Job Vacancy For Director of Internal Audit



Tamale Technical University came into being with the passing of the technical Universities (Amendment) Act, 2018 (Act 974) by the Parliament of Ghana and assented by the President on 24th August, 2018.

Following this, positions of Key Officers were established to manage the affairs of the University In view of the above, the Governing Council of the University wishes to invite applications from suitabty qualified Ghanaians who are goal-oriented and results-driven with good leadership qualities for appointments into the under-listed position: Director of Internal Audit

The Director of Internal Audit Is responsible to the Vice Chancellor of the University.

The Position/Job Description

The Director of Internal Audit shall

• be responsible for the internal audit of the accounts and financial transactions of the University:
• report to the Governing Council through the Audit Committee,
• ensure the establishment and operation of an efficient and effective financial control system, be responsible for vetting all proposed expenditures to ensure compliance with laid-down internal control systems and other statutory requirement
• monitor and ensure that all expenditure incurred has been authorised and are within budgetary provisions:
• responsible for conducting periodic management audit and submit reports to the Vice-Chancellor and the Governing Council of the University,
• responsible for liaising with External Auditors and ensure that appropriate action Is taken on reported audit findings.
• submit periodic audit reports on the activities of all Units of the University to the Vice-Chancellor and Council,
• generally be responsible for ensuring that the University complies with the Internal Audit Agency Act. 2003 (Act 658). Public Financial Management AT 2016 (Act 921) and all other relevant statutory regulations:
• be required to perform any other functions that the Vice-Chancellor and the Governing Council assign to him/her from time to time

Terms of Appointment

• The Director of Internal Audit shall hold office for an initial term of four (4) years The appointment may be renewed upon application for another term only or part thereof if that is not beyond the statutory retirement age of sixty (60)
• The terms and conditions of the appointment shall be determined by the Governing Council of the consistent with the Technical Universities Act, 2016 (Act 922) as amended, Statutes and Scheme of Service of Staff of the Tamale Technical University
• The salary and conditions of service attached to the position are very attractive and competitive with those in comparable positions in Ghana

Qualification Required & Experience

Academic Background, Skills and Experience In Educational Administration

• Applicant must be a Chartered Accountant and hold a Master's degree in the relevant field
• Applicant must have served as deputy Internal Audit in a University or comparable grade in a similar organization/institution for at least 6 years
• Applicant must be computer literate end be conversant with accounting software applications

General Business and Personal Skills

The applicant must

• be a servant leader and be capable to plan, organise, implement and administratively menage all activities related to the Internal Audit Directorate,
• be able to provide sound advice to the Vice Chancellor and the Governing Council on compliance with laid-down internal control systems and other statutory requirements;
• have extensive knowledge of the University's financial policies, procedures, controls and processes and best auditing and financial practices.

Location: Tamale

How To Apply For The Job

• Candidates are to submit an application letter and a statement of not more than 4 pages (Time New Roman, font size 12 and 1.5 line spacing) outlining their vision for the University and strategies for implementation
• Applicants are to attach CV including names and addresses of 3 referees who can attest to the qualities of the applicant
• All applications should be addressed to the chairpersons of the respective Search Committees
• Applications must be hand-delivered in a sealed envelope or by a courier, to the Registry of the University and signed for, and also submitted using emai to the address below:

The Chairman,
Search Committee for Director of Internal Audit
C/o Office of the Registrar
Tamale Technical University
P.O. Box 3 ER
Tamale

OR email to:

[email protected] / [email protected]

Closing Date: 12 February, 2020
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