Head , Internal Audit at a Manufacturing Company

A progressive company in the Manufacturing Industry that has grown to establish its presence in most parts of Nigeria, seeks to employ a dynamic and self-motivated individual with experience in auditing to head its Internal Audit department.  The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and establishing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of the organization’s risk management and internal controls.


  • Define the strategic direction for Internal Audit, ensuring timely regulatory returns and communication on Internal Control matters.
  • Determine internal audit scope and annual plan.
  • Obtain, analyse and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc
  •  Review audit findings and formulate appropriate recommendations to improve operational efficiency and rectify identified loopholes and areas of weaknesses.
  • To follow –up agreed action plans and ensure implementation of corrective actions.
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit committee.
  • Be an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement.
  • To actively provide continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards
  •  To ensure adequacy, integrity, and effectiveness of internal control systems in accordance with management’s objectives.
  • Determine compliance with policies and procedures.
  • To provide an overview to the  Managing Director and the board of directors of the organisational health of the company and non-compliance with corporate policies.


  • A good Finance or Accounting degree.
  • Proven working experience as Internal Auditor or Senior Auditor
  • Membership of a relevant Professional Accounting qualification will be an added advantage.


Not above 45 years.


  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to work independently with a flexible and creative approach.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases.
  • Strong leader with a interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • A team player

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: bawo.ikomi@trithelconsulting.com using the position as subject of email.

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