Audit Officer

Location - Maryland, Lagos

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Take stock of all inventories, assets, and purchases in the schools
  • Receive quotations from contractors and vendors and negotiate prices.
  • Conduct market surveys to validate good quality products and their prices.
  • Update and maintain the asset register.
  • Ensure the implementation of effective controls in all school’s processes, operations, and systems to ensure transparency and promote good corporate governance.
  • Vet all invoices and proposals brought by contractors and vendors.
  • Prepare periodic activity and performance reports for the attention of the internal auditor.
  • Provide necessary assistance and support to the internal auditors in the performance of audit activities

Education and Work Experience

  • National Diploma or Higher National Diploma or its equivalent in a business-related discipline (preferably accounting).
  • Professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, etc.), is an added advantage.
  • Minimum 3 years experience in audit duties or a finance-related function.

Skills and Competences

  • Good sense of judgment.
  • Good knowledge of accounting standards and audit practices.
  • Good knowledge of fraud detection and control techniques.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office productivity tools, particularly MS Excel and MS Word.
  • Good report writing and communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • High sense of responsibility, accountability, and dependability.
  • High integrity and ethical standards.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
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