21 Feb 2016

Full-Time Internal Audit Assistant at Sapele Power Plc (SPP)

Toni AdewunmiAnywhere

Job Description

Sapele Power Plc (SPP) is a leading Nigerian integrated energy company specializing in power generation.
SPP operates Nigeria’s second largest power plant by installed capacity of 1020MW; capable of meeting the energy needs of around 750,000 homes at full capacity.
SPP generates a considerable amount of Nigeria’s electricity — powering numerous homes and businesses nationwide. We have a strong focus on sustainable generation and are continually seeking to expand our generation network, as well as make efficiencies, and minimise environmental impacts

Internal Audit Assistant
This Job Description describes the general nature and level of work to be performed by the employee assigned to this Job Title. It should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Job Role/Title:

Internal Audit Assistant

Reporting to:

Internal Auditor

Job Objectives:

Support the Internal Audit Manager to monitor and enforce internal control processes of Sapele Power Plc in order to achieve following objectives:-

Reliability of Financial Reporting and Information

Operational Effectiveness and Efficiencies

Regulatory compliance

Key Responsibilities:

Assist in business process review across the various units of Sapele Power Plc

Identify weakness of controls and processes and suggest solutions to mitigate the gaps identified

Monitor level of compliance to SPP’s processes and procedures

Prepare weekly exception report and monitor the processes of rectifying the exception noted.

Assist in the improvement of internal controls related to inventory management

Improve and manage inventory analysis report and produce monthly inventory valuation report

Participation in monthly stock count and reconciliation

Assist in monthly Payroll review and produce variance analysis report.

Ensure petty cash are managed in line with SPP’s policy and financial operation guidelines

Conduct cash count at a regular interval

Continuous review of payments and approval processes

Key Performance Indicators:

Up to date details of all transactions and processes reviewed

Monthly Inventory Observation Report

Accurate postings of accounts per account types, Cost Centers and business location.

Timely delivery of weekly audit report

Compliance to SPP’s operating standards

Functional Competencies/Requirements:

Highly developed and demonstrated skills in analysis, conceptualization and problem solving

Moderate business analysis skills and the ability to document and analyze business processes and their controls

Moderate Computer literacy skills

Basic understanding of Accounting software

Basic understanding of Accounting systems

General Management Competencies/Requirements:

Strong analytical skills
Good written and oral communication skills, able to communicate basic financial matters to non-technical experts
Strong commercial awareness
Ability to bring a “hands on” approach to the work if needed
Positive “can do” spirit
Basic understanding of operations in the Energy and Power Industry
Educational Qualifications/Experience:

Minimum of university degree or HND Accounting (and or other recognized Professional Accounting Qualification ACCA or ACA)
Minimum of 3 years post professional qualification experience.
Desired Personal Attributes:

Team Player

Proactive self-starter

Flexibility to adapt to a variety of work situations

Highly organized and significant ability to multi-task

Ability to cope with and work under pressure

The ability to manage and motivate a team

Used to working in fast moving environments providing accurate and timely information to a high standard.

How to Apply

Kindly forward cover letter with applications to: recruitment@sapelepower.com on or before the 26th of February 2016.

Job Categories: Auditing & Tax Jobs Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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