Location : Abuja (FCT), Lagos
Overseeing audit staff during audits and control consulting engagements that evaluate corporate management and operating practices.
Take responsibility for external audit assignments, financial institutions, medium sized companies, various industries and business sectors within the firm.
Responsible for the daily supervision of audit staff and responsible for the development of audit staff and the completion of performance evaluations
Develop annual audit plan and coordinate audit activities
Oversee audit planning, field work, and audit reporting, prepares reports and communicates findings and recommendations to line and senior management.
Review automated audit work papers prepared by the audit staff to ensure sound audit and compliance with the department’s methodology.
Supervise audit team to ensure quality on-time delivery.
Coordinate with team to review audit findings
Prepare reports with audit findings and recommendations
Evaluate current audit procedures and recommend improvements
Evaluate and enhance internal controls to improve operational efficiency
Analyze and resolve audit issues in a timely fashion
Communicate audit status to management on regular basis
Discuss with management about audit observations, recommendations and actions
Assist in risk assessment and mitigation activities
Organize trainings for audit team for skill development
Effectively work with new and changing situations including new industry regulations where there may not always be a ready apparent solution.
Prepare clear and complete audit work papers and store them in department
Qualifications / Experience
BSc / BA in Accounting, Finance or relevant field.
ICAN or ACCA Professional Membership
3-4 years of proven work experience as an external Auditor (Post ICAN) with leadership experience and currently working in an audit firm.
Experience of the entire Audit and Tax process
Understanding of risk-based auditing and risk and sound strategies
Understanding of Quality and Risk Management procedures
Track record of leading audit teams
Experience in data analysis and financial reporting
Required Knowledge / Skills :
Good analytical, interpersonal, time management, research and communication skills.
Good knowledge of accounting and standards (e.g. GAAP, IFRS)
Thorough knowledge of current external auditing practices, tax consultancy and relevant regulations.
Good presentation skills
Proficiency in the use of accounting tools
Proficiency in Microsoft office packages
Other Skills / Behaviours;
Good interpersonal relationship with positive and supportive attitude