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  • Posted: Feb 2, 2021
    Deadline: Feb 8, 2021
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    Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) is one of the 11 power distribution companies that was successfully privatized and handed over to new investors on 1 November 2013. KANN Utility Limited (KANN) is the 60% equity holders in AEDC. The Federal Government of Nigeria holds 40% equity in AEDC. AEDC has a franchise for the distribution and sale of el...
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    Senior Manager, Financial Audit

    Main Accountabilities

    • The Senior Manager, Financial Audit is responsible for organizing and overseeing the financial audit unit within the internal audit department in accordance with the annual plan; and managing a team of auditors, reviewing processes, making necessary recommendations to change policies and implementing new systems.
    • The job holder will work directly with the General Manager and as specially assigned by the Chief Internal Auditor.

    Key Roles & Responsibilities

    • Plans financial audits by understanding organizational objectives, structure, policies, internal controls and external regulations; identifying risk areas, preparing audit scope and objectives and preparing audit programs.
    • Produces reports, highlighting issues and providing potential recommendations.
    • Active engagement with senior staff to gain a good understanding of the business.
    • Supervises, coaches and develops members of staff within the unit.
    • Ensures compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements.
    • Plans and allocates resources and individuals in accordance with skills and schedules.
    • Develops recommendations and reports based on audits and presents same to management through the Chief Internal Auditor.
    • Ensures compliance with financial regulations and controls by executing audit program steps, testing general ledger, account balances, balance sheets, income statements, and related financial statements; examines, analyzes records, reports, operating practices, and documentation.
    • Communicates audit progress and finding by providing information in status meetings; highlights unresolved issues; reviews working papers; prepares final audit reports.
    • Supports external auditors by coordinating information requirements.
    • Protects organization’s reputation by keeping information confidential.
    • Contributes to team results by welcoming new and different work requirements, exploring new opportunity to add value to the organization, and helping others accomplish related job results as and where needed.
    • Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Internal Auditor from time to time.

    Education & Knowledge

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance with minimum of second-class division, or Higher National diploma in Accounting with minimum of Upper Credit.
    • A minimum of at least 10 years post qualification experience preferably in a reputable audit firm.
    • A recognized professional qualification (ACCA, ACA, ANAN, IIA).
    • A good working knowledge of IFRS with certification.
    • Good knowledge of audit procedures, including techniques, test and sampling methods involved in conducting financial audits.

    Required Skills & Competencies:

    • Ability to observe and understand business processes and ensuring processes are documented completely and accurately.
    • Ability to apply audit standards.
    • A robust combination of technical expertise in fields such as auditing, finance, technology, operations, or investigations.
    • Demonstrable ability to lead a team and ensure successful results.
    • Ability to give and follow instructions accurately and efficiently in asking clarifying questions to ensure work is directed wholly towards desired outcome.

    Method of Application

    The Cover Letter should be addressed to:
    The MD / CCE,
    Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc,
    No.1 Ziquinchor Street, Off IBB Way
    Wuse Zone 4 - Abuja, FCT,
     The Executive Director, Corporate Services.


    • All applications should include curriculum vitae and a cover letter.
    • The subject of your email should be “Position applied for.” Failure to follow the instructions will lead to disqualification of your application.
    Interested and qualified? Go to Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc) on to apply
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