Job Vacancy For Director, Audit

The Judicial Service of Ghana invites applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Director, Audit

Job Description

Will be in charge of the overall coordination and supervision of activities of the internal audit Department, including the following:

• Providing reliable assurance to the Judicial Service and the Judicial Council as to the effectiveness of the control systems in place to mitigate risk and promote the control culture of the service
• Planning, implementing and evaluating effective internal audit system for all financial and non-financial transactions of the service
• Developing and implementing policies and procedures in conformity with internal auditing standards to guide internal auditing of the service
• Developing and executing an annual risk-based audit plan, reports on risk-based audit assignments carried out in order to determine the priorities of the audit activities, consistent with the service goals
• Planning, controlling and directing activities of the internal audit department
• Conducting specific investigations into alleged cases of financial impropriety and any other such matters on the initiative of the Department or as may be referred to the Department
• Planning and overseeing the performance of internal audit review prepare and submit periodic audit report for the attention of the Chief Justice, Audit Committee and the Judicial Council
• Supervising the conduct systems in the Service are adhered to.
• Adopting and maintaining the Department's quality assurance and improvement programme for internal and external reviews developed by the internal audit agency
• Determining the extent of coordination of audit effort with external auditors to avoid duplication and ensuring that plans are shared, working papers are reviewed by both parties and periodic meetings are held
• Overseeing the work and performance of audit functions at all the Regional Internal Audit Offices

Qualification Required & Experience

• A Master's Degree in Accounting
• A professional Qualification (ICA, ACCA, CIMA)
• Should have broad knowledge in Internal Regulations and Policies, legislative regulatory framework, financial systems control
• Should have analytical and problem-solving skills
• Should have the ability to interact with top management of other institutions and agencies
• Should have excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Should have exceptional interpersonal skills

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Qualified applicants should apply and attach their CVs, relevant certificates and the names, addresses and contact details of three(3) referees to:

The Judicial Secretary
Judicial Service Headquarters
P.O.Box 119

Closing Date: 18 February, 2022