22 Jan 2016

Full-Time Assurance Manager at SIAO Partners

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Vacancy – Assurance Manager
Job No ASM16
Position: Assurance Manager
Type of Firm: Audit Firm
Job Location: Lagos

The Internal Audit (IA) Services practice comprises a team of professionals who provide a full range of services which include outsourcing and co-sourcing and compliance services. We also provide IA Performance Improvement services including External Quality Assessments and strategic assessments designed to help IA realise its full strategic potential.
Our Internal Audit team provides services related to enhancing the value and effectiveness of the internal audit function. This requires an understanding of an organisation’s objectives, risks, risk management priorities, regulatory environment, and the diverse needs of critical stakeholders including executive management, the board, employees, and shareholders. These needs impact the risk profile of the organization and the strategic focus, organisation, resources and practices required of its internal audit department.
Person Specification
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in one of the following:
Accounting, Finance, Economics, Management or a related business field
Professional qualification in Accounting (ACA/ACCA).
Minimum Years of Experience: 6, at least 3 of which should be in the performance of a risk management function at a senior level
Key skills required
Demonstrates extensive knowledge of, and/or a proven record of success in a role involving, the following areas:
Managing efforts related to topical issues for Chief Audit Executives, Internal Audit directors, Chief Compliance officers, Audit Committees and Risk Management personnel
Managing aspects of the Internal Audit process, control evaluation & testing methodologies, other Financial/Operational Internal Control methodologies
Leading and directing engagement contract and risk management procedures; public accounting practices and procedures; and Internal Audit technology tools for planning, design, performance of testing, and reporting
Corporate Governance requirements
Financial & operational fraud risk management
Antifraud internal controls
IT general & process controls, including IT security
Anti-corruption & anti-bribery
Auditor Independence
Preferred Attributes:
Leading and working in teams
Demonstrated use of technology to improve efficiency and effectiveness
Able to foster and maintain long-term client relationships and networks
Capacity for staff mentoring, training and development
Skilled at managing resource requirements and project economics with the occurrence of unanticipated issues; demonstrating flexibility in prioritising and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to leadership
Capable of directing the creation of high quality deliverables to communicate to clients on the status of engagements, key issues and work plans
Involved in contributing to non-client specific firm wide strategies and initiatives
Demonstrates a proven record of management or individual contributor roles within a professional services firm or large enterprise as a consultant, auditor or business process or internal controls specialist.
Strong computer skills and working knowledge of IT systems and processes
Proven knowledge of computerised accounting systems software packages, particularly Sage Peachtree
Exceptional attention to detail and ability to demonstrate error-free writing
Experience of training and transferring skills to other staff members
Proven ability both to solve complex accounting problems and communicate effectively on these with non-specialist staff
Excellent organizational and leadership skills and strong track record of meeting deliverables and deadlines
Strong leadership skills and demonstrated ability to hold staff accountable
Personal skills and attributes
Fluent in written and spoken English
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, ability to work well in a diverse team
Ability to work independently and prioritise effectively to achieve results and solve problems
Driven and self-motivated with a positive outlook and a flexible and adaptable disposition
Ability to interact respectfully and professionally across cultures and a commitment to humanitarian values
Candidates should email their detailed CV to david.raggay@siao-ng.com on or before 25th of January, 2016.

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