Internal Control Specialist at the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company


Coca-Cola HBC (Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company) is a bottling partner of The Coca-Cola Company. Coca-Cola HBC is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland and has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange and secondary listing on the Athens Exchange. The Coca-Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company and operates in more than 200 countries.

Life at Coca-Cola HBC is fast-paced and challenging, with fair rewards and exciting learning opportunities. We promote an inclusive workplace, value diverse views and opinions and always appoint the best person for the job, ensuring equality in our shortlists and appointments. Take up the challenge. Join us!

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Internal Control Specialist

Job ID.: req34415
Location: Head Office – Iddo – Ebute Meta, Lagos
Team: Internal Control

About Your New Job

  • Performs walk-throughs to evaluate the design effectiveness of internal controls and tests internal controls for operational effectiveness, as per ICC testing methodology and annual plan.
  • Reports on controls deficiencies and aligns and monitors on progress of management actions.
  • Maintains a strong and positive collaboration and frequent communication with Countries / BU management and control owners.

Your New Key Responsibilities

  • Acquire new skills relevant to current job and changing work requirements
  • Demonstrate continuous learning and remain updated on any changes in their area of expertise
  • Develop and maintain relationships with operations and promotes co-operation through timely communication and resolution of issues
  • Stay up to date on internal control best practices and regulatory changes that may impact CCH’s internal control environment Identify the need for updates/ additions to internal control documentation and suggests and implements changes
  • Identify opportunities to improve and streamline internal controls and ICF compliance processes, listening to business requirements
  • Conduct work in compliance with applicable internal control requirements and CCH policies and procedures
  • Organize workload appropriately, plans, sets priorities, and meets deadlines efficiently
  • Participate in scoping activities as requested by the Region Internal Control Manager
  • Proactively communicate challenges and risks to the Senior Internal Control Specialist to ensure objectives are achieved on time and at the required quality
  • Perform walkthrough procedures and inquiries to Control Owners
  • Test internal controls throughout the assigned BUS
  • Report on the status of internal controls as per the ICC’s reporting plan and requirements in a timely manner
  • Align on control deficiencies with control owners and assists in the preparation of management remediation actions
  • Track the progress of management remediation actions, informs on potential issues/ delays in a timely manner, proactively seeks solutions and highlights risk areas.

Education / Experience

  • A University Level Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or a related field
  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Management or Business Administration or a related field (desirable)
  • 0 – 3 years’ experience of testing internal controls in FMCG environment or audit experience within a Big Four company.
  • Excellent command of the English language required. Second CCH language (desirable)
  • ACA or ACCA fully / partially qualified (desirable)
  • CIA/CFE qualifications (desirable).

Do You Have These Skills?

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills i.e., building partnerships and working collaboratively with others
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office (particularly MS Excel)
  • Situational adaptability
  • Action oriented
  • Ensures accountability
  • Being resilient
  • Drives results.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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


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