AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited, Obuasi Gold Mine is currently near completion of the redevelopment phase to become a modern, efficient and long-term profitable operation. The underground mining operation has been fully mechanized and designed to produce up to an average maximum of 5,000 t/day of ore mined.
We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated person to join our dedicated team as
Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor.
ROLE PURPOSE AND CONTEXT
To provide direct output support to the Audit Manager in providing adequate independent assurance to the Board (through the Audit and Risk Committee) and ExCom that the company’s governance requirements are met, the internal controls are adequate and effective, and that risks are adequately managed.
The role holder will also provide advice and consulting support to the business with a view to adding value on specific projects / assignments as and when appropriate.
- Identify, understand and address safety hazards and risks.
- Demonstrate behaviour that is consistent with AngloGold Ashanti’s Safety Vision and Values.
- Collaborate with others in pursuing safety and environmental goals.
- Report on non-compliance issues
- Assist the Audit Manager to invest time with key members of management within the business, understand their business needs and concerns to ensure that the service levels are appropriately directed to the needs of the business.
- Using the findings generated above, prepare and implement a comprehensive risk-based audit plan which will address the following assurance objectives:
- Risks within the business are identified and managed effectively.
- Provision of the appropriate level of assurance to management of the business unit.
- The controls within the business are adequate and effective (both Finance and operational)
- Ensure that material failures in controls are reported timeously and maintain a follow up process to ensure that appropriate remedial action is taken by the custodian of that control
- Ensure that service levels and quality standards are maintained within the Assurance function by obtaining a positive opinion on the external expert assessment.
- Market the Internal Audit function within the Group in order for customers to better understand the role, type of audit projects, skills, planning and consulting possessed within Group Internal Audit
- Take part in Combined Assurance and SOX testing reviews in AGA locations other than the Ghana operations as may be determined by the Audit Manager or the Vice President Assurance
- Plan and execute projects to provide advisory and consulting services to clients as may be requested from time to time
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE
- A degree in Accounting and membership of one or more of the professional bodies:
- Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana),
- Institute of Chartered Accountants (South Africa)),
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, and
- Institute of Internal Auditors.
- Certified Internal Auditor would be an advantage
- At least 3 – 5 years’ experience as an Internal Auditor, with specific experience relating to:
- Corporate governance principles,
- Financial and Operational Audits,
- Fraud Investigations,
- Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Assurance reviews, and
- Combined Assurance reviews.
- Must be computer literate with significant proficiency in Microsoft’s Excel, Word and Power Point.
- Experience as an Internal Auditor in a mining environment, and
- Knowledge in TeamMate Audit Software will be an advantage
- Project management skills (Ability to initiate, plan, execute and report on audit projects)
- In-depth knowledge of corporate governance, enterprise risk management, and internal controls processes.
- Ability to analyse and apply financial and accounting data
- Knowledge of Internal Auditing Standards and Professional Codes of Conducts and Ethics
- Creating a disciplined team to deliver the planned work to the defined standards.
- Managing oneself – taking ownership of one’s personal development.
- Building effective working relationships – the ability to build and maintain effective collateral and cross functional working relationship.
- Building trust & accountability – displaying high levels of integrity and honesty.
- Maximising performance & achievement of results – solving problems and analysing issues, driving for results