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Head of Internal Audit - Expatriate

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

90 applicants

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by a multinational organization to recruit an experienced Head of Internal Audit to cover the African operations. The position is based in Lagos.

Responsibilities

    • Responsible for overseeing internal operating controls, processes and practices of the Group in Africa
    • Recommend enhancements to existing policies and controls to make sure they are adequate, functional and utilized in accordance with regulatory and Group’s standards
    • Maintain and improve current value through controls
    • Accountable for the development, implementation, and coordination of Group’s internal auditing activities
    • Develop a strong accounting and operational control environment to safeguard Group and improve operations
    • Provide advisory and guidance to the BU Heads of Internal Audit
    • Works with internal BU auditors and external auditors to ensure effective audit service delivery and resolution of identified issues
    • Drive oversight and control over expenses and investment portfolio through comprehensive risk and control processes
    • Survey functions and activities to determine the nature of operations, and adequacy of the control system, making recommendations to enhance where appropriate
    • Advise top management on audit, and internal control matters
    • Drive future value through providing value added services

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in accounting or related program, 
    • Master’s degree preferred
    • Minimum 15+ years experience in finance and accounting business processes, including auditing in a multi-business organization
    • 10+ years in a management role, leading a department
    • Experience leading and managing large scale initiatives for a multi-million dollar business (>$250M)
    • Professional certification as a certified public accountant (CPA), certified internal auditor CIA) or certified information systems auditor (CISA)
    • Deep knowledge of finance and accounting policies, principles and controls
    • Knowledge of auditing information systems and standards
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

FMCG

Job Seniority

Director

Job Category

Accounting and Finance

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

15 - 20 years

Skills

Tax, Auditing, Policy, Process Control, Team Leadership, Internal Audit, Financial Analysis, Accounting, Finance

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