Job Vacancy For Internal Audit

A financial institution licensed by the Bank of Ghana is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Head of Internal Audit. The successful candidate will report administratively to the Chief Executive Officer and functionally to Board of Directors.

Job Summary

• The Head of Internal Audit will be responsible for developing, planning, executing and reporting results of Financial, Operational and IT audits together with pragmatic and effective internal controls systems for the company

Key Accountabilities of the Role include, but not limited to:

• Develop and execute comprehensive audit plan for evaluating the management controls provided over all activities of the bank
• Regularly engage with the external audit team to monitor status and to identify emerging risks and areas of new of increasing focus
• Advise management on the company's policies, procedures and activities and make recommended for operational improvements and to comply with statutory and legal requirements
• Conduct operational and functional audits of departments of the company
• Review procedures and records for their adequacy to accomplish intended objectives and appraising policies and plans relating to the activity or function under audit review
• Appraise the adequacy of actions taken by management to correct reported deficient conditions, accept adequate corrective action
• Investigate and report to the audit committee of the board, Bank of Ghana and Police any fraudulent activity in the company
• conduct special examinations at the request of management, including investigations, the reviews of representations made by persons outside the company
• Supervise and provide direction for the activities of subordinate staff and provide guidance to them for their professional development
• Provide an independent appraisal of internal controls over financial and operational reporting, IT controls and other key areas of compliance

Qualification Required & Experience

• Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent professional qualification in related discipline
• Member of a recognised professional body (ICA Gh, ACCA).
• Professional certification in CISA will be an advantage
• 5 years relevant working experience with at least 2 years in senior management position in a financial institution
• Excellent knowledge in the use of audit and accounting methodologies and tools
• In-depth knowledge of the auditing and accounting standards and related regulations
• Demonstrated expertise in risk-based internal audit, governance and control functions
• Excellent communication, presentation and report writing skills
• Strong knowledge in the use of the Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and internal and other auditing software and tools

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified staff should submit their applications and CVs to this e-mail address:

Closing Date: 22 August, 2018
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