General Recruitment / Consulting

Head of Audit Vacancy at Teclab Management Services Limited

Teclab Management Services Limited is a specialist consulting firm dedicated to human resource services and management. Founded on a philosophy and style that has positioned her to consistently provide a reliable and effective work force as well as manage total overhaul, re-engineering and training services to her numerous clients since 2006.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Head of Audit

Location: Lagos
Reports To: Group MD


  • Minimum B.Sc in Accounting, Business Administration, Business Management, Finance or a closely related field, an MBA would be an added advantage.


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience working in a public accounting environment, minimum of 4 years recent experience working in a managerial role within public accounting.

Role Expectations
The successful candidate’s specific functions include:

  • Plan and conduct audits to assess controls, operational efficiencies and compliance with selected policies, procedures and regulations. Resolve audit problems that occur and develop modifications to coverage and schedule.
  • Elicit information from knowledgeable internal/external sources about areas and functions to determine appropriate audit direction/methodology. Research all pertinent data.
  • Assist in developing annual audit plan
  • Assist external auditors as appropriate
  • Conduct periodic training workshops to promote awareness of internal controls and to discuss changes in policies that will impact the system flow of information
  • Develop an annual audit plan using input from the team and stakeholders to identify priorities and resource requirements for the year
  • Oversee and provide quality control for the department’s audits, to ensure departmental mandate and business goals are met and that professional standards are maintained at all times.
  • Ensure final reports are issued with all recommendations agreed and accepted by the audited individual/group
  • Deal with performance issues, discipline as necessary and address poor standard, ensuring department targets and customer satisfaction is not compromised.
  • Manage and oversee team performance through performance planning, coaching and performance appraisals.
  • Hold direct reports accountable for managing and developing their assignments to ensure the department’s goals are achieved and customers satisfied
  • Provide on-going feedback to the team to ensure they develop the skills and competencies required for effective planning and individual professional and personal career growth.

Role Target

  • This role is responsible for managing the Internal Audit function subsidiary companies.
  • To ensure that
  • the Internal audit Function provides an independent assessment of the adequacy of the Company’s internal systems and controls, including the systems for appropriate identification and evaluation of risk and for ensuring compliance with all applicable law and regulation.
  • To draw any weaknesses or shortcomings noted to the attention of management.

Person Skills:

  • Knowledge of specific IT packages e.g. MS Office, CAATs, Visio MIIA, CCAB
  • Experience in the management of audit departments and staff
  • Thorough understanding of the principles and application of good corporate governance, business and operational risk and control processes and procedures

Core Competencies:

  • Interacting and Communicating
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Managing Change and Innovation
  • Personal and Team Development
  • Client Focus and Teamwork
  • Delivering Excellence
  • Leading and Inspiring
  • Interacting and Communicating
  • Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Managing Change and Innovation
  • Personal and Team Development
  • Client Focus and Teamwork
  • Delivering Excellence
  • Leading and Inspiring

Personal Qualities:

  • Must be very professional in dealings.
  • Assertiveness
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Works well under pressure
  • Highly developed investigative skills
  • Good time management
  • Ability to use own initiative

Deadline: 1st January, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:

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