HEAD INTERNAL CONTROL

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

Responsible for providing an independent evaluation of the operations of the bank, centrally coordinating all controls and ensuring strict adherence to the Company’s internal policies and procedures as well as regulatory and statutory requirements in order to promote transparency and accountability.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description/Requirements


KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Duties)

∙ Leads the internal control programs of the Bank from design to implementation. 

∙ Collaborates with Unit heads to ensure mitigating controls are implemented for identified internal  audit observations or internal control deficiencies. 

∙ Supports management in investigations related to allegations of misconduct, violations of code of  conduct, conflicts of interest, theft and suspected fraudulent activities. 

∙ Communicates to executive management any noted issues, risks, and business impact of controls  deficiencies and track remediation to completion. 

∙ Works closely with external auditors and third-party advisors to ensure the controls environment  meets industry and reporting standards. 

∙ Partners with the relevant stakeholders to create early warning systems for the identification and  monitoring of control breakdowns, weaknesses, stress points, and other risks to the bank. ∙ Assesses the adequacy and extent of programs designed to safeguard the Bank’s assets. 

∙ Act as a subject matter expert for control methodologies, best practices and emerging trends.

∙ Delivers adequate and timely reports on internal control framework and control deficiencies to  ensure appropriate communication, documentation, escalation to business partners and Executive  Management. 

∙ Delivers adequate and timely action plans and monitors progress to address and resolve control  deficiencies.


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum)

∙ Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related any discipline.


RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE (Minimum number of years)

∙ Ten (10) years' work experience with a minimum of 3 years in a managerial role.

∙ Minimum of 8 years Internal control experience. 

∙ OTHER QUALIFICATIONS (Professional exams, member of relevant professional association etc..)

∙ MBA or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business 

∙ Any of the professional certifications such as ACA, CIA, CISA, CFE, ACCA or other acceptable  certification is required. 

∙ Advanced knowledge of GAAP, COSO, IIA and other professional standards.


REQUIRED SKILLS & COMPETENCIES (technical and soft skills)

∙ Proven ability to multi-task and meet aggressive targets. 

∙ Proficiency level on the Bank’s core banking application. 

∙ Proficiency level on various office automation solution- Microsoft excel, word, & power point.

∙ Strong collaborative style with an ability to build effective working relationships across functions.

∙ A working knowledge of applications and databases that encompass all business cycles (including  key cycles of revenue and expenses). 

∙ Expertise in developing and executing data mining and analysis involving Microsoft Excel or other  software for financial and non-financial data. 

∙ High ethical standards, unquestioned personal integrity, highly professional and credible with  strong ethics and value. 

∙ Analytical and critical thinking. 

∙ Data Analysis (ACL, SQL), comprehensive understanding of the COSO/Internal Control  Framework. 

∙ Proficient IT control including review of ITGCs; System Integrity Reviews (including report and  application control tests). 

∙ Knowledge of the design and testing of system controls particularly in a digital lending environment.

∙ Experience in managing an automated control environment. 



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