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  • Posted: Sep 11, 2023
    Deadline: Sep 25, 2023
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    CrusaderSterling Pensions Limited was incorporated on 12 October, 2004 as a Pension Fund Administrator to administer and manage pension retirement savings contributions of employees in Nigeria in accordance with the Pension Reform Act of 2004. CrusaderSterling Pensions Limited was granted a licence to operate as a pension fund administrator by the Nationa...
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    Internal Audit Officer

    General Description

    • The Internal Audit Officer is responsible for conducting independent and objective evaluations of an organization's internal controls, risk management processes, and governance practices.
    • They assess the effectiveness, efficiency, and compliance of internal operations, identify areas of improvement, and provide recommendations to enhance control systems and mitigate risks.
    • The Internal Audit Officer works closely with management and staff to promote transparency, accountability, and good governance within the organization.

    Job Functions
    Conduct internal audits:

    • Plan and execute comprehensive internal audit programs to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management processes, and compliance with policies, procedures, and regulations.
    • Review and analyze financial statements, operational data, and other relevant documentation to assess the reliability and accuracy of information.
    • Identify areas of potential risk, control deficiencies, and opportunities for improvement.
    • Perform testing and verification procedures to validate the adequacy of internal controls and compliance with established policies and procedures.

    Risk assessment and management:

    • Assess and prioritize risks within the organization, considering both financial and non-financial aspects.
    • Develop risk management strategies and provide recommendations to mitigate identified risks.
    • Monitor risk mitigation activities and evaluate their effectiveness.

    Compliance Monitoring:

    • Ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and internal policies.
    • Review and assess the organization's adherence to legal and regulatory requirements.
    • Identify compliance gaps and recommend corrective actions.

    Reporting and Communication:

    • Prepare clear and concise audit reports detailing findings, recommendations, and action plans.
    • Communicate audit results to management and relevant stakeholders.
    • Collaborate with management to implement recommendations and monitor progress.

    Process Improvement:

    • Identify opportunities for improving efficiency, effectiveness, and internal controls.
    • Provide guidance and support to management in implementing process enhancements.
    • Conduct follow-up audits to assess the implementation and effectiveness of recommended improvements.

    Professional Development and Knowledge Sharing:

    • Stay up-to-date with industry best practices, regulations, and emerging trends in internal auditing.
    • Participate in training programs, seminars, and professional networks to enhance skills and knowledge.
    • Share knowledge and expertise with colleagues and contribute to the continuous improvement of the internal audit function.

    Key Performance Indicators / Measurement Criteria

    • Compliance Rate
    • Risk Mitigation
    • Audit Findings
    • Employee Training and Awareness
    • Timeliness of Reporting
    • Internal Control Effectiveness
    • Whistleblower Reporting
    • Stakeholder Satisfaction
    • Cost-effectiveness
    • Continuous Improvement Initiatives.

    Educational Qualification

    • B.Sc Degree (minimum of 2.2)
    • Professional qualification will be an added advantage.

    Work Experience:

    • 2 years and above in similar position preferably financial service (PFA or others)

    Skill/ Competency Required:

    • Audit Knowledge
    • Financial Acumen
    • Risk Assessment and Management
    • Internal Controls Evaluation
    • Communication Skills
    • Ethics and Integrity
    • Technology and Data Analysis.


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    • HMO & Pension.

    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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