Internal Auditor at University of Environment and Sustainable Development

Competitive salary
19 Oct 2020
22 Oct 2020
Job role
Audit, Internal audit
We are a new University with a determination to build a distinct institution with a focus on excellence, hard work, resourcefulness and innovation, among other. We invite candidates with similar attributes, goals and requisite qualifications to join us in to build this institution for the good of society.

Applications are, therefore, invited for appointment to the under-mentioned positions in the University.

Job Title: Internal Auditor


• Prospective applicants should be able to serve a term of four (4) years before reaching the mandatory retirement age of 60 years.
• Appointment is renewable subject to satisfactory performance.

Job Specification/Requirement

• The Internal Auditor under the Vice-Chancellor is responsible for the internal audit of the accounts and financial transactions of the University.

Job Summary

The Internal Auditor is the Head of the Internal Audit Section and shall be responsible for the Vice-Chancellor for the following duties:

• Ensuring the establishment and operation of an efficient and effective financial controlling system - determining the reliability and adequacy of accounting;
• financial and operational controls in the University
• Vetting all proposed expenditures to ensure compliance with laid-down internal controlling systems and other statutory requirements
• Conducting periodic examination of the accounts of the University
• Monitoring and ensuring that all expenditures incurred have been authorised and are within budgetary provisions
• Conducting periodic management audit and submitting reports to the Vice-Chancellor
• Appraising the quality of performance of those carrying out assigned responsibilities
• Liaising with external auditors and ensuring that appropriate actions are taken on reported audit findings
• Submitting periodic audit reports on the activities of departments/units to the Vice-Chancellor
• Verifying procurements to ensure that they conform to laid-down procedures

Qualification Required & Experience

The person:

• Must possess a good First Degree in Accounting and in addition a Master's degree (preferably in accounting/finance/audit) and
• Should be a member of a recognised professional accountancy/auditing body
• Must have 15 years post-qualification experience with a minimum of 8 years qualification experience of managing financial activities in a large and dynamic organisation, 3 years of which should have been at strategic decision making level
• Must have the final certificate of any professional Accounting body, preferably ICA (GH), ACCA, ICMA, with at least five (5) years relevant post qualification experience
• Be above reproach, exhibit a high sense of industry, leadership qualities and organizational skills
• Must have the capacity to motivate and direct staff
• Analytical, interpersonal, advanced numeracy and computer skills

Location: Somanya