New Jobs at Poverty Reduction and Rural Women Empowerment Initiative

Poverty Reduction and Rural Women Empowerment Initiative, a microfinance institute whose Head office is located in Lagos is currently seeking to recruit the services of:

Job Title: Internal Control Officer

Location: Sagamu, Ogun

Job Objective

  • To monitor internal control and ensure that staff comply with the bank’s accounting system and internal control policies.


  • Carry out all duties that focus on monitoring compliance with the bank’s internal control policies in the branches and units.
  • Carry out daily reconciliation of the company’s bank accounts
  • Ensure all outstanding transactions are posted promptly
  • Ensure wrong postings of transactions are reversed
  • Daily follow up with operations/tellers on outstanding transactions
  • Raise exception report on a daily basis
  • Check all books of account to ensure they are free of errors.
  • Verify all expenses made in the branch, including price verification and certification of payment voucher.
  • Check loan forms and files for adequacy, precedent to disbursement.
  • Verify client’s business to confirm feasibility precedent to loan disbursement.
  • Pay random visit to client site, for account reconciliation.
  • Facilitate training of client before disbursement of loan and interview and attends to clients before opening of accounts.
  • Ensure all KYC and KYB documents are properly filed before reconciliation.
  • Check petty cash book on a daily basis.
  • Monitor bank’s assets and identify any obsolete or idle assets for efficient disposal as may be required.
  • Prepare compliance and control reports as may be appropriate.
  • Perform other duties, as may be assigned by the Head, Internal Control.


  • Bachelor’s degree or HND from a recognized academic institution in Accounting, Finance or other related field.
  • Minimum of Two (2) years relevant experience in related role; working in a Banking or Microfinance bank setting.
  • Candidates should be willing to resume within a short notice.

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skill
  • Ability and aptitude to work with detail, precision, speed, and accuracy.
  • Knowledge of personal computers, including Microsoft Excel, Word processing.
  • Knowledge of relevant accounting packages
  • Knowledge in existing regulatory framework and best practices in internal control and audit.

Deadline: 19th April, 2019.

How to Apply
interested and qualified candidates should send their tailored CVs to:

 That only candidates residing in the area mentioned above should apply and only experienced candidates in a Microfinance Bank/Institute setting.


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