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MTN Ghana Recruits: Senior Specialist

Posted on :

2 Mar, 2016

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MTN Group Limited (MTN) is a telecommunications service provider. The Company offers a range of communications products and services to its customers, including traditional and mobile voice and data, digital and mobile financial services, as well as enterprise services to small and medium-sized enterprises (SME), public sector and corporate clients.

MTN Ghana Recruits Senior Specialist

Job Description

  • Identify weaknesses in the design and effectiveness of internal controls and assist management in identifying action plans for improvement within the Mobile Money environment. Instill greater risk awareness and ensure there is prudent risk management within the Mobile Money landscape in MTN Ghana and assist where necessary, with fraud investigations.


•       Dynamic and highly competitive telecommunication & ICT industry

•       Highly regulated environment

•       Regionalization structure implication

•       Performance driven environment

•       Diverse cultural environment

•       Companywide accessing processes and functions across all divisions

•       High occurrence of fraud

Key Tasks:

•Perform risk based audits to ensure coverage of high-risk areas of MTN Ghana’s Mobile Money operations whilst balancing the risk and cost of control.

•Assist with the preparation of Audit and Risk Committee papers as necessary.

•Complete documentation on ERA audit software. Effectively use CAATs in audit work and continuous controls monitoring & auditing projects. Ensure that audit working papers are finalized in accordance with MTN Group BRM methodologies and frameworks as well as relevant professional standards.

•Instill a culture of risk awareness through continuous engagement with management.

•Provide timely feedback on potentially very high and high risks identified during audit assignment and liaise with management to ensure their speedy resolution.

•Follow up on implementation of previously issued BRM findings

•Serve as internal consultant to management staff on risk, internal controls and fraud red flags.

•Plan and perform independent continuous audits on Mobile Money operations and systems in order to minimize risks to acceptable levels.

•Provide support on fraud investigations, where required and appropriate.

•Prepare timely reports for the review of SM IT Audit & GM BRM.

Professional/Technical competencies:

•Knowledge of governance, risks and controls methodologies and frameworks such as COSO, King III Corporate Governance Code etc.

•Good understanding of the legal and regulatory environment of the Mobile Money service. Knowledge of Branchless Banking Act, Bank of Ghana Draft Guidelines for Mobile Financial Services in Ghana, NCA guidelines etc.

•Knowledge of basic accounting principles, practices techniques and theories of financial reporting and internal controls, auditing standards, practices and techniques – computer application used in auditing and data processing.

•Ability to interpret information and understand underlying commercial drivers of performance and convergence in the Telecom and Financial Services Industry.

•Ability to plan, implement and maintain a comprehensive audit program and audit activities. Analyze,


evaluate and resolve basic internal control problems.

•Knowledge of the information technology environment

•Sound understanding of IS auditing principles and standards (CISA/ISACA/IIA)

Behavioral competencies:

•Strong verbal and written communication skills

•Good Interpersonal presentation skills

•Analytical and Problem Solving

•Result Orientation


•Work with minimal supervision


•Obtain buy-in and effective management of internal stakeholders to build partnership for attaining work execution excellence

•In-depth understanding of the telecommunication and ICT industry to better advice business in organisational development areas

•Be a change agent

•Provide management with decision support required to understand and manage business risk.

•Strong collaboration with all divisional heads.

•Alignment to Group Business Risk Management practices.

Responsibility towards: 

•Line Manager – Senior Manager – BRM: IT Audit

•Direct Reports, – N/A

•Matrix Reports – N/A.

•Key Customers- BRM team, Mobile Money team

•Key Suppliers – BRM team

•Relations, etc.- BRM team, Mobile Money team

Educational Requirements:

  • Education:
  • Minimum of a Degree in Accounting/Information Systems/Computer Science and/or
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Accountant or related qualification.
  • Analytical skills and proficient in the use of ACL, IDEA and other CAATS
  • Financial services background
  • Knowledge in SQL and programming/scripting skills
  • Network, operating system and database certifications

Relevant experience required for this position:

  • Minimum of five years progressively responsible experience in a Professional Accounting Firm and/or Financial Services Industry. Experience must include conduct of information systems and process audits.
  • Fraud investigation experience is beneficial
  • in a banking audit environment will be a plus

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