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Systems Audit Officer at Ecobank Nigeria


Systems Audit Officer at Ecobank Nigeria

Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), a public limited liability company, was established as a bank holding company in 1985 under a private sector initiative spearheaded by the Federation of West African Chambers of Commerce and Industry with the support of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Systems Audit Officer

Job Identification: 337
Job Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Schedule: Full time

Key Responsibilities
Manage the audit team:

  • Coordinate and supervise the audit team during field work/assignment and ensure coverage of audit scope.
  • Supervise the audit team during audit field work/assignment and ensure coverage of audit scope.
  • Motivate, share ideas and provide on-the-job training for the audit team members.
  • Provide input on professional development needs of team members.

Audit engagement and planning:

  • Develop risk-based audit programs/checklist for specific systems audits areas as assigned by Systems Audit Manager/Unit Head.
  • Plan and assign resources to execute audit of various systems including Operating System, Database, Business Applications, network and communication security, IT general controls, IT general controls including backup and disaster recovery, System development standards, international standards like ISO27001, ISO22301, etc in accordance with the annual IS audit plan.
  • Determine specific scope of audits assigned to the team relating to business processes, the platforms and applications supporting the business processes.
  • Ensure use of CAAT (Computer Assisted Audit Techniques) tool by the team where applicable/available for the audit.

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Audit Execution and Reporting:

  • Execute the audit plan by carrying out various audit with the team assigned.
  • Ensure the use of Audit Issue Management System (AIMS) for the conduct of assigned IS Audits.
  • Review root cause, corrective action plan, target dates for resolution of audit exceptions and agree with the audit clients.
  • Develop draft audit reports for audits/reviews conducted by the audit team.
  • Arrange and organize audit entrance and closing meetings with the audit clients where audit objectives, scope and terms of engagement are clarified, and key audit findings are reviewed.
  • Review audit exceptions/draft findings from team members and engage the audit clients appropriately.
  • Carryout issue assurance/follow up to ascertain the level of remediation of audit issues reported previously.

Working paper (WP) management:

  • Ensure that appropriate audit work papers documentations are maintained for audit assignment.
  • Setup/maintain folder for each specific audit on IA portal and ensure that working papers are stored properly in line with the defined standard.

Data Analytics, Audit Process Automation and support:

  • Develop and maintain audit automation procedures to support and facilitate internal audit/inspection function.
  • Provide data analytics support and technical expertise to the rest of Internal Audit Group (IAG).

Other/general activities:

  • Perform other job-related ad-hoc assignments including IT related technical investigations that may be assigned by the Audit manager, Chief Audit Executive (CAE) and the Management from time to time.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2nd Class Lower in Computer Science, Accounting or any other related First Degree equivalent.
  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), (MBA, MSC, MA, ML and/or Professional Qualifications is an additional advantage)
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in similar function

Skills, Capabilities & Personal Attributes:

  • Articulate
  • Analytical skills.
  • Technology awareness.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Communication (oral & written) skills.
  • Knowledge of Information Systems audit practices.
  • Expertise in Data analysis.
  • Information Technology (Business perspective, IT management).
  • Project management.
  • Team building.
  • Strong knowledge of banking operations, audit, products & customer segmentation
  • Basic Accounting knowledge
  • Product knowledge
  • Honest, punctual, trustworthy and hardworking
  • Always ready to add value to the system.
  • Knowledge of banking operations.
  • Knowledge of risk assessment and control.
  • Paying attention to details
  • Maintain confidentiality and protect the privacy of sensitive data extracted for audit purposes and reporting.
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