Financial Control & Risk Mgmt in Lagos, Nigeria

at Standard Chartered Bank

Industry
Banking / Financial Services
Specialization
Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Gender
Male or Female
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Job Description

- Supports the head of  Finance Systems and Controls to manage internal controls in finance and drive adherence to financial controls policy across the bank. 
- Also drives adherence to the provisions of the operational risk management framework across Finance.

Responsibilities

• Monitor compliance with and adherence to Financial Controls Policy (FCP) across the bank 
• Maintain the Bank’s Chart of Accounts, ensuring complete reconciliation in place. 
• Review General Ledger suspense and sundry accounts 
• Ensure outstanding items in general ledger sundry and suspense accounts are within life span 
• Assist in coordinating FCP and ORMAF trainings for Finance and other units across the Bank. 
•  Perform Assurance reviews to ensure adherence to the FCP 
• Perform Trial Balance reviews in line with the FCP 
• Support the development and enhancement of the Finance control environment.

Requirements

 

• Professional qualifications in Accounting and Finance e.g. ACCA, ACA plus at least six years work experience either in the banking industry or audit firm. 
• Good communication, presentation and interpersonal skills 
• Broad understanding of banking practice 
• General understanding of minimum controls standards 
• An eye for detail and accuracy with a strong analytical capability 
• Probing mind 
• People management and stakeholder engagement skill 
• High level of computer literacy is required especially the use simple system/ data query tools 
• Team coordination, supervisory, people management and accurate execution/delivery of agreed tasks and objectives. 
•  Good business writing skills 

In compliance with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Act of 2004, all applicants should ensure that they have completed the mandatory NYSC programme. A discharge certificate will be required as evidence of completion of the programme. Where an exemption has been granted, a certificate of exemption will also be required.
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