Head Internal Audit


Our client is a newly privatized electricity distribution company, eager to recruit high quality and committed professionals interested in bringing their commitment, talent and focus to changing and developing the power sector in Nigeria. They are building a top notch team to ensure rapid transformation to ensure quality service delivery to customers.
The client urgently requires a new Head Internal Audit, a seasoned professional with exceptional ability and grounded professional experience.

The Position is based in Port Harcourt.

Job Objectives:
• Responsible for ensuring compliance with laws, regulations and company policies.
• To lead investigative forensic and routine audits of high risk areas
• Responsible for overall examination and evaluation of the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the company’s internal control systems and procedures and recommend corrective actions
Key Responsibilities:
• Drafting and executing the annual audit plans for the company.
• Identifying areas of potential risk and areas in order to improve operational efficiency.
• Ensure continuous statutory & financial audit to put check at all functional levels across organization.
• Assessment of functioning of internal control systems and notify the management regarding the control weaknesses and inherent risks
• Maintains open communication with management and the audit committee.
• Monthly reports on time with implications and recommendations of each control weakness.
• To plan-out and strategize Company’s Debtor management and Control system. To manage relationships with the customers. This is important in order to reduce exposer to potential bad debts.
• Review and develop sound controls and practices on financial, administrative and operational activities of the organization.
• Participate on project teams, as appropriate, ie system development projects, to be sure the appropriate controls are designed into the system.

Qualifications and Experience
• 10 years relevant experience, at least 5 years management experience in audit (Internal or External) or related discipline is required.
• Big 4 Accounting/Audit firm experience preferred.
• Expert use of computer and internet especially MS Office Suite and outlook
• Applied knowledge of ERP and other Finance/Management systems preferred.
• IT audit experience an advantage

This vacancy is a full time position.

Port Hartcourt
Educational Level
Bachelor / Graduate
Internal Audit
Energy / utilities
Internal Audit