Alert Microfinance bank is a leading financial service provider with core mandate of providing affordable, flexible financial and non-financial services to SME, Private and Public Sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Internal Audit Manager

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Internal Audit Manager at our organization is responsible to play a critical role of delivering our organization’s strategic objectives of control processes, adequacy and effectiveness of governance and management of risks, giving an evidence-based opinion on all aspects of governance, risk management, and internal audit.

Responsibilities

  • Report periodically to the Managing Director and Board, on the internal control and audit activity’s purpose, authority, responsibility and performance relative to its plan
  • Design and prepare Annual Audit Plan (AAP) by applying a risk-based approach to ensure the organization complies with internal regulations and policies and established protocols.
  • Develop and maintain the internal control and audit procedures to ensure that best practice is taken account of and that the established controls audits address specific areas of risk management.
  • Strengthen the bank’s Internal Control mechanism through in-depth recommendation
  • Assess the suitability of current internal controls, making suggestions for improvements where needed.
  • Prepare reports of audit findings and make recommendations to the Board of Directors and Management.
  • Liaise with internal advisors and examines documentation, including reports, statements, records, and memos to gather information.
  • Protect the confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising professional duties and use discretion in sharing such information with legal confines
  • Analyze audit results for adequate and effective “corrective actions” for management to improve.
  • Supervise fraud investigations involving customer accounts and recovery of fraud
  • Develop controls to ensure safeguard of asset and their effective utilization
  • Prepare and supervise audit mission, working paper formulations, report writing and anomalies/risk identification
  • Any other duties and responsibilities which may be required to meet the objectives of Alert Microfinance Bank.

Requirements

  • Minimum of B.Sc or HND in Accounts and Finance related role
  • Minimum of 5 years of Cognate experience as Internal Audit Manager in a Microfinance Bank is a must
  • Chartered membership of a relevant professional association, e.g. ACA, ICAN, ACCA
  • Previous experience in Management and proficient use of banking software E.g BankOne
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office package, especially Excel and Word
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Demonstrates ability to identify problems.

Skills:

  • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to multi-task to meet deadlines
  • Promotes team work, contributes towards building team consensus and acts as a team player
  • Consistently approach work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.

Application Closing Date
15th September, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: hr@alertmfb.com.ng using “Internal Audit Manager” as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted.

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