Societe Generale Ghana Recruitment for Head of Audit Missions

Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for the Societe Generale Ghana Recruitment for Head of Audit Missions.

Job Title: Head of Audit Missions

Societe Generale Ghana is seeking to recruit Head of Audit Missions.


• Identifying and assessing the operational, counterparty and market risks
• Verifying compliance with the internal rules, legal requirements and regulations
• Assessing the quality of the risk portfolio and the counterpart risk management
• Assessing the efficiency of the permanent control environment
• controlling the quality of accounting and financial information
• Making recommendations and following their implementation

Under the authority of the Head of Internal Audit, the Head of Audit Mission leads the assignment and manages the team:

• Leads the preparation phase
• coordinates the diagnosis (risk assessment, definition of work programs and methodologies, preparation of the time budget)
• Splits the works between the auditors and ensures deadlines are met
• Participates in the work
• Monitors the progress and the quality of the work of the auditors
• Organises the day-to-day training of the other auditors
• Acts as the main contact of the management of the audited entity
• coordinates the preparation of the report
• Organises the preparation and the presentation of the conclusions and recommendations to the management of the audited entity
• Evaluates the auditors placed under his responsibility
• Responsible for following the implementation of the recommendations issued by the assignment
• Contributes to keeping the audit methodologies up-to-date
• Verifies the permanent supervision functions properly and appropriately and protects the bank against various risks
• Verifies that proper procedures, instructions, legal and regulatory provisions are being applied and, if necessary, propose suitable adjustments
• Assesses the quality of processes carried out for customers and other internal entities
• Verifies that Anti-Money Laundering procedures are applied
• Notes the infringements of the professional Code of Ethics
• Supports SG Headquarters General inspection in receiving and updating action plans drawn up following audits
• Updates the relevant tools as promptly and regularly as required

Qualification Required & Experience

• A Good First University Degree
• Professional qualification in CA(Ghana) or ACCA and membership of a relevant professional body
• Working knowledge of branch operations and functions of all department and their inter-relationships
• Good auditing skills
• Computer literacy including computer auditing
• Relevant management development courses
• Additional professional qualification is an advantage
• Good knowledge of the Accounting systems
• Ability to use the SQL analysis
• In-depth knowledge of domestic and international banking operations, treasury operations, credits operations and risk control

Location: Accra

How to Apply

Interested applicants should visit the Bank’s website to upload their CVs and a covering letter. Alternatively, applicants can also send their applications by email to: [email protected]

Closing Date: 28 January, 2019


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