Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc) Employment Opportunities

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The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC Plc), is a reputable Electricity Distribution Company in Nigeria (backed by international investors and shareholders).

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Senior Officer, Compliance Audit

Location: Abuja

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of the Compliance Audit is to Increase the efficiency of AEDC, by ensuring that the company is operating in accordance with the internal procedures and standards while in line with the regulations from NERC and other applicable laws in Nigeria.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Gives inputs in compilation of annual plan for compliance audit based on the risk assessment factors in the company and based on the strategic priorities of the Company.
  • Based on the assignments by General Manager – Compliance Audit, the job holder should audit the plans and activities of all departments in AEDC to ensure that their activities are in compliance with internal rules, NERC regulations and other applicable laws in Nigeria, with priority to Procurement, Legal, Human Resources, Finance and Supply Chain.
  • Preparation of audit reports/findings for each audit case, giving recommendations for process improvements and disciplinary measures, and completing the case files with all required documents and samples.
  • Ensuring that all issued executive orders by the company’s management are in compliance with applicable laws and rules.
  • Ensuring that all levels of the employees are implementing decisions of the management and implementing executive orders issued by them.
  • Receiving and analysing all HR decisions related to the issued disciplinary measures, to ensure that disciplinary measures are issued based on the internal rules and procedures.
  • Ensuring that bill calculation is done based on NERC approved regulations.
  • Ensuring that financial statements and taxes are done based on the applicable laws and rules.
  • Ensuring that disconnection are done based on NERC regulations.
  • Participates as observer in meetings related to new procedures and regulations in the company with the request of General Manager – Compliance Audit.
  • Takes written interview by the officials who are allegedly implicated in violations, intentionally or by negligence, in order to grant the affected staff the possibility to give their explanations before the end of the report with findings and recommendations.
  • Requests and receives documents and data from all positions in the company for official use.
  • Ensures that the company and field employees implement health and safety procedures during their operations.
  • Ensures that each audit case has its own file with all required documents and evidence(s) including final report.
  • Job holder will perform any other assignment given by a senior colleague.

Education & Knowledge

  • First degree (Engineering, Law, Statistics & Economics)
  • Experience in the audit will be considered as priority
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience
  • MS Office
  • Knowledge of report writing, technical knowledge, knowledge of laws and regulations in force based on what the company operates.

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Integrity and profesionalism
  • Comunication skills
  • Professional skills for writting audit reports
  • Self motivation and self initiative
  • Skills to do analyses and statistics
  • Professional knowledge for interpretation of laws and regulations in force
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Officer, Operational Audit

Location: Abuja

Job Purpose

  • This job holder will be responsible for increasing the efficiency of AEDC efforts, aimed at reduction of ATC&C losses to the barest minimum and improving internal control in ALL Company Operations and Technical activities.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Identifies and evaluates Company risk register covering all significant processes and providing comprehensive input to the development of a risk-based Internal Audit Annual Plan for Operational Audit.
  • Organizes the work of employees as assigned to protect the interests of AEDC, strives to eliminate negative phenomena related to energy losses, misconducts and corruption, reading and billing efficiency, collection and disconnections, bill delivery and other processes related to commercial and network activities.
  • Evaluates AEDC internal controls and provides recommendations to Management. To improve risk management, control and governance processes. In addition, to assist the Company in achieving the objectives for business efficiency, reduction of ATC &C losses etc.
  • Analyses customers by category on the commercial system to discover trends and pattern of their transactions and provides recommendations to Management for revenue improvement.
  • Ensures that safety initiatives are consistently administered in compliance with AEDC policies and government regulations.
  • Ensures that revenue protection team, disconnection teams, regional performance monitoring team, meter engineers and marketers across the Regions/Area Offices are working based on the strategic plans and targets as required.
  • Ensures that all Audit report case file are properly documented with necessary evidences where applicable.
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Education & Knowledge

  • First degree in (Engineering, Law, Statistics & Economics)
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience
  • Experience in the Audit/related certification in Audit will be considered as an advantage
  • Good working knowledge of IFRS and any other relevant certification will be an added advantage.
  • Good knowledge of Audit procedures, including techniques, test and sampling methods.

