Internal Auditor at the Olive Prime Psychological Services (TOPS)

At The Olive Prime Psychological Services (TOPS), we are aware of the dynamics of being human and understand that life can sometimes go beyond your capabilities. Additionally, we understand the role genetics and environmental factors play in our mental health and the ability to cope with life. Difficult situations do arise, and at such times, we are committed to providing the muchneeded support to our clients and patients, ensuring that each individual experiences a more realistic, flexible journey to Recovery. Our treatment approach is multidisciplinary and delivered in a safe and comfortable environment with experienced staff that provide specialist services and combine a range of therapeutic interventions. TOPS became the first Day Hospital addiction and mental health resource center in Nigeria when it opened in Abuja a few years ago. It has since grown to have an inpatient facility in Abuja. TOPS has a robust array of psychological tools and can boast of being one of the few Centers in West Africa that have the latest Psychological Tools like the WISC-V for testing intelligence in younger people. We have a robust Child and Adolescent service. Our Medical Director, Dr Motunrayo Oyelohunnu, who was appointed MD last year on her return from Canada has a special interest in Child and Adolescent psychiatry and is making sure that investments are made in the organisation to cater for the needs of individual and families with young people that have mental and behavioural challenges. Our Drug rehabilitation program is a blend of both American/Canadian and UK treatment protocols (choosing the best from each service). More importantly we believe in the role of spirituality in treatment, irrespective of your faith. Your spiritual development will be encouraged. We are now opening a new centre in Lekki Phase 1, Lagos State. It is an 11 -bedded facility. We have just appointed a new Clinical Director, Dr Ibironke Thomas, who is a Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Thomas is an experienced clinician and versed in management of all forms of psychiatric Disorders. She was trained in family/systemic treatments by the Meriden Centre at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation NHS Trust. She is one of the big minds in Quality Service delivery within the mental health space in Nigeria. The Quality and Managerial service will be led by our newly appointed life coach, Murrielle Jean-Michel. Murielle is committed to ensuring the quality of service is same as obtainable in her country in Europe.TOPS is now a member of the newly formed Intersect Consortium. This is the largest consortium of organisations providing mental and behavioral health treatments in Africa.

Internal Auditor at the Olive Prime Psychological Services (TOPS) 1

JOB TITLE: Internal Auditor



  • Plans financial, regulatory, compliance or operational reviews/audits.
  • Coordinates work with Risk, Legal & Compliance and other control-related activities and with others within Internal Audit.
  • Conducts financial risk assessments and identifies controls in place to mitigate identified risks.
  • Ensure daily compliance on the internal and financial policies of the facility
  • Do a daily call over on all expenses across all organizations and ensure that all postings are correctly done
  • Takes routine stocks check and verify that records in the bin cards show true representation of stock on ground
  • Ensure that costs are not over stated on all expenses.
  • Ensure compliance on all regulatory policies.
  • Ensure that internal control system is in place so as to control loss, theft and risk in the facility.
  • Identifies any internal control gap and recommend measures for its improvement.
  • Report to management all risk issues in accordance with auditing standards.
  • Review the final accounts prepared by the accountant before the external audit reviews the account.
  • Advices management on any internal control issue.
  • Performs audit procedures to verify that controls are operating through testing and interviewing techniques.
  • Analyses and concludes on effectiveness and efficiency of control environment.
  • Identifies control gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Documents the results of audit work in accordance with audit department and the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.
  • Prepares timely audit reports for executive management, the Audit Committee and the Board of Directors.
  • Assess, evaluate and promote compliance to internal policies.
  • Contributes, as appropriate, in the year-end financial audit with the external auditor.
  • Provides advice on internal control and participates in enhancing internal audit standards and practices within OlivePrime
  • Researches new or technical subjects when required to support audits (e.g., OSFI Guidelines, market risk, financial instruments, etc.)
  • Provide feedback on Accounting Procedures.

Competencies / Attributes:

  • Contributes to High Performing Teams – May include supervision of Accountant and account assistant on projects to follow, sound internal control practices and to manage financial risks appropriately.
  • Acts as a Team Player – Collaborate and supporting colleagues and peers across the organization, while still being able to work independently when needed.
  • Results Oriented – Meet deadlines on assignments, juggle multiple demands and to work with all types of individuals up to and including the CEO.

Committed to Self-Development Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of healthcare financial business operations and risk-based auditing attained through 4 – 7 years of progressive work experience with a focus on financial risk and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent understanding of the standards of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) and ability to fully comply with IIA standards
  • Ability to manage projects and, when required, work with the accountant to follow sound internal control practices and to manage risks appropriately.
  • Strong skills in negotiating, relationship building, problem solving, and timely problem escalation.

Deliverables / Key Performance Indicator:

  • Monthly Report/ Advise on Return on investment of OlivePrime
  • Continuous audit tests and their results Monthly
  • Good number of managements agreed actions outstanding, putting emphasis on any overdue actions. This is related to the financial advice rendered by the internal Auditor.
  • Policy and procedure breaches reported in the period – Weekly Report
  • Emerging risks discovery- Forensic Auditing. Monthly Review
  • Status of compliance test completion and report of any failures with their remediation plans
  • Monthly Rich content of audit report based on proper research and analysis
  • Above all customer satisfaction without compromising on objectivity
  • Completed audit plans per year/period
  • Business or revenue enhancement opportunities identified and proposed/ cost saving strategies.


  • B.Sc in Business or Accounting.
  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices, analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Direct experience in Audit and Compliance required. Good knowledge in auditing and accounting practices.
  • Minimum of 5 years proven work experience.
  • Relevant certifications associated with the job position.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and influencing skills, ability to negotiate at all levels.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title – Location as the subject of the email.

Deadline: July 31, 2021

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