Head, Internal Audit – Wandel International Nigeria Ltd – Lagos

Job Summary
We are seeking an enthusiastic and knowledgeable Head Internal Audit, to strengthen the enterprise-wide risk framework and conduct periodic regular audits aligned to this framework to constantly assess and mitigate risks.

Discuss with business and with management (including the Board and Board Committees) in developing an enterprise-wide risk framework
Conduct transaction, process and special audits to identify risks and help develop mitigation plans
Support business drive continuous improvement by identifying priority areas which have high impact on sustainable business performance and create SOPs for various business and support functions
Brief Board and Board Committees on audit findings, insights and correctives for mitigating risks to business performance, reputation and compliance
Prepare a detailed audit calendar (time, place, frequency etc) after due discussions with Management to cover all “units” (businesses, locations, functions, etc)
Design audit check-list applicable to each “unit”
Conduct audits against agreed and approved SOPs or audit check-list
Plan and conduct follow-up audits in order to ensure that non-conformances (NCs) raised during earlier audits are closed
Lead the team of Internal Audit

Educational Qualification
MBA or Master’s Degree in related fields
ICAN Member
12 years+ relevant experience with at least 5 years heading Internal Audit team
Skills Requirement:

Technical Competencies:
Knowledge of Accounting and Auditing Standards applicable to doing businesses in Nigeria
Knowledge of all business functions and processes
Ability to design tailor-made formats/ templates for audits
Familiarity of working in an ERP environment

Behavioural Competencies:
Persuasive and Assertive
Planning Skills
Attention to detail. “Roving eye” to detect frauds/deviations from SOPs
Friendly approach towards people but strict on audit findings
Skills in building win-win relations with internal customers and command their respect
Excellent conflict resolution skills
Resilience (patience, composure, etc)
Independence- Ability to work alone
Independent with Good communication skills- Ability to explain findings and insights

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter and Resume to: careers@simba.com.ng using the Job position as the subject of the email.

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