Internal Auditor & Risk Officer at Lead Enterprise Support Company Limited

 Employment Nigeria 22-May-2021 ₦Not Available EDO , BENIN , Banking and Finance   Audit  

Lead Enterprise Support Company Limited is a foremost Human Resources Solutions organization with many years of cumulative experience and expertise. We are prolific in Outsourcing, Recruitment, Head hunting and HR Advisory. We are a multi-sectorial servicing company, with landmark service deliverables to our clients in varied industries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Internal Auditor & Risk Officer

Location: Benin City, Edo State
Employment Type: Full Time
Grade: N/A
Department: Internal Audit & Risk
Reports to: Board of Directors
Direct reports: None

Job Purpose

  • Responsible for planning and guaranteeing independent and objective assurance on the management of risk throughout the organisation.

Key Responsibilities / Duties / Tasks
Audit Planning and Design:

  • Develop an annual audit plan using input from the team and stakeholders to identify priorities and resource requirements for the year.
  • Schedule and assign audits to team members, ensuring effective use of people resources.
  • Report to the Board of Directors at the required intervals on internal audit assignments including planned reviews, investigations, risk advisory work and all other duties assigned.
  • Develop the team’s engagement with and support of major business change programmes thus ensuring that appropriate consideration of risk and control is given to all change initiatives.

Audit Review:

  • Oversee and provide quality control for the departments audit, to ensure departmental mandate and business goals are met and that professional standards are maintained at all times.
  • Plan and coordinate financial, regulatory, compliance and operational reviews.
  • Conduct regular financial risk assessment and identify controls in place to mitigate identified risk.
  • Perform audit procedures to test the reliability of established controls within the organisation.
  • Identifycontrol gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Ensure corporate assets are safeguarded and accounted for at all times.


  • Develop a risk register and include level of risk and proposed mitigants.

People and Process Management:

  • Consistently develop and review of internal control policies and procedures.
  • Build relationships with leaders across the organisation to understand issues and identify areas for improvement for the organisation as a whole.
  • Develop new methodologies to improve the audit process, making it “easier” for the organisation to request audits and implement recommendations.
  • Keep abreast of developments in Corporate Governance and Risk Management practices and advise the business accordingly.
  • Provide assistance to the business in meeting regulatory requirements.
  • Manage and oversee team performance through performance planning, coaching and performance appraisals.
  • Handle performance issues, discipline as necessary and address poor standards, ensuring department targets and customer satisfaction is not compromised.

Job Dimensions
Financial Responsibility:

  • Participate in budget development with overall responsibility of the department’s budget.

Working Conditions:

  • Works predominantly within a comfortable office environment.
  • 5% travel as required by the role.

Job Competencies (Knowledge, Experience and Attributes / Skills)
Academic Qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree (MSc., MBA PhD) in Finance, Economics, Accounting or any related Business Degree

Professional Qualifications / Membership to professional bodies:

  • Full membership of relevant professional bodies such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), ACCA.

Work Experience Required:

  • Ten (10) to thirteen (13) years relevant work experience preferably in the Health or Service sector.
  • Experience in a private hospital is an added advantage.

Functional Skills:

  • MS Office proficiency.

Behavioural Competencies / Attributes:

  • Excellent customer service skills.    
  • Excellent, negotiation, communication, business presentation and people management skills.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should kindly forward their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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