June 07, 2017
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Linkage Assurance PLC is recruiting for fulltime Financial Auditor.

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Linkage Assurance PLC, (Linkage) was incorporated on the 26th of March 1991. The company was licensed on the 7th of October 1993 to transact general business and commenced operations in January,1994. Linkage is a public limited company that has been listed on the floors of the Nigeria Stock Exchange since 2003. In 2004, the company won the President's Merit Award for the Insurance Sector, awarded by the Nigeria Stock Exchange. In February 2007, the company formally merged with Central Insurance Company Limited (now dissolved but not wound up) as part of the 2007 Recapitalization and Consolidation Reforms of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Financial Auditor

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Carry out a detailed verification of ledgers postings from the books of primary entry, the totals and also balances of the accounts, the comparison of schedule of balances with the balances of various personal and nominal accounts or with the balances in the controls account.
  • Appraise for accuracy and completeness the postings to: bought ledger, sales ledger, general ledger, main journal and self-balancing and sectional balancing ledger.
  • Review for completeness and accuracy all Balance sheet accounts - Petty cash, checking and savings accounts, Investments, Receivables, Capital assets - Payables.
  • Review for completeness and accuracy all income statement accounts - Tax revenues, General revenues, Payroll disbursements, Overhead disbursements.
  • Review to ensure all reconciliation of accounts has been done and suspense accounts zerorised before the month book closing.
  • Ensure appropriate journals are being raised for items requiring adjustments prior to the end of the month book closing.
  • 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.


Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

7 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Bachelor's Degree/HND

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

Skills and Qualifications

  • B.Sc in Accounting with at least 7 years cognate experience
  • Relevant professional qualification - ACA or ACCA.
  • At least 5 years of External Audit experience which includes, auditing of insurance firms.
  • Must have worked in supervisory capacity, with down reporting lines.
  • Proficiency in Audit Report writing and memorandum.
  • Ability to use ACL audit software is a must.
  • Practical experience in IT Audit is an added advantage.
  • Good communication skills.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their application and CV's.

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About Linkage Assurance Plc

  • Type: Public
  • Headquarters: Plot 20, Block 94,Providence Street, Off Adewunmi Adebimpe Street, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.

Linkage Assurance Plc, formerly Linkage Assurance Company Limited is a Nigeria-based company principally engaged in the transaction of non-life insurance businesses. The services provided by the Compa...Know More about Linkage Assurance Plc

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