Internal Auditor Urgently Needed

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23 Jun, 2016

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Auditing Jobs in Ghana

An investment company based in Accra seeks the services of an

Job Description

Job Title: Internal Auditor

Job Summary

•   The incumbent will ensure successful completion of assigned audit engagements, from start to finish, inclusive of pre-planning and wrap up activities and communicates identified issues with Internal Audit subcommittee of the Board and Group CEO to ensure any potential concerns are addressed in a timely and effective manner.

General Duties & Responsibilities:

•   Develop Audit Programme for each engagement for review by the Group CEO and the Board
•   Undertake effective planning for each engagement within the businesses
•   Conduct audits (i.e assists in determining the nature, scope and direction of audit engagements as well as gathering effective evidence to support negotiated resolution of non-compliance issues)
•   Perform specific audit procedures, including within budgeted timelines:

  • Evaluation of the adequacy and effectiveness on internal control systems
  • Preparation of audit work papers in accordance with acceptable formats
  • Manage working papers files
  • Timely preparation of draft reports on all audit engagements
  • Review of compliance with all statutory provisions under the investment banking, money markets, properties law and other regulations•   Perform detailed root cause analysis and the relevant actions to address control gaps noted on engagements
    •   Undertake special reviews and investigations
    •   Lead with the development and update of Internal Audit policies and manuals
    •   Obtain and reviews evidence ensuring audit conclusions are well-documented
    •   Ensure adherence at all times to all applicable department and professional standards
    •   Perform follow-up activities to evaluate the sufficiency and timeliness of management responses and corrective action taken in response to audit recommendations
    •   Perform other related duties as assigned


Qualification Required & Experience


•   Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or the equivalent combination of education, training and work experience
•   At least 6 years of internal audit experience or equivalent line experience in a risk or control function, including experience in leading audit (internal or external) engagements. Exposure to risk-based methodologies within Financial Services
•   Good networking, communication, diligence and interpersonal skills
•   Relevant professional certifications(i.e. ACCA, CIMA, CA-G) is required
•   Ability to observe and understand business processes ensuring processes documented completely and accurately

General Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

•   Ability to observe and understand business processes ensuring processes are documented completely and accurately
•   Ability to apply audit standards through practical application
•   Proactive in researching business best practice concepts in order to apply as appropriate
•   Solid listening skills and ability to identify gaps in logic – inquisitive
•   Strong organisation and follow-up skills including the ability to handle competing priorities and meet all deadlines and commitments
•   Ability to flourish in a fast-paced, complex environment and willing to adapt to change
•   Ability to give and follow instructions accurately and efficiently, proactive in asking clarifying questions to ensure work effort is directed wholly towards desired outcome
•   Solid understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts
•   Good communication skills along with good or developing negotiation skills
•   Ability to identify sensitive issues and facilitate communications in a proactive manner to avoid surprises
•   Willingness and ability to adapt to new circumstances, information, and challenges
•   Executes effective and thorough application of all internal audit standards within assigned responsibility

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates should forward their application via email to:

[email protected]

Closing Date: 29 June, 2016

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