Head, Internal Audit at Venture Garden Nigeria

Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) is a fast growing Software company with a vision to build an enduring organization with an ecosystem of value creators- while delivering high impact technology solutions for emerging markets through a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation. At VGN we wage war against the average, go beyond the ordinary to explore limitless opportunities; breaking the norms and aggressively pursuing success through- Relentless Hard-work, Pursuit of excellence, calculated risk taking and a hunger for knowledge and we have a lot of fun at it!

Head, Internal Audit
Job Type  Full Time
Qualification  BA/BSc/HND
Experience  3 – 5 years
Location  Lagos
Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit

Location: Local Airport Rd, Ikeja, Lagos

Job Description

Prepare risk-based audit plan and supporting resource estimate for VGN executive leadership and the Financial Audit Board that are consistent with the VGN’s goals
Plan, organize and execute internal audit and consulting engagements to assess the adequacy of management processes and systems for:
Risk management & administration
Budget & forecast planning
Financial management of VGN group and entity company
Information technology governance
Develop stakeholder report and recommendations from audit engagements
Track implementation of audit recommendations and measure effectiveness of resulting improvements in risk management and cost
Assist in the formulation and implementation of appropriate anti-fraud policy and company-wide code of ethics
Conducts special audit inspections and examinations at the request of management team
Develop and establish Internal Audit best practices within VGN – consistent with the Institute of Internal Auditors International Professional Practices Framework
Advise CEO and the Financial Audit Board on any matters relating to the Internal Audit, organizational risk management, internal controls and governance
Develop annual report, for the CEO and the Financial Audit Board, regarding Internal Audit engagements and activities
Contribute to the development of VGN’s safety program, values and ethics

Accounting, Banking and/or Finance or any related bachelor’s degree from a reputable Institution
3-5 years of progressive risk and internal audit/ accounting related experience
Proficiency in the use of common accounting software Good understanding of accounting principles and financial statements
Solid understanding of risk and control concepts and ability to apply these concepts to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of business processes and controls to mitigate risk to tolerance levels defined by management
Knowledge of COSO Risk and Internal Control framework
Working knowledge of professional IIA performance standards with regarding to planning, testing, sampling and documentation
Experience in 1 or more of the following industries FinTech, Financial Services, Technology
Well-developed corporate communication skills and deep proficiency in MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
Experience in a conglomerate or group setting
Additional Information:

Experience in Private Equity or Venture capital is a plus
ISO audit experience is a plus.
Experience in navigating Microsoft NAV and implementation of large systems, such as ERP.
Accounting/Finance related certifications – ACCA, ICAN, CFA, CPA,ISO
A recognized professional designation in Accounting or Internal Audit (CA, CMA,CGA,CIA or CISA)
Method of Application
Interested and qualified? Go to Venture Garden Nigeria (VGN) career website on jobs.smartrecruiters.com to apply

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