Development Bank of Nigeria Recruitment 2023 – Apply Now

The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) was conceived by the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) in collaboration with global development partners to address the major financing challenges facing Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria. Our objective is to alleviate financing constraints faced by MSMEs and small Corporates in Nigeria through the provision of financing and partial credit guarantees to eligible financial intermediaries on a market-conforming and fully financially sustainable basis.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Specialist, Financial Audit

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Department: Internal Audit
Unit: Financial Audit
Reports to (Title): Head, Internal Audit

Job Objective and Summary

  • Work with Head of Internal Audit to execute and deliver planned internal audit activities for the Bank which includes assessment of risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations.
  • Assist in executing other audit matters and projects as well as review Bank’s compliance with financial and statutory regulations, and standards.

Core Responsibilities and Key Result Areas
Audit Planning & Risk Management:

  • Develops detailed program of activities, including the scope, objective, risk analysis, methodology and allocation of staff for Routine, Systems, Process Audits, Spot Checks, investigation etc.
  • Assists with planning regular risk-based audits and compliance testing to ensure that procedures are operating effectively with appropriate controls and recommend changes where necessary
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of the Bank’s annual audit plan to ensure compliance with financial and statutory regulations, and standards.


  • Conducts audit testing of specified area and identify reportable issues and dimension of risk in line with risk based audit plan
  • Properly manage audit evidence, collates and references audit working papers in line with best practices
  • Participates in the preparation of audit reports to be presented to the Management / Board
  • Ensures follow-up on the internal control systems established to ensure compliance with policies, plans, procedures, laws, regulations, contracts, and ethical business conduct.
  • Assists the Head, Internal Audit with conducting ad-hoc audit reviews to investigate areas identified by management and carry out any special projects assigned

Educational Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in any Accounting or Social Sciences related discipline
  • A post graduate degree in a Business-related field or Management is an added advantage.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Membership in accounting / auditing associations such as ICAN, ACCA, CPA, CIMA, IIA or CISA, etc. is required

Experience Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 years working experience in an accounting/ auditing role is required.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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