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Everdon Bureau de Change Employment Opportunity

Everdon Bureau de Change is a wholly owned subsidiary of VFD Group Limited, a financial services group headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria. The Company is a Dun and Bradstreet certified Foreign Exchange company headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria. Through us, businesses and individuals can place orders and broker foreign currency transactions more conveniently than ever before. We trade in major global currencies, including the US dollar, UK pound sterling and the Euro. We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Internal Control/Compliance Officer
: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time
Grade Alignment: Associate to Senior Associate
Job Summary

  • Formulate and execute company control processes, and complete daily, weekly, and monthly accounts reconciliations by identifying and reconciling differences, escalating issues, and communicating results to management and colleagues.

Key Task:

  • Budget & Budgetary control
  • Accounts reconciliation
  • Regulatory compliance reporting
  • Revenue and cost assurance
  • Internal audit
  • Asset and liability management
  • Special investigations and daily call-oversEnsure proper internal audit and control system.

Budget & Budget control:

  • Monitor annual budget figures
  • Provide a monthly variance and budget gap report
  • Ensure expenses are always within budget except with exceptional approval

Internal Audit:

  • Develop proper internal audit and control system
  • Define control measure for all key activities and ensure compliance
  • Prepare audit reports
  • Advise units on departure from policies, procedures and other exceptions

Asset and Liability management:

  • Develop an ALM system
  • Develop ALM policies and procedures
  • Suggest strategic guidance where necessary

Special investigations and daily call overs:

  • Review all payment vouchers to both internal and external parties
  • Perform investigations into suspected fraudulent/ sharp practices
  • Provide appropriate line of action and recommendation for investigated fraudulent activities

Accounts reconciliation:

  • Ensures that cash amounts in the company’s ledgers agree with bank balances
  • Ensures guidelines and policies around cash processes are adequate & effective
  • Ensure daily call-over
  • Monthly bank reconciliation of all accounts

Regulatory compliance reporting:

  • Ensure zero regulatory infraction in areas relating to financial reporting
  • Review fillings to regulators
  • Ensure remittance of all government taxes

Revenue and cost assurance:

  • Develop an integrated cycle to ensure prevention, detection, analysis and Response
  • Ensure avoidable losses and cost exposure
  • Ensure no opportunist fraud window
  • Ensure no areas of income leakages


  • Prepare/compile agreed periodic activity report for the MD/CEO
  • Other adhoc assignment as assigned

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Summary KPI
  • Non-Financial/Internal
  • Budget and Budget Control
  • Budget variance analysis 5th working day of the month

Regulatory Compliance Reporting:

  • Ensure zero regulatory infraction in areas relating to financial reporting
  • Accurate review of fillings to regulators
  • Timely remittance of all government taxes

Revenue and cost assurance:

  • Development of an integrated cycle to ensure prevention, detection, analysis and response
  • Cost savings on avoidable losses and cost exposure
  • Decrease and detection of income leakages
  • Number of suggested strategy

Internal Audit:

  • Development of internal audit and control system
  • Increase of compliance of all key activities
  • Prepare audit reports
  • Decrease in exceptions by the units
  • Number of identified exceptions

Asset and Liability management:

  • Development and implementation of an ALM system
  • Development of all necessary ALM policies and procedures
  • Number of suggested strategic guidance

Special investigations and daily call overs:

  • Timely review of all payment vouchers to both internal and external parties
  • Number of investigated fraudulent and sharp practices
  • Reduced number of fraud cases


  • Integrity and Accuracy of Accounting Records:
    • Account reconciliations- Daily
    • WACC- Daily
    • FD position analysis- Weekly
  • Account reconciliation- Daily, weekly and Monthly
  • Control and Monitoring- Daily
  • Number of timely conducted audits
  • Reduced fraud cases
  • Comprehensive, clear, and constructive audit and fraud reports
  • Reduced number of mitigated risk
  • Minimum exceptions found by external auditors.
  • Adhoc task- Continuous
  • Regulatory Compliance- Fillings 24hrs before specified deadline.
  • Savings on income leakages
  • Timely and discreet execution of investigations


  • First degree or its equivalent in a Numerate discipline (Accounting, Economics, Finance, etc), MBA or Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum Experience
  • Minimum of 6 years’ cumulative work experience in a similar role
  • Professional Membership: ICAN, ACCA

Core Skills:

  • Knowledge of corporate governance practices
  • Ability to analyze data
  • Proficient at Excel, MS Word and Power point
  • Developed ability to produce reports and presentations to a professional standard
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Very good proof-reading skills.
  • Ability to read large volumes of documents effectively and extract necessary information
  • In-depth understanding of the organization’s business issues
  • Communication & Presentation
  • Good report writing skills

Generic Skills:

  • Communication skills, Analytical ability, Integrity.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] with the relevant position applied for as heading


Application Deadline: 10th April, 2019.