Job Details
Job Responsibilities
  • 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 Chief Compliance Officer
  • 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
  • Responsible for directing, on the job- training, and supervision of the audit staff
  • To perform or assist in the performance of special reviews at the request of the Chief Compliance Officer. (Investigation)
  • Special duties and projects as may be assigned by the supervisor
  • Prepare a quarterly audit report and submit to the Chief Compliance Officer for review
  • 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 MFI sector
  • Supervise and support the staff in Corporate & Branch Audit 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
  • Ensure that the unit maintains up-to-date and accurate records of audit performance at all time
  • Prepare and deliver imely reports and updates to the Chief Compliance Officer
  • Set annual performance goals for staff under supervision, guide coach and monitor performance of same, and execute annual performance evaluations and reviews of the unit?s staff
Qualification & Experiences
  • Bachelor degree or its equivalent in business, accounting, finance, economics or related area of study
  • Minimum of 8 years of work experience
  • At least 2 years in management positio
  • Minimum of 8 years of work experience
  • 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
  • Languages: English required
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