Head Compliance Auditor
Lagos, Nigeria
19h ago

AjoCard is a fintech company that makes it easy for consumers to operate digitally. The company has designed, built, and launched technical solutions to reduce the friction in everyday financial transactions, whether it is to improve savings for everyday consumers removed from financial services, or banked consumers without access to their financial transaction platforms due to location.

AjoCard enables these transactions everywhere using a combination of technology (such as software and mobile POSs) and expanding agency platforms.

The Role

You will be responsible for :

  • Ensure that a yearly audit plan covering all the bank risk areas is in place, approved and is followed
  • Execute detailed audit procedures, including review of transactions, documents, records, reports, policies and procedures for accuracy and effectiveness
  • Coordinate periodic reviews of the Bank organizational and functional activities (Departments and Branches) and submission of reports on same to the Board
  • Prepare work-papers which record and summarize audit procedures performed
  • Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of management controls over those activities
  • Follow-up to determine compliance with audit recommendations and adequacy of corrective actions
  • To identify and lead performance of special reviews (Investigation)
  • Special duties and projects as may be assigned by the Board
  • Prepare a quarterly audit report and present to the board
  • Carry out regular substantive and compliance test on all activities of the Bank
  • Carry out Fixed asset and stock of stationery review of the bank for cost control or reduction
  • Provide assistance to external auditors and regulatory bodies as requested
  • Coordinating and supervision of spot checks, compliance assessment and audit follow up
  • External auditors for coordination of statutory audits and any other audit or special audits as may be required including finalization of year-end audit, statutory audit, CIB / NDIC, tax audit etc.
  • Professional institutions, (ICAN, CITN, ACCA CIBN) and association of microfinance Internal Auditors and senior accountants in other microfinance banks in order to keep abreast of developments in the profession
  • Microfinance institutions, other financial institutions and commercial banks to keep abreast of developments in the finance sectors
  • Central Bank for coordination on regulations for the microfinance industry
  • National Association of Microfinance Banks (NAMB) for coordination and consultations on developments in the MFB sector
  • Supervise and support the staff in their roles of implementing all activities of internal audit strategies and tactics to support the overall achievement of the department’s goals
  • Ensure efficiency and high quality of work in the unit
  • Prepare and deliver timely reports and updates to the Board
  • Ideal Profile

    Qualification & Experience :

  • Bachelor Degree or its equivalent in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or related area of study
  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience
  • At least 7 years in management position
  • Professional certification in accountancy a must (ACA, ACCA)
  • Possession of extensive experience in auditing, and a thorough understanding of Microfinance Banking and accounting practices
  • Experienced in strategic planning and budgeting
  • Key Performance :

  • Professionalism and integrity
  • Deadline oriented. Dependability, requiring minimum supervision.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills.
  • Sound strategic thinking, with risk and control consciousness
  • Strong analytic skills
  • Excellent communication skills : written and spoken
  • What's on Offer?

  • Fantastic work culture
  • Leadership Role
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