Team Member, Credit Audit at United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)

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United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) is one of Africa’s leading financial institutions, with operations in 19 African countries and 3 global financial centres: London, Paris and New York. From a single country organisation founded in 1949 in Nigeria UBA has grown to become a pan-African provider of financial services with over 11 million customers, through close to 1000 business offices and touch points globally.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Team Member, Credit Audit

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Permanent

Job Objective(s)

  • To provide an independent assessment of the Credit Risk Management process of the bank with the aim of ascertaining and reporting on the extent of compliance with; the credit philosophy, credit planning process, credit approval and management system, responsibility and disciplinary processes.
  • Also ascertaining and reporting on the extent of compliance of the bank’s credit risk management philosophies and strategies with international best practices and with relevant regulatory guidelines.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of yearly audit plan for branches in the zone.
  • Take part in the assessment and expression of opinion on the adequacy of controls.
  • Take part in the assessment and evaluation of the operational process
  • Conduct of full audit for various business offices within the area of coverage.
  • Conduct of spot checks on high and medium rated business offices.
  • Conduct periodic cash audit on vaults and ATMs.
  • Take part in the rating and assessment and assigning audit ratings to the auditee.
  • Highlight pervasive audit issues that portend dangers for losses.
  • Recommend improvements, in the course of the audit, for business and operational processes with overall objective to improve timeliness, accuracy, reliability and quality standards in products and services.
  • Conduct Policy Awareness, Fraud Assessment and Sensitivity in office visited to further drive fraud reduction.
  • To drive/encourage staff positive behaviours in the noted areas.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Team Lead.
  • To also work with the subsidiaries as necessary.

Qualifications

  • First Degree in Accounting, Banking & Finance, and any related numerate fields.
  • Professional qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA, ACIB will be an advantage.
  • 3-5 years in audit or related experience.

Candidate’s Profile:

  • Our ideal candidate must have good knowledge of auditing in a financial service industry. Must have excellent analytical skills, pay attention to details, have good communication skills (Written & Oral).

Knowledge & Skills Required:

  • Average to good knowledge of credit analysis.
  • Have a sound knowledge of the bank’s credit policy, systems and products.
  • Sound knowledge of the Banking Operations and Internal Controls.
  • Good Understanding of the Nigerian Banking Industry.
  • Knowledge of CBN’s policies and the business environment.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite Skills.
  • Good communication skills (Oral & Written).
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.

What We Expect From You:

  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and responsibility.
  • Highly organised, proactive, ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks assigned.
  • Team player with ability to work under pressure and ability to work with a wide variety of people and maintain excellent business relationship.
  • High sense of confidentiality and discreteness.

What You Should Expect From Us:

  • Our corporate culture is defined by our core values. We do not just train our people to be the best in the job, we also offer encouragement, recognition, and rewards.
  • Whatever level you are at in your career, we offer plenty of opportunities and support to build a rewarding career at UBA.
  • Here in UBA, our employees are our greatest assets and so we built a recognition and reward system that boosts productivity and enhances staff retention, instituting a culture of meritocracy.

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2022.

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

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