Process and Control Improvement Specialist at Nigerian Breweries Plc

Title: Process and Control Improvement Specialist | Nigerian Breweries Plc
Location: Nationwide
Type: Full-time / Permanent
Level: Mid-level Management
Specialization: Accounting/Audit/Tax

Nigerian Breweries Plc – As the foremost brewing company in Nigeria, we are proud of our vision to Wow Nigeria with our Great Brands, Passionate People and World Class Performance.

The core activities of the P&CI Specialists are to support the P&CI Manager in the following areas:

  • Controls Monitoring
  • Process & Control Management
  • Continuous Process Improvement (CPI). These activities are driving the continuous improvement, monitoring/testing, design and implementation of processes and controls.

Additional areas include:

  • Risk Management
  • Compliance
  • Fraud Management
  • Assurance

The P&CI Specialist needs to maintain effective business relationships with internal and external stakeholders, as well as other business partners.

Minimum Requirements
Must have:

  • Working knowledge and understanding in two or more of the following areas: risk management, internal control, process management, fraud management & compliance.
  • Experience in the area of internal control, internal / external audit or process management and improvement.
  • Experience in assessing process and information flows, performing cost/benefit analyses, tracking results, developing recommendations, and implementing changes that drive business performance.
  • Strong quantitative, statistical and computer skills, with emphasis on the ability to perform data analytics, sophisticated analysis with spreadsheet, and/or database applications.


  • University degree with a minimum of Second Class Upper in Economics, Accounting/Finance or Business Administration and possession of Masters Degree is an added advantage. A first degree with 2nd Class Lower degree must have a Masters’ Degree.
  • Finance, Accounting, Internal/External audit background, Professional certifications including: – ACA/ACCA/CIMA/RA/RE/CPA/CFE or – CIA/RO.
  • Internationally recognized certification in Six Sigma (Yellow/Green/ Black Belt)/ PMP / Prince2 would be added advantage.


  • Minimum 4 to 10 years of relevant experience in a reputable audit firm.
  • Experience within internal/external audit of multinational companies, including experience of operational audit, risk management.
  • Willingness and ability to travel locally and internationally(up to 70%)
  • Knowledge of internal control.
  • Report writing skills.

Key Responsibilities

Process & Control Management:

  • Perform assigned procedures to ensure business processes and controls are appropriately designed, constructed, implemented and maintained.
  • Identify and report process activities that deviate from the global standard or local management approved procedure.
  • Identify improvement opportunities in performing assigned tasks, through business or technical knowledge, and escalation to P&CI Manager for immediate action.

Control Monitoring:

  • Monitor and test control effectiveness and drive the implementation of remediating actions.
  • Develop Key Control Framework, and execute a review of internal controls over financial reporting, as assigned by the P&CI Manager.

Fraud and Risk Management:

  • Support the process of Risk Identification, Assessment and Response as well as monitor existing and emerging risks.
  • Ensure relevant risk templates and documentation are used and drive the creation of risk responses.

Compliance Management:

  • Stay informed about policy changes and assess their impact on existing control frameworks.
  • Register, track and log policies & procedures. This includes the review of the self-assessment activities.

Assurance Activities:

  • Participate in business process oriented internal control reviews, compliance audits and activities that deliver the P&CI plan to provide the business with comfort in theinternal control environment.
  • Prepare draft reports for review. This may include remediation plans etc.

Important Skills:

  • Analytical skill
  • Expert Report writing & presentation skills
  • Adept knowledge of Internal Controls and Governance
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • High collaborative abilities
  • Effective Stakeholders Management capabilities

Other Considerations:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Innovation-driven
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to speak French will an added advantage

We offer some of the most competitive remuneration packages in our industry and offer performance related increments/bonuses.

Package includes

  • Salary
  • Health benefits
  • Pension

Other Benefits

  • Transport Allowance
  • Housing
  • Bonus

Application Closing Date
16th April, 2021

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply