Internal Control Officer in Lagos, Nigeria

at Mikado Nigeria Limited

Human Resources
Accounting / Audit / Tax
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Purpose of Position

  • This position plays a key role in the review and development of policies, implementation of internal controls in Mikado Nigeria Limited.

Key Functions of the Position

  • To plan, organize and carry out the internal controls function including the preparation of an audit manual, audit plan, scheduling and assigning work and estimating resource needs.
  • Conduct risk assessment of departments/functional areas in accordance with timelines.
  • Conduct audit testing of potential risk areas and identify reportable issues
  • To conduct any reviews or tasks requested by Management
  • Actively participates in the development of Internal Control policies ensuring that they are relevant to Mikado Business environment.
  • Develop and implement appropriate operating procedures to ensure compliance with Mikado Policies.
  • Monitor and provide advice to management to minimize risk resulting from poor internal controls.
  • Identify areas of financial and administrative strengths and weaknesses and Develop best practices.
  • Review the responses to internal and external audit management letter queries to ensure that recommendations are implemented; follow up on audit action plan to ensure that all action items are resolved before the next annual audit.
  • Provide management with periodic reports on compliance with Mikado Standards.
  • Provide training to staffs on Internal Controls

Key Qualifications and Skills Required

  • Graduate degree in related field or equivalent.
  • 3 years experience in accounting, finance, auditing or Business Management.
  • 3 years experience in international accounting or Business Management preferred
  • Experience in writing internal policies and procedures and process evaluation and documentation
  • A demonstrated knowledge of finance, accounting and internal controls
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical skills. Detail oriented and abilityto work and interpret figures and other financial information.
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written.
  • Ability to work interdependently within a team.
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