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Assistant Coordinator, Internal Audit & Risk Management at Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS)

Assistant Coordinator, Internal Audit & Risk Management at Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) – Here are the requirements and how to apply for the position of Assistant Coordinator, Internal Audit & Risk Management in the ongoing Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) job recruitment.

Assistant Coordinator, Internal Audit & Risk Management at Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) – About Position

The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) was founded via an Act of the Parliament in 1960 to assist public authorities in humanitarian issues with the obligation to prevent and lessen human suffering at times of peace or conflict, and to assist individuals and communities to respond effectually to emergencies, without any form of judgment as to class, race, gender, political ideologies or religion.

They are hiring to fill the following position described below.

Job Title: Assistant Coordinator, Internal Audit & Risk Management

Location: Abuja
Department: Internal Audit & Risk Management
Job Family: Support Services
Contract Type: Permanent
Reports To: Governing Board/Secretary-General
Direct Reports: Internal Audit Officer
Version Number: 2

Job Responsibilities

  • Work closely with departments to facilitate the implementation of the society’s risk management framework, including the ongoing identification of risks, assessment of risks, definition of risk mitigation strategies.
  • Work with risk owners and managers, collaboratively, to develop risk mitigation responses in line with the agreed levels of risk tolerance
  • Monitor compliance with regulations as well as government policies of the NS
  • Ensure periodic re-evaluation of the society’s risk appetite within the context of its risk environment and make recommendations to the management team on the appropriate risk response(s) and their implications for the society
  • Conduct periodic (scheduled and unscheduled) compliance checks across the society’s operations (HQ and branches) in accordance with NRCS laid down policies and procedures
  • Recommend relevant sanctions and penalties for approval, based on outcomes of compliance checks
  • Lead and execute audits independently and efficiently, including audit planning, testing, control evaluation, report drafting and follow-up and verification of issue closure
  • Coordinate the execution of special duties/investigations of any significant breach of the NRCS code of conduct and suspected fraud cases as requested by the Board
  • Plan the scope of work as well as the deadlines of each internal audit exercise
  • Execute audits efficiently, including audit sample testing, controls testing and evaluation, report drafting and follow-up and verification of issue closure
  • Propose practical and value-adding recommendations to address control weaknesses and/or process inefficiencies identified during the internal audit
  • Coordinate year-end inventory count and periodic fixed asset verification exercises carried out by the internal audit supervisors
  • Engage with the external auditors and support engagement with other areas of the firm
  • Conduct follow-up reviews of and resolve control issues arising from internal and external audit exercises

Job Requirements

  • First degree from a reputable institution in Business Administration, Accounting or Finance
  • Relevant post-graduate degree
  • Professional accounting certification, e.g. ACA, ACCA, CPA, CIMA, CISA, ICAN, CFA or equivalent
  • Risk management certification is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 7 years relevant work experience, with at least 3 years in an Audit-related function at a reputable organization, preferably a non-profit or humanitarian organization

Skills and Competencies
Essential:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, and data analysis tools/ software
  • Knowledge and ability to manage contextual, programmatic and institutional risk
  • A clear understanding of enterprise risk management strategies, techniques and reporting applications
  • Ability to identify and analyze problems and to think strategically to anticipate, interpret and develop strategic responses to issues that will result in the resolution of identified problems
  • Expert knowledge of financial and accounting procedures, audit standards, procedures, and techniques
  • Good knowledge of fraud behavior and detection methodologies
  • Broad-spectrum understanding of the risks inherent in humanitarian operations
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Comfortable and thrives in fast-paced, entrepreneurial, resource-constrained work environment

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How to apply for Assistant Coordinator, Internal Audit & Risk Management at Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS)

Interested individuals should send their Cover Letters and CVs (as a single document) with the role applied for/Name of Applicant as the subject of the email to recruitment@redcrossnigeria.org

Application Deadline

  • Not Specified

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