Head of Internal Control & Audit at the Elevation Church

Head of Internal Control & Audit

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Objective

  • Responsible for providing an independent evaluation of the operations of the Church, centrally coordinating all controls, and ensuring strict adherence to the internal policies and procedures as well as regulatory and statutory requirements to promote transparency and accountability.


Job Responsibilities

  • Leads the internal control programs of the Church from design to implementation.
  • Design internal control framework within the Church for Local & International expressions
  • Collaborates with Unit heads to ensure mitigating controls are implemented from identified internal audit observations or internal control deficiencies.
  • Supports management in investigations related to allegations of misconduct, violations of code of conduct, conflicts of interest, theft and suspected fraudulent activities.
  •  Communicates to executive management any noted issues, risks, and business impact of controls deficiencies and track remediation to completion.
  • Works closely with external auditors and third-party advisors to ensure the controls environment meets industry and reporting standards.
  • Partners with the relevant stakeholders to create early warning systems for the identification and monitoring of control breakdowns, weaknesses, stress points, and other risks to the Church.
  • Delivers adequate and timely reports on internal control framework and control deficiencies to ensure appropriate communication, documentation, escalation to business partners and Executive Management.
  • Develop and maintain the internal audit procedures to ensure that best practice is taken account of and that the audits address specific areas of risk management.


Educational Qualifications

  • Ten (10) years’ work experience with a minimum of 3 years in a managerial role.
  • Minimum of 8 years Iinternal control experience
  • Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.
  • Any of the professional certifications such as ACA, CIA, CISA, CFE, ACCA or other acceptable certification is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), COSO, IIA and other professional standards.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency level on various office automation solution- Microsoft excel, word, & power point.
  • Strong collaborative style with an ability to build effective working relationships across functions.
  • A working knowledge of applications and databases that encompass all business cycles (including key cycles of revenue and expenses).
  • Expertise in developing and executing data mining and analysis involving Microsoft Excel or other software for financial and non-financial data.
  • High ethical standards, unquestioned personal integrity, highly professional and credible with strong ethics and value.
  • Proficient IT control including review of IT general controls (ITGC’s), System Integrity Reviews (including report and application control tests).
  • Knowledge of the design and testing of system controls.
  • Critical understanding in the establishment and operation of internal control mechanisms in a Church Environment.

Attitude and Behavioral Skills

  • High degree of professionalism, maturity, and confidentiality.
  • Very good interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Strong People skills- Building Collaborative Relationships, highly developed, demonstrated teamwork skills.
  • Strong oral and written interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to see the big picture and provide useful and strategic advice and input across the company and on the executive team.
  • Creative, forward thinker.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@elevationng.org using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.






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