Internal Auditor at First Independent Power Limited (FIPL)

  • First Independent Power Limited is a company in the business of power generation in Nigeria located in Rivers State. We own and operate 4 gas turbine power plants within Rivers State located in Trans-Amadi Port-Harcourt, Afam, Omoku and Eleme.
    FIPL currently has a combined installed capacity of 541MW. FIPL has a vision of being the largest and most stable…

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    Internal Auditor

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 6 years
    • Location Rivers
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
    Job Type: Full Time

    Purpose Statements

    • To plan, execute and report on operational, financial, regulatory and compliance-related audits & reviews of FIPL.

    Key Deliverables

    • Plans financial, regulatory, compliance and operational reviews/audits.
    • Coordinates work with Risk, Legal & Compliance and other control-related activities and with others within Internal Audit in the group.
    • Conducts risk assessments and identifies controls in place to mitigate identified risks.
    • Coordinates audit procedures to verify that controls are in place
    • Analyses and concludes on effectiveness and efficiency of control environment.
    • Identifies control gaps and opportunities for improvement.
    • Prepares timely audit reports for executive management, the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors.
    • Assess, evaluate and promote compliance to internal Sahara policies.
    • Liaises with the external auditor for year-end external audit
    • Provides advice on internal control and participates in enhancing internal audit standards and practices within the group
    • Provides update on new or technical subjects when required to support audits (e.g. Basel III, OSFI Guidelines, market risk, etc.)
    • Conduct performance review of subordinates.
    • Prepare periodic report for the attention of the CEO.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the CEO.

    Minimum Qualification / Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or any relevant course
    • Postgraduate qualification and professional certification equally required
    • Relevant professional certification (e.g. CIA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CFA).
    • Minimum of six (6) years relevant work experience in a similar role


    • Excellent understanding of the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and ability to fully comply with IIA standards
    • Ability to manage projects and, when required, supervise auditors to follow sound internal control practices and to manage risks appropriately.
    • Strong skills in negotiating, relationship building, problem-solving, and timely problem escalation.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) designation is preferred.
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook
    • Proficiency in other accounting soft wares & applications
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills
    • Good investigative skills

    Personality Traits:

    • Quick thinker
    • Confidence and Resilience
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Analytical skills

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to First Independent Power Limited (FIPL) on to applyInterested and qualified candidates should apply using the Apply Now button below.
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