Internal Control Officer at Afriglobal Medicare Limited

: Internal Control Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Work Structure: On-site

Job Summary

  • The Internal Control Officer will review and appraise the soundness, effectiveness, and proper application of accounting and financial controls, compliance procedures and internal controls; and timeliness of documentation generation.

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify the risks that a business faces and develop preventive strategies.
  • Review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) from time to time.
  • Provide training on policy and controls.
  • Review Vendor creation, Customer Creation (Agreements), Credit setting for customers.
  • Oversee OPEX operations company-wide
  • Review Capex project briefs and compliance with procedures.
  • Credit control (Receivables, staff float outstanding).
  • Field force expenses management and control.
  • Check consumption levels vis-a-vis bill of materials to detect and eliminate any shortages, stock outs and pilferages.
  • Check the asset disposal bidding process.
  • Review the Fixed assets register from time to time, ensuring physical asset count exercise.
  • Supervise the physical Stock Take for all locations (Reagent, Consumables, Equipment, Spares, etc.).
  • Review payroll data including salary elements and benefits computation such as overtime, Leave allowance, incentives etc.
  • Evaluate Tally and Microsoft Dynamic audit trail.
  • Tax and Regulatory Affairs – Ensure all tax and regulatory filings are made promptly.
  • Regular visits to centres, to perform tasks stated above.
  • Serve as expert advisors to Management and ensure changes are implemented and control measures properly set up, including:
    • Internal audit compliance audits
    • Internal control check proceeds
    • Process flow to ensure segregation of duties.
  • Regular visits to centres, to perform tasks stated above.

Person Specification

  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s Degree qualification
  • Minimum of five years relevant experience
  • In-depth knowledge of GAAP internal Control procedure
  • Demonstrable understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Sarbox and audit trained.
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles and best practices
  • Familiarity with accounting software programs, such as Tally and Microsoft dynamics
  • Proven work experience within the FMCG, Healthcare, Pharmaceutical or Manufacturing industry
  • Proven time management skills and ability to work under strict deadlines
  • Respect for confidentiality of information laws and local ethics
  • Expertise in activity-based costing for fixed and variable costs in relation to the overall direct cost of a line of products
  • Strong knowledge of internal finance policies and procedures and applicable financial specifications
  • Good understanding of international and local tax and regulatory framework
  • Good appreciation and working knowledge of office productivity tools.
  • Very good understanding of financial ethics
  • Willing to travel all over Nigeria.
  • Ability to manage and deliver on multiple priorities
  • Strong problem analysis/solving skills
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong presentation skills.

Salary Range
N200,000 – N300,000 monthly gross (plus benefits)

Application Deadline
30th September, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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