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Internal Control Specialist at FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC

FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria PLC is a unique multinational FMCG & B2B company aiming to stay successful in an ever-changing and increasingly complex world. We are unique because our suppliers, the farmers, are also our owners. Since we own the entire supply chain, from grass to glass, we can guarantee the high quality of all our products. As we work in highly competitive markets, we need to be agile while balancing all interdependencies inside and outside our company. Next to a supply-driven business, our portfolio consists of many strong commercial brands all over the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Internal Control Specialist

Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-time


  • Are you looking for a challenge to help FrieslandCampina secure compliance with Internal Controls?
  • Do you like to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of controls and related processes?
  • Want to support Global Business Services and Operating companies in managing their risks and controls within an international setting?
  • Do you have a financial background and are a Qualified Accountant, Auditor, or Controller? Then strengthen our team as an Internal Control Specialist.


  • As part of the EGRC team, support RFC’s control activities and various business requests related to risk & control (e.g. risk deep-dives, control implementations, control optimizations, global policy establishment & control standard setting, etc.)
  • Continuously support creating awareness of internal controls and enhancing the risk & control culture and mindset within the organization.


  • Perform internal control testing for continuous assessments
  • Perform control design assessment and testing of regular/moderately complex controls
  • Follow up with entities to ensure complete and timely closure of internal control findings
  • Follow up with action owners to ensure complete and timely closure of audit issues
  • Support periodic preparation of required control documents based on the external audit request.
  • Support the R&C function by executing process deep dives, reviews, etc. to bring about process efficiency and control optimization.
  • Carry out any other task(s) as may be assigned by the Cluster R&C Manager from time to time.

What We Ask

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Accounting or Finance or equivalent.
  • Basic knowledge and experience in managing internal controls, process improvements, finance, and accounting.
  • Strong analytical skills, hands-on, accountable, accurate, pro-active, and result oriented.
  • Professional communication in English, writing, and verbal, and ability to work within different cultures and in an international team.
  • ACA, ACCA, CFE, or other relevant professional certifications will be of added advantage.
  • Must have 3-5 years of working experience in a matrix complex organization, preferably in an international organization or larger Consultancy / Audit Firm.
  • Knowledge and work experience in Internal Control and/or Audit preferred.

What We Offer

  • A dynamic, challenging, and innovative work environment.
  • We believe in nourishing growth and offer training and personal development.
  • Competitive remuneration package.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Closing date: Not specified