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  • Posted: Aug 20, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 14, 2021
  • Human Capital Partners (HCP) is a professional services firm specialising in the provision of professional services covering the entire spectrum of the Human Resources function. HCP is the successor firm of the erstwhile Executive Selection and Training Services group of KPMG in Nigeria. The Group existed as the Executive Selection unit within Arthur Anders...
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    Internal Control Manager

    Human Capital Partners (HCP) - Our client is a reputable Faith Based Organisation. As part of on-going initiatives to strengthen its operations and enhance its capacity to achieve its goals, they seek to recruit a dynamic, passionate and resourceful professional to fill the position of Internal Control Manager in Lagos State.

    Job Summary:

    The role holder will be responsible for;

    • ensuring a strong internal control environment through the development of adequate policies and procedures, whilst ensuring their implementation and monitoring compliance.
    • designing, documenting, implementing, assessing, and monitoring the internal control framework, including policies and key risks.
    • ensuring that the organisation has adequate controls to prevent errors in financial reporting, as well as ensure compliance with policies, operational and administrative processes.


    • Design and implement an effective internal control framework within the Organisation.
    • Identify and document key controls within the processes of major departments / functions to ensure the risk / negative exposures can be properly controlled.
    • Formulate and implement policies and procedures to improve internal controls, compliance and efficiency across financial and operational processes.
    • Identify the potential risks and develop preventive strategies.
    • Ensure that the Organisation has adequate controls to prevent unintentional and intentional errors in financial reporting and operational processes.
    • Lead the process for internal controls reviews across the various departments of the Organisation.
    • Conduct regular audits to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the control environment, including assessing and appraising the Organisation’s operational procedures and compliance with policies and regulations.
    • Deliver adequate and timely reporting on the internal control framework and control deficiencies to ensure appropriate prompt communication, documentation and escalation to the Organisation’s Leadership.
    • Implement adequate and timely action plans and monitor progress to address and resolve control deficiencies.
    • Work collaboratively with the various departments, functions and/or process owners to implement and monitor remediation efforts that result from internal control assessments, ensuring the effective implementation of corrective action.
    • Co-ordinate with functional teams in developing and conducting training of relevant staff for the purpose of improving control adherence.
    • Provide observation and recommendation to various control owners for improving the control.
    • Provide informative report to the Organisation’s Leadership on significant impact areas where key controls should be implemented or updated.
    • Apply and implement best practices for managing internal controls and deploy innovative technology, where possible, to enhance the effectiveness of the controls system.


    • A bachelor's degree in a Finance related discipline.
    • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in an audit or core finance role with at least 3 years in management capacity.  Experience in an audit firm will be of added advantage
    • Membership of a relevant professional body like the ACCA, ACA, CISA or a relevant post graduate degree is needed.
    • Proven understanding and experience with internal control frameworks.
    • Hands-on experience in the establishment and operation of internal control mechanisms.
    • Experience in process evaluation as well as documentation of internal policies and procedures.
    • Strong knowledge of accounting, finance and risk management, including the interpretation financial and other records.
    • Experience in deploying technology and systems to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the internal control process.
    • Excellent leadership, organisational and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong analytical skills – including the ability to spot, assess and address risk, materiality and interdependencies and translate it into analysis for the financial reporting, as well as recommendations for improvement.
    • Strong communication and influencing skills – presenting internal control and risk matters in an understandable way across various functions and levels of the Organisation with the right level of detail.
    • Gravitas, stakeholder and relationship management exposure required to inspire confidence and create trust.
    • Strong ethics and high level of integrity.
    • Ability to work independently and with very limited supervision.
    • Flexibility in resolving issues and addressing changing priorities.
    • High Attention to detail.

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