SPREAD THE WORD! - Group Head, Audit and Control

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Our client is one of the largest Insurance Companies in Nigeria. Due to recent expansion, they now have an opening for a Group Head, Audit and Control to be based in Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description 
  • Coordinate daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual audit and reconciliation activities of the Group
  • Provide overall direction and leadership for the Group.
  • Coordinate all enterprise-wide risk management activities of the company and ensure it is of the highest quality. 
  • Preparation of annual audit and control plan.
  • Vetting of audit steps and programs of the Group’s Unit heads 
  • Review and sign-off of periodic audit reports
  • Attendance of meeting of the Board Audit Committee 
  • Assist all external auditors in getting the company audited periodically.  
  • Ensure the company’s ERM capabilities are audited periodically.
  • Review of existing process and procedure for improvements
  • Monitors the control culture and environment of the Company
  • Monitors compliance with Corporate Governance
  • Provide coaching for direct reports i.e. all Unit Heads in the Group
  • Participate in and contribute to management meetings with a view to sharing experience for the benefits of robust decision making and knowledge impartation
  • Positively represent the company in the public by being a thought leader in the industry 
  • Any other responsibilities that might be required by the Group Managing Director from time to time. 

Profile / Experience
  • Minimum of 15 years work experience
  • Experience in an Audit firm
  • Must have managed a team
  • High level of detail
  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • High level of Maturity 
  • Good presentation and negotiation skills

  • Good Bachelor’s degree
  • Professional qualification is a compulsory
  • 2nd degree an advantage