Dangote Cement Plc: Financial / Operational Audit - Jobs in Ghana

Dangote Cement Plc: Financial / Operational Audit

Posted on :

5 May, 2016

Category :

Auditing Jobs in Ghana

Dangote Cement Plc is the biggest quoted company in West Africa and the only Nigerian company listed among Forbes Global 2000 Companies. The Company currently has its headquarters in Nigeria and production plant in Ghana including 16 African countries.

Job Description:

Department: Internal Audit and Control
Reports To: SBU Head of Audit

Job Objectives:

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

Job Responsibilities:      

  • 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
  • Evaluate financial records and establish risk based audit programmes
  • 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 SBU Head of Audit
  • Ensure full utilisation 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 SBU Head of Audit
  • 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 SBU 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/programmes
  • Work with process owners to reView managemenfs response to external audit management tetter recommendations, monitor progress on plans to address them and perform follow-up
  • Assist in the intemal audit engagement planning process

Required Skills or Experience

  • A first degree in Accounting or any related discipline
  • A master’s degree in Accounting is or MBA will be an added advantage
  • Membership of the following professional bodies is an added advantage: Certified Institute of Auditors (CIA). Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (I CAN), Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA)
  • Minimum of 10 years’ Financial and Operational Audit work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience with a top-tier Audit firm
  • Experience across multiple industries/markets e.g Manufacturing, Energy, Utilities etcetera. International work experience is an added advantage

Competence Requirements:

  • Familiarity with common indicators of fraud and error
  • Healthy professional scepticism
  • 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 programme policies, procedures, regulations and laws

How to Apply

    If you meet the requirements listed for the above position and interested in making a career with our company, kindly send your CV and application to

[email protected]

    within one week of this publication.

Only successful candidates will be contacted

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