Audit Officer at Synapse Services


Synapse Services is a Centre for Psychological Medicine that is committed to providing a full range of mental health and substance misuse services in a caring, patient- centred environment. We are located in the heart of Nigeria – Abuja, with branches in Lagos, and Anambra state. We provide first class psychological and psychiatric care, with a range of therapeutic programs suited to individual needs.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Audit Officer

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full-Time
Reports to: Head, Internal Audit

Job Description

  • Plan and carry out financial, regulatory, compliance or operational reviews/audits.
  • Coordinates work with Risk, Legal & Compliance and other control-related activities and with others within Internal Audit. Ensure daily compliance on the internal and financial policies of the facility.
  • Do a daily call over on all expenses across all synapse centres allocated to you and ensure that all postings are correctly done
  • Takes routine stocks check and verify that records in the bin cards show true representation of stock on ground
  • Ensure that costs are not over stated on all expenses.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory policies.
  • Ensure that internal control system is in place so as to control loss, theft and risk in the facility.
  • Identifies any internal control gap and measures for its improvement.
  • Report to management all risk issues in accordance with auditing standards.
  • Flag up any internal control issue.
  • Performs audit procedures to verify that controls are operating through testing and interviewing techniques.
  • Analyses and concludes on effectiveness and efficiency of control environment.
  • Identifies control gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Documents the results of audit work in accordance with audit department and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.
  • Assess, evaluate and promote compliance to Synapse internal policies.
  • Contributes, as appropriate, in the year-end financial audit with the external auditor.
  • Provides advice on internal control and participates in enhancing internal audit standards and practices within Synapse.
  • Provide feedback on Accounting Procedures.

Requirements and Experience

  • Degree in Accountancy, Finance, Economics or Business Administration
  • Student or fully-qualified member of ACCA, ICAN, CIA
  • 3-years experience in a finance role (2 of which are in internal audit)
  • Understands/can review financial statements and management accounts
  • Eye for detail and can think out-of-the-box
  • Can keep confidential/classified information
  • Can work well with others in a very fast-paced environment
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good in written and spoken English
  • Very organized, can keep track of and complete multiple assignments
  • Respects deadlines
  • Can use MS-Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook
  • Can use video conferencing applications like Skype, Zoom, Google Meet, Microsoft Teams
  • Must reside in Abuja.

Application Closing Date
26th October, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Application will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here