Head of Audit and Internal Control Job in Nigeria

 First Excelsia Professional Services Limited - Our client, a leading Mortgage institution, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Audit and Internal Control

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time


  • Developing and implementing audit plans and strategies to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls, risk management processes, and governance practices.
  • Conducting regular audits of various departments and functions to identify areas of improvement and ensuring adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Providing guidance and recommendations to management on best practices for risk mitigation and process improvement.
  • Monitoring and reporting on audit findings, trends, and emerging risks to senior management and the board of directors.
  • Leading a team of audit professionals, providing mentorship, training, and performance management to ensure continued growth and development.


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
  • ACA, ACCA, or other relevant professional certifications preferred.
  • Proven experience in audit, internal control, or risk management roles within the banking or financial services industry, with at least 7 years in a leadership role.
  • In-depth knowledge of banking regulations, accounting standards, and industry best practices.
  • Strong analytical and leadership skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Application Closing Date
10th June, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should mail their CVs to: talentsearch@firstexcelsia.com using "Head of Audit and Internal Control" as the subject of the email.