Internal Control Officer at Dangote Group


  • The Dangote Group is one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa 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.
    The Group’s activities encompass:
    Cement – Manufacturing / Importing
    Sugar – Manufacturing …

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    Internal Control Officer

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 1 – 3 years
    • Location Edo
    • Job Field Finance / Accounting / Audit&nbsp

    Ref No: OPKELLA-ICO-00010
    Location: Okpella, Edo
    Category: Finance / Account

    Job Summary

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

    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

    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.

    Education and Work Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Accounting or other related discipline.
    • 1 – 3 years of relevant work experience.
    • Professional qualifications such as ACA or ACCA will be an added advantage.


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

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Dangote on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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