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  • Posted: Jan 12, 2022
    Deadline: Jan 26, 2022
  • Phase3 Telecom is Africa’s leading aerial fibre optic network infrastructure provider, delivering world class connectivity and network solutions to the continent’s largest telecoms networks and IP providers, as well as a growing number of businesses and homes. Incorporated in 2003, Phase 3 was licenced as a national long distance operator to p...
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    Internal Audit Manager

    Organization / Department: Internal Audit
    Reporting Manager: Head Internal Audit
    Cadre: Manager

    Job Summary

    • The Internal Audit manager, under the supervision of the head of the department, will carry out functions and checks to ascertain the accuracy of accounting systems and procedures, as well as inspect, review and recommend changes in procedures and controls of various business units as need be or as directed by the Head of Department.
    • He will review, assess and recommend changes in accounting systems and controls of various business units as need be or as directed by the Head of Department.

    Summary of Responsibilities

    • Evaluate the various procedures and processes that support daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual audit exercise in the organization.
    • Ensure proper audit controls and process compliance at all levels within the organization.
    • Address memos, queries and complaints on audit related activities in timely manner.
    • Point out risk areas in the policies and procedures and bring it to the notice of the Head Internal audit within the least possible time frame.
    • Work with the Audit officer to prepare and submit weekly reports of the internal audit department’s activities to Management
    • Provide updates to HIA about ongoing project status on weekly basis.
    • Carry out and develop special audit reports stating his observations, conclusions and recommendations and submit to HIA for review and further actions necessary.
    • Ensure compliance the organization’s procedures and policies are as specified by the relevant regulatory bodies.
    • Review company’s business performance, identify findings and develop meaningful recommendations for HIA’s consideration
    • Collate information required for quarterly audit and other audit procedures without fail.
    • Analyse accounting records and the periodic financial statements such as balance sheet, income statement, assets and liabilities statement and equity statement on a quarterly basis and submit report to Head Internal Audit.
    • Check that financial reports and records are accurate, reliable and effective
    • Ensure compliance of fraud control policy available in the organization as well as provide suggestions for improving the same constantly.
    • Carry out surprise audit check on any department as may be deemed necessary or directed by HIA from time to time
    • Inspect for accuracy of policy procedures being followed in various departments.
    • Carry out physical inspection on any asset purchased by the company.
    • Perform such other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the HIA.

    Person Specification
    Educational Qualifications:

    • First Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or Risk Management
    • ACCA / ICAN with not less than 3 years post qualification will be essential
    • CIA Certification will be an added advantage.

    Work Experience:

    • A minimum of Five (5) years experience in a similar role within the telecom industry
    • Strong background and experience with audit methodologies and techniques
    • Prior success conducting an external or internal audit.

    Key Skills and Attributes:

    • Ability to build relationships while asking tough questions
    • Excellent business analytics skills and use of ratios, charts and performance measurement indicators
    • Excellent written and oral communication ability
    • Strong time management and organizational skills
    • Excellent computational abilities
    • Ability to analyze business process issues, conduct investigation discreetly and methodically present observations and effective recommendations
    • Ability to work as an effective team member with emotional intelligence and strength
    • Ability to use accounting software and Microsoft applications like Word, Excel, etc.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letters to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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