Head of Internal Audit

Accra, Ghana
Competitive salary
05 Jun 2021
05 Jul 2021
Experience level
Job Summary

The Head of Internal Audit will be responsible for developing, planning, executing, and reporting results of finance, Operation, and IT audits together with pragmatic and effective internal controls systems for the company
  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

  • Job Description/Requirements

  • Responsible for internal audit strategy and annual risk-based audit plan for Board and management approval.
  • Objectively review and make recommendations on the organization's business processes and the efficacy of its risk management procedures and governance.
  • Protect against fraud and theft of the organization's assets.
  • Develop apt departmental policies and procedures to guide internal audit functions.
  • Develop and maintain a quality assurance and improvement program that covers all aspects of the internal audit function, and continuously monitor its effectiveness.
  • Responsible for the development and capacity of the internal audit team for relationship and technical excellence.
  • Provide internal control and system report to the board and management.
  • Ensure that the organization is complying with relevant laws and statutes of the country and related stakeholders.
  • Ensure all audit concerns raised are adequately addressed in a timely manner.
  • Monitors for evolving best practice in the areas of audit, fraud prevention and internal controls.
  • Cooