Deputy Manager,Audit

  • Regions Africa
  • Country Nigeria
  • City Other
  • Type of Employment Permanent
  • Job number WTShelen.uk25130

About the job

  • Lead audits of in accordance with accepted professional standards. This includes; initial audit planning, setting objectives, coordination with auditee, work paper reviews, evaluation and reporting for audits. 
     Optimize audit team resources to ensure successful completion of audits.
  • Draft final audit report for review management
  • Lead initiatives for continuous improvement in the effectiveness of the audit process
  • Assess risks and controls and design evaluation of business activity with little or no guidance.
  • Work effectively with internal and external auditees and stakeholders at all levels to identify and implement (where appropriate) opportunities to add value.
  • Coordinate and effectively communicate with various departments throughout the company and at all levels of the organisation regarding audit findings.
  • Demonstrate the ability to move a team to consensus on difficult issues & ensures active team participation.
  • Demonstrate an ability to resolve conflicts within audit team and with senior management
  • Demonstrate knowledge in critical subject matter area and/or knowledge of key business processes.
  • Interact effectively with associates, mid-level management, upper-level management and other personnel within the organization at all times. Continually demonstrate poise, self-confidence, tact, and maturity in contact with other personnel in the corporation.
  • Serve as the role model and mentor less experienced personnel on professional and personal standards of performance.
  • Ability and willingness to take on more responsibilities are directed by the Finance Manager/Head of Finance/CFO


  • Minimum of second class upper bachelor’s degree and professionally qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA etc)
  • A minimum of 8 years cognate post-graduation accounting experience (big 4 trained is an advantage).
  • Very good knowledge of upstream oil and gas business.
  • Must be a skilled relationship builder with people focus and be successful at leading teams
  • Must have solid technical accounting experience and internal controls. 
  •  Self-starter and self-motivated and looking at how best to do things moving forward as opposed to just following how things have been done before.
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