Africa RE is Recruiting For IT Internal Auditor
Africa RE
Lagos, NG
3d ago
source : Mrjobsnaija

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  • Address : African Reinsurance Corporation Africa Re Building Plot 1679 Karimu Kotun Street, Victoria Island PMB 12765 Lagos - Nigeria.
  • About Africa RE’s Job offer

    Job title : IT Internal Auditor

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  • Location : Head Office, Lagos, Nigeria

    Grade Level : Professional Category level


  • Information Technology Internal Auditor (IT Internal Auditor) will be responsible for assessing and making appropriate recommendations to improve the organization’s IT Governance processes.
  • He / she will work with the Audit Team in managing the Internal Audit Department’s IT Projects, and setting up a quality control system for the Corporation.
  • Duties / Job Details

    Under the supervision of the Director, the incumbent will carry out the following functions :

  • Review general and application control on the information systems of the Corporation
  • Perform reviews of IT management policies and procedures such as change management, business continuity planning / disaster recovery, information security, system development standards, maintenance to ensure that controls surrounding these processes are adequate
  • Maintain and develop computerized audit applications and software
  • Prepare IT audit assignments, complete the fieldwork, issue the report, and assure proper audit documentation is in place
  • Prepare and present written and oral reports in a pertinent, concise, and accurate manner for various audiences (Board, Management, Auditees, etc.)
  • Consult with and advise Information and Communication Technology and other staff on various operational issues related to computerized information systems and on general business operations
  • Follow up on audit findings to ensure that corrective actions have been taken.
  • Coordinate and interact with external auditors and other external parties as may be required
  • Assist and train other audit staff in the use of computerized audit techniques, and in developing methods for review and analysis of computerized information systems in the Corporation
  • Conduct operational, compliance, financial, and investigative audits, as assigned
  • Monitor the status of audit recommendations, appraise the adequacy of follow-up action plans
  • Identify training needs, develop training programs and materials, and conduct workshops in accordance with the internal audit standards
  • Develop, build & implement tools to analyze data to improve audit efficiency and effectiveness. Ultimately be a source for analytics that the team adopts to provide assurance on processes
  • S / He will also assist the Audit Team in managing the Internal Audit Department’s IT Projects, and setting up a quality control system
  • Perform other job-related duties as determined by the Director of Internal Audit.
  • Academic Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience :

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Finance / Accounting with a passion for IT.
  • Relevant professional qualifications in information system certifications include Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA);
  • being also a CIA or CPA will be desirable.

  • Understanding of multiple technology domains including software development, Windows, database management, networking.
  • Understanding of information security standards, best practices for securing computer systems, and some applicable laws and regulations.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant (re)insurance experience with an IT background and IT audit experience (internal audit and / or external auditing firm)
  • Progressive achievement in one or more of the traditional IT disciplines (applications, operations, infrastructure, and management).
  • Competencies and Additional Requirements

    Professionalism :

  • Proactive; hands-on; results-driven; ability to blend exceptional attention to detail with an ability to retain strategic direction.
  • Expert knowledge of internal auditing, internal controls, risk management.
  • Comprehensive understanding of internal control environments within the IT function.
  • Experience with multiple technology domains including aspects of Windows, database administration, software development, and networking.
  • Has knowledge of specialized IT audit applications, such as ACL, TeamMate.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office : Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Adequate knowledge of Insurance / Reinsurance.
  • Communication :

  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication;
  • tailors language, tone, style and format to match audiences (technical and non-technical audiences).

  • Demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Ability to produce high-quality work products.
  • Fluent in one of the two working languages of the Corporation (French or English). Good knowledge of both languages will be an added advantage.
  • Teamwork :

  • Works collaboratively with colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input and is willing to learn from others.
  • Has the ability to defend and explain difficult issues and positions.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment.
  • Shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Additional Requirements

    Applicants must also be :

  • Fluent in English and working knowledge of French will be an added advantage
  • Nationals of Members state of Africa Re.
  • Salary & Benefits

    The successful candidate shall have the following benefits :

  • Competitive Basic Salary on the Corporation’s PS Grade Level
  • Duty post Differential (DPD) that may increase of depending on the economic situation
  • Variable pay (Annual Performance Bonus)
  • Joint contribution to the Provident Fund (7% of the basic salary paid by staff and 14% by the employer)
  • Education subsidy for each child up to 26 years (maximum 4 children)
  • Medical cover for staff and recognized dependents;
  • Housing Allowance.
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