NES Global Talent – Internal Auditor

  • Location: Africa: Nigeria

  • City / Town: Lagos
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 28 Aug 2017
  • Reference: 70819


Conduct routine review and evaluation of adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls in activities, operations, functions, procedures and systems of departments, units and sections as in Audit work plan or as may be delegated by the Chief Internal Auditor (CIA) or situations may compel the department to undertake. Recommend additional controls, new procedures and processes where necessary to cope with changing dynamics of the business environment or the company’s new operational processes Conducts internal audit surveillance over SAP account balances. Conduct audit checks on and return to CIA, reports/requests/documents relating referred to Internal Audit department for check/investigation/review/market survey/advice and delegated to you within 24 hours of the receipt of the reports/request/document/vouchers EXCEPT those with audit reservations that require further findings. Acceptance of 72 hours or more to release the referred reports/request/document/vouchers is subject to convincing proof Conduct routine Investigation or special investigation of reported cases of suspected irregularities in your assigned audit area referred to Internal Audit by Management and follow up responses and submit a detail report of findings to CIA within reasonable time frame. Participates in the conduct of IT audit and IT Risk Assessment for your assigned audit area and report to CIA Conduct audit checks on form 139/Petty Cash Vouchers from your assigned audit area within 24 hours of referral and report exceptions to CIA and follow up actions on them to logical conclusion within 14 days from date of notification of exception. Ensures that requests/documents referred to Internal Audit relating to your assigned audit are properly registered to enhance monitoring of requests/document flow into and out of the department. Participate in audit visit to the Southern and Northern operations locations in accordance with I/Audit programme/timetable. Visits to field offices should also include carrying out DAPS evaluation of retail outlets on Dealer Advance Payment System(DAPS) and verification of book to physical inventory of Property Plant & Equipment in each outlet. Timely identification of any material risk in the conduct of any audit assignment or otherwise and clear communication of same to CIA. Participates in the development of a comprehensive documented risk register for your assigned audit areal and subsequent update. Effectively follow up and obtain management reaction/decision to audit reports as delegated, circulate amongst concerned parties and ensure implementation within the shortest reasonable time from the date of the audit report. A 14 day period shall mean reasonable time all things being equal. Verifies and stamps referred requests including working fund for your assigned audit area with clear cut standing management approval or policy(non-discretionary expenses) for payments but sends requests without clear cut standing management approval or policy(discretionary expenses) to CIA for CIA’s stamping before ’payment. Carries out value for money audit on all referred requests before stamping “verified for payment” by obtaining assurance that the company actually gets the service/job/goods to with the request relates and at reasonable and competitive cost.

Qualification and Requirement

Minimum of HND/BSC with ACA/ACCA CISA, MBA would be added advantage Internal control reviews Sound commercial awareness of the downstream operations Sound Knowledge of Accounting packages, Investigation/ Analytical skills/ Communication Skills Thorough with figures and pay attention to details. Objectivity/Confidentiality. Team Player Teachable At least 5 years experience in internal audit in downstream of oil and gas sector.



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