Internal control and Audit Officer

Verite Microfinance Bank Limited

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Verite Microfinance Bank Ltd is duly registered in the Federal Republic of Nigeria by the Corporate Affairs Commission.

Verite MFB is licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria as a deposit-taking financial institution.

At Verite MFB, we take pride in our strong, enthusiastic and youthful management team which gives us the ability to tirelessly go the extra mile and deliver financial services that are of the highest quality to the unbanked.

We seek to employ nothing but the best candidates in our company in order to move us to the next level.

Are you smart, intelligent, goal and deadline oriented?

If you think you are ready to take your career to the next level by joining us at Verite Microfinance Bank, then we are more than ready to make you one of us.

 

Job Description

  • Manage operations of audit department to ensure achievement of set objectives and goals
  • Reviewing and advising the management on reliability, adequacy, efficiency, effectiveness of internal control.
  • Overseeing and ensuring preparation of timely Audit reports to the Board
  • Audit Committee and provide progress reports regarding action taken by management.
  • Conduct Audits in accordance with the approved internal audit plan.
  • Determining process and procedures are adequate to prevent and detect fraud, suppression, theft or misappropriation of funds.
  • Carrying out constant checks to ensure adherence to internal control policies and procedure on segregation of duties.
  • Carry out audit investigation of each unit in accordance with the approved audit plan.
  • Returns rendition to CBN
  • Report on Anti-Money Laundering policy of CBN, NDIC, EFCC, ICPC and other relevant bodies.
  • Reviewing and preparing the bank compliance ratios and compare side by side with the regulatory standard ratios to see if the bank is falling short of the standard and give recommendation on the way forward.
  • Reviewing of daily call over report.
  • Prevent and detect fraud, suppression, theft or misappropriation of funds.
  • Bank reconciliation statement daily, weekly, and monthly.
  • To prepare profit and loss account monthly.
  • Income analysis daily, weekly, and monthly.
  • Correspondent relationship on behalf of the bank.
  • Audit spot check of cashier till and vault.
  • Ensure economical and efficient use of resources.
  • General control activities.
  • Daily monitoring of Tellers till.
  • Reviewing bank reconciliations and other financials.
  • Daily inspection of vault balance etc.
  • Carrying field audit exercise on clients to ensure due diligence (KYC) is carried out on customers.
  • Create and review business continuity and disaster recovery plan.
  • Daily tracking of loan repayment with audit control template.
  • Ensure effective and optimal utilization plan and schedule audit programmes and ensure completion of audits on time.
  • Review and assess audit work done, ensure compliances with the necessary standards.
  • Keep relevant and up to date financial database on audit findings and integrate best practices and systems into the audit programs.
  • Check the collaterals to be pledged and advise the bank on whether to accept such pledged collaterals.
  • Ensure that the customers are satisfied fully by ensuring the credit decision making process is timely.
  • Advise the management and the recovery team the recovery actions to be taken on defaulting account.
  • Asset monitoring and maintain verifiable asset register and routine asset scanning.
  • Periodically do portfolio analytics to discover the changing trends and behaviors of customers ‘ in trying to discover the factors that are affecting their repayment.
  • Effectively use the credit bureau [credit check]-XDS, CRC to discover customers who are either to exposed [over leveraged] or who have unfavourable credit records.

Qualification Required

  • HND/B.Sc in Accounting, Management, Banking and Finance, and related disciplines.
  • Possession of professional qualification such as ICAN, CIBN will be an added advantage.

Skills and Attributes Required:

  • Unquestioned personal integrity with strong ethics and values.
  • Capable of working independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Good interpersonal skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively [Both written and verbal] with all level within the organisation.
  • Strong analytical capability.

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Summary

Company

Verite Microfinance Bank Limited

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Accounting / Audit / Tax and Banking / Finance / Insurance

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

HND

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years