In this role you will: Plan and conduct business operations and financial control; to provide reasonable assurance on the adequacy of Interswitch internal control environment.


  •  Participate in the planning of a risk based annual Internal plan covering operational and financial areas of Interswitch business
  •  Plan and conduct financial control via evaluation of Interswitch operations, policies, processes, financial, compliance and associated risks
  •  Identify opportunities for improving business processes, based on control outcomes, to minimize risks
  •  Prepare quality reports of Internal control findings and recommendations
  •  Evaluate weaknesses and inefficiencies in both manual and automated financial processes
  •  Examine financial statements to ensure accuracy, timeliness, and compliance with applicable standards and regulations
  •  Assess financial operations and make best-practices recommendations to Management
  •  Develop periodic reports on the status of annual Internal Control plan, as it relates to operation and financial Control
  •  Perform reviews related investigation as directed by Team Lead, Operations & Financial Control and/or Head, Internal Control
  •  Ensure compliance with laws, regulations and Interswitch policies
  •  Conduct follow-up review to ensure remediation of control findings and recommendations
  •  Prepare periodic progress report vis-à-vis the annual Internal Control plan and/or investigations during departmental meetings
  •  Prepare Adhoc, monthly and quarterly Internal Control reports to Group Chief Risk Officer, Group Managing Director and Audit Risk Committee
  •  Conduct continuous research on internal control leading practices and apply such knowledge in the improvement of Interswitch control environment


  •  Excellent knowledge of banking/financial business operations and risk-based auditing attained through at least 3 – 5 years of progressive work experience with a focus on operational and financial audits
  •  Excellent understanding of the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and IFRS including the ability to fully comply with both standards
  •  Be adaptable and able to meet deadlines on assignments, juggle multiple demands and to work with all types of individuals
  •  Strong skills in negotiating, relationship building, problem solving, and timely problem escalation
  •  Excellent written and oral communication skills
  •  Excellent time management and organizational skills
  •  Detail oriented and able to quickly grasp the big picture
  •  Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related discipline
  •  CISA, CFE, CIA, ACCA, ACA are highly desirable and an added advantage
  •  3 – 5 years relevant experience


Risk Management Group


Lagos Office   |   Permanent


November 8, 2022

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