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Recent Vacancies at Alan & Grant

Alan & Grant – Our work is focused on creating innovative HR and Organizational Development Solutions aimed at Performance Improvement & Business Growth. We currently serve clients across various sectors of the Economy from locations in Jos, Port Harcourt and Lagos.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head Risk Management and Compliance

Zip/Postal Code: 100001
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time
Industry: Financial Services

Job Summary
The job holder will be responsible for championing risk management practices and ensuring compliance across the organization and its subsidiaries.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Design, implement and lead a global risk management strategy for the group and its subsidiaries
  • Support the Group Executives, Board and governance structures of the various subsidiaries on embedding a risk-aware culture
  • Establish and quantify the organisation’s ‘risk appetite’ and ensure risk approach adheres accordingly
  • Continuous accountability for risk identification, measurement, monitoring, assessment, and control according to the annual risk management plan
  • Liaise with all relevant stakeholders; internal and external (regulatory bodies, shareholders) to ensure compliance
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory obligations whilst taking a commercial and practical approach to risk-based challenges and offer appropriate solutions
  • Continual drive for enhanced efficiency and client service (internal and external) in all Risk and Compliance processes
  • Develop, lead and motivate the Risk and Compliance team to maximise effectiveness
  • Ensure senior management remain informed of regulatory, legislative and best practice changes and their obligations under these changes and how they impact the Group and its subsidiaries
  • Provide regular reports to the boards and other relevant bodies detailing any current issues or information as required
  • Corporate governance involving external risk reporting to stakeholders
  • Providing support, education and training to staff to build risk awareness within the organisation
  • Provision of proactive and practical regulatory advice to business managers and support functions
  • Manage the successful delivery of compliance projects ensuring technical excellence and a practical/business-driven approach. Support and lead on Group projects as assigned
  • Ensure an effective internal compliance team is fully functional and all control measures are adhered to
  • Maintain a centralized reporting system that captures and records any breaches in compliance
  • Maintain working knowledge of relevant legislation, statutory instruments, codes of practice, and organisation policies, and ensure adherence
  • Investigate all breaches and near breaches of all regulations and statutes and report material breaches in compliance as required as soon as reasonably practicable
  • Manage the anti-money laundering policies and procedures and ensure the group and its subsidiaries are compliant
  • Provide guidance and recommendations on corrective actions or risk mitigation of potential issues in policies, systems and employee or vendor conduct
  • Responsibility for updating and maintaining all policies on risk and compliance
  • Maintain up to date knowledge and understanding of appropriate regulations and internal policies and procedures, including money laundering regulations, General Data Protection Regulations, HR Handbook, firm standards of business conduct, anti-bribery and corruption, conflicts of interest, client due diligence etc.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or similar role
  • Minimum of 10-15 years’ experience in this role, preferably in the financial services industry
  • MBA or Master’s degree in Finance or Accounting may be preferred
  • Professional Risk Manager (PRM), Financial Risk Management (FRM) or other core risk management certification would be beneficial
  • Knowledge and experience commensurate with this role and having dealt with at least two of the 3 key FSI regulators (CBN, SEC and NAICOM)
  • Must be able to demonstrate a broad technical knowledge and expertise covering conduct of business matters, corporate governance matters and regulatory risk and regulatory change matters Practical and commercial approach to problem-solving
  • Experience of influence behaviours at all levels of the organisation
  • Proven track record of delivering enhancements to process efficiency
  • Experience of leading and motivating multi specialism teams
  • Ability to produce and present effective presentations and training sessions
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles
  • Knowledge and Assets and liabilities management (ALM)
  • Ability to analyse financial data and prepare financial reports, statements, and projections
  • Analytical skills and an eye for detail and planning and organisational skills

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Head, Internal Audit and Control

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Industry: Financial Services

Job Summary

  • The job holder will formulate and execute company control processes, and complete periodic revenue assurance checks inline with defined organization risk assessments.
  • Responsibilities include providing reasonable assurance on the effectiveness of the organization’s risk management and the strength of internal control.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead Internal Audit’s change initiative by implementing action plans related to risk assessment and annual planning, audit execution, audit reporting, staff recruiting and development, audit technology, and Audit Committee reporting
  • Lead Internal Audit’s annual planning process to develop the audit plan and ensure the plan is responsive to and aligned with the risk profile of the group and its subsidiaries
  • Oversee the execution of individual audits defined in the audit plan ensuring the highest level of service quality and business satisfaction
  • Issue all Internal Audit reports ensuring the reports are clear, concise, identify root causes with practical solutions, and ultimately provide value to management
  • Meet regularly with the Audit Committee to report the status of Internal Audit’s ongoing monitoring activities, educate/inform the committee of emerging risks and/or exposures (whether internal or external to the company) that should be considered, and serve as a “thought leader” with respect to internal control best practices
  • Proactively inform senior management of significant risks or exposures related to internal controls, compliance, and/or governance requiring prompt attention
  • Perform internal controls assessments of acquired companies or joint venture projects and lead efforts to mitigate identified control deficiencies
  • Manage the process to track, follow-up, and ultimately close all open audit issues leveraging the Audit Committee, if necessary
  • Actively participate in executive management meetings and/or committees to ensure that Internal Audit is well informed of key business developments that could have an impact on audit priorities and/or plans
  • Ensure that Internal Audit is performing its work in accordance with established professional standards and remain abreast of emerging trends and best practices that can be incorporated into the function
  • Oversee Internal Audit’s participation in critical business and technology initiatives and projects ensuring that audit’s perspective is effectively voiced and appropriate controls are designed and implemented on a proactive basis
  • Maintain audit technology platform leveraging support from the information systems group as needed
  • Coordinate the activities of external auditors including how best to leverage the work performed and results produced from Internal Audit’s work
  • Serve as the key point person on all regulatory exams and other third-party audits KPIs.

Requirements

  • Minimum of first degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or similar role. MBA or Master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 8 years’ cumulative work experience in a similar role in the financial servicing industry
  • Professional Membership: ICAN, ACCA, ACA is required
  • Excellent knowledge of generally accepted Auditing Standards
  • Good knowledge of accounting and finance principles and practices
  • Knowledge of a variety of reporting procedures, regulations and law
  • Effective communication and planning and time management
  • Critical thinking and analysis, tenacity, ethics and human relations skills
  • Technology Proficient (excel, word, Visio, ability to learn new software)

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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