Specialist, Financial Audit – SFA211

Job Information

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    Category Accounting & Audit Jobs
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    Posted On Feb 22 ,2021
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name IHS Towers
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    Contact Email info@ihstowers.com

Job Description

Job Summary

  • We are currently recruiting for a Specialist, Financial Audit. Based in Lagos, you will undertake risk management activities, review related controls, and maintain and update the company’s risk framework.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Collect workings and other financial information prepared by the accounting department for analysis of risk areas.
  • Undertake a pre-risk assessment for all projects with a resulting financial implication.
  • Undertake risk and internal control assessment for new updates in ERP.
  • Ensure complete documentation of business processes related to Finance.
  • Identify, update and document inherent risks and related controls.
  • Update the risk framework for financial (including automated system) risks from internal audit findings, changes in business processes, and changes in the business environment.
  • Review policy and process documentation for the identification of key controls and gap analysis.
  • Liaise with external auditor on the alignment of risk framework with auditor’s own assessment.
  • Review and audit financial schedules prepared by the accounting team.
  • Control, archive, and update the Business Processes & Accounting manual of the company.
  • Review other non-financial information reported to management for identification of weaknesses and risks.
  • Update the Accounting and Finance Manual with changes in the internal and external environments.
  • Report on changes in management’s assessment of risks affecting the organization.
  • Maintain and follow up on remediation actions.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Senior Manager, Financial Audit.

Experience & Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Audit & Risk Management, etc.
  • Internal or external audit training with a higher preference for external audit.
  • Minimum of +5 years’ relevant work experience in audit and accounting.
  • Demonstrable experience in planning and executing risk-based internal or external audits.

Organizational Competencies:

  • Be Bold
  • Customer Focus
  • Innovation
  • Integrity.

Functional Competencies:

  • Financial Reporting
  • Auditing
  • Risk Assessment
  • Analytical Techniques
  • Presentation Skills
  • Management reporting Skills.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Workload Management
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
  • Business Communication.