Head, Internal Audit in a Reputable Company


Our Client is a key driver of the Nigerian Capital Market platform for processing, settlement and delivery of securities transactions. The company has played a critical role in the transformation of the Nigerian Capital Market, responding to the needs of the securities and commodities sectors to enhance speedy and transparent settlement of transactions.

The need to promote good corporate governance and effective risk & operational management has created an opportunity for a dynamic, objective and competent individual as Head, Internal Audit.

Position: Head, Internal Audit – Ref; RIA017

Job Summary

The role supports the Board Audit Committee in achieving the strategic objectives of the organisation, by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes & structures.

Kay Accountabilities

Develop dynamic and comprehensive annual audit plan using appropriate risk-based methodology and submit to the Audit Committee for review and approval

Provide advisory support around governance, risk management and control for strategic decision making at the Board and Executive level.

Review services provided by third parties and controls in place to promote and protect the organisation’s interests

Investigate violations of the organisation’s control policies and report significant risk exposures to the Board malting recommendations on appropriate preventive or remedial action

Implement approved internal audit strategies and action plans to promote a culture of transparency and accountability in the organisation’s operations

Manage and oversee the Audit team’s performance to ensure achievement of departmental targets

  • Education and Experience
  • Minimum of first degree in Accounting or a Finance related discipline
  • Relevant professional certifications e.g. ICAN, ACCA, etc.
  • MBA or Master’s degree in a related discipline is an advantage
  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience, 4 of which must have been as an Internal Auditor or Senior Auditor in a similar company or business within the financial services industry.
  • This role requires maturity in managing the relationship between the Board Audit Committee and CEO, sound knowledge of audit regulatory guidelines and good understanding of the organisation’s operational processes. The ideal candidate must demonstrate professional skepticism, extensive knowledge of auditing standards/procedures, sound independent judgement and excellent analytical & investigative skills.

How to Apply:

If you are qualified and interested in taking up this exciting job opportunity, please submit your most recent resume stating the job title as the subject of the email to client.recruitment@ng.pwc.com .

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Application closes on 25th May, 2017.