Deputy General Manager, Internal Audit – ICOFR at Dangote Group Recruitment

Dangote Group Recruitment

Dangote Group is one of the Nigerians most diversified and fully integrated business multinationals with an annual group income in excess of US$4 billion (2016) with vibrant operations in Nigeria and Africa, dealing with various products including cement, sugar, salt, condiments, packaging, energy, port operations, fertilizer, and petrochemicals. See more Dangote Group Job vacancies Here >>


Dangote Group Massive Job Recruitment 2021 (59 Positions)

Dangote Group recruitment is to fill the position below:

Job Title: Deputy General Manager (GM), Internal Audit – ICOFR
Ref No: DCP – ICOFR 130223
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Category: DCP – Internal Audit
Line Manager: Group Chief Internal Auditor
Direct Reports: Corporate Control Team, SBU Control Team and Revenue Assurance Team


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Job Objectives

  • To provide leadership to the Audit team in the validation of financial statements
  • To ensure improvement in the efficiency and effectiveness of internal operations of the organisation

Job Summary

  • Ensure the implementation of effective controls in all business processes, operations and systems, to ensure transparency and promote good corporate governance.

Job Responsibilities

  • Demonstrable experience in implementing Internal Control over Financial Reporting is mandatory.
  • Manage the development and monitor execution of the Financial & Operational Audit Plan
  • Ensure team members possess required skills to conduct financial audits
  • Ensure that audit procedures are strictly adhered to, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analysing evidence, and documentation of processes and procedures

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  • Evaluate financial records and establish risk-based audit programs
  • Review and validate the financial & operational audit report prepared by the team
  • Make recommendations to enhance the internal control system
  • Perform and Manage ad hoc or special audit assignments, investigations as instructed by the Group Head of Audit
  • Ensure full utilization of Audit tools throughout the audit assignments
  • Oversee and manage the work of the financial and operational audit analysts
  • Communicate the results, findings and recommendations of audit projects via written reports and face-to-face presentations on a timely basis to the Lead Maintain all organisational and professional ethical standards and ensure internal audit activities are carried out in compliance with International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) and IIA Code of Ethics. Perform peer quality reviews as requested by the Deputy Group Head
  • Ensure risk assessment is updated to reflect identified controls that will impact the residual risk score.
  • Perform and Manage ad hoc or special audit assignments and investigations
  • Identify training needs of direct reports and recommend training courses/programs
  • Work with process owners to review management’s response to external audit management letter recommendations; monitor progress on plans to address them and perform follow-up
  • Assist in the internal audit engagement planning process.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Level of compliance with related standards.
  • Annual audit plan coverage.
  • Quality of Audits carried out.
  • Process improvement as a result of audit.
  • Quality and reliability of internal audit and control reports
  • % of averted fraud incidents.
  • % of averted operational risk incidents.
  • Level of compliance with related financial reporting standards.
  • Annual audit plan coverage.
  • Quality of Audits carried out.
  • Number of Process improvement initiatives as a result of audit.
  • Quantity and quality of external audit adjustments raised.
  • Number of audit issues raised on Auditor’s Management Letter.
  • Disposition of prior year’s audit internal control issues highlighted on Auditor’s Management Letter.


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Educational Qualifications:

  • A First Degree in Accounting or any related discipline.
  • A Master’s Degree in Accounting is or MBA would be an added advantage.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Minimum of Associate Level Membership of the following professional bodies is a MUST: Certified Institute of Auditors (CIA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA)

Desired Experience and Competencies:

  • Minimum of 10 years Financial and Operational Audit work experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with a top-tier Audit firm.
  • Big 4, Global corporate or international work experience is a distinct advantage
  • Experience across multiple industries/markets e.g. Manufacturing, Energy, Utilities etcetera. International work experience is an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with common indicators of fraud and error.
  • Healthy professional skepticism.
  • Attention to detail and critical thinking.
  • Investigation and analytical skills.
  • Working knowledge of Accounting principles and standards.
  • Working knowledge of financial reporting standards (local and international).
  • Excellent understanding and interpretation of financial statements.
  • Knowledge of internal auditing standards, responsibilities, code of ethics, and certification.
  • Working industry knowledge e.g. Manufacturing, Energy, etc of business operations.
  • Good knowledge of multiple industry program policies, procedures, regulations and laws.


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development


Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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