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RICHARD
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Head, internal audit 480 000
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation

Education

From 0 to 2008
OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY,ILE-IFE
From 0 to 1989
OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY,ILE-IFE
From 0 to 2004
INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF NIGERIA
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Experience

HEAD,INTERNAL AUDIT
TANTALIZERS PLC
January 2010 - Present Day (7 years 6 months)
Overall responsibility for the internal Audit functions of the company. Review financial statements, analyze business trends and daily operating costs Supervises, lead and support staff of twenty four (24). +Initiated reduction of fixed assets maintenance cost of N22.5M annually. +Initiated Tender committee to review the award of new construction contracts, major outlet renovations and asset acquisition above N2M. +Provided direction for the preparation of operational and accounting manual. +Restructured the internal audit department for efficient and effective performance that led to detection and prevention of fraud in many outlets. +Active in the area of controls during the design and implementation of all modules of Navision ERP software. +Proper safeguard of company assets and inventory through maintenance of asset register and periodic verification of assets. +Other process improvement initiatives and corporate governance review +Risk Management
GROUP HEAD,INTERNAL AUDIT
SUPERFLUX INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
September 2008 - December 2009 (1 year 4 months)

Overall responsibility for the internal audit functions of Superflux International Limited-Cheques and other security documents, Speedy Prints Limited-variable data and commercial printing and Papyrus Nigeria Limited -Envelopes and paper shredding unit. Supported, lead and supervised audit team of 8 members.

+Initiated effective monthly stock take and reconciliation that exposed a fraud of N12.7m.

+Produced Internal Audit Manual for the parent company and its subsidiaries.

+Initiated and completed asset coding and permanent marking to safeguard them.

+Provided leadership in the Cheque personalization arrangement for specific banks.

+Involved in the disaster recovery plan, review back procedures and ensure security of clients data.

+Initiated processes that lead to the recovery of debts owed by ex-staff and customers.

+Carry proper tracking of diesel supply and consumption of diesel that resulted into monthly savings of N600, 000.

+Overall process improvement in the three companies within the Group

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT (REVENUE ASSURANCE)
SWIFT NETWORKS LIMITED
May 2008 - August 2008 (4 months)

Had responsibility for revenue assurance, preparation of financial statements and financial planning.

+Proper reconciliation of accounts position with all voice interconnects partners.

+Reconciled accounts with all-payment switching partners.

+Reviewed of cash / bank balances and follow-up necessary adjustments.

+Pioneered promt billing/invoicing, payment and activation of all customers.

+Ensure t analysis of subscriptions and generate reports and advise management appropriately

INTERNAL AUDIT MANAGER
AKEBONO INDUSTRIAL COMPANY LIMITED
August 2006 - April 2008 (1 year 8 months)

Had the overall responsibility initially for internal audit functions and later the finance and accounting functions.

+Set the internal audit function of the company.

+Established proper operational and financial operational procedures for the company.

|+Detected a fraud of N47.8m committed shortly before assumption of duties

+Establish internal controls over stock, cash, and fixed assets among others.

+Ensure adequate assessment of suppliers and buyers to minimize risk of bad debt or non performance of contracts of supplies.

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PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

1.ACA

2.CISA