Internal Auditor Job in Nigeria

 A reputable Microfinance Bank in Nigeria is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Internal Auditor

Locations: Ilorin - Kwara, Lagos, Abeokuta - Ogun, Akure - Ondo & Osogbo - Osun
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Overview

  • We are seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Internal Auditor with 2 - 3 years of experience to join our Audit teams in 5 of our branches in across the federation.
  • The branches are Lagos, Abeokuta, Ilorin, Osogbo and Akure. The Internal Auditor will play a supportive role in ensuring continual integrity and effectiveness of our internal controls, risk management processes, and financial reporting systems.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong analytical mindset, exceptional attention to detail, and the ability to communicate effectively with various stakeholders.


  • Support in developing comprehensive audit plans based on a thorough understanding of the organization's operations and risks.
  • Support in conducting internal audits in accordance with established audit methodologies and with guidance/directions of Head of Internal Audit.
  • Identify and assess potential risks and report areas to control weaknesses within the organization.
  • Support and collaborate with Regional Head, Audit to develop strategies for mitigating identified risks and improving internal controls.
  • Review and evaluate financial statements to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with applicable accounting standards and regulations.
  • Provide recommendations for process improvements related to financial reporting.
  • Keep an eye on the organization's adherence to internal policies, procedures, and external regulations.
  • Recommend corrective actions for any identified non-compliance issues.
  • Maintain detailed and organized work papers that support audit findings and conclusions.
  • Prepare clear and concise audit reports for Head of Internal Audit highlighting findings, recommendations, and action plans.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, best practices, and regulatory changes to support the enhancement of the internal audit function.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for process improvements and operational efficiencies.
  • Effectively communicate audit results and recommendations to Head, Audit.
  • Perform any other duties assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. Professional certifications like ICAN or its equivalent are highly desirable.
  • Proven 2 - 3 years experience in internal auditing, risk management, or related field.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles, financial reporting, and internal control frameworks.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Proficient in relevant software applications, including audit tools and Microsoft Office.

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.