Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Internal Audit & Control Manager Job at Productive People, Lagos

The following job vacancy exists at Productive People:

Job Title:  Internal Audit & Control Manager

The purpose of this post is to: 
  • - Carry out an independent appraisal of the effectiveness of the policies, procedures and standards by which the country’s financial, physical and information resources are managed.
  • - Add value by acting as a facilitator in business risk management and carrying out value for money reviews, thereby assisting the management in the effective discharge of their responsibilities.
Key Responsibilities 
  • - Coordinate internal control system (ICS) for West operation including, Head office, plants and concrete & aggregates
  • - To work with management to ensure a system is in place which ensures that all major risks of the company are identified and analyzed, on a continuous basis
  • - To plan, organize and carry out the internal audit function including the preparation of an audit plan which fulfills the responsibility of the department, scheduling and assigning work and estimating resource needs
  • - To support in preparation of report package to the group and audit committee on the policies, programs and activities of the department
  • - To coordinate coverage with the external auditors and ensure that each party is not only aware of the other's work but also well briefed on areas of concern
  • - To make recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed, report on the findings and recommendations and monitor management's response and implementation
  • - To review and report on the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of the financial and other information that is provided for management
  • - To report on the value for money that the company obtains in all its activities with special regard to economy, efficiency and effectiveness
  • - To conduct any reviews or tasks requested by plant management, the audit committee, chief executive or chief financial officer, provided such reviews and tasks do not compromise the independence or objectivity of the internal audit function
  • - To provide both management with an opinion on the internal controls within the operations.
  • - Communicating, educating and ensuring strict compliance with Company’s Policies & procedures
  • - Perform special investigation of cases in a professional manner when called upon.
 Performance Criteria (key results / outputs) 
  • Quality Internal Audit Reports
  • Internal Control Quality
  • Process Documentations during ERP
  • Investigation Reports
  • Impact of Audit and Control on Staff

Desired Skills and Experience
Competency Profile 
  • - A knowledge of audit procedures, including planning, techniques, test and sampling methods involved in conducting audits
  • - A knowledge of computerized accounting and auditing record keeping systems
  • - An ability to gather, analyze and evaluate facts and to prepare and present concise oral and written reports
  • - An ability to maintain current knowledge of developments related to business matters of interest to internal audit, particularly legislation changes and developments as they affect the business, and new auditing techniques and practices
  • - An ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with other staff and to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
  • - An ability to work unsupervised
Skill Set 
  • Decision Making,
  • Customer Care,
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Ability to document and prepare an audit program
Essential Skill 
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant job experience in an internal audit function (preferably in Internal Auditing of a larger regional or a multinational organization).
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting or finance from an accredited university
  • Membership of ICAN, ACCA, CPA or equivalent
  • Good Presentation Skills
  • Numerate and Good Reporting Skills
  • Experience in use of ERP Systems especially JDEdwards / SAP
  • MS Excel ability
  • Developed Analytical Qualities
  • Strong Team Orientation
  • Proactive Approach To Problem Solving
  • Confident and Concise Communicator
  • Attentive to Detail
  • Able To Perform under Time Pressure
  • Able To Work Long Hours when Required
Desirable Skill 
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) – Exams may be taken after hiring
  • Other advanced qualifications such as: MBA, CFE, CISA, etc. are a plus.
  • Understanding of the cement industry or a similar business and regulatory environment (is a plus)

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply