Senior Manager, Internal Audit Job in Nigeria

Centre for Research in Enterprise and Action in Management (CREM) Nigeria - Our client, a leading Micro Finance Institution committed to fostering financial inclusion and empowering individuals in underserved communities, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Manager, Internal Audit

Location: Ejigbo, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Our client is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Manager for our Internal Audit team to contribute to the ongoing success and integrity of our operations.

Position Overview

  • As the Senior Manager of Internal Audit, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the effectiveness of our internal control systems and risk management processes.
  • This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic professional to lead and shape the internal audit function within a thriving microfinance institution.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and daily oversight for all activities on the desk of the Internal Auditors.
  • Develop and implement an annual audit plan covering all operational units/departments
  • Support fraud investigations and any special reviews.
  • Ensure proper documentation, cost control, recording, and proper tagging of fixed asset
  • Oversee the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of the internal audit strategy and annual audit plan.
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify areas of potential risk and formulate effective audit plans.
  • Lead and execute internal audits, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and industry best practices.
  • Provide strategic guidance to senior management on risk mitigation and internal control enhancements.
  • Foster a culture of risk awareness and ethical behavior across the organization.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to address audit findings and drive process improvements.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field and Professional Accounting Certification
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in internal audit, preferably within the financial services or microfinance sector.
  • In-depth knowledge of audit methodologies, risk management, and regulatory requirements.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and develop audit team members.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective communication skills, with the ability to present findings and recommendations to senior management.


  • N400,000 - N540,000 monthly Gross.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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