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Chief Internal Auditor, Nigeria

The Company

Our client is a well-established vertically integrated agribusiness group with subsidiaries in several West-African countries. The Company is looking for a “Chief Internal Auditor” for its subsidiaries in Nigeria, which are listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange.

Our client is market leader, fully integrated producer of specialty oils and fat ingredients for the West-African food industry.  

Quality, reliability of supply and customer centricity are core values for our client.



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The Role

Responsibilities of the Chief Internal Auditor:

  • Develop and implement internal audit scope and audit plans
  • Acquire, analyse and evaluate documentation
  • Perform permanent control duties
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit results and document process
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Identify loopholes and share risk aversion methods and cost savings
  • Develop and maintain an Enterprise Risk Management Framework for the organization
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit committees
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow-up audits
  • Follow up with departmental management to ensure the prompt implementation of audit recommendations
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Audit and Risk Committee, Group Chief Executive Officer, Group Internal Auditor or Managing Director


Your Profile

The ideal candidate has the following skills and experiences:

  • Chartered Certified Accountant, Requirement (or recognized as such).
  • Certified Internal Auditor, preferred
  • Work with little supervision
  • Manage a team
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent analysis and data reporting skills
  • High level interpersonal skills
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules or regulations
  • Proven work experience as an auditor
  • Advanced computer skills in MS Office and databases
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports
  • Willingness to travel up to 10% of the time