1 Sep 2021

Full-Time Chief Audit Executive – Merchant Bank (12-18 yrs)

dailyjobsnigeria Lagos, Lagos State

Job Description

Urgently hiring for Chief Audit Executive with a merchant bank at Lagos, Nigeria.

Ideal candidate should have merchant banking experience & ready to relocate at Nigeria.


– Participate in the development of overall strategic goals and ensure that these are cascaded to the Internal Audit department.

– Continually review and implement improvement initiatives to ensure enhanced performance of the department.

– Oversee the continuous review of the business and operational risks facing in order to proactively establish appropriate mitigating controls and monitoring mechanism/ frameworks.

– Develop and implement an annual internal audit plan and ensure compliance with approved plans. Identify control weaknesses/issues and proffer appropriate recommendations based on outcome of the audits.

– Monitor organisation-wide compliance with internal operational procedures.

– Oversee the periodic review of completed audit work to ensure compliance with organisational and professional audit practices.

– Oversee the review of client credit files and ensure completeness of prerequisite/supporting documentations including letter of request, credit appraisal memo and appropriate authorisations and ensure that incomplete documentations are updated as required.

– Provide administrative support for external inspection/ audit activities.

– Act as secretary for the Board Audit Committee and serve on committees or cross-functional teams.

Supervisory, Reporting and Other Duties:

– Ensure information dissemination and training of Internal Audit staff.

– Oversee the motivation and performance appraisal of all Internal Audit staff.

– Facilitate the documentation of periodic management and statutory reports as required:

– Fraud and forgery reports and circulate to banks, CBN and other financial institutions.

– Act on behalf of, and perform any other duties as assigned by the MD.


– Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or relevant field and a relevant professional qualification, such as ACCA, ACA, CPA or CFA


– A minimum of ten years experience in the financial management/accounting function, five of which must be in a senior position within the audit function.

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Job Categories: banking-finance. Job Types: Full-Time.


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