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Integrity and professionalism
  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Risk Management/Project management skills
  • Business acumen
  • Communication skills
  • Professional skills for writing audit reports
  • Self-motivation and self-initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Microsoft Office Tools

 

 

 

Job Title: Functional Officer, Information Technology Audit

Location: Abuja

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of the Information Technology Audit is to assure management that IT audit practices comply with company procedures and government regulations.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Involved in the planning and execution of internal audit procedures and the creation of internal audit reports.
  • Examines internal IT controls, evaluates the design and operational effectiveness, determines exposure to risk and develops remediation strategies.
  • Assists in the performance of general application control reviews for simple to complex computer information systems.
  • Studies, scrutinizes and checks the accounts, audit and software records of the company in order to get a rough idea about the fiscal condition of the same in relation to its executed software and IT business operations.
  • Ensures that all controls put in place by the organization are being followed adequately.
  • Examines the functional and usable data on various computer networks and systems of the company to ensure that the information systems are processed properly, resulting in benefitting the organization.
  • Provides enhancements in controls, policies and procedures.
  • Performs audit to identify the weaknesses in a systems network and creates an action plan to prevent security breaches in the technology.
  • To ensure success, an IT Auditor must be capable of maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information while working with a variety of technologies, security problems and troubleshooting of the network.

Education & Knowledge

  • First degree in MIS, Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Data security and analytical experience; Programming and high knowledge in use of SQL for analytical purposes.
  • Minimum 2 years’ work experience
  • Knowledge to write reports, knowledge of laws and regulations in force based on what company operates.
  • Professional Certification in CISA/other related certification will be an added advantage.

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Integrity and profesionalism
  • Comunication skills
  • Proffesional skills for writting audit reports
  • Self motivation and self initiative
  • Skills to do analyses and statistics
  • Proffesional knowledge of interpretation of laws and regulations in force
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Manager, Financial Audit

Location: Abuja

Main Accountabilities

  • The Senior Manager, Financial Audit is responsible for organizing and overseeing the financial audit unit within the internal audit department in accordance with the annual plan; and managing a team of auditors, reviewing processes, making necessary recommendations to change policies and implementing new systems.
  • The job holder will work directly with the General Manager and as specially assigned by the Chief Internal Auditor.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Plans financial audits by understanding organizational objectives, structure, policies, internal controls and external regulations; identifying risk areas, preparing audit scope and objectives and preparing audit programs.
  • Produces reports, highlighting issues and providing potential recommendations.
  • Active engagement with senior staff to gain a good understanding of the business.
  • Supervises, coaches and develops members of staff within the unit.
  • Ensures compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements.
  • Plans and allocates resources and individuals in accordance with skills and schedules.
  • Develops recommendations and reports based on audits and presents same to management through the Chief Internal Auditor.
  • Ensures compliance with financial regulations and controls by executing audit program steps, testing general ledger, account balances, balance sheets, income statements, and related financial statements; examines, analyzes records, reports, operating practices, and documentation.
  • Communicates audit progress and finding by providing information in status meetings; highlights unresolved issues; reviews working papers; prepares final audit reports.
  • Supports external auditors by coordinating information requirements.
  • Protects organization’s reputation by keeping information confidential.
  • Contributes to team results by welcoming new and different work requirements, exploring new opportunity to add value to the organization, and helping others accomplish related job results as and where needed.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by the Chief Internal Auditor from time to time.
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Education & Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance with minimum of second-class division, or Higher National diploma in Accounting with minimum of Upper Credit.
  • A minimum of at least 10 years post qualification experience preferably in a reputable audit firm.
  • A recognized professional qualification (ACCA, ACA, ANAN, IIA).
  • A good working knowledge of IFRS with certification.
  • Good knowledge of audit procedures, including techniques, test and sampling methods involved in conducting financial audits.

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Ability to observe and understand business processes and ensuring processes are documented completely and accurately.
  • Ability to apply audit standards.
  • A robust combination of technical expertise in fields such as auditing, finance, technology, operations, or investigations.
  • Demonstrable ability to lead a team and ensure successful results.
  • Ability to give and follow instructions accurately and efficiently in asking clarifying questions to ensure work is directed wholly towards desired outcome.

 

 

 

Job Title: Assistant Manager, Information Technology Audit

Location: Abuja

Job Details

  • Assistant Manager, Information Technology Audit: This job holder will be responsible for monitoring IT Audit practices and systems to ensure they comply with Company policies and government regulations.

