Systems Auditor at Leadway Assurance

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

Leadway Assurance

Job Details

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Position: System Auditor
Company: Leadway Assurance
Reports To: Head of Audit/Associate Director
Department: Internal Audit
Location: Lagos

Job Purpose Statement

Conducts evaluation of the company’s information system, internal controls, and management procedures to ascertain accuracy, validity, effectiveness of controls, system reliability, and data integrity.


Collects and evaluates evidence of the organization’s information systems, practices, and operations to ensure whether the organization’s information systems safeguard assets, maintain data integrity, and are operating effectively and efficiently to achieve the organization’s goals or objectives

Key Accountabilities (Duties and Responsibilities)

Financial (20%)

  • Identifies risks and weaknesses inherent in the company’s business processes, and electronic transactions and makes recommendations to management, on appropriate controls to put in place to prevent fraudulent activities and revenue leakages.
  • Deploys appropriate CAATs for data analysis, with the aim of identifying the unusual transactions, and confirming data integrity.

Internal business processes (53%)

  • Planning, managing, and executing IT internal audit procedures and the creation of internal audit reports on network security issues, secured application development, change management, database security, physical/server room security, user access rights management, incident and problem management, log management, business continuity, and disaster recovery planning, etc.
  • Conducts periodic business application reviews and systems interactions and audits to ascertain the effectiveness of controls, the level of system reliability, and data integrity.
  • Collaborate with project teams within the company/group and provide system review services and assistance to external auditors and other professionals that may be engaged by the company from time to time. Provides technical support and takes an active part in cross-training with financial auditors, internal controls, and ERM teams.
  • Ascertains adequacy of and compliance with standards for system development, programming and analysis, data security and control, users’ procedures, and system documentation.
  • Take part in major IT initiatives and projects as well as in reviews of security systems and internal controls under development
  • To ensure the audit work plan is executed as planned
  • To ensure work done is appropriately and completely documented.
  • To ensure resolution of identified exceptions with prompt closure

Customer (16%)

  • Carries out periodic readiness tests of disaster recovery arrangements and ascertains the adequacy of backup methodologies and contingency plans.
  • Participate in the preparation of the periodic reports to MANCOM and the Board Committee.
  • Foster no surprises to management and the audit committee by ensuring that management and the audit committee are kept abreast of governance, risk, and compliance issues.
  • To provide assurance to concerned third parties on the authenticity of documents issued by Leadway to its customers.

Learning and growth (12%)

  • Have a knowledge-sharing culture that encourages the IA team to work, collaborate, and also execute a training session where the IA team is educated and shares knowledge.
  • Participate in monthly peer group learning (PGL).

Job Qualifications


  • Possess Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related fields.
  • Possess any of the recognized certifications in the industry, such as the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

Desired work experience and skills:

  • Possess at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Knowledge of ACL is an added advantage.

About Leadway

The LEADWAY Group is one of Nigeria’s foremost and largest non-banking financial services providers, with a reputation for customer-centricity, operational excellence, and outstanding business performance.

As a group, our products cut across different financial services specialties, including insurance (life and non-life), pension fund administration, health management, asset management, wills, and trusts management service, etc.

Leadway enjoys the patronage of both individual and corporate clients spanning all the major industries, including construction and engineering, manufacturing, oil & gas, shipping, aviation, government agencies, federal and state ministries, and other parastatals.

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