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Head, Internal Audit At PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)

Date Posted: 09/May/2017
Deadline: 23/May/2017

PiceWaterhouseCoopers (Pwc) - Our client is a key driver of the Nigerian Capital Market platform for processing, settlement and delivery of securities transactions. Over the years, the company has played a pivotal 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. 

Head, Internal Audit

Job Ref: RIA017
Location: Lagos

Job Summary

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

Key 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 taking at the Board and Executive level.
  • Review services provided by third parties and controls in place to promote and protect the organization’s interests
  • Investigate violations of the organization’s control policies and report significant risk exposures to the Board making 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 organization’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 eg. 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 organization’s operational processes.
  • The ideal candidate must demonstrate professional skepticism, extensive knowledge of auditing standards/procedures, sound independent judgement and excellent analytical & investigative skills.

Applicants should submit their most recent Resume stating the job title as the subject of the email to client, to: [email protected]

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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