GLAHCO Jobs 2018

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6 Aug, 2018

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Auditing Jobs in Ghana

A reputable joint venture investment company with interests in the hospitality industry invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of Senior Internal Auditors to add value and improve our operations in Accra and Kumasi by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance processes, procedures and a sound judgment.

Job Description

Job Title: Internal Auditors

Under the direction of the Head of the Unit, the auditor shall be responsible for the timely execution of risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan, as well as assisting with other audit matters and projects

Primary Duties and Key Responsibilities

The job holder is responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

• Improving audit efficiency and effectiveness and streamlining processes to drive cost savings
• Offering broader risk coverage and be proactive about current and emerging risks
• Enabling cost efficiencies across all functional areas
• Identifying and employing the right internal and external skills and
• Creating competitive advantage by contributing to sustainable business improvements
• Conducting internal control evaluation and risk assessment to identify areas requiring improvement
• Drafting recommendations in controls and procedures as well as take responsibility for overseeing the implementation thereof
• Ensuring systems exist for the generation of accurate and reliable financial and management information
• Evaluating financial performance and profitability across all departments
• Reporting findings directly to the Business Owner and statutory auditors on various aspects of financial management, including asset management and security, financial reporting and management reporting systems
• Undertaking ad-hoc projects as required
• Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations
• Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans
• Obtain, analyse and evaluate according documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc
• Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process
• Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
• Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
• Maintain open communication with management and audit committee
• Document, process and prepare audit findings memorandum
• Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s intervention
• Engage relevant staff for purposes of continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards
• Determine compliance with policies and procedures
• Verbally communicate findings to senior management and draft comprehensive and complete report of audit area

Qualification Required & Experience


• A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance as well as the final of any of the relevant professional bodies eg ICA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA and CIA
• 5 to 7 years work experience in public accounting/auditing and/or industry
• Experience of working in the hospitality and tourism industry (Essential)
• Member of the institute of internal auditors or British association of hospitality accountants (desirable)
• Working knowledge of software and systems commonly used within the hospitality and tourism industry (desirable)
• Systems knowledge and familiarity
• Proven working experience as a Senior Auditor

Required Competencies

• Strong analytical, written/verbal communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills
• Ability to adapt to change quickly and multi-task
• Candidates must be able to work independently and accurately (Essential)
• Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
• Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports
• Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
• High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills exceptional communication, negotiation and presentation skills
• Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with executives, managers & employees
• The successful candidate must have all-round acccounting experience combined with good IT skills including (Essential)
• Fluent in English

Location: Kumasi

How to Apply

Qualified candidates should submit their recent CV and covering letter by email or mail to: P.O.Box 7281 Accra-North

Closing Date: 24 August, 2018

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