Internal Auditor

Date Posted: Oct. 7, 2022, 4:20 a.m.

Corporate Staffing Services

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning and conducting risk-based audits. Develops audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and audit objectives.
  • Regularly audit prudence or authenticity of all official property management system(s), applications, and software or manual processes in use and recommend corrective and or improvement measures to minimize risks.
  • In-depth understanding of the business processes and identification of key process risks and related internal controls.
  • Monitor and evaluate key processes as appropriately identified in the risk assessment during assignment planning. Identify internal control issues for key processes in a timely manner to proactively avert losses.
  • Ensure successful completion of assigned/planned audit engagements, from start to finish, inclusive of preplanning, fieldwork and wrap up activities.
  • Perform audit procedures to verify the implementation and effectiveness of controls through testing and interacting with the relevant company staff.
  • Discuss audit findings and recommendations with the BOD and departmental heads; identify and communicate control issues noted, offering practical solutions relevant to business and related risks.
  • Prepare and submit timely, quality audit reports; engage in meetings with management and departmental heads and advise on improvements.
  • Constantly monitor if the audit recommendations have been implemented by the management by way of follow- up audits and report on any gaps observed.
  • Coordinating the documentation and revision of standard operating procedures (SOP) with key emphasis on adequacy of controls.
  • Carry out spot checks including physical audit on key areas such as room audits, petty cash, operating expenses, payroll, manpower, assets, debtors, creditors to name a few.
  • Carry out audits on landlord accounts including landlord statements-returns, payments/drawings, overpayments, recoveries, charges, and the processes thereof.
  •  Carry out audits on tenant accounts for correct invoicing of rent, service charges, bills, payments, account balance accuracy and general tenant management processes.
  • Assess, evaluate and advise management on how to achieve statutory/ legal compliance.
  •  Audit scheduled payments such as licenses, rent, and renewals for compliance to avert shut downs or downtimes Conduct ad-hoc/ special investigations and reviews as requested by management/ BOD; Managing of audit files and ensure proper filing of working papers.
  • Update the BOD, Senior Managers, and/or Heads of Departments managers on regular basis; on the execution and progress of assigned tasks and any arising significant internal control issues.
  • Undertake any other tasks as assigned or requested by the BOD, senior management, or heads of departments.

 Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business management, or the equivalent from a recognized university minimum of an Upper Second class Honors.
  • CPA (K) qualification, or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years of work experience as an auditor; in internal audit or external audit in a reputable company/ firm.
  • Strong computer literacy especially in the use of MS Office suite.
  • CISA or CIA qualification is an added advantage. 
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to pay attention to details.
  • Ability to observe and understand business processes; ensure processes are documented completely and accurately.
  • Creative/innovative Self-driven individual with the ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to maintain the highest standards of ethics, confidentiality, and professionalism.
  • Strong time-management and organization skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.
  • Flexible and willing to perform unscheduled urgent tasks on short notice.

How To Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; kindly send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to [email protected] or [email protected]

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