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Head Audit at Media Trust Limited

Media Trust Limited, publisher of DAILY TRUST and other newspaper titles, is desirous of recruiting competent, self motivated and result oriented candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head Audit

Location: Kano

Qualification and Experience

  • A Degree or HND holder in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related disciplines;
  • Minimum of 5 years practical experience in Audit and Internal Control
  • Membership of ICAN or ANAN

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good planning and organisational stdlls;
  • Knowledge of audit and assurance processes in a similar organisation;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Computer literacy and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.

Person Specification:

  • Self-motivated and able to influence and motivate others;
  • Willingness to work at odd hours or put in extra hours;
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills;
  • Excel lent time management skills;
  • A logical thinker who pays attention to detail;
  • Able to work under pressure to respond to service needs.
  • Candidate must be between the age of 30-40 years

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct a regular internal audit of all the departments of the Regional Office;
  • Carry out regular review of statutory requirements for compliance;
  • Properly scrutinize all payment vouchers and all other payment instruments;
  • Check all retirements submitted by staff and outsiders;
  • Regularly review all bank statements and bank reconciliation statements with a view to identifying hidden and excess charges and ensuring the adoption of verified outstanding entries;
  • Verify all staff claims;
  • Conduct periodic supervision of stocktaking/valuation;
  • Effect periodic spot checking on the accounts department and other departments;
  • Enforce general audit requirements including the collection of all necessary information and explanations;
  • Ensure that the board and management decisions and policies especially as regards finance are strictly adhered to;
  • Review the means of safeguarding assets from various types
  • losses such as those resulting from theft, fire, unauthorised usage as appropriate and verifying the existence of such assets;
  • Review operations or programmes to ascertain whether or not resultsare consistent with established goals and objectives;
  • carry out any special investigations as they arise including forensic investigations with support of the Head, Internal Control & Audit;

Deadline: 4th December, 2017.

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