Adaptable and self-motivated, bringing over 20 years of comprehensive background experience (that cut across the Energy sector, Construction and Engineering) in risk management, audits, internal controls and fraud deterrence through provision of reasonable assurance to enable the realization of the organizational goals and objectives.
oReduced billing errors by 78% and process time by 80% for clients by improving management of bill audit and payment services procedures.
oIncreased compliance rates from 10% to 75% by initiating a strategic plan for contract audit procedures.
oLed corporate team in driving cost - reduction initiative resulting in $2 million saved over 3 years through capital infusion and process automation.
oCreated a cost saving of 23% by understanding the business and recommending alternative suppliers, debts restructuring and keeping management up to date regularly on the impact of each activity on the bottom line.
oImproved the accuracy of budget forecasts.
oImproved community management/relationship amongst the impacted communities in all our project sites leading to successful completion of projects in a record time
Creative thinking and performance audit.
Excellent communicator and strong interpersonal skills.
Application of reference documents to different audit situations.
Plan the audit and make effective use of available resources.
Conduct audit within agreed time schedule.
Prioritize and focus on matters of significance.
Verify accuracy of collected information.
Evaluate adequacy of audit evidence and other factors affecting audit findings and conclusions.
Maintain confidentiality and security of information.
Application of management systems to different organizations
Information systems and technology for control of documents, data and information.
Exceptional problem solving abilities.
Passionate about improving business.
Microsoft Office Suites Proficiency.
Certified in International Financial Reporting Standards.
Fraud detection, prevention and deterrence.
Sound knowledge of risk management leading practices and COSO risk management framework/ISO31000.
Business Risk Manager/Internal Auditor.
Evomec Global Services Limited, Portharcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. (May 2009 – Present)
Supported management through risk identification, control testing and process involvement procedures.
Develop and oversees a system for uniform handling of violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures and standard in the industries.
Planned and executed operational audits of various business areas using risk-based audit methodology.
Systematically prepared documents and assembled financial statements for independent auditors.
Tested the design and effectiveness of internal controls by completing walk-through of complex business processes.
Diligently monitored remediation plans to confirm proper resolution.
Communicated audit results to the upper management through written reports and oral presentations.
Articulated audit findings, risks and detailed recommendations to upper management.
Internal Auditor, Forte Oil Plc (formerly African Petroleum Plc) 13, Walter Carrington crescent, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. (1993 – 2007)
Execute group internal audit and special investigations, compliance with policies and rules.
Provide support to the entire department and designing of audit program routines.
Manage risk register and also prepare internal audit report.
Identify the weakness of control & process and also provide necessary support.
Perform duties essential to attain internal audit goals coordinating with various regions.
University Of Ilorin, Ilorin, Kwara State. B.Sc. Accounting.
International School of Management, Certification in International Financial Reporting Standards - CIFRS.