Internal Audit Manager needed at CapitalSage Technology Limited

Job title : Internal Audit Manager

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : May 01, 2024

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  • The Head Internal Audit will be charged with the development, implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of CapitalSage’s audit, risk and compliance strategy towards the achievement of overall business objectives.
  • The role will ensure synergy of efforts across the three (3) lines of defense i.e. Management, Risk Management & Compliance and Internal Audit roles in CapitalSage, whilst maintaining the independence of the Internal Audit function.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Plan, execute and report on operational, financial, regulatory and compliance-related audits/reviews across CapitalSage’s business operations
  • Drive compliance with policies, procedures, regulations and statutory requirements that impact on the Company’s operations
  • Provide overall guidance, leadership support and strategic direction to the Internal Audit team towards alignment with the overall goals and objectives of the organization
  • Prepare periodic reports and perform other duties as required by the Group Head, Audit, Managing Director and/or Board of Directors


  • Provide assurance to the management and board of CapitalSage on the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls across the Company’s business operations
  • Develop a risk-based Internal Audit Plan annually, detailing areas of the business to be audited for review by the Group Head Audit
  • Review the audit universe and strategy as required by changes in the businesses and revised risk assessment
  • Review and update the Internal Audit Charter periodically
  • Drive the team to implement the audit plan and strategy towards the provision of independent assurance to management and the Board of Directors on the operating and design effectiveness of internal controls
  • Design, implement and continuously review internal audit procedures to cover functional areas/inter-company relationships and/or transactions
  • Drive IT Audit across applications, databases, operating systems, infrastructure, and networks including for example Windows; Linux; Oracle DB; MSSQ, etc.
  • Conduct reviews of audit reports and work papers ensuring professional standards are not compromised and that conclusions are adequately supported
  • Articulate strategy towards monitoring of action plans by auditees towards timely resolution of investigated items, audit/review points and other key exceptional issues/matters
  • Conduct spot checks and special investigations as required
  • Perform Information Systems audits and reviews
  • Provide quality assurance over information systems and applications across the group

Risk Management

  • Interpret relevant standards and regulatory requirements in areas of operational risk, and recommend controls or policy requirements for all aspects of the business
  • Advice the organization, management and the Board on good governance and best practices
  • Interpret and analyze reports/data/information to identify possible risk exposure and mitigation measures


  • Develop and audit work program towards assessment of the regulatory compliance levels across the business
  • Identify gaps that relate to the compliance function and communicate to stakeholders of the organization
  • Assess the standardization of control processes and practices, as well as the application of relevant control tools and techniques within the organization
  • Investigate compliance breaches and propose remedial actions


  • Minimum of a University degree – Second Class Honors division, a Master’s degree in a related discipline is an added advantage (E)
  • Possess a minimum of 9 to 12 years of progressive experience in Internal Audit, risk management and compliance roles (E)
  • Experience in an Audit and Accounting firm (D)
  • Experience in the manufacturing and/or financial services industry (E)
  • Experience auditing systems, applications and Information Technology Controls (E)
  • Possession of a minimum of two of the under-listed professional qualifications: (E) Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) Association of Enterprise Risk Management Professionals (AERMP) or other relevant professional risk management qualification
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for the manufacturing and/or financial services industry (E)
  • Detailed understanding of COSO Internal Control framework (D)
  • Knowledge of risk management practices and standards (D)
  • Good knowledge of IFRS (E)
  • Strong analytical skills; including data analysis using ACL or MS Excel (E)
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) (E)
  • Audit of Information Technology General Controls (E)
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision and/or direction (E)
  • Calmness and clarity of thought under pressure (E)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (E)
  • Able to effectively interface with a broad range of people and roles
  • Ability to work as part of a team (E)
  • Ability to cope with; and work under pressure (E)
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments concurrently (E)
  • Discreet and able to maintain confidentiality (E)
  • Firm, tactful but persistent (E)
  • Good attention to detail (E)
  • Ability to take responsibility for personal growth (E)

E = Essential, D = Desired

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