Head - Internal, Risk and Compliance

A Reputable Company

Job Summary

The internal audit and compliance manager will be responsible for ensuring that business activities of companies within the Group are carried out within regulatory framework. Successful applicants will also be responsible for leading internal audit and risk management initiatives within the Group.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

A leading private pensions management company in Ghana licensed by the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA). It manages pension & provident fund schemes and provides advisory services aimed at creating wealth and empowering workers to achieve their retirement goals. The recruiter seeks to engage highly motivated, self-driven and experienced persons.

We seek the services of a Head - Internal, Risk and Compliance

Job Title: Head - Internal, Risk and Compliance


Job Title: Accra, Greater Accra


Job Description

  • Develop and implement internal auditing policies, procedures, and program across the group
  • Review internal controls and write a report to recommend improvements
  • Investigate and determine causes of irregularities, and errors and submit recommendations for corrective action
  • Investigate payments and report on irregularities on monthly basis
  • Develop, review and quarterly update compliance manuals for each subsidiary
  • Undertake quarterly compliance audits and submit reports to senior management
  • Monitor compliance with laws, regulations and internal policies
  • Prepare quarterly compliance reports for filing with regulators
  • Maintain documentation of compliance activities, such as complaints received or investigation outcomes
  • Verify that software technology is in place to adequately provide oversight and monitoring in all required areas
  • Perform risk assessments to understand the level, significance and scope of risk
  • Develop, review and update risk register
  • Undertake quarterly risk assessment of the group and subsidiaries and submit report to top management


Qualification and Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and Professional Accounting Qualification (ACCA, CA(Gh) or other equivalents
  • At least 3-5+ years’ auditing, compliance or risk management experience in a financial institution will be an advantage
  • Proven experience as an Internal Auditor and Compliance Officer
  • Must have excellent communication, writing and presentation skill
  • Must have attention to details; 4. Must be able to work independently and on own initiative
  • Must have good knowledge of legal environment governing pensions
  • Fluency in English and French will be an advantage

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