PZ Cussons Nigeria Job: Vacancy for Internal Auditor
With its headquarters in Stockport, UK, PZ Cussons is a successful international business which employs more than 10,000 people around the world. The operating subsidiaries, which span 14 countries, are supported from the centre by PZ Cussons (International) Ltd which provides group central support services. PZ Cussons has grown into one of the most successful, respected and trusted Groups in the consumer products industry.
PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc, the largest subsidiary of PZ Cussons, has enjoyed tremendous business success in Nigeria for over a century. No other consumer goods company possesses our heritage in Nigeria or understands its customers better than we do. Our approach to Nigeria, our customers, our consumers and to our business is designed to sustain us far into the future. Our prime business objective in Nigeria is sustainable and profitable growth and our drive to be world-class in every aspect of our business life will be relentless.
To achieve this, we have adopted a Strategic Business Unit (SBU) structure, in which each SBU has clear focus on its markets; developing a deep understanding of the needs and aspirations of its consumers and the dynamics of the marketplace, which it can exploit to deliver its objectives. Our business policies, systems and actions (procedures and processes, corporate and personal ethics, corporate image, employee development, equality of opportunity, remuneration, services provided to distributors etc) are harmonized between all our SBUs, ensuring the sharing of best practice and operational synergies. By combining our financial strength and the commercial acumen encouraged at all levels amongst our people, we are positioning ourselves to seize profitable new opportunities within our chosen sectors.
ALL BUSINESS UNITS – LAGOS
THE ROLE: INTERNAL AUDITOR
THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL BE REQUIRED TO:
Ensure that strong controls are in place in the company together with the rest of the internal audit team .
Ensure the successful implementation of the Internal Audit Plan and Program in the company.
Ensure that all required control procedures are put in place and verify that these are being followed.
Analyze and identify ongoing audit matters, plus take the lead to ensure that these are resolved.
Maintain department’s operating policies and authorizations.
Report on audit matters to the head of department and relevant stake-holders.
Have a minimum of Second Class Lower Degree in Accounting, Finance or any related discipline.
Have ICAN, ACCA or similar qualification and a good knowledge of IAS/SAS and IFRS.
Have three to five (3–5) years relevant experience. Prior manufacturing experience is key, external audit and FMCG experience an advantage.
Have prior accounting and production software experience, preferably in MFG/Pro.
Be computer literate, especially a have sound knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
Be calm and mature with strong ethics.
Have good interpersonal skills.
Have an eye for details and be self-motivated.
Must be a good team player.
Must have a flexible approach to work and be able to work under pressure.
Have a CAN DO attitude, exhibiting our core values – COURAGE, ACCOUNTABILITY, NETWORKING, DRIVE and ONENESS.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be shortlisted.
CLOSING DATE: 14 MAY 2010
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