IHS Towers

Specialist, SOX & ITGC

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IHS Towers is recruiting for Full time Specialist, SOX & ITGC

Job Description

IHS Towers is the largest independent mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Founded in 2001, IHS provides services across the full tower value chain – colocation on owned towers, deployment and managed services.

Today IHS Towers has operations in Nigeria, Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Zambia and Rwanda. Following the recent acquisitions of MTN and Etisalat’s tower portfolios in Nigeria, IHS owns over 23,300 towers in Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Specialist, SOX & ITGC

: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are currently recruiting for a Specialist, SOX & ITGC. In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring that IT General Controls (ITGC) applied to financial reporting are sound, effective, and comply with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Evaluate, reinforce and promote SOX & ITGC program standards and approaches for documentation, control design, evaluation, and effectiveness testing.
  • Perform SOX ITGC scoping and risk assessment activities.
  • Identify, evaluate and document the design and effectiveness of the company's internal controls, looking for both control gaps and opportunities to gain process efficiencies.
  • Provide updates to management on relevant SOX & ITGC compliance activities, including timely communication of risks and issues identified.
  • Communicate test results and process improvement recommendations to management on time.
  • Prepare reports/ presentations summarizing test results and remediation of test exceptions.
  • Follow up with stakeholders on outstanding management actions from past projects.
  • Engage on an ongoing basis with business process owners on their internal control compliance responsibilities.
  • Support Manager-IT Risk & Compliance in overall management of SOX & ITGC program.
  • Assist in evaluating, monitoring and resolving internal and external audit findings.
  • Develop value-added relationships with process owners and make recommendations for process improvement.
  • Evaluate risks and controls for new system implementations.
  • Assess financial impact of SOX & ITGC controls and recommend solutions to correct issues identified.
  • Participate in process reviews and identify opportunities for significant enhancements to drive operational efficiency and overall effectiveness of the company.
  • Liaise with process owners, internal auditors, external auditors and other stakeholders as required.


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Experience & Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • +5 years’ relevant experience in IT Audit, IT Security, Risk Advisory, and IT Compliance.
  • Professional certifications, e.g. CISA, CRISC, ISO27001 LA, etc, will be a bonus.
  • Demonstrable proficiency in SQL and/ or other Computer-Assisted Audit Tools (CAATs)
  • Must have deep understanding of Microsoft Dynamics ERP.
  • Solid knowledge of security best practices such as defence in-depth, least privileges, need-to-know, separation of duties, access controls, and encryption, is mandatory.
  • Knowledge & experience in implementing globally accepted information system risk, control and Business Continuity Management (BCM) standards is highly desired.
  • Must possess thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques and protocols.

Organizational Competencies:

  • Customer Focus
  • Innovation
  • Integrity
  • Be Bold.

Functional Competencies:

  • IT Audit
  • Data Analysis & Reporting
  • Business Consulting
  • Risk Management
  • ISO27001
  • ITIL
  • Problem Solving.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Attention to Detail
  • Continuous Learning
  • Collaboration & Teamwork.

Application Closing Date
18th December, 2019.

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About IHS Towers
Founded by Issam Darwish in Lagos, Nigeria, in 2001, IHS is a company specializing in building towers and managing sites for mobile network operators (MNOs). It is one of the world’s fastest growing tower operators and maintains operations in Nigeria, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Zambia and Rwanda. Following the recent acquisitions of the tower portfolios of MTN and Etisalat in Nigeria, IHS owns and manages over 23,000 towers in Africa.IHS operates three business models: building its own to...
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Job Summary
December 12, 2019
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 5years
December 18, 2019
IT/ Software
ICT / Telecommunications
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