Internal Control Officer at Groupe Sebastien


Job Description

Job Title: Internal Control Officer
Business Unit: Groupe Office
Report To: Chief Executive Officer

Job Brief:

Groupe Sebastien is a management company in Accra – Ghana that manages several high-profile restaurants. The Groupe presently has vacancy for an individual with high moral and ethical background to join our team as an Internal Control Officer (ICO).
The ideal candidate will oversee and ensure the effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with laws, regulations and internal policies within the company.

Responsibilities:

• Develop and implement internal control frameworks, policies, and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
• Conduct risk assessments and internal control reviews to identify areas of potential risk, fraud, or non-compliance at all Groupe Units.
• Evaluate the design and effectiveness of internal controls, including segregation of duties, access controls, and authorization processes.
• Perform internal audits, reviews, and testing procedures to assess the reliability and accuracy of financial and operational information.
• Document findings and recommendations and communicate results to management.
• Collaborate with Units Heads to address deficiencies and implement corrective actions.
• Provide training and guidance to employees on internal control policies and procedures.
• Conduct investigations into suspected fraud, misconduct, or irregularities, and recommend appropriate actions and preventive measures.
• Stay abreast of changes in regulations, laws, and industry standards related to internal controls and risk management.
• Participate in cross-functional teams and committees to support organizational initiatives and projects.
• Liaise with external auditors, regulators, and other stakeholders during audits and inspections.

Qualification Required & Experience

Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration, or related field; CIA, IIA certification preferred.
• Minimum of 2 years working with Internal Quality Control Departments or organisations.
• Proven experience in internal auditing, internal controls, or risk management roles.
• Strong understanding of internal control principles, practices, and frameworks
• Knowledge of auditing standards, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices.
• Analytical and critical thinking skills to assess risks and evaluate control effectiveness.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
• Attention to detail and accuracy in auditing and documentation.
• Proficiency in audit tools and software, as well as Microsoft Office suite.
• Integrity, professionalism, and ethical behaviour in handling sensitive information and investigations.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
• Problem solving skills

Remuneration: GHS2000 – GHS3000 and other allowances.

Location: Accra

Method of Application

Interested applicants should send their current resume and application via email to:

c[email protected] ,stating their application for the role as the subject to the email.

Eg. Subject: Dispatch Rider

Closing Date: 08 August, 2024

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