Internal Controller – SHS – Lagos, Nigeria

Oolu Solar is a growing solar energy provider in West Africa present in Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Cameroon and Nigeria. We are looking for a passionate, motivated and dynamic professional to create lean processes and develop and enforce internal control measures in order to help Oolu Solar reach its full potential.

The Internal Controller will provide independent and objective assurance on the effectiveness, efficiency and integrity of the Company’s operations. They will be responsible for implementing rules and policies in order to provide reasonable assurance about the reliability of financial reporting, efficiency of operations and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.

Candidate Profile:

  • Motivated self-starter with ability to work well in an unstructured environment
  • Intellectually curious and detail-oriented
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills with the ability to communicate thoughts clearly to a group
  • Bachelor Degree with major in Accounting, Finance or any related disciplines
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in internal control (logistics/distribution/FMCG industry experience preferred)
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Professional and able to work independently
  • Sound knowledge of internal control system and risk management best practice
  • High motivation and proactive professional approach with strong interpersonal skills to deal with various stakeholders at different levels in company;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (French advantageous)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Continual identification and evaluation of significant exposures to risk across the business
  • Lead the strengthening of risk management and control systems
  • Support process owners to (re)design and maintain the internal control framework
  • Administer training across all levels of the business to ensure employees have an intricate understanding of all internal control guidelines and standards
  • Develop a deep understanding of the businesses key processes
  • Generate improvements in efficiency and cost-structure through process development and improvement
  • Help to create employee engagement with Risk & Compliance
  • Ensure escalations are acted upon and resolved

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