Chief Internal Auditor at KPMG Nigeria

KPMG Nigeria – Our client is part of a leading global brand, committed to providing innovative digital solutions.

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Internal Auditor

Location: Lagos, Nigeria


  • In line with our strategic intent to be at the forefront of technology excellence, the organization has embarked on a plan to provide affordable, reliable and easily accessible financial solutions aimed at increasing access to financial services particularly in unserved and underserved areas.
  • We are desirous of filling a key role with best-in class talent for the position of a Chief Internal Auditor.
  • The role holder will be responsible for evaluating and maintaining the effectiveness and adequacy of internal controls.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and execute the processes for assessing and improving internal controls, accounting and operating procedures and financial reporting.
  • Develop and implement annual audit plan and ensure compliance to approved plans from all subsidiaries.
  • Review internal audit and regulatory compliance reports and monitor the implementation of the recommendations.
  • Approve and coordinate investigation into suspected fraudulent practices and determine/recommend the appropriate line of action in response to findings.
  • Continuously review/assess the business and operational risks facing the organization in order to proactively establish appropriate mitigating controls and monitoring mechanism/frameworks.
  • Supervise the design and building of control frameworks in business processes and systems.
  • Interpret and analyze reports/data/information to identify possible risk exposure.
  • Ensure compliance with good corporate governance practice.
  • Prepare and submit periodic activity/management reports to the CEO on activities of the department.
  • Serve on committees or cross-functional teams and perform other duties as assigned by the CEO.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related discipline.
  • Professional accounting/ finance certification from a reputable professional body, e.g. ACA, ACCA, ICAN is required.
  • Minimum of 15 years post-graduation experience in Financial Services with at least, 10 years’ experience in the financial management/accounting function 5 of which must be in a senor position within the audit function.
  • Working knowledge of IFRS.

Required Skills:

  • Maturity and tact, including the ability to relate effectively with various stakeholders.
  • Good knowledge of financial and IT systems controls.
  • High level of initiative and good attention to detail.
  • Good decision making, problem solving and leadership skills.
  • Good report writing and oral communication skills.
  • High integrity and ethical standards.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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