Head, Internal Control and Audit at PRRWEI-Poverty Reduction and Rural Women Empowerment Initiative



Poverty Reduction and Rural Women Empowerment Initiative, a microfinance institute whose Head office is located in Lagos is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Internal Control and Audit

Location: Ikeja, Lagos

Job Objective

  • To design and supervise the implementation of an effective internal control and audit framework for the bank.
  • To investigate all cases of non-compliance or infractions of internal policies and procedures or external regulatory standards, making recommendations to management as applicable.

Responsibilities

  • Design, revise or update appropriate internal control, audit & compliance strategy and framework for the ban Plan and control audit activities in line with the overall business goals and objectives within the country
  • Identify control lapses/policy inadequacies through investigations for process improvement
  • Design audit work plan for the year and coordinate audit activities across regions
  • Oversee activities of regional audit teams for maximum effectiveness
  • Carry out spot checks on operational activities at branch, area and regional levels and take action on infractions or non-compliance issues
  • Receive and review all monthly regional audit and control reports and identify issues for necessary action.
  • Carry out periodic stocks and staff audit in all branches.
  • Carry out periodic price verification and certification and certificate of payment vouchers
  • Conduct periodic checks on payroll.
  • Ensure the periodic reconciliation of transaction are carried out.
  • Ensure that prompt investigation of frauds, forgeries, breach of policies and procedures and serious customer complaints are conducted and necessary action taken on the outcome
  • Work with Finance department and external auditors in the successful conduct of comprehensive audit exercise
  • Make recommendation for policy amendments based on emerging issues in audit and internal control
  • Appraises subordinates promptly and objectively, and follows up on action points resulting from the appraisal
  • Takes responsibility for the training, coaching and mentoring of subordinates
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities, as may be assigned by the Managing Director or by the Board

Education/Qualifications

  • A good Bachelor’s Degree/HND in Accountancy, plus professional accounting certification. MBA or M.Sc will be added advantage.
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant experience in a reputable firm, Experience in a microfinance bank setting in related role is an added advantage.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft office programmes
  • Knowledge of relevant accounting packages
  • Knowledge of best practices in internal control and audit
  • Knowledge of existing regulatory framework
  • Strategic thinking
  • Managerial and leadership skills
  • Firmness
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Integrity
  • Flair for details
  • Team building skills.

Remuneration

  • Salary Expectation: N150,000-N200,000/month.

Application Closing Date
19th April, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CV to: recruitment@prrwei.com

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