Control Officer Recruitment at First Bank

 Position Title: Control Officer

As part of plans to enhance its operational effectiveness and service quality delivery, Internal Control & Enhancement Group seeks to engage suitably qualified and self-motivated individuals to join the Team as  Control Officers in Lagos, North, Far North, South East, South-South and South West. The search is open to existing staff with the right skills set and track records of success and achievement.
Reporting to the  Control Manager, the ideal candidates will have the responsibility for monitoring, testing and enhancing controls embedded  in the  policies, procedures, standards and practices governing branch  banking / head office department activities within designated cluster / departments of coverage. Specific responsibilities amongst others include:
  • Provide control advisory and support service to Branches / departments.
  • Review IT Control Reports and ensure the closure/escalation on noted exceptions.
  • Carry out  investigation on fraudulent activities, unusual incident and other irregular activities.
  • Conduct maiden visit to newly created branches to assess the control environment and other equipment for physical control.
  • Ensure complete documentation of all observed policy/procedural breaches during control activities.


Eligible candidate must possess:
  • A good first degree in any numerate discipline (Accounting, Sciences, etc)
  • Knowledge of the banking industry, applicable tariff and banking services/products and financial/business analysis is required.
  • Excellent knowledge and use of banking applications and core business processes.
  • Strong understanding of banking structure, policies and procedures and essence of a strong control environment.
  • Good understanding of the business environment, regulatory frame work and risk management.
  • Ability to gather, analyze and interpret data.

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