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Internal Control Officer Job Summary

JOB TITLE: Internal Control Officer


Industry: Financial Services

JOB TYPE: Full-Time

Internal Control Officer Job Details

  • The Internal Control Officer is responsible for designing, developing, and implementing internal control reviews and procedures regarding the organization’s process, systems, accounting structures, and projects.
  • This candidate will work in partnership with all stakeholders to ensure that potential risks and controls are adequately identified, measured appropriately, and recommendations implemented. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • To plan, organize and carry out the internal controls function including the preparation of an audit manual and audit plan
  • Evaluate compliance with existing policies and procedures, identifying and proposing modifications as needed
  • Conduct periodic reviews of the effectiveness of the internal control system to ensure the integrity of the system, improve them and propose value-added recommendations.
  • Collaborate with business and process owners to implement and monitor remedial actions that result from internal control audits, and drive the effective implementation of corrective actions
  • Deliver adequate and timely action plans and monitor progress to address and resolve identified control deficiencies.
  • Develop, execute, and monitor adequate internal control over financial reporting (ICFR) in line with best accounting practices and identifying appropriate risk and mitigation strategies
  • Monitor and ensure all system user accounts/privileges are approved with proper system access parameters in line with their respective level of information access for their job functions
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure that controls are fully embedded in the design of processes and systems

Job Requirements and Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, or other business-related fields
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in asset management, real estate, or banking operations of which three years’ must be in internal control
  • ICAN/ACCA certification an added advantage
  • Understanding of accounting and financial processes including risk and financial controls
  • Analytical skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent Communication skills and perfect command of the English language.
  • Strong analytical skills. Detail oriented and ability to work and interpret figures and other financial information.
Application Deadline:

Deadline: March 18, 2022

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