Our client, at Kennedia consulting a reputable Asset Management firm, seeks to urgently fill the role of Head Internal Audit/Control and Risk Management;

Kennedia Consulting Recruitment 2019 current job opening

Job Title: Head Internal Audit/Control and Risk Management

Job ID: HIA7636

Industry: Asset Management

Reporting line: Chief Executive Officer 

Location: Lagos Island

Pay: Negotiable


Responsible for implementing Internal audit, Control, Risk Management, Corporate Governance system in the organization and its entities.


• Ensure proper internal audit and control system.

• Implement risk management system.

• Investigate fraud within the organization.

• Carry out Audit activities and prepare reports.

• Coordinate the compilation and continuous review of a detailed transaction process flow for all key activities in the organization and define control measures to ensure compliance.

• Supervise the execution of the company’s control procedures on financial processes such as revenue collection, receivable and asset management, investments, international operations, etc. 

• Prepare/ review internal audit reports covering audit activities, findings and overall assessment of control environment.

• Ensure all financial transactions are bona-fide, accurate and processed in line with established policies and procedures and coordinate the review of all payment vouchers to both internal and external parties. 

• Keep abreast of global and local best practice as it relates to the internal audit operations. 

• Establish and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

• Coordinate the review of business/ operating processes and practices and information systems to ensure the adequacy of existing controls as well as mitigate errors, irregularities and fraud. 

• Perform investigations into suspected fraudulent/sharp practices across the organization and recommend the appropriate line of action in response to findings. 

Related:-  Price water corporation (PwC) Recruitment 2019 (3 Positions)

• Investigate client complaints and provide reports on same.

• Prepare audit reports and advise units and committees on departure from policies, procedures, and other exceptions. 

• Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the CEO and relevant Board Committee. 

• Good back up support on operation/ transaction reviews.

• Perform any other duties as assigned by the CEO/ Board.


• Non -Financial Target 

• Savings on income leakages

• Timely and discreet execution of investigations 

• Number of timely conducted audits 

• Reduced fraud cases 

• Comprehensive, clear, and constructive audit and fraud reports 

• Reduced number of mitigated risk 

• Minimum exceptions found by external auditors


• Knowledge of audit techniques and methods required.

• Knowledge of corporate governance practices 

• Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles

• Ability to analyze financial data

• Ability to read large volumes of documents effectively and extract necessary information.

• In-depth understanding of the organization’s business issues 

• Communication & Presentation.

• Good report writing skills 

• Negotiation

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite & the Internet


• First degree or its equivalent in a numerate discipline (Accounting, Economics, Finance, etc), MBA or Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting required.

• Minimum Experience 10-12 years relevant experience of which at least two (5) years must have been spent in a similar role in the financial services industry.

• Professional Membership -Chartered membership of ICAN/ ACCA required.

Related:-  First Bank of Nigeria Plc Recruitment 2019 (2 positions)

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their cvs to careers@kennediaconsulting.net, using role applied for as the subject of the mail.

Application Deadline: Fri, Feb 15 2019

If you have any further questions you’d like to ask us or you need assistance as regards the application for the Job roles, then comment below now.