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Head, Internal Audit at KPMG Nigeria


KPMG – Our client is a leading private Investment Holding company with interests in diverse portfolio of businesses. Our client is desirous of filling key roles in this subsidiary with best-in class talent in terms of skills and experience, hence we are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Internal Audit

Location: Lagos

Detailed Job Description

  • The role is based in Lagos State, and will ensure the implementation of effective controls in businesses, operations and systems to ensure transparency and promote good governance.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare the annual internal audit work plan and ensure its execution
  • Continuously review / assess the business and operational risks facing the business in order to proactively establish appropriate mitigating controls and monitoring frameworks
  • Conduct periodic financial, compliance, operational and special audits and carry out investigations into reported irregularities, as required by the company
  • Highlight and flag duplications, leakages, and weaknesses across the business processes and systems and provide recommendations to improve the internal control systems and the quality of the company’s processes and systems
  • Interpret and analyse reports / data to identify possible risk exposure and advise the MD and the Board on risk exposure – internally and externally
  • Collaborate with external auditors in their independent examination of the business’s financial statements
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and developments to enable the development and implementation of appropriate control measures, monitoring mechanism as well as their continuous update / revision
  • Prepare and submit periodic activity / management reports to the MD and the Board, on the activities of the Internal Audit function including findings and overall assessment of the company’s control environment
  • Perform any other duties that complement the internal control systems of the company

The ideal candidate is expected to have the following qualifications/ competencies amongst others:

  • Should possess 10 – 15 years post qualification experience
  • Professional qualifications – ACCA, ACA, ICAN
  • Good understanding of the operations within an organization
  • Maturity and tact, including the ability to relate effectively with various stakeholders
  • Good report writing and oral communication skills
  • Good knowledge of financial and IT systems controls
  • High level of initiative and good attention to detail
  • Good decision making, problem solving and leadership skills
  • High sense of responsibility, accountability and dependability
  • High integrity and ethical standards

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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