Specialist, Financial Audit at IHS Towers


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    For 15 years we have been building and managing telecommunications towers that are the essential backbone of mobile telecommunications in Africa – the leapfrog technology driving economic development, prosperity and self-sufficiency across the continent. Right now, IHS is leading a new telecoms service sector driven by the growth of middle class business an…

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    Specialist, Financial Audit

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Job Description

    • We are currently recruiting for a Specialist, Financial Audit. Based in Lagos, you will undertake risk management activities, review related controls, and maintain and update the company’s risk framework.

    Key Roles & Responsibilities

    • Identify, update and document inherent risks and related controls.
    • Update the risk framework for financial (including automated system) risks from internal audit findings, changes in business processes, and changes in the business environment.
    • Review policy and process documentation for identification of key controls and gap analysis.
    • Liaise with external auditor on alignment of risk framework with auditor’s own assessment.
    • Collect workings and other financial information prepared by accounting department for analysis of risk areas.
    • Undertake a pre-risk assessment for all projects with a resulting financial implication.
    • Undertake risk and internal control assessment for new updates in ERP.
    • Ensure complete documentation of business processes related to Finance.
    • Review and audit financial schedules prepared by accounting team.
    • Control, archive, and update the Business Processes & Accounting manual of the company.
    • Review other non-financial information reported to management for identification of weaknesses and risks.
    • Update the Accounting and Finance Manual with changes in the internal and external environments.
    • Report on changes in management’s assessment of risks affecting the organization.
    • Maintain and follow up on remediation actions.
    • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Senior Manager, Financial Audit.

    Experience & Qualifications Required:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Audit & Risk Management, etc.
    • Internal or external audit training with higher preference for external audit.
    • Minimum of +5 years’ relevant work experience in audit and accounting.
    • Demonstrable experience in planning and executing risk-based internal or external audits.

    Organizational Competencies:

    • Be Bold
    • Customer Focus
    • Innovation
    • Integrity.

    Functional Competencies:

    • Financial Reporting
    • Auditing
    • Risk Assessment
    • Analytical Techniques
    • Presentation Skills
    • Management reporting Skills.

    Behavioural Competencies:

    • Attention to Detail
    • Workload Management
    • Collaboration & Teamwork
    • Business Communication.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to IHS Towers on www.linkedin.com to apply

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