Benson Idahosa University is one of Nigeria’s first private universities. In 2002, the National Universities Commission (NUC) granted the institution licence to operate as a University. BIU is in search for top professional accountant with long internal and or external audit experience to head her internal audit function.
B.Sc. (Accountancy), ACA /ACCA,
M.Sc. Accounting or related numerate discipline an added advantage
10 -15 years’ cognate experience in internal audit and or external audit practice
Contemporary knowledge and understanding of IFRS and ISA.
Working experience of some accounting and audit software.
Current or previous experience in an ERP environment an added advantage.
Very good verbal and written communication skills
Must have good knowledge of systems and process audit
To plan and execute internal audit of accounting, financial and related activities of all units and subsidiary entities of the University in conformity with Council directives and professional internal audit standards.
Advise Council on the nature of operations and adequacy of the system of control to achieve established objectives.
Ensure compliance with approved internal audit policies, practices and procedures.
Review of internal control systems and procedures
Ensure value for money audit and cost containment / reduction on monthly basis.
Ensure compliance with qualitative statutory requirements (Tax, pension, NUC, accounting and audit standards).