Key Roles And Responsibilities

  • Involved in the planning and execution of internal audit procedures and the creation of internal audit reports.
  • Performs general and application control reviews for simple to complex computer information systems.
  • Performs information control reviews to include system development standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls, backup and disaster recovery, and system maintenance.
  • Plans, implements, monitors and upgrades security measures for the protection of the organization’s data, systems and networks.
  • Participates in the Change Management process.
  • Tests and identifies network and system vulnerabilities and creates counteractive strategies to protect the network.
  • Directs and/or performs reviews of internal control procedures and security for systems under development and/or enhancements to current systems.
  • Performs audit to identify the weaknesses in a system’s network and creates an action plan to prevent security breaches in the technology.
  • Ensures audit conclusions are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstances, and risks.
  • Assists and trains other audit staff on the use of computerized audit techniques, and in developing methods for review and analysis of computerized information systems.
  • Follows up on audit findings to ensure that management has taken corrective actions.
  • Extracts information from all databases, prepares reports and analyses for operational audit or other assigned audits.
  • The job holder will have “read only access” to all data bases related to AEDC operations and finance.

Education, Experience &Technical Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, Computer Science or its equivalent.
  • Data security and analytical experience; Programming and high knowledge in use of SQL for analytical purposes.
  • Minimum of 5 Years Working Experience.
  • Experience with Firewalls (functionality and maintenance), Office 365 Security, VSX and Endpoint Security.
  • Expert in Firewalls, VPN, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, Web-Proxy and Security Audits.
  • Clear understanding of IT audit methodologies and great awareness of cyber security trends and hacking techniques.
  • Professional Certification in CISA is a MUST.
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Other Required Competencies:

  • Integrity and professionalism.
  • Communication skills.
  • Professional skills for writing audit reports.
  • Self-motivation and self-initiative.
  • Skills to do analyses and statistics.
  • Professional knowledge for interpretation of laws and regulations in force.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

 

 

 

Job Title: Senior Officer, Financial Audit

Location: Abuja

Job Details

  • Senior Officer, Financial Audit: Ensure successful completion of assigned audit engagements, from start to finish, inclusive of preplanning and wrap up activities.
  • Depending on assigned engagement, reports to one or more member(s) of the Internal Audit senior management team.
  • Applies risk and control concepts to scenarios encountered and identifies any potential issues.
  • Communicates identified issues with Internal Audit senior management to ensure any possible concerns are addressed in a timely and effective manner.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Assesses risks and internal controls by identifying areas of non-compliance, evaluating manual and automated financial processes, identifying process weaknesses and inefficiencies and operational issues.
  • Verifies assets and liabilities by comparing and analyzing items and collateral to documentation.
  • Completes audit work papers and memoranda by documenting audit tests and findings.
  • Provides financial control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Conducts assigned audit engagements successfully from beginning to end.
  • Identifies and communicates issues raised, offering recommended solutions relevant to business and risk.
  • Ensures audit conclusions are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstances, and risk.
  • Develops audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives.
  • Ensures adherence at all times to all applicable department and professional standards.
  • Obtains and reviews evidence ensuring audit conclusions are well documented.
  • Organizes personal efforts to be risk-based, productive, and efficient at all times.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education & Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance with minimum of second-class division, or Higher National diploma in Accounting with minimum of Upper Credit.
  • A minimum of 3 years post qualification experience preferably in a reputable audit firm.
  • A recognized professional qualification (ACCA, ACA, and ANAN) will be an added advantage.
  • A good working knowledge of IFRS with certification.
  • Good knowledge of audit procedures, including techniques, test and sampling methods involved in conducting financial audits.

Required Skills & Competencies:

  • Ability to observe and understand business processes and ensuring processes are documented completely and accurately.
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application.
  • A robust combination of technical expertise in fields such as auditing, finance, technology, operations, or investigations.
  • Ability to give and follow instructions accurately and efficiently in asking and clarifying questions to ensure work is directed wholly towards desired outcome.
  • Solid understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts.
  • Ability to identify underlying cause of an issue raised.
  • Good communication and report writing skills.
  • A good knowledge of computer applications
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Executes effective and thorough application of all internal audit standards within assigned responsibilities.

 

Application Closing Date
8th February, 2021

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

The Cover Letter should be addressed to:
The MD / CCE,
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc,
No.1 Ziquinchor Street, Off IBB Way
Wuse Zone 4 – FCT, Abuja.
Attention:
 The Executive Director, Corporate Services.

Note

  • All applications should include curriculum vitae and a cover letter.
  • The subject of your email should be “Position applied for.” Failure to follow the instructions will lead to disqualification of your application.

 

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