UK-Dion Investment Limited

  • Lekki, Lagos State


  • Permanent

  • Full-time

UK-Dion Investment Limited is an asset management company duly registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) and regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Our philosophy is to provide our clients with the best independent advice on their investments and help them get the best value for their money.

We are a non-banking financial institution which is into the business of asset/wealth management. The company is built on a strong foundation of integrity and professional ethics and bound by law and its core values to put clients’ interests first

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We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Internal Control Manager

Job Location: Lekki, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The Internal Control Manager will be responsible for designing, documenting, implementing, assessing, and monitoring the internal control framework of the Group while ensuring a strong internal control environment through the development of policies and procedures, ensuring their implementation and monitoring compliance.

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Define the strategic direction for the internal control function which aligns with the overall strategic goals of the company
  • Investigate all cases of non-compliance of internal policies and procedures and external regulatory standards and make recommendations to Management
  • Ensure that the company has adequate controls to prevent unintentional and intentional errors in financial reporting and operational processes
  • Conduct regular audits to assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the control environment, including assessing and appraising the company’s operational procedures and compliance with policies and regulations
  • Coordinate investigations into suspected fraudulent practices across the company and recommend the appropriate line of action
  • Responsible for planning, executing, and reporting on operational, financial, regulatory, and audit related reviews as well as ensure strict adherence to policies and procedures
  • Deliver adequate and timely reporting on the internal control framework and control deficiencies to ensure appropriate prompt communication, documentation and escalation to Management
  • Put in place policies and standard operating procedures across the entire operations of the company
  • Conduct a daily review/check of posting done by account team to facilitate early detection of errors
  • Ensure that all statutory deductions and taxes are remitted as and when due
  • Conduct a monthly review of bank charges in order to ensure early detection and to ensure that wrong charges are immediately reversed by banks
  • Ensure a continuous review of processes in order to ensure that inherent process gaps that could lead to error and fraud are closed out immediately once noticed
  • Conduct regular check and ensure there are no wastages and leakages in admin and procurement transactions across the company
  • Conduct regular fixed assets verifications, Staff Audit, and others.

Education and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a Finance related discipline
  • Minimum of 7 – 8 years of Cognate experience in a similar role
  • Membership of a relevant professional body like the ACCA, ACA, CISA or a relevant post-graduate degree is desirable
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

Required Skills / Abilities:

  • Proven understanding and experience with internal control frameworks
  • Hands-on experience in the establishment and operation of internal control mechanisms
  • Experience in process evaluation as well as documentation of internal policies and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of accounting, finance and risk management, including the interpretation financial and other records
  • Demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in auditing; internal audit standards, ethics and fraud awareness
  • Strong analytical and documentation skills
  • Experience in recommending results/corrective actions
  • Experience in deploying technology and systems to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of the internal control process
  • Excellent leadership, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ethics and high level of integrity
  • Ability to work independently and with very limited supervision
  • Flexibility in resolving issues and addressing changing priorities
  • High attention to detail.

Job Position: Accountant

Job Location: Lekki, Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The Accountant will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting operations with functional responsibility for processing financial transactions, maintenance of accounting records and production of financial reports

Duties / Responsibilities

  • Prepare and analyze accurate monthly financial and management reports, including income statement, balance sheet, budget and variance, projections and forecast and cash flow.
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are processed accurately, in a timely manner, and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Assist in issuing timely, accurate, and complete financial statements for all levels, including Board of Directors, executive, and management.
  • Assist in coordinating the preparation of the draft audited financial statements and all tax returns
  • Ensure that financial transactions are recorded and classified in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and approved financial reporting standards.
  • Analyze financial discrepancies (revenues, expenditures, assets, liabilities and equity), determine budget variances, provide explanations for such variations and recommend effective solutions to the Chief Financial Officer
  • Prepare tax returns, payments and reports in a timely manner
  • Conduct a review of all relevant financial statements to make sure they align with the tax laws and regulations
  • Ensure the proper computation and timely remittance of all other statutory payments
  • Prepare a variety of ad hoc financial scenarios as requested

Education and Experience

  • B.Sc. or HND in Accounting related field
  • 3-5 years’ professional work experience in a similar role
  • Professional certification (ICAN or ACCA) is required

Required Skills / Abilities:

  • Strategic thinker who possesses solid business acumen and is able to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills and the ability to interact effectively with others
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to perform multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines while maintaining accuracy and quality
  • Proven ability to make complex, time-based or sensitive decisions in the best interest of the organization
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting principles

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title and Location as the subject of the email.

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