Internal Control Officer Job in Nigeria

 Taghini Foods Limited is a traditional poultry processing Company based in Ibadan. We supply fresh and frozen poultry products to wholesalers, caterers and further processors, including products suitable for Halal customers. We are a company or people engaged in the production of food, seeking to pursue truth and integrity, and committed to creating value for our customers, our team members, and our communities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Internal Control Officer

Location: Ibadan, Oyo

Employment Type: Full Time


  • Ensure compliance and smooth functioning of the Company’s internal control standards within the various business locations.
  • Conduct self-assessment of the main Internal Control and Management standards.
  • Assist in identify existing & potential risks that every Business Units face and develop solutions to preventive future re-occurrence.
  • Alert direct supervisor about these risks identified and put in place measures to eliminate the risks & control where appropriate.


  • Update and implement audits plan with the direct supervisor that include Risk Management & Control.
  • Assist to ensure compliance and respect of the Internal Control and Management standards defined by the Management.
  • Assist in preparation of reports following audits & assignments that reflect audit results and document processes.
  • Alert the Finance Department and the Management of the business unit about the failures observed during the audits

Advice & Assistance:

  • Recommend internal control actions to reinforce compliance with established rules
  • Share management best practices in the business units
  • Report in a timely manner the information collected and stay tuned with updates related to good practices.
  • Assist in providing training on policies and controls from time-to-time within business units

Stocktaking management:

  • Supervise the stocktaking on a monthly basis.
  • Investigate and explain the discrepancies identified during the stocktaking.
  • Any other tasks as may be assigned from time to time by the direct supervisor.

Requirements and Skills

  • A degree in Accounting / Economics / Finance, or similar field.
  • 5 years’ experience from a similar position in an agricultural business or frozen food manufacturing business and other related manufacturing business.
  • Relevant professional certification is a plus e.g. CICS, CICP.
  • Solid understanding and experience with internal control frameworks.
  • Strong analytical skills include the ability to spot, assess and address risk, materiality and interdependencies and translate it into impact analysis for the financial reporting and recommendations for improvement.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills presenting internal control and risk matters in an understandable way across various forums and levels of the organization with the right level of detail.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Adaptable to working in a fast paced, ever-changing environment, striving for continuous improvement and optimization.
  • Proficiency in productivity and collaboration tools (Microsoft Office Suite or Google Workspace).
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to multitask and prioritize.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with people at all levels.
  • Excellent communication, instructional, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information appropriately.


Application Closing Date
30th August, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.