Vacancies at Deola Sagoe, Friday 2, February 2018


Vacancies at Deola Sagoe, Friday 2, February 2018  – Deola Sagoe is a form visionary with a remarkable way to deal with her art that has charmed her to fans and devotees everywhere throughout the world.

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We are looking for an objective Internal auditor to add value and improve our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.

The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgement.


  • Report to the Head, Internal Audit
  • Work with the Head, Internal Audit in implementing the strategic direction for the Audit function of the organization
  • Support the implementation of the organisational strategy covering internal audit processes; develop systems of control, policies and procedures to drive compliance with set company SOPs
  • Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations
  • Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans
  • Obtain, analyse and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit committee
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
  • Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards
  • Present summarised findings concerning audit results and trends for internal groups
  • Analyse audit results to determine methods for increasing profits and decreasing unnecessary costs
  • Assist management in the identification and mitigation of risk inherent in the business and provide reasonable assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of controls in place to minimize risks (cash shortages, inventory loss) and improves risk management, control and corporate governance
  • Provision of regular risk assessments of the Company’s business, policies and systems
  • Map risk assessments of internal controls by identifying and evaluating areas of non-compliance and/or process weaknesses and inefficiencies and operational issues
  • Carry out special investigations based on available information to resolve procedure and financial breaches in internal systems


  • Bachelor’s degree/HND in Accounting or any other relevant discipline with 3 proven working experience as an Internal Auditor
  • Membership of a professional association is an added advantage
  • Ability to identify and manage potential risk that could undermine key business initiatives or projects
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
  • Ability to Perform effective cost oversight function
  • Gives careful attention to cost implication of decisions and enforces strict cost justification
  • Ability to build and manage relationships with organizational stakeholders; seeking expert advice on a variety of situations or circumstances
  • Ability to work with staff and Line Management to maximize their efficacy and effectiveness at work
  • Creating and sustaining the free flow of information with and amongst various stakeholders at all levels of the
  • Organization to produce impactful outcomes
  • Ability to write clear reports and keep accurate records
  • Ability to appreciate and integrate core values of integrity and accountability throughout all organizational and business practices
  • Understanding business functions and metrics within the Organization
  • Business acumen and understanding of the retail products and business cycle
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A friendly and energetic personality with customer service focus
  • Ability to perform under pressure and address complaints in a timely manner
  • Self-starter with mature analytical skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to handle people, processes and products
  • Innovative and forward thinking, with a track record of executing new ideas
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills
  • Good negotiation and persuasion skills
  • Experience in the use of ERP
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Outlook and Excel


The Personal Assistant will provide administrative and secretarial support to the Executive Director by conducting research, preparing reports, handling special projects & information requests, preparing correspondence, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls and scheduling meetings.


  • Report to the Executive Director
  • Pro-active plan and manage the Executive Director’s time and appointments to enable the Executive Director focus on delivering strategic objectives and business goals
  • Work in line with the Executive Director’s work habits and preferences
  • Act as the central contact point for the Executive Director, screening telephone calls, enquiries and requests and handling them where appropriate
  • Ensure that decisions and work is appropriately delegated in the absence of the Executive Director
  • Review and attend to all forms of correspondence and communicate on behalf of the Executive Director
  • Complete administrative and project related work delegated from the Executive Director
  • Represent the Executive Director in a professional manner to internal and external clients
  • Organize all travel logistics for the Executive Director as required
  • Ensure appropriate venue and equipment booking for events including refreshments where appropriate
  • Set up and maintain annual calendar of meetings and events across the business
  • Ensure the Executive Director is well prepared and has relevant documentation for meetings
  • Prepare and distribute agendas, pre-reading papers and rooms for meetings
  • Accurately record minutes of various meetings and distribute to relevant parties in a timely manner
  • Manage the practical and administrative requirements for organizational events as required


  • A good degree in a relevant field with at least 3 years of proven experience providing executive support in a structured organisation
  • Experience in the retail industry or in a fast growing company is an advantage
  • Excellent poise, presence, and presentation skills
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including Board of
  • Directors, Senior Management Team and external partners
  • Discretion and trustworthiness: you will often be party of confidential information
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated proactive approaches to problem-solving with strong decision-making capability
  • Able to see the big picture and provide useful and strategic advice and input across the company and on the executive team
  • Highly professional and ethical with ability to maintain confidentiality
  • A strong change agent and communicator
  • Excellent people management and development skills
  • Possess excellent leadership and business partnering skills to achieve results through organisational resources
  • Demonstrated process improvement skills
  • Ability to coordinate external partners
  • Self-starter with mature analytical skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Innovative and forward thinking, with a track record of executing new ideas
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good negotiation and persuasion skills
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools such as Word, Outlook and Excel

Applicants should send CVs to [email protected]

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