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  • Posted: May 23, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Dangote Group is one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa with a hard-earned reputation for excellent business practices and products' quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa. The Group's activities encompass: Cement - Manufacturing / Importing Sugar - Manufacturing ...
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    Deputy General Manager, Internal Audit

    Job NoAudit-HQ-002
    Location: Obajana, Kogi

    Job Summary

    • To provide leadership to the analysts in the validation of financial statements
    • To ensure improvement in the efficiency and effectiveness of internal operations of the organisation

    Job Responsibilities

    • Manage the development and monitor execution of the Financial & Operational Audit Plan
    • Ensure team members possess required skills to conduct financial audits
    • Ensure that audit procedures are strictly adhered to, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analysing evidence, and documentation of processes and procedures
    • Evaluate financial records and establish risk based audit programs
    • Review and validate the financial & operational audit report prepared by the team
    • Make recommendations to enhance the internal control system
    • Perform and Manage ad hoc or special audit assignments, investigations as instructed by the Group Head of Audit
    • Ensure full utilization of Audit tools throughout the audit assignments
    • Oversee and manage the work of the financial and operational audit analysts
    • Communicate the results, findings and recommendations of audit projects via written reports and face-to-face presentations on a timely basis to the SBU Head of Audit
    • Maintain all organisational and professional ethical standards and ensure internal audit activities are carried out in compliance with International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) and IIA Code of Ethics.
    • Perform peer quality reviews as requested by the Deputy Group Head
    • Ensure risk assessment is updated to reflect identified controls that will impact the residual risk score.
    • Perform and Manage ad hoc or special audit assignments and investigations
    • Identify training needs of direct reports and recommend training courses/programs
    • Work with process owners to review management’s response to external audit management letter recommendations; monitor progress on plans to address them and perform follow-up
    • Assist in the internal audit engagement planning process

    Educational Qualification:

    • A First Degree in Accounting or any related discipline
    • A Master’s Degree in Accounting is or MBA would be an added advantage

    Professional Qualification

    • Membership of the following professional bodies is a MUST: Certified Institute of Auditors (CIA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA)

    Desired Experience:

    • Minimum of 15 years’ Financial and Operational Audit work experience
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with a top-tier Audit firm
    • Experience across multiple industries/markets e.g. Manufacturing, Energy, Utilities etcetera. International work experience is an added advantage.


    • Private Health Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Training & Development

    Method of Application

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