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  • Head, Internal Control Officer at The Poverty Reduction and Rural Women Empowerment Initiative (PRRWEI)

  • Posted on: 15 April, 2019 Deadline: 25 April, 2019
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  • Poverty Reduction and Rural Women Empowerment Initiative, a microfinance institute whose Head office is located in Lagos is currently seeking to recruit the services of:

    Head, Internal Control Officer


    Job Objective

    • To design and supervise the implementation of an effective internal control and audit framework for the bank.
    • To investigate all cases of non-compliance or infractions of internal policies and procedures or external regulatory standards, making recommendations to management as applicable.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Design, revise or update appropriate internal control, audit & compliance strategy and framework for the ban Plan and control audit activities in line with the overall business goals and objectives within the country
    • Identify control lapses/policy inadequacies through investigations for process improvement
    • Design audit work plan for the year and coordinate audit activities across regions
    • Oversee activities of regional audit teams for maximum effectiveness
    • Carry out spot checks on operational activities at branch, area and regional levels and take action on infractions or non-compliance issues
    • Receive and review all monthly regional audit and control reports and identify issues for necessary action.
    • Carry out periodic stocks and staff audit in all branches.
    • Carry out periodic price verification and certification and certificate of payment vouchers
    • Conduct periodic checks on payroll.
    • Ensure the periodic reconciliation of transaction are carried out.
    • Ensure that prompt investigation of frauds, forgeries, breach of policies and procedures and serious customer complaints are conducted and necessary action taken on the outcome
    • Work with Finance department and external auditors in the successful conduct of comprehensive audit exercise
    • Make recommendation for policy amendments based on emerging issues in audit and internal control
    • Appraises subordinates promptly and objectively, and follows up on action points resulting from the appraisal
    • Takes responsibility for the training, coaching and mentoring of subordinates
    • Perform other duties and responsibilities, as may be assigned by the Managing Director or by the Board


    • A good bachelor degree/HND in Accountancy, plus professional accounting certification. MBA or MSC will be added advantage.
    • Minimum of 4 years relevant experience in a reputable firm, Experience in a microfinance bank setting in related role is an added advantage.

    Skills & Knowledge:

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft office programmes
    • Knowledge of relevant accounting packages
    • Knowledge of best practices in internal control and audit
    • Knowledge of existing regulatory framework
    • Strategic thinking
    • Managerial and leadership skills
    • Firmness
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Integrity
    • Flair for details
    • Team building skills

    Salary range

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their Resume to:

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