Internal Audit Manager at Alert Microfinance Bank Limited


  • At Alert Microfinance Bank Limited, we have built our impressive growth on excellent service delivery in a uniquely customer friendly environment with professional staff, a robust information technology IT structure, very sound corporate governance, robust risk management process and a highly skilled management.

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    Internal Audit Manager

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp
    • Salary Range ₦200,000 – ₦300,000/month

    Alert Microfinance bank is a leading financial service provider with core mandate of providing affordable, flexible financial and non-financial services to SME, Private and Public Sectors.

    Salary: Very Attractive (With Incentives and Commission)

    Internal Audit Manager at our organization is responsible to play a critical role of delivering our organization’s strategic objectives of control processes, adequacy and effectiveness of governance and management of risks, giving an evidence-based opinion on all aspects of governance, risk management, and internal audit.


    • Report periodically to the Managing Director and Board, on the internal control and audit activity’s purpose, authority, responsibility and performance relative to its plan
    • Design and prepare Annual Audit Plan (AAP) by applying a risk-based approach to ensure the organization complies with internal regulations and policies and established protocols.
    • Develop and maintain the internal control and audit procedures to ensure that best practice is taken account of and that the established controls audits address specific areas of risk management.
    • Strengthen the bank’s Internal Control mechanism through in-depth recommendation
    • Assess the suitability of current internal controls, making suggestions for improvements where needed.
    • Prepare reports of audit findings and make recommendations to the Board of Directors and Management.
    • Liaise with internal advisors and examines documentation, including reports, statements, records, and memos to gather information.
    • Protect the confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising professional duties and use discretion in sharing such information with legal confines
    • Analyze audit results for adequate and effective “corrective actions” for management to improve.
    • Supervise fraud investigations involving customer accounts and recovery of fraud
    • Develop controls to ensure safeguard of asset and their effective utilization
    • Prepare and supervise audit mission, working paper formulations, report writing and anomalies/risk identification
    • Any other duties and responsibilities which may be required to meet the objectives of Alert Microfinance Bank.


    • Ability to work under pressure, independently and with limited supervision
    • Flexibility
    • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and to multi-task to meet deadlines
    • Promotes team work, contributes towards building team consensus and acts as a team player
    • Consistently approach work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude


    • Min of B.Sc or HND in Accounts and Finance related role.
    • Minimum 5 years of Cognate experience as Internal Audit Manager in a Microfinance Bank is a MUST.
    • Chartered membership of a relevant professional association, e.g. ACA, ICAN, ACCA.
    • Previous experience in Management and proficient use of banking software E.g BankOne
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office package, especially Excel and Word
    • Strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
    • Demonstrates ability to identify problems

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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