Sankore Investments is a wealth management firm that provides advisory, brokerage, fund management and other investment services to a range of clients including individuals and corporations.

Job Position: Risk & Control Associate

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • The Internal Control Associate is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Team’s process records, work operations tracking and monitoring, and providing recommendations for business process improvements.
  • In this role, you will also be collaborating with key internal & external stakeholders to ensure adherence to company policies and processes in line with industry and best practices, driving and implementing digital technology transformation initiatives across the company.
  •  You will report to the Chief Risk Officer.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Review Sankore’s internal controls and procedures to ensure compliance with regulations, identify potential weaknesses, and propose recommendations for improvement
  2. Conduct audits of the company’s financial statements, accounts, and operations to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with accounting principles and regulations
  3. Investigate and report on irregularities, non-compliance, and suspicious activities.
  4. Assist in the implementation of risk management policies, compliance policies, periodic risk reviews / and monitoring of organization-wide risk portfolio.
  5. Monitor and track compliance with Turnaround Time and Service Level Agreements and escalate non-compliance to the Chief Risk Officer.
  6. Monitor and prepare periodic reports on the status of risks and the effectiveness of existing controls.
  7. Assist departments in developing/updating their risk register, key risk indicator, and risk and control self-assessment templates as well as tracking them for onward reports to the management

Key Competencies
Technical Competencies:

  1. Risk management & internal control
  2. Internal Audit
  3. Information Systems Audit
  4. Investigation
  5. Document/records management

Digital Competencies:

  • Ms Office Suite

Investment Competencies:

  • Knowledge of the Finance Industry
  • Knowledge of Fraud Analysis
  • Interest in Investment

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Banking & Finance or Economics.
  2. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a business or finance (Consulting experience is an added advantage).
  3. Proficiency with Microsoft tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoints, Visio etc.)
  4. Good knowledge of back-office operations including but not limited to Trading operations, Fund accounting etc.
  5. Working knowledge of general accounting operations and specific requirements for investment management companies such as IFRS 9.
  6. Good understanding of Nigerian capital markets regulatory standards and environment (SEC, NSE etc.).
  7. Fraud detection & control

This job is perfect for you if you, if:

  • Are meticulous, highly analytical, innovative and self-driven.
  • Can engage with multiple stakeholders to drive for results, can take initiative

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

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