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Senior Internal Auditor at Greensprings School

Greensprings School is an international co-educational establishment comprising of Pre-school, Elementary, Secondary and Sixth Form located within the Anthony and Lekki environs of Lagos State.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Objective- a diversified individual who can function in either internal audit or accounts.

Job Functions

  • Objectively review the organization’s business processes and policies.
  • Evaluate the adequacy of the system of internal controls;
  • Make recommendations on how to improve internal controls and governance processes
  • Monitors and evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of the System of Internal Control .
  • Recommend improvements in controls;
  • Assess compliance with policies and procedures and sound business practices;
  • Assess and ensure compliance with state and federal laws and contractual obligations.
  • Review operations/programs to ascertain whether results are consistent with established objectives and whether the operations/programs are being carried out as planned;
  • Verify the existence of assets and recommend proper safeguards for their protection;
  • Evaluate the efficacy of risk management procedures that are currently in place
  • Protect against fraud and theft of the organization’s assets
  • Agrees the annual Internal Audit Plan with the Director of Finance and the Executive Director.
  • Performs the audits and reviews in the Internal Audit Plan
  • Makes recommendations to management about improving the operational, financial and governance control systems with a view to attaining best value for money.
  • Provide a consulting service for Management to aid the identification of risks and to advise on the implementation of systems of control in order to minimise financial, operational and governance risks.
  • Investigate reported occurrences of fraud, embezzlement, theft, waste, etc
  • Provide an objective assurance for management and other stakeholders
  • Assist management in identifying risks associated with their activities
  • Provide analysis, advice and information to management
  • Advise management on the implementation of controls for new systems/project
  • Mandatory financial reporting on a periodic basis
  • Certification of financial reports by company officers that reports do not contain false or misleading information
  • Provide periodic evaluations and reports regarding the efficacy of internal control procedures and a list of any deficiencies in the current procedures
  • Required reports regarding any significant changes in internal auditing or control procedures that could potentially expose the company to additional risk
  • Recommendation of Criminal sanctions when necessary to maintain good governance in the company
  • Review the payroll in line with the human resources pay advice monthly and annually
  • Prepare bank reconciliation and ensure all issues relating to reconciling items are resolved.
  • Verification of bank charges
  • General ledger management- receivables and payables.
  • Prepare and review schedules of account receivables, account payables, fixed asset, inventory and agree to the trial balance.
  • Preparation of final accounts
  • Prepare adhoc reports as may be required from time to time

Qualification and Experience

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree /HND from an accredited university or college
  • Must have started accounting professional exams and is at the professional stage.
  • Obtain a minimum of at least 3 years continuous work experience in audit and finance.

Skills:

  • Strong communication skills- written and verbal.
  • Versatile in the use of Microsoft office suite- especially Excel and Word

Application Closing Date 
16th May, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs to: recruitment.lekki@greenspringsschool.com

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