Internal Control / Audit Officer Job at Agary Pharmaceutical Limited

Agary Pharmaceutical Limited was established in 1992 as a national marketing company that specializes in the importation and distribution of medical and hospital consumables. In 2008, the company diversified into local manufacturing of drugs and till date, our commitment and drive has propelled our growth to a world class facility. We specialize in Hospital Consumables, Medical Equipment, Drug Manufacturing, quality German Supplements (Queisser) and Raw Materials for Drug Manufacturing.

From working with small businesses to big conglomerates, Agary Pharmaceutical Limited works round the clock to meet the needs of the healthcare sector by providing easy access to internationally certified quality products that assist in rendering effective healthcare services.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Internal Control / Audit Officer
Job Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


  • Carry out periodic controls and audit activities to ensure strict adherence to company’s Internal Policies and Procedures, relevant Rules and regulations, guidelines and corporate Governance.
  • Provide assistance in evaluating the effectiveness of internal control system and identify areas of risk within the various sections of the organization.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of audit plans and programs to ensure all areas of the organization are covered.
  • Carry out control, verification and confirmation checks of all incoming and outgoing goods in the warehouse.
  • Verify and certify that all incoming and outgoing payments follow appropriate guidelines
  • Work collaboratively with various departments to promote a culture of compliance and risk management
  • Stay up-to-date on changes to laws and regulations affecting the company's operations
  • Participate in special projects and initiatives as assigned by management.
  • Monitor stock movement and ensure compliance to the process flow of raw materials and finished goods between production and warehouse.
  • Verify and call over payment vouchers, Goods Received Notes, Waybills, invoices, receipts and ensure process compliance to the requirement standards.
  • Support in the preparation of detailed audit reports highlighting findings and recommendations for improvement.
  • Monitor implementation of corrective actions and reports on progress.
  • Ensure there are no gaps in financial transactions, ensure prompt reconciliation and ensure checks and balances measures are adhered to.
  • Raise awareness of audit processes, purpose and audit findings to staff and other stakeholders.
  • Follow up on audit findings to determine if weakness identified in internal controls have been effectively addressed.
  • Working with the business to promote a culture of Risk awareness and control and to ensure consistency of practice and approach throughout the organization.
  • Provide assistance in the preparation of audit plans.
  • Assist in the preparation of policies, procedures and guidelines to promote sound internal controls and compliance with company policies and regulations.


  • Good understanding of internal control principles, audit methodologies, and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Good analytical skills, with the ability to assess complex processes, identify risks, and formulate effective solutions.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy in conducting audit procedures and documenting findings.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate audit results and recommendations clearly
  • Proficiency in using audit tools and software, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and collaborate effectively in a team environment.
  • Commitment to upholding ethical standards, integrity and professionalism in all audit activities.

Required Background

  • Basic: B.Sc Accounting, Finance or equivalent
  • Experience: 4-6 years of experience in internal audit or control functions, preferably within the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry.
  • Desirable: Professional certification is an added advantage

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.