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Internal audit/control manager
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation


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University of Uyo,Uyo
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Imo State University,Owerri
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Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic,Ikot Ekpene
From 0 to 2009
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of NIgeria (ICAN)
From 0 to 2012
The Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN)
From 0 to 2010
Institute of Loans and Risk Management of Nigeria
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Internal Control Manager
Consolidated Breweries Plc
December 2012 - Present Day (4 years 8 months)


Responsible for the overall internal audit programmes of the organisation, and operating independently of other departments. This position reports to the Group Internal Controller, Audit Committee of the Board of Directors, administers the Audit Policy, and coordinates the activities of the organisation’s external auditors. Other related duties as performed to meet ongoing needs of the organisation includes:

  • Accountable for the development and coordination of the company’s internal auditing activities.
  • Develop and implement internal auditing policies, procedures, and program.
  • Review of accounting procedures.
  • Survey functions and activities in assigned areas to determine the nature of operations, and adequacy of the system of control to achieve established objectives.
  • Supervise or conduct independent audits of company’s records and activities, and prepare varied analyses of the departments, and depots for management.
  • Supervise, conduct, and report on the testing and adequacy of the company’s internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Investigate and determine causes of irregularities, and errors.
  • Recommend corrective action and suggest improvement.
  • Advise top management and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors on audit, and internal control matters.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Manage subordinate employees in the auditing department. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performances; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company’s policies and applicable laws.

Manager-Internal Audit
ChampionBreweries Plc
July 2009 - November 2012 (3 years 5 months)
  • Developed and implement yearly audit plan.
  • Meet with Directors and Managers to discuss needs and proposed audits, to build stakeholders requirements into department plans.
  • Ensure plan is developed to meet the Audit Committee’s expectations.
  • Report to the Audit Committee at the required intervals on Internal Audit assignments including planned reviews, investigations, risk advisory work and any other ad-hoc activity as required.
  • Oversaw and provided quality control for the department’s audits, to ensure departmental mandate and business goals are met and that professional standards are maintained at all times.
  • Ensure completion of audit assignments to provide independent and objective assurance to the audit committee and the management.
  • Scheduled and assigned audits to team members, ensuring effective and efficient use of resources.
  • Managed and oversaw team performance through performance planning, coaching and performance appraisals.
  • Provide ongoing feedback to the team to ensure they develop the skills and competencies required for effective planning and individual professional and personal career growth.
  • Motivate and inspired the team by providing them with the information and tools they needed for effective job delivery to meet the management expectations.
  • Deal with performance issues, discipline as necessary and address poor standards, ensuring departmental targets and organisation’s satisfaction is not compromised.
  • Build relationships with leaders across the organisation to understand issues and identify areas for improvement for the organisation as a whole.
  • Support and encourage team members to be proactive in identifying opportunities to share best practice with the various stakeholders to improve the control environment.
  • Developed various methodologies/procedures to improve the audit process.
  • Provided assistance to the business in meeting regulatory requirements.
  • Keep abreast of developments in Corporate Governance practices and advised the management accordingly.
  • Evaluate control environment performance by test work.
  • Review existing company assets and ensured to maintain apt safeguards from all sorts of losses.
  • Analyze integrity and reliability of financial information and means used for identifying measure, classifying and reporting information.
  • Review and record activities and plans defined by management to resolve issues identified by audit findings. - Examine records to assure apt transactions recording.
  • Direct planning, organizing and monitoring of internal audit operations.
  • Recommend methods to enhance and improve control procedures.
Audit Supervisor - Credit Control
Peacock Paints Limited
June 2004 - July 2009 (5 years 2 months)
  • Monitoring of the stock of full and empties on daily and monthly basis.
  • Daily reconciliation of empties in stock with the balance in the account.
  • Reporting on all issues related to loading and offloading of full paints/empty containers.
  • Carry –out effective Audit Checks, evaluation and verifications of all operations in the stores including raw materials, spare parts, clinic, canteen, guest houses, stationery, laboratory consumables, pallets, AGO, PMS, LPFO and scraps.
  • Analyse stocks as to fast-moving, slow-moving, dormant and obsolete items for management decision.
  • Ensure that assets are properly verified, coded and physically in existence with emphasis on ownership.
  • Monitor assets movement between the factory and depots, factory and external parties for repairs, and movement between departments.
  • Ensure proper and adequate maintenance of Fixed Asset Register.
  • Monitor and control Credit Limits of Customers as approved by management.
  • Reconciled and justified each customer’s Accounts as may be demanded by management.
  • Cross-checks and confirms Bank Reconciliation Statements prepared by the Accounts Department.
  • Cross-checks and certifies Analysis of Commission On Turnover (COT) as analysed by Accounts Department.
  • Monitor of payments and lodgements into Banks.
  • Analysing the daily order/receipts through Cash Daily Delivery Report (CDDR) to lodgement into Bank.
December 1999 - May 2004 (4 years 7 months)
  • Maintained Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable filing systems, filled Ledgers and kept track of output and input Value Added Taxes.
  • Responsible for Fixed Assets Accounting; depreciation calculations and deferrals.
  • Managed and track inventory, prepared periodic and quarterly inventory reports.
  • Prepared various journal entries for period-end closing.
  • Assisted the Chief Accountant with various tasks including financial closing
  • Preparation of financial statements and tax returns.
  • Maintained VAT account and Tax Returns.
  • Resolved discrepancies and performed periodic and quarterly reconciliation.
  • Assisted in the preparation of the budget .
  • Implement financial policies and procedures.
  • Processed suppliers’ invoices.
  • Reconciled weekly deposits.
  • Reconciled logistic and haulage bills.
July 1994 - November 1999 (5 years 5 months)
  • Verifies amounts and codes on various forms for accuracy.
  • Sorts documents and posts debit/credits to proper account balances entries and made necessary corrections.
  • Verified statements items and totals with department records.
  • Reconciles simple bank statements or department records.
  • Made and checked necessary calculations to ensure accuracy.
  • Prepared/checked invoices, requisitions and other documents for processing.
  • Performed clerical duties such as sorting mails, filing and typing, operates variety of general equipment.
  • Compiled routine numerical information for report purposes.