Job offer: Internal Control Officer - ECOBANK CAMEROUN S.A.

Cameroon Desks
ECOBANK CAMEROUN S.A. is recruiting an Internal Control officer ready to work across the national territory.

The position is based in Douala.

Job level :

Job grade : 3B


Ensure the implementation of an effective control process in accordance with policies, instructions, strategies and other established documents within the affiliate.


This position will support the Senior Internal Controller. The holder should have the proven ability to translate internal control requirements into practical business applications and solutions which compliment growth and strategic initiatives.


Head office & Branch Control:
  • To ensure compliance with policies, procedures and statutory regulations.
  • Identify transaction errors, omissions, discrepancies, and irregularities and facilitate timely rectification and/or escalation to the appropriate authority for subsequent action.
  • Ensure that the foreign exchange risks in banking activities are adequately assessed.
  • Ensure that controls are in place and provide an early warning system for failure of key control activities in Securities such as segregation of duties, approvals, verifications, reconciliations and portfolio reviews.
  • Investigate unusual items, large valued open items and other major control breaches and escalate as per the escalation procedure.
  • Ensure that all GL accounts are in the monthly proofs and that all reconciliations have been carried out by the responsible officers.
  • Ensure branches compliance with cash on premises/cash in transit limits, operational policies, branch controls and guidelines for branches under internal controller’s supervision.
  • Alert Management on areas of major/persistent control infractions/breaches/areas requiring control improvements.
  • To ensure full or substantial automation of key operational controls.
  • Ensure the implementation and monitoring of the affiliate dashboard.
  • Ensure the affiliate is compliant with the key risk indicators defined by the bank.
  • Carry out any other activities assigned by supervisor.


Experience & Qualifications
  • Minimum of 7 years work experience in a financial institutions and consulting firms
  • Experience in control or audit functions & operations & finance
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree preferably in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics, Banking, information system, etc
Skills, Capabilities & Personal attributes
  • Performance Under Pressure
  • Problem Solving
  • Leadership
  • Independent Minded
  • Interpersonal relationship
  • Multi-Disciplinary and Multi-tasking disposition
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Analytical and investigation skills
  • Fraud and Operational risk knowledge
  • FX Regulation interpretation
  • Banking, Insurance, and financial services knowledge
  • Extensive Working Knowledge of Excel is key
  • SQL (Structured Query Language) is a great advantage

Please submit your CV and motivation letter to latest February 04th, 2024 at 5pm prompt with the subject « Internal Control officer »

NB: Only applications matching with the desired profile will be contacted

Ecobank Cameroon is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate on the basis of gender, religion, ethnicity, physical ability, etc… Visit our website at


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