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Officer - Internal Audit At Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority

Date Posted: 08/Jul/2014
Deadline: 22/Jul/2014

The NSIA is set up to receive, manage and invest in a diversified portfolio of medium and long term revenue of the Federal Government, State Government, Federal Capital Territory, Local Government and Area Councils, in preparation for the eventual depletion of Nigeria's hydrocarbon resources, as well as the development of critical infrastructure in Nigeria that will attract and support foreign investment, economic diversification, growth and job creation.

Driven by a private sector philosophy in outlook and orientation, the NSIA adopts global best practices in its operational systems, processes and procedures, and values the competencies, talents and diversity of its employees. Amongst other strengths, the NSIA has assembled an exceptional team, with a broad diversity of educational and professional experiences, who share a common passion to achieve NSIA's statutory mandate.

As part of ongoing initiatives to strengthen its operations and enhance its capacity to achieve its mandate, the NSIA seeks to recruit exceptional, result-oriented and suitably qualified professionals to fill the following positions:

Officer - Internal Audit

The position holder will assist in the internal audit functions of the NSIA in line with global best practices. He/She will work with the Head of Internal Audit in coordinating Authority-wide control and compliance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out planned assignments in line with internal auditing standards and international best practice
  • Assist in planning and performing financial, operational and compliance audits for all business units of the Authority
  • Conduct pre-payment audit checks.
  • Effectively track and manage the closure of all audit (Internal & External) issues
  • Undertake investigations and report on findings as required
  • Provide support. advice and guidance to the Authority regarding all areas of operations
  • Innovative use of available resources to achieve set targets

Educational Qualification

  • A good first degree (or its equivalent) in Accounting or any Finance-related discipline from a reputable institution.
  • Professional qualification is desirable (ACIB, CIMA, CISA, CFA, ICAN, ACCA)
  • A minimum of 3 years financial services audit experience
  • Experience in a reputable audit firm is an advantage.
  • Proven ability to demonstrate high level of professionalism. integrity and ethical values
  • Attention to details with high degree of accuracy
  • Excellent decision making and problem solving skills
  • Strong people skills and ability to manage people
  • Excellent report writing and oral communication skills
  • Resilience and Tenacity
  • Good knowledge of
  1. Internal audit methodologies
  2. Risk management methodologies
  3. Corporate governance procedures
  4. Accounting standards
  5. Auditing guidelines
  6. Process engineering

Method of Application

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and CV to the email address attached to individual job position:

Application Deadline: Thursday, July 22nd, 2014. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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