Audit Manager

Job Role

Audit Manager

Job Purpose

The role is responsible for Managing and monitoring companywide internal controls to ensure the protection of the company’s assets

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the company has adequate, cost effective, and well documented internal controls
  • Direct and control the current to medium and short-term strategies of the unit to achieve the Company’s objectives
  • Establish internal audit framework within which adequacy/quality/adherence to company-wide internal control procedures can be assessed
  • Ensure periodic checks on processes, inventories and company assets and accounts
  •  Ensure regular inspection of company locations in accordance with company and regulatory policies
  •  Flag any identified or potential violations to operational policies/procedures and make recommendations on appropriate preventive/remedial action
  • Ensure that work guide and references pertaining to functions of the unit comply with requirements of relevant statutory authorities
  • Work with Directorate/Divisional/Unit Heads to ensure implementation of standard controls and up to date operational policies and procedures-Develop subordinates and monitor their performance in order to enhance their abilities and audit management skills

Required Competencies

Knowledge/ Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree (minimum of 2ndClass Lower)
  • Chartered Accountant

Experience

  •  5-8 years of progressively more responsible positions in Internal Audit, preferably in a similar industry.
  • Experience supervising and managing professional staff.
  • Experience in multiple industries is a plus

Skills/Competencies

  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • Excellent Presentation skills
  • Excellent Problem solving skills
  • Good leadership, management and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Proactive, Resourceful and hands-on with good initiative.