Internal Auditor

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

A reputable professional institute in Nigeria is looking to recruit an Internal Auditor who will be responsible for providing assurance on the adequacy, appropriateness and effectiveness of the organization’s internal control environment and risk management framework. The ideal candidate will be exposed to virtually all areas of the company’s operation hence he MUST be a self-starter, self-motivated and very detailed.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description/Requirements


  • Implementation of audit plan
  • Drive prompt resolution of audit issues raised
  • Carry out risk assessment
  • Implementation of feedback from Finance Committee, External Auditors and the Governing Council
  • Management of external auditor activities
  • Drive compliance with tax regulations
  • Provide process improving recommendations
  • Manage third party contractors including forensic accounting and auditing firms
  • Respond to company emergency situations that may require travels at short notice
  • Year on year improvement in external survey rating reports
  • Investigation of all reported incident
  • Participate in various audit activities as required
  • Provide timely and relevant business and client performance data and market intelligence or effective management decision making
  • Prepare periodic audit reports
  • Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations
  • Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans
  • Obtain, analyse and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit committee
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
  • Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards


  • Ability to pay attention to every little detail

  • Ability to think outside the box

  • Analytical skills

  • Sound independent judgement

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Having a vast understanding of the business

  • Excellent decision making and organisational skills

  • Sense of ownership and pride in performance and its impact on organizational success

  • Outstanding managerial skills

  • Great team leader

  • Good time-management skills 

  • Great interpersonal and communication skill


  • Not more than 38 years
  • B.Sc in Accounting, Economics or related field
  • ACA, ACCA, final level any of these Professional qualifications
  • MSC, MBA, MBF in relevant field is an added advantage
  • At least 5 years post NYSC cognate experience and proven track records as an Auditor in similar role
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Word, MS Power Point, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS Access).
  • Supervisory observing; ability to recognise unlawful actions and other instances of regulatory nonconformity. Executing efficient, in-depth reviews of corporate controls.

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Anonymous Employer
| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
Anonymous Employer
| Full Time |
NGN 150,000 - 250,000
| Full Time |
NGN 150,000 - 250,000