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  • Posted: May 17, 2021
    Deadline: May 29, 2021
  • LEAD Enterprise Support Company Limited is a foremost Human Resources Solutions organization with many years of cumulative experience and expertise. We are prolific in Outsourcing, Recruitment, Head hunting and HR Advisory. We are a multi-sectorial servicing company, with landmark service deliverables to our clients in varied industries.
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    Internal Auditor & Risk Officer

    Location: Benin, Edo
    Grade: N/A
    Department: Internal Audit & Risk
    Reporting Relationships: Board of Directors
    Direct Reports: None

    Job Purpose

    • Responsible for planning and guaranteeing independent and objective assurance on the management of risk throughout the organisation.

    Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks
    Audit Planning and Design:

    • Develop an annual audit plan using input from the team and stakeholders to identify priorities and resource requirements for the year.
    • Schedule and assign audits to team members, ensuring effective use of people resources.
    • Report to the Board of Directors at the required intervals on internal audit assignments including planned reviews, investigations, risk advisory work and all other duties assigned.
    • Develop the team’s engagement with and support of major business change programmes thus ensuring that appropriate consideration of risk and control is given to all change initiatives.

    Audit Review:

    • Oversee and provide quality control for the departments audit, to ensure departmental mandate and business goals are met and that professional standards are maintained at all times.
    • Plan and coordinate financial, regulatory, compliance and operational reviews.
    • Conduct regular financial risk assessment and identify controls in place to mitigate identified risk.
    • Perform audit procedures to test the reliability of established controls within the organisation.
    • Identifycontrol gaps and opportunities for improvement.
    • Ensure corporate assets are safeguarded and accounted for at all times.


    • Develop a risk register and include level of risk and proposed mitigants

    People and Process Management:

    • Consistently develop and review of internal control policies and procedures.
    • Build relationships with leaders across the organisation to understand issues and identify areas for improvement for the organisation as a whole.
    • Develop new methodologies to improve the audit process, making it “easier” for the organisation to request audits and implement recommendations.
    • Keep abreast of developments in Corporate Governance and Risk Management practices and advise the business accordingly.
    • Provide assistance to the business in meeting regulatory requirements.
    • Manage and oversee team performance through performance planning, coaching and performance appraisals.
    • Handle performance issues, discipline as necessary and address poor standards, ensuring department targets and customer satisfaction is not compromised.

    Job Dimensions:
    Financial Responsibility:

    • Participate in budget development with overall responsibility of the department’s budget

    Working Conditions:

    • Works predominantly within a comfortable office environment.
    • 5% travel as required by the role.

    Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)
    Academic Qualifications:

    • Advanced Degree (M.Sc, MBA / PhD) in Finance, Economics, Accounting or any related business degree

    Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies:

    • Full membership of relevant professional bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), ACCA.

    Work Experience Required:

    • Ten (10) to thirteen (13) years relevant work experience preferably in the Health or Service sector.
    • Experience in a private hospital is an added advantage.

    Functional Skill:

    • MS Office proficiency

    Behavioural Competencies / Attributes:

    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Excellent, negotiation, communication, business
    • Presentation and people management skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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

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