree with corporate policies, industry standards and regulatory requirements.


  • Evaluates the bank’s internal controls, processes, policies and mechanisms to ensure that they are adequate, effective and in compliance with regulatory principles, industry standards and corporate guidelines.
  • Plans, organizes and supervises the work of the Internal Audit Division
  • Recommends and schedules financial, compliance, performance and electronic data processing (EDP) based audits of departments under the control of the MD
  • Establishes and implements internal audit policies and procedures; reviews changes in legal and procedural requirements for fiscal operations affecting auditing processes; develops internal control systems to determine if systems are adequate and in accordance with management policies and procedures
  • Reviews and approves audit findings and final reports; communicates with an responds to the MD department management regarding audit findings and recommendations.
  • Reviews EDP systems during the design development stages to ensure that the proper audit and fiscal control techniques are included; reviews and suggests changes to fiscal controls


Person Specification For The Job:

  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience in an audit or assurance role in public accounting or related industry
  • Strong knowledge of manual and automated systems in a banking environment
  • Professional Certification in any of these bodies (ACCA, ANAN, etc.) is required
  • A Bachelor's degree/HND or higher in Accounting, Finance, related field, or equivalent work experience is required.




Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Accounting / Audit / Tax

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years