[Vacancy]: Lead, Internal Audit & Control Officer Needed at Unilag Microfinance Bank

Application ends: June 10, 2024
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Job Description

Job Description

  • We seek an agile and experienced Professional to join our team as Lead, Internal Audit & Control Officer. In this role, you will be responsible for safeguarding our financial integrity, ensuring adherence to regulations, and driving a culture of strong internal controls.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and execution of a comprehensive internal audit plan, aligned with best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Identify, assess, and report on potential risks and control weaknesses across the organization.
  • Make recommendations to management for improving internal controls and mitigating risks.
  • Ensure adherence to internal policies, procedures, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with various departments within the bank.
  • Prepare and present internal audit reports to the Board Audit Committee.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • A professional qualification in Audit/ Accounting would be an added advantage.
  • Extensive experience (minimum 3-4 years) in internal auditing, preferably within the financial services industry.
  • Proven leadership and Team building skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and report-writing skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of internal control frameworks and best practices.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to lead a high-performing team in a dynamic and growing organization.
  • Play a pivotal role in shaping the bank’s risk management culture.
  • Make a significant contribution to the long-term success and sustainability of UNILAG Microfinance Bank Ltd.

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