Internal Control Officer /Accountant at Recruut

Recruut - Our client is a leading professional school outfitting firm and a one-stop shop for a wide range of requirements for students from pre-school age through the secondary (High) school age and they are passionate about providing value to schools and parents hence we strive to deliver quality, flexibility and affordability on school supplies.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Internal Control Officer /AccountantLocation: LagosJob DescriptionOversee the personnel and daily activities of the Internal Control department.Develop/Review Compliance Procedures for all departments/units of School Kits Limited and ensure adherence to laid down policies and procedures.Identify areas of strengths and weaknesses and engage in continuous education and staff development on best practices.Carry out Frequent Internal Control Audits to mitigating risk on loss/theft of SKUsReview the Analysis of financial information and prepared financial reports to determine or maintain record of assets, liabilities, profit and loss, tax liability, or other financial activities within an organization.Contribute to the safeguarding of corporate assets and the interest of School Kits Limited (SKL) by ensuring that appropriate internal controls are in place and operating effectively.Recommend changes to policies and procedures where necessaryInsolvency and Business Recovery:Foresee, Manage and Control negligence across all departments to avoid company parting with money and loss of man-hoursApply a risk based approach to the review of the systems and controls of SKL through the implementation of the audit review workPrepare and Send Reports of audit reviews to the Senior ManagementDiscuss the findings and propose action plans of audit reviews with the Senior Management on a constructive basis in order to develop the most appropriate, proportionate solutions to issues arising.Develop strong working relationships with colleagues, clients and relevant authorities.Conduct investigations of suspected internal fraud.As a member of any relevant committee to which the post holder may be appointed during the course of the year, to be familiar with the terms of reference and responsibilities, and to participate by attendance, reporting and challenge at meetings and accept collegiate responsibilities for decisions made.Specific ResponsibilitiesInventory/ Retail:Responsible for developing and executing a visiting schedule to all the Outlets of SKL to carry out General Audit of their operations. These include: Customer service, Cash management, Spot Checks, Supervise Periodic stock count at the various outlets.Daily review of branch sales records for compliance with policies governing :DiscountsLoyaltiesReturnsUser rightsCustomer set upsClearance SalesResponsible for monitoring and ensuring accuracy in- and out-flow inventory in the Store Department, between the Outlets and Head office.Review Transfer documentation with physical receipts to ensure that all goods transferred to branches are received in total and in good condition.Procurement:Responsible for Inventory Purchase in the Procurement Department - Authorise Order, Price Confirmation, Exchange rate CheckResponsible for Confirming of Prices on Sales order- check, guide and adviseAccounting:Ensure accuracy of vendor balancesResponsible for confirming the accuracy of reports submitted by the accounting/finance function.Responsible for reviewing and calling over transactions posted by the accounting function into the ERP solutions (QuickBooks).Responsible for carrying out value for money audits on all expenses/capital expenditure by management through the finance function.Ensuring that Finance/Accounts Department follows due process in carrying out its responsibilities.Review documentation procedure for the unit to ensure that proper documentation is carried out.Review payment procedure to ensure that all regulatory deductions (VAT/WHT etc. ) are complied with.Liaising with External Auditors and regulatory authorities.Review monthly payroll for completeness and accuracy before payment by financeHuman Resource/ Admin:Review Documentation to ensure that all staff and associated documentation are in place and up to dateEnsure compliance with laid down HR policies and proceduresReview Staff Sign-in registers at different locationsVet Admin purchases and bills by ensuring necessary documents are attached to bills.Information Technology:Review Documentation and password policy to ensure that all associated policies and procedures are complied with.Review user rights on all solutions to ensure compliance with policies and procedures governing access 

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