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Internal Auditor at FINCA Microfinance Bank Limited

Internal Auditor at FINCA Microfinance Bank Limited

FINCA Impact Finance is FINCA’s network of 20 community – based Microfinance institutions and banks, that provides innovative, responsible, and impactful financial services to low income customers in Eurasia, Latin America, the Middle East, Southern Asia and Africa. FINCA is expanding to Nigeria with the aim of becoming the leading Microfinance bank in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Internal Auditor

Location: Owerri, Imo
Department: Internal Auditor

About the Job

  • FINCA Nigeria recruits for the position of Internal Auditor whose responsibility is to perform the specific audit procedures that includes testing, evaluation, improving the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance
  • He / She reports directly to the Corporate Audit Manager and will participate in audit planning, execution and reporting of findings as well as follow-up to ensure audit recommendations, management corrective plan actions and FINCA Nigeria Board of Directors’ resolutions are correctly implemented.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out affiliate audit work plans
  • Assure that referral of matters and issues which arise from observations are followed up according to the Audit Protocols on a timely basis
  • For each audit performed the auditor will agree with managers or other audited parties the standards that will be used
  • Contribute to the draft report and summarize issues that are prepared by audit manager
  • Implement monitoring and review activities that ensure compliance
  • Ensure audit practices in accordance with policy of Subsidiary Audit Committee and Global Audit Office
  • Participate in emergency reviews and investigations in accordance with the Global Audit guidelines
  • Follow up to ensure findings have been responded to and addressed. Support the Subsidiary Audit Committee as required
  • Collect, document and submit observations concerning fraud to the Audit Manager
  • Conduct procedures as part of risk management audits as required
  • Accomplish the duties delegated to the Auditors in accordance with the schedule prepared by the Audit Manager
  • Participate as required in ad hoc reviews and effectiveness evaluations
  • Monitor practice and test controls. Monitor compliance with all policies and procedures
  • Provide details and reports of expenses in accordance with Global Audit directives and subsidiary procedures
  • Adhere to FINCA International directives and subsidiary or local procedures that ensure proper administration of human resources
  • Perform various tasks as assigned by Subsidiary and Regional Audit Manager and the Audit Committee.

Qualification and Required Skills

  • A University degree preferably in Finance and Accounting (B.Sc.)
  • Accounting / Finance CIA / CPA / ACCA / ACA qualifications will be an added advantage
  • Good report writing and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft word, excel and power point
  • 1-3 years (internal / external audit) experience in a financial institution / micro finance or banking preferred.

Critical Competencies:

  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values
  • Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Decision maker: Manages difficult or emotional decision in any situations, responds promptly to the needs, and meets commitments
  • Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, listens and gets clarification, responds well to questions
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time
  • Planning / Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments
  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly
  • Attendance / Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Language Skills:

  • Fluency in English required, Igbo or other local language skills strongly desirable.

Candidate Profile:

  • Willingness to relocate to Owerri, Nigeria and to travel within the country 60%
  • Enterprising and self-driven personality with the ability to adapt and acquire new skills
  • Highly attentive to detail with excellent organizational and documentation skills
  • Results-oriented, with the ability to drive projects from inception to execution stages
  • Strong fit to FINCA’s desired corporate culture and values, and is committed to furthering FINCA’s mission and vision.  In particular, must demonstrate a commitment to transparency and integrity
  • Understands the needs of a start-up, with willingness and ability to perform duties beyond the scope of work.

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2021.

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

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