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  • Posted: Nov 12, 2021
    Deadline: Nov 25, 2021
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    Internal Audit / Compliance Coordinator

    Location: Maiduguri, Borno

    About the Position

    • Search is currently recruiting for an Internal Audit/Compliance coordinator to support Search's program based in Borno State.
    • The Internal Audit/Compliance Coordinator will mainly monitor and evaluate adherence to project/organizational policies and procedures to meet organizational strategic objectives at all levels of the organization.
    • Reporting to the Country Director, with dotted lines to the Senior Manager, Global Financial Compliance and Audit, He or She will work in ensuring the system of internal control is adequate to achieve management objectives in an efficient and effective manner, established procedures are being properly followed, assets are safeguarded and that resources are judiciously utilized, Management information is sound and adequate, risk management and analysis framework including those of partners are developed and enhanced.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Ensure accurate recording, accounting, and reporting of all financial transactions, review and analysis of reports, development of budgets, and financial management.
    • Ensure implementation of HACT financial procedures are enforced in activity expenses.
    • Participate in data gathering, analysis, risk assessment and risk ranking for audit planning.
    • Review of compliance of the financial system, internal controls and organizational policies.
    • Plan and perform special investigations of systems, policies, procedures and activities, as required
    • Participate in monitoring the effectiveness of the organization’s risk management systems
    • Implement initiatives for building the capacity of staff and partners to enhance a ‘control environment’
    • Ensure adequate preparation for the internal audit and support any spot check and the external audit processes.
    • Ensure compliance to AML/CFT regulations


    • HND / B.Sc in Accountancy / Finance or related discipline
    • Professional qualification (ACA, CA, CPA / ACCA) is mandatory
    • Experience working on a donor funded project is an added advantage
    • Professional internal audit/ risk qualification such as CIA, CISA is an added advantage.
    • 3 - 5 years' experience in internal audit, consulting, assurance services, or a related field.
    • Working knowledge of computerized accounting systems.
    • Knowledge of Nigerian Financial Regulation and Tax Laws.
    • Knowledge in executing and implementing risk assessments and programs in the audit area.
    • Knowledge of IFRS Standards.
    • Good knowledge of FATF/ AML/CTF laws
    • Strong knowledge of UN HACT( Harmonized approach to Cash Transfer) protocols
    • Stakeholder Engagement and Management.
    • Knowledge of, and experience with, accounting software packages and related report writing modules; Working proficiency with databases, spreadsheets (Excel), and Microsoft Office,
    • Strong financial analysis, budgeting, and management skills, written/oral communication skills, and data management, analytical, and computer skills,
    • Ability to interact effectively with staff regarding detailed financial information and business-related inquiries into financial matters in a highly diverse multicultural environment,
    • Demonstrated commitment to teamwork in a fast-paced work environment,
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to meet prescribed and self-imposed deadlines,
    • Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks.

    N3,700,000 - N4,560,000 Annual Base Salary.

    Anticipated Start Date
    1st January, 2022.

    Method of Application



    • This position is only open to Nigerian nationals.
    • Please note that Search reserves the right to close applications earlier than the date communicated here. As opening may close earlier due to high volume of applications and other reasons, kindly apply as soon as possible.
    • Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Please see our website for full details of our work.
    • All Search Employees must adhere to the values: Collaboration- Audacity - Tenacity - Empathy - Results. In accordance with these values, Search enforces compliance with the Code of Conduct and related policies on Anti Workplace Harassment, Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Conflict of Interest and Anti-fraud. Search is committed to safeguarding the interests, rights, and well-being of children, youth and vulnerable adults with whom it is in contact and to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for children, youth, and vulnerable adults.
    • Search for Common Ground does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Search For Common Ground’s International on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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