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Risk & Control Associate at Sankore Investments

  • Full Time
  • Onsite
  • Permanent
  • Lagos

Website Sankore Investments

Risk & Control Associate

About The Role

  • The Internal Control Associate is responsible for the day-to-day management of the Team’s process records, work operations tracking and monitoring, and providing recommendations for business process improvements.
  • In this role, you will also be collaborating with key internal & external stakeholders to ensure adherence to company policies and processes in line with industry and best practices, driving and implementing digital technology transformation initiatives across the company.
  • You will report to the Chief Risk Officer.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review Sankore’s internal controls and procedures to ensure compliance with regulations, identify potential weaknesses, and propose recommendations for improvement
  • Conduct audits of the company’s financial statements, accounts, and operations to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with accounting principles and regulations
  • Investigate and report on irregularities, non-compliance, and suspicious activities.
  • Assist in the implementation of risk management policies, compliance policies, periodic risk reviews / and monitoring of organization-wide risk portfolio.
  • Monitor and track compliance with Turnaround Time and Service Level Agreements and escalate non-compliance to the Chief Risk Officer.
  • Monitor and prepare periodic reports on the status of risks and the effectiveness of existing controls.
  • Assist departments in developing/updating their risk register, key risk indicator, and risk and control self-assessment templates as well as tracking them for onward reports to the management

Key Competencies

Technical Competencies

  • Risk management & internal control
  • Internal Audit
  • Information Systems Audit
  • Investigation
  • Document/records management

Digital Competencies

  • Ms Office Suite

Investment Competencies

  • Knowledge of the Finance Industry
  • Knowledge of Fraud Analysis
  • Interest in Investment


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Banking & Finance or Economics.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a business or finance (Consulting experience is an added advantage).
  • Proficiency with Microsoft tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoints, Visio etc.)
  • Good knowledge of back-office operations including but not limited to Trading operations, Fund accounting etc.
  • Working knowledge of general accounting operations and specific requirements for investment management companies such as IFRS 9.
  • Good understanding of Nigerian capital markets regulatory standards and environment (SEC, NSE etc.).
  • Fraud detection & control

This Job Is Perfect For You If You, If

  • Are meticulous, highly analytical, innovative and self-driven.
  • Can engage with multiple stakeholders to drive for results, can take initiative

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