Head of Internal Control Department: ARB Apex Bank Ltd

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31 Jul, 2013

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The ARB Apex Bank Ltd has been established by the ARB Apex Bank Ltd. Regulations, 2006 ( L. I. 1825) to provide support services to the Rural and Community Banks (RCBs).

The ARB Apex Bank invites applications from suitably qualified applicants for the position:- Head of Internal Control Department

Job Purpose

To carry out inspection and audit programmes and support the Bank, including the Rural Community Banks (RCBs), and inform management of the extent to which operational controls and risk management processes are in place and being adhered to

Key Responsibilities

•   Conduct investigations into all matters as directed by the Managing Director or the Board of Directors and make appropriate recommendations
•   Plan, complete and report on internal control reviews undertaken from time to time
•   Provide guidance and advice to Departments/Units risk control processes and issues
•   Verify whether the Bank’s operational and financial controls are in place and working effectively
•   Monitor control findings and follow up on remedial actions
•   Debrief management on control findings
•   Ensure procedures are in place to safeguards the assets of the Bank as well as those of the RCBs
•   Carry out regular tests and snap checks to ensure that system of internal controls are followed
•   Investigate frauds, malpractices and other irregularities and make appropriate recommendations to prevent recurrence
•   Conduct inspection engagements at the RCBs and make appropriate recommendations to Directors/Managements of RCBs for the improvement of internal control systems
•   Development of internal control programmes
•   Ensure RCBs compliance with the Banking Act, 2004 (ACT 673), the Banking (Amendment) Act, 2007 (Act 738)  and ARB Apex Bank Regulations, 2006 (L. I. 1825) as well as directives which will be issued by the Bank of GhanaBank Of Ghana Jobs in Ghana. Read more … » and the ARB Apex Bank Ltd from time to time
•   To develop annual audit/inspection plans for the consideration and approval of the Board


•   Must be willing to travel across the length and breadth of Ghana
•   Extensive banking experience and knowledge of routine operations and audit are a must
•   Must have excellent report writing and presentation skills
•   Should have an analytical, critical and enquiring mind
•   Should be computer literate
•   Should possess good interpersonal skills
•   Should be willing to carry out other duties that may be assigned from time to time

Qualification Required & Experience


•   A Minimum of postgraduate degree in  a relevant discipline plus ten years experience in Banking / Auditing in a financial instruction with at least five years as a member of senior management team; or

•   Any relevant professional qualification plus twelve years experience in Banking/Auditing in a financial institution with at least as a member of senior management team

•   In both cases, exposure in rural banking is a requirement and membership of Institute of Internal Auditors will be an advantage

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Applications, accompanied by detailed CV, photocopies of certificates,names and addresses of three referees and contact telephone/email addresses should be forwarded to:

The Head 
Human Capital & Administration 
ARB Apex Bank Limited 
P.O. BOX GP 20321 

Closing Date: 13 August, 2013

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