Accounting/Auditing Jobs in Lagos at Michael Stevens Consulting

Michael Stevens Consulting – We are a long established and well
respected multi-disciplinary management and financial consulting firm
with offices in several locations across Nigeria. In furtherance of the
objective of strengthening our management structure to take advantage
emerging opportunities, it has become imperative identify self
managed, and very experienced individuals to meet the responsibilities
inherent in the position below:

Job Title: Head of Audit
Job Brief

  • To manage the Internal Audit function for the group company.
  • To ensure that the Internal audit Function provides an
    independent assessment of the adequacy of the company’s internal systems
    and controls, including the systems for appropriate identification and
    evaluation of risk and for ensuring compliance with all applicable law
    and regulation.
  • To draw any weaknesses or shortcomings noted to the attention of management.


  • Internal Audit and Continuous Improvement
  • Design, implement, test and modify controls in specific
    organisation systems, to provide assurance of operational and technical
    efficiency at the corporate level.
  • Identify instances of over and under control and provide
    management with a clear articulation of residual risks where existing
    controls are inadequate.
  • Keep abreast of legislative issues, new audit regulations/trends and appropriate audit direction/methodology.
  • Conduct periodic training workshops to promote awareness of
    internal controls and discuss changes in policies that will impact the


  • BA degree in Business or related
  • 10+ years accounting or internal audit experience
  • 3+ years experience management in a manufacturing industry
  • Certified Audit required, as well as one of the following: ACA or ACCA
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
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Job Title: Internal Audit Officer
Job Brief

  • We are looking for an objective internal auditor to add value
    and improve our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined
    approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and
    governance processes.
  • The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgment.


  • Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk
    management and control management over operations’ effectiveness,
    financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and
  • Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans
  • Obtain, analyze and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit committee
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
  • Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s
    rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance


  • Minimum of 3 years of Proven working experience as Internal Auditor
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
  • Sound independent judgment
  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should send their CV’s to:

Application Deadline  22nd October, 2016.

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