Job Vacancy For Internal Auditor At Africa World Airlines Limited

Africa World Airlines Limited (AWA) is a young dynamic Ghanaian registered privately owned Airline formed with the sole vision of making air travel the preferred option for majority of travelers within the markets in which we operate. We are currently searching for experienced, passionate and target oriented personalities to fill the vacancy below: Internal Auditor

Department: Finance
Reports to: Co-Board Chairman
Job Type: Permanent

Job Purpose:

The Internal Auditor is responsible for executing internal audits for all departments of the company, The jobholder examines the company's compliance with policies and procedures established by the board and shareholders, and rules and regulations set by the regulatory and government bodies and presents audit findings and recommendation to provide strategic direction to the company.

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities

•   Design and update audit procedures and programs to guide the unit on the approach and methods to be used to conduct internal audits, assess controls, verify assets, inspect records and ascertain compliance, in accordance with the standards of the Professional Practice of Internal Audit, as applicable to Africa World Airlines (AWA)
•   Produce Monthly reports to the Board of AWA on your assessment of policies, procedures, programs and controls and make your recommendations to same
•   Determine the adequacy of audit coverage and the optimal use of human, material and financial resources to achieve the desired level of reasonable assurance to the organization
•   Monitor the implementation of recommendations raised in audit reports
•   Review the administration of programs and operational activities of AWA and recommend corrective actions
•   Supervise the preparation of quarterly internal finance audit reports in the organization, collate and submit same to the board
•   Carry out investigation and special finance audit assignments
•   Maintain a system of quality assurance to ensure that staff are adequately supervised and that work is adequately planned, co-ordinated, carried out and reviewed in accordance with established procedures
•   Bring to the attention of Executives/Board, opinions or suggestions that warrant serious consideration
•   Maintain the outcome of audits and evaluations in the strictest of confidence, subject to any legal of ethical requirements for disclosure to outside authorities
•   Provide the annual plans and budget of the audit department for inclusion in AWA's annual plans, within specific time schedules
•   Communicate with the external auditor(s) on all significant matters, which will be brought to the attention of the Audit Committee
•   Perform any other official duties to be assigned by the CEO/Board from time-to-time

Competencies (Knowledge/Skills/Abilities)

•   Ability top track information from sources relating to a particular activity
•   Ability to stand his/her ground when seeking information
•   Ability to look for deficiencies in processes that may not be obvious
•   Good communication and analytical skills
•   Ability to write clear, concise, robust and balanced audit reports

Qualification Required & Experience

•   A chartered accountant from any of the professional institutions (CIMA/ICA/ACCA/CPA)
•   A post-graduate degree in Auditing, Finance, Management or related field
•   A minimum of ten(10) years practice in auditing in the private sector or a reputable audit firm, five (5) years of which must be a Senior Manager position
•   Must be a member of good standing with a recognised professional institution/body
•   Must have considerable strategic, interpersonal and analytical skills with a deep understanding and appreciation of the strategic and operational challenges in the Aviation Industry
•   Must be performance-driven and keen to achieve results.

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Suitable and interested applicants should send their CVs and cover letters to:-

Closing Date: 18 December, 2015