Internal Audit Officer at Graceco Limited

Graceco Nigeria Limited is a food processing and manufacturing company which specializes in consumer goods and the production of input for bakers and the confectionary industry.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Internal Audit Officer

Position Description
The Internal Audit Officer position is created for experienced auditors:

  • auditors who have had experience in operational and financial auditing in manufacturing industry.
  • The position is ideal for someone looking for opportunity for fresh challenges in manufacturing sector.
  • On each audit, the Internal Auditor should demonstrate strong communication, planning, administrative, technical, and audit investigative skills, as well as establishing and maintaining good relationships with staff.
  • In addition, the Internal Auditor must be willing to lead from time to time on various audits and department projects.
  • The Internal Auditor should have basic skills in project management.


  • Consult with manager on scope and audit timetable
  • Initiate discussions with business unit regarding planning and scope issues
  • Conduct audits consistent with Company and department policies; manage timely completion of audit including communication of status to manager.
  • Identify and document financial statement exposures, operational/process issues, internal control deficiencies and opportunities for improvement
  • Champion consistent and periodic audit exercise for the company
  • Document audit findings into audit report format as the audit progresses
  • Adapt audit process and procedures as observations/new information is uncovered in the organisation
  • Develop a standard audit report consistent with report writing guidelines and suitable for both internal and external clients such as Board of directors, external auditors, etc.
  • Work to issue audit report in timely manner
  • Any other responsibilities assigned to you

Person Specification

  • The ideal candidate will have experience managing multiple projects in a dynamic fastpaced environment.
  • He or she will be well versed in all Microsoft programs including excel, power point, and word.

He/she must have:

  • Ability to operate in team as leader and follower
  • Ability to handle successfully and effectively assigned responsibility for specific assignments
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally
  • Ability to write strong business report
  • Effective people supervision skill; Possess the confidence and ability to influence people; strong physical presence and energy
  • Possess excellent inter personal skills; be selfmotivated
  • Possess high level of initiative and emotional intelligence; able to think outside the box
  • Sound awareness of emerging issues within and outside department/ organisation with the ability to adapt to the changing operating environment of the sector
  • Suggest innovative solutions to common departmental problem


  • Applicant must have B.Sc./HND preferably in Finance/Accounting or Business Administration.
  • A minimum of 3 years audit experience in a manufacturing environment is required
  • Proven experience leading and building teams through an audit engagement
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Working knowledge of data analysis tools is a plus
  • Comfortable working and learning independently and as part of a team
  • Understanding of relevant regulatory issues and implementation practices
  • Understanding of audit methodology and use of various audit tools to facilitate the audit process
  • CPA,ACCA, ICAN is preferred

Job Location: Lagos

Application Closing Date
16th July, 2017.

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to: [email protected]

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