Lead, Internal Audit & Control Officer Job in Nigeria

 UNILAG Microfinance Bank was duly registered in April 2020 with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and was licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria to operate as a microfinance bank in February 2021. The focus of the Bank is to provide microfinance banking services to individuals and businesses within the University of Lagos environment as well as small and medium scale enterprises beyond. Unilag Microfinance Bank has made appreciable investments in technology with a view to being a leading digital bank in Nigeria. With sufficient capital base and experienced team of board members and management, the Bank is positioned to deliver effective and efficient banking services targeted at the young and the middle class without prejudice to the elites.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Lead, Internal Audit & Control Officer

Location: Akoka, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We seeks an agile and experienced Professional to join our team as Lead, Internal Audit & Control Officer. In this role, you will be responsible for safeguarding our financial integrity, ensuring adherence to regulations, and driving a culture of strong internal controls.


  • Lead the development and execution of a comprehensive internal audit plan, aligned with best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Identify, assess, and report on potential risks and control weaknesses across the organization.
  • Make recommendations to management for improving internal controls and mitigating risks.
  • Ensure adherence to internal policies, procedures, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with various departments within the bank.
  • Prepare and present internal audit reports to Board Audit Committee.


  • A minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • A professional qualification in Audit/ Accounting would be an added advantage.
  • Extensive experience (minimum 3-4years) in internal auditing, preferably within the financial services industry.
  • Proven leadership and Team building skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and report writing skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of internal control frameworks and best practices.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to lead a high-performing team in a dynamic and growing organization.
  • Play a pivotal role in shaping the bank's risk management culture.
  • Make a significant contribution to the long-term success and sustainability of UNILAG Microfinance Bank Ltd.

Application Closing Date
10th June, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV to: madeyemo@unilagmfbank.com & aagbebaku@unilagmfbank.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.