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Date Posted: 11/Mar/2014
Deadline: Not Specified

Our Client is primarily a major player in the Oil & Gas Sector
The Company is looking for a Group Head Internal Audit & Compliance.


• The Group Head Internal Audit & Compliance will independently conduct audits for the various business units while interacting with management at all levels. He will gain a complete knowledge of the different business and processes subject to audit, obtains information and data, identifies risks, and develops the audit teamwork program and schedule.

• The Group Head Internal Audit & Compliance will directly report to the Group Managing Director / Board of Directors’.

• The position is based in Lagos - Nigeria


• Perform an enterprise-wide risk assessment that includes operational, financial, regulatory and reputational risk.

• Develop risk-based auditing and monitor plan from the identified risk priorities within the different Group Business units and among cross functional departments to set up a group’s corporate standards.

• Develop enabling internal audit infrastructure, methodologies and technologies.

• Conduct follow-up activities that validate, monitor, or audit corrective actions to mitigate and/or resolve the identified risks.

• Re-evaluating risks on an annual basis through a risk assessment process to ensure that the priority risks of the organization have been addressed.

Ensure Compliance on Good Governance and Best Practices

• Conduct attest audit on end of year financials prior to commencement of statutory audit.

• Determine clear lines of communication between internal audit function and all company stakeholders (primarily, however, with senior management and audit committee)

• Maintain good working relationship with external auditors and Industry regulators



• Should demonstrate creativity, initiative and independence in recommending appropriate solutions and providing value-adding, actionable recommendations aimed at sustainable business improvements and risk reduction.

• Should possess exceptional decision-making and analytical skills to be able to quickly understand complex organizations and processes, evaluate business operations and accounting for risks.

• Technically very strong:
o Leader of Best Practices in Risk-Based Internal Auditing
o Leader of Best Practices in Implementing an Effective Internal Control System
o Leader of Best Practices in Partnering Internal Audit with Senior Management

• Excellent Interpersonal Skills when interfacing with other members of Senior Management; External Auditors and Regulators

• Excellent command of the English Language with Good oral and written communications skills

• Experience of working in West Africa would be an advantage

• Operational experience in leading Audit Firms.

• Demonstrated experience and capability to lead and manage within a matrix organizational reporting structure.

Qualification and Years of Experience:

Must hold recognized Accountancy Qualification from one of the major institutions and a recognized professional as an added advantage.

• Must have a minimum 15 years post qualification experience in senior financial management role, of which at least the last 8 - 10 years in a similar position.


EMAIL CV - [email protected]

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