Internal Control Officer at Dangote Group

Dangote Group is one of Nigeria’s most diversified business conglomerates with a hard – earned reputation for excellent business practices and products’ quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Internal Control Officer

Reference No: GBOKO-ICO-00010
Location: Gboko, Benue
Employment Type: Full Time
Reports To: Head, Financial Control & Reporting

Job Summary

  • Assist in maintaining financial controls with respect to assigned functional areas.

Requirements
Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree or its equivalent in Accounting or another related discipline.
  • 1 – 3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Professional qualifications such as ACA or ACCA will be an added advantage.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of finance best practices, IFRS and other applicable accounting standards.
  • Sound business acumen.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • High ethical standards and integrity.
  • Working knowledge of accounting packages and systems, including SAP.
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Office tools.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate accounting procedures including month-end procedures and timetables for the month-end and year-end closing for assigned functional area.
  • Prepare month-end financial statements and analysis of expenditures for assigned functional area.
  • Provide assistance in resolving queries and preparation of cost centre reports.
  • Ensure that general ledger accounts are properly maintained, reconciled and discrepancies are promptly addressed.
  • Identify control issues such as undefined balances, un-posted entries, balance sheet imbalances, etc. and raising queries for resolution of these issues.
  • Monitor the status of budget spending/ activity and review financial reports.
  • Ensure compliance with DCP Nigeria’s finance and accounting policies and procedures.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Head, Financial Control & Reporting

Benefits

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development
  • Career Development Opportunities

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