System Control Officer
AIICO Insurance
Lagos, Nigeria
2d ago

The Risk Management Division is seeking to recruit a System Control Officer in the Internal Control department. The successful candidate will advise IT and business stakeholders on IT and System control best practices of the operations and processes to reduce risks and improve efficiency and financial profitability.

Functions & Responsibilities

  • Support all Internal Control assessments, Risk assessments and the execution of control activities.
  • Gather and analyze data for key deliverables relating to the effective execution of Internal Control Activities.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of the activity under IT risks and controls.
  • Assist in the recognition of key risk areas, incidents, control issues and assess their impact and recommend actions to enhance control.
  • Assess IT risks and internal control strengths and weaknesses. Develop Control Check List and work program.
  • Monitor the developed control checklist for compliance and execute the work outlined in the work program.
  • Advise IT and business stakeholders on control best practices within their processes to reduce risks and improve efficiency and financial profitability.
  • Prepares formal reports, expressing opinions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system and the efficiency with which control activities are carried out.
  • Appraises the adequacy of the corrective action taken to improve deficient conditions.
  • Ensure compliance to Segregation of Duty by reviewing user access rights on business applications
  • Conduct IT Vulnerability assessments and reviews on business applications, databases, servers, and network devices
  • Conduct company-wide phishing assessments to evaluate the level of security awareness of staff
  • Any other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Head of Department from time to time
  • Qualifications

  • First degree in computer science, Accounting / Finance, or any related discipline.
  • MBA and Professional Accountant (ACA, CISA) would be an added advantage
  • Minimum 2 years of working experience in a control or Internal Auditing related role in a Financial Institution or External Audit and proficiency in SQL
  • Skills / Competence Requirements

  • Proficiency in Audit Command Language (ACL) and Structure Query Language (SQL)
  • Strong MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills.
  • Strong Analytical Skills.
  • Meticulous and results-oriented, with the ability to strive in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to work under pressure .
  • Demonstrated leadership and facilitation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to stand firm on difficult issues when required
  • Wide experience in technical departments of an insurance company may also be considered.
  • Ability to demonstrate integrity, credibility, confidentiality, and responsibility in all member / client interactions.
  • Demonstrated leadership and facilitation skills
  • Ability to manage control processes and also good people management.
  • Unquestioned personal integrity with strong ethics and values consistent with AIICO’s culture.
  • Key Performance Indicators

  • To provide reasonable assurance to management that the Company’s internal control systems are adequate, effective and operating as intended.
  • Reduction in Wastages and cost reduction innovation.
  • Monthly report of all System control issues identified and measured for regularization.
  • Half-yearly report on IT Vulnerability assessments, business applications, databases, servers, and network devices.
  • Monthly report on the Reliability and Accuracy of system data and various regulation platform data integrity e.g. NAICOM portal, NIID etc.
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