Internal Audit Manager at a Large Financial Company – Adexen Recruitment Agency

Adexen was mandated by a large Financial company to recruit an experienced individual for their operations in the position below:

Job Title: Internal Audit Manager

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job Seniority: Manager
Job Category: Accounting and Finance
Employment Type: Full time


  • Oversees the activities of all Departments and Sections under his control.
  • Responsible to play a critical role of delivering our organization’s strategic objectives of control processes, adequacy and effectiveness of governance and management of risks, giving an evidence-based opinion on all aspects of governance, risk management, and internal audit.
  • Design and prepare Annual Audit Plan by applying a risk-based approach to ensure the organization complies with internal regulations and policies and established protocols
  • Develop and maintain the internal control and audit procedures
  • Assess the suitability of current internal controls, making suggestions for improvements where needed.
  • Liaise with internal advisors and examines documentation, including reports, statements, records, and memos to gather information.  
  • Keep company from engaging in potentially illegal or unethical activities.
  • Conducts regular internal audits and reviews to assess the compliance of Accounting departments and individual employees.
  • Engages actively with internal and external auditors to ensure consideration and resolution of all relevant risks and audit findings .
  • Addresses specific training and development needs to fill compliance gaps.
  • Manages transfer pricing, consolidation and implements IFRS legislation.
  • Formulates policies and procedures to improve internal controls, compliance, and efficiency.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Finance
  • Master’s degree is a plus
  • Minimum of 15 years of cognate experience as Internal Audit Manager in a recognised  financial organisation
  • Solid understanding and experience with internal control frameworks.
  • Strong communication skills presenting internal control and risk matters in an understandable way across various forums and levels of the organization with the right level of detail
  • Team management experience.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: We thank all applicants, however, only those selected will be contacted.

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