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  • Posted: Jan 21, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 2, 2021
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    Talents and Skills Africa Consulting LLC is a leading HR outsourcing and business support solutions provider in Nigeria providing a comprehensive range of outsourcing services from People Outsourcing to Business Process Outsourcing. The company offer spectrum of HR services. TALENTS and SKILLS Africa is also available as an online recruitment platform to e...
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    Head, Internal Audit

    Location: Ikeja, Lagos

    Job Brief

    • The job holder is responsible for the Organization’s strategic risk-based internal Audit plan and managing the Internal Audit function in accordance with the Business goals & Objectives. Also responsible for planning and conducting operational, financial and compliance audits to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls and organizational risk

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Oversee the audit process and make any necessary recommendations to change policies, implement new systems and ensure strict compliance.
    • Execute the Internal Auditing process within the company activities.
    • Provide audit report and make recommendations where necessary
    • Maintain a reporting system.
    • Develop an audit program to implement and review the existing audit program to meet newly established structures in the company.
    • Suggests action to correct system or process weaknesses and lack of internal control.
    • Check efficiency and knowledge of procedures’ in the company’s service delivery and activities.
    • Design and implement control mechanisms across the business.
    • Monitor compliance / adherence to company’s policy and assists in the evaluation of system control.
    • Detect and Prevent fraud with the sole aim of safeguarding the company’s assets.
    • Identifies internal control gaps in business procedures, processes, or systems and initiates appropriate remedial action.

    Core Internal Audit Functions
    Audit duties cut across the following units:

    Accounts & Finance Dept:

    • Conduct check and verification of payable and receivable accounts to ensure improving / complying with established policies and procedures
    • Conduct prepayment audit review of payment vouchers and supporting documents
    • Conduct a post-payment audit on bank / cash operations and verify payments to third parties
    • Participate in audit follow up review, special audits, loss and fraud investigations
    • Support Account in the following arrears:
    • Review of Management Account / Company’s Annual Report
    • Review Annual Budget
    • Bank Reconciliations
    • Ensure compliance to relevant tax laws (local & international) and professional standards (books of account and financial statements)

    Inventory / Operations:

    • Support in providing quality control checks on products
    • Accurate documentation of stock and inventory
    • Systematic and thorough details to the vetting of supply invoices.
    • Effect Weekly / Monthly / Quarterly / Yearly Product And Sales Audit As Applicable.
    • Prepares audit report (weekly / monthly / quarterly / Yearly) for management.

    Internal Control Functions:

    • Actual inventory audit of branches, stores, and warehouses. Submit reports monthly
    • Stock taking across all branches
    • Do audit trail of all transactions on ERP BUSY and make necessary reports
    • Checking to ensure products are properly priced to avoid revenue leakages (random checking of sales orders and other relevant documents)
    • Weekly reconciliation of products / inventory across all the branches
    • Providing a positive control environment
    • Identifying potential risk areas
    • Implementing timely corrective actions

    Non-Essential Functions:

    • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned by Executive Management.

    Experience and Education

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting & Finance or other closely related fields.
    • Certified Internal Audit (CIA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) required
    • 10-12 years’ experience in auditing or accounting; 7 years in a management role

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Knowledge of generally accepted auditing standards
    • Knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices
    • Knowledge of a variety of reporting procedures,regulations, and law
    • Planning and time management
    • Effective communication and leadership skills
    • Critical thinking and analysis
    • Tenacity and ethics

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the "Job Title" as the subject of the email.

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