WASCAL Jobs 2018

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26 Sep, 2018

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Auditing Jobs in Ghana

WASCAL has its headquarters in Accra, Ghana from where it coordinates 10 graduate schools at different universities in the region. WASCAL also has a Competence Centre in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, where it manages climate research activities.

Job Description

Job Title: Internal Audit and Compliance Manager

Major Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities include but not limited to the following:

• Provide technical support in the development and documentation of business processes, policies and guidelines to strengthen internal controls
• Review budgets, financial forecasts and actual expenditures, variances and make recommendations to management for corrective actions
• Monitor internal control system across human resources, procurement and other specific area of activities and provide recommendations and guidance in order to mitigate identified risks
• Conduct risk-based audit field visits (spot checks) to assess implementation and effectiveness of internal controls and compliance mechanisms
• Increase awareness and understanding of internal control, compliance and ethical conduct across the organisation
• Coordinate with external auditors and provide support in annual external audits exercises
• Ensure risk management considerations are integrated into decision making, planning, monitoring and reporting
• Ensure approved actions resulting from recommendations of audits, studies, reviews, management implication reports etc are implemented within agreed timeframes
• Implement whistle blower and, fraud prevention and detection policies
• Provide regular updates and reports to management and audit committee of the board on risk mitigation any other duties that may be assigned


Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field
• A minimum of 8 years post qualification work experience
• A minimum of 4 years experience in a reputable international audit firm
• Good working knowledge of SAGE accounting software will be an advantage
• Strong knowledge in general accepted accounting principles (GAAP) budgeting and cash flow monitoring and internal controls
• High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
• Excellent communication skills, fluency in English and French
• Good interpersonal skills

Location: Accra

How to Apply

Applications including a covering letter (no more than two pages) with a statement of motivation and highlighting the candidate’s experience against the criteria listed above (desired skills and experience) and a curriculum vitae including names, addresses and e-mail addresses of three professional referees should be emailed to: [email protected] Please indicate “Internal Audit and Compliance Manager” in the subject line

Closing Date: 15 October, 2018

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