Manager – Operational Audit at MTN Nigeria

Manager - Operational Audit



About MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria – The leader in telecommunications in Nigeria, and a part of a diverse community in Africa and the Middle East, our brand is instantly recognizable. It is through our compelling brand that we are able to attract the right talents who we carefully nurture by continuously improving our employment offerings even beyond reward and recognition.


We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Manager – Operational Audit

Requisition ID: 4592
Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Category: MTN Level 3
Reports To: Senior Manager – Financial and Operations Audit
Division: Internal Audit and Fraud Management



  • Manage or conduct Financial and Operational Audit projects and consulting services relating to governance and risk identification for both MTN management and staff in order to review the goals, objectives, and impact of a variety of economic, financial, operational, and managerial programs in conformance with company policy and procedures and IIA standards of professional practice.



  • Create a holistic picture of each project to provide context for the findings, and implement procedures as required to perform financial and operational audits.
  • Manage and/or carry out financial and operational audits, special requests, consulting engagements, and management requests, and review the work performed to ensure the adequacy of audit scope, testing performed, and the accuracy of conclusions reached.
  • Execute an operations audit and assess company operations, processes, financials, compliance, and other associated risks.
  • Propose and plan for operational audits of business units.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple administrative functions such as budgets, scheduling resources, coaching, staff development, recruiting, internal policy development, etc.
  • Manage expertise, resource planning, and requirements for financial and operational audit assignments, special assignments, and management requests.
  • Identify ways to improve processes for finding and eliminating waste and fraud.
  • Provide a consulting service to businesses on governance and business risk issues.
  • Consult with business clients to improve or re-engineer business processes.
  • Identify opportunities for increasing operational efficiencies and strengthening management controls on management requests, strategic projects, high-value tenders, and ad hoc assignments.
  • Perform risk identification of business operations to assess potential problems or control weaknesses and provide guidance on how to address identified shortcomings on an ad hoc basis.
  • Use data analytics and visualization skills for decision-making and presentations.
  • Supports external auditors by coordinating information requirements.
  • Review the performance of individual team members and complete appraisals in accordance with the employee performance appraisal procedures and time schedules.
  • Coach and train the team to ensure understanding of the objectives and goals of the department, awareness of set targets and requirements, and regular review of their training needs.




  • First degree in Commerce Degree in Accounting/Audit/Finance
  • Chartered Accountant/CIA in a related field (i.e. Audit) is advantageous.
  • Professional qualification in Information Systems Auditing is advantageous (CIA, CPA, CMA or CISA).

6 – 13 years experience which includes:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in an area of specialization coupled with supervising/managing others.
  • Work experience across diverse cultures and geographies is advantageous.
  • Experience working in a small to medium organization.


Application Closing Date
15th July, 2024 (10:59 PM).


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