Internal Auditors (Ref: SH/PH/IA) - Port Harcourt, Rivers State NIGERIA

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Active since 17-10-2014 Job category Accountancy / Controlling / Tax
Location Port Harcourt, Rivers Sta... Level Professional
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
Hours 0 Salary -
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 Internal Auditors, seasoned professionals with exceptional abilities and grounded professional experience.

Ideal candidates will be responsible for the following:

  • Examining the accuracy and completeness of records and procedures for internal control to safeguard the company’s assets and ensuring areas of operations are in compliance with Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and other local professional accounting bodies like ICAN
  • Reporting audit findings and recommendations to mitigate risk directly to the company’s Audit Committee.


  • Checks or supervises the checking of expenditure and revenue records to determine arithmetical accuracy, compliance with regulations, application of approved rates of payment and accuracy of classification.
  • Checks and verifies positing of cash books, vote books, revenue registers, stores lodgers and other financial records Supervises subordinates audit staff and prepares work programmes and schedules.
  • Receives, examines and reviews reports submitted by subordinates,Deploys audit queries among junior audit staff members and monitors follow up action on such matters.
  • Undertakes the more difficult and special assignment audits.
  • Examines and verifies Pension and Leave Records.
  • Visits stations and Service centers, make spot checks and conducts audit surveys.
  • Prepares quarterly and annual summaries and internal audit reports for submission to accounting officer and comments with respect to the adherence to government's financial rules and regulations.
  • Establishes and maintains progress cards of internal audit surveys, maintains registers of internal audit queries and prepares monthly statements of outstanding matters.
  • Performs related work as may be required.


  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in auditing/controlling.
  • Experience in private sector administration or internal auditing is an advantage.
  • Superior Accounting, Auditing and /or IT technical skills.


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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Accountancy / Controlling / Tax
Industry / Industries Energy / utilities
Region Nigeria

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Name Violet Awotwi