Internal Auditor Job in Nigeria

 Sahel Consulting Agriculture and Nutrition Limited (Sahel) is a leading management consulting firm focused on the agricultural and nutrition sectors in Africa. We partner with government agencies, private sector companies and leading international development organizations to conduct research, analyze policies, develop strategies and implement programs that promote sustainable food security and improved nutrition. We have worked on a variety of projects across West Africa, including in Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, and Senegal.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Internal Auditor

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Duties and Responsibilities
The Internal Auditor will:

  • Provide independent and objective evaluations of the company's financial and operational business activities.
  • Evaluate the financial and operational procedures in existing projects and programs.
  • Review existing internal control systems and modify/design new procedures.
  • Ensure the organization complies with internal regulations and established control protocol.
  • Examine documentation, including reports, statements, records, and memos to gather information.
  • Reconcile documentation with actual inventory or assets to ascertain accuracy.
  • Complete standard checklists and questionnaires to confirm effective internal controls are in place.
  • Participate in meetings with individuals and departments to update auditees on findings and the audit process.
  • Prepare reports and preserve documentation pertaining to audits for internal records.
  • Communicate the audit findings to the Managing Partner and the Board and identify improvement opportunities to ensure effective internal controls.
  • Analyze audit results to determine methods for increasing profits and decreasing unnecessary costs.
  • Make recommendations on how the company can avoid fraud and reduce waste.
  • Assess best financial practices for the organization and make relevant, informed suggestions.
  • Stay up to date on audit procedures and regulations by attending important conferences, workshops, and seminars.
  • Work extra hours during busy audit seasons or when it is necessary to meet certain milestones where required.

Educational Qualification and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Accounting or Finance, Accounting, Auditing
  • Knowledge of Legal and Financial Systems
  • Proven working experience as an Internal Auditor or Senior Auditor with a minimum of 5 years.


  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
  • Ability to exhibit sound independent judgement.
  • Documentation and Record Keeping
  • Problem-Solving
  • Critical Thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication

Application Closing Date
31st July, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online