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Internal Control Manager

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by an international organisation to recruit an experienced Internal Control Manager for their operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos.

Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the development of policies and procedures, ensures their implementation and monitor compliance.
    • Keep company from engaging in potentially illegal or unethical activities.
    • Oversees the activities of all Departments and Sections under his control.
    • Reviews existing accounting and financial controls, insurance policies and other legal compliance processes in place and makes any necessary revisions or additions.
    • Communicates urgent changes immediately with department managers and staff.
    • Works with human resources to update policy manuals and other documentation to ensure immediate compliance by all staff involved.
    • Conducts regular internal audits and reviews to assess the compliance of Accounting departments and individual employees.
    • Reviews processes and records to see that accountants are operating in line with generally accepted accounting principles, laws, industry, and company standards. The results of the reviews are shared with managers to aid in feedback, training, and development to ensure greater overall compliance.
    • Coordinates Group Internal and External Auditors’ missions and oversees implementing recommendations.
    • Engages actively with internal and external auditors to ensure consideration and resolution of all relevant risks and audit findings .
    • Addresses specific training and development needs to fill compliance gaps.
    • Advises them of necessary training to bring the company, a department, or employees up to speed on compliance standards.
    • Manages transfer pricing, consolidation and implements IFRS legislation.
    • Formulates policies and procedures to improve internal controls, compliance, and efficiency.
    • Leads the process for internal controls reviews across the group.
    • Delivers adequate and timely reports on the internal control framework and controls deficiencies to ensure appropriate communication, documentation, escalation to business partners, senior leadership, and audit committee.
    • Delivers adequate and timely action plans and monitors progress to address and resolve control deficiencies.
    • Works collaboratively with business and process owners to implement and monitor remediation efforts that result from internal control assessments, ensures the effective implementation of corrective action.
    • Develops and conducts adequate training and prepares related information material on the internal control objectives, approach, and methodology to business partners on a regular basis to build knowledge and understanding of risks and control.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration
    • Masters' degree in related field is an advantage.
    • Minimum of 10 years working experience in Accounting / Finance
    • Minimum of 7 years experience in a similar senior role within an international corporation
    • Experience in one or more of the following: management, legal compliance, accounting, and auditing.
    • ACA/ACCA, CFA, CPA, or other relevant qualifications within or outside Nigeria with Proven skills and experiences are required.
    • Solid understanding and experience with internal control frameworks.
    • Strong communication skills presenting internal control and risk matters in an understandable way across various forums and levels of the organization with the right level of detail
    • Team managemetn experience
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Logistics & Transport

Job Seniority

Manager

Job Category

Accounting and Finance

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

Compliance, Tax, Auditing, Internal Controls, Internal Audit, Accounting, IFRS, SAP, Risk Management, Leadership, Finance, Team Management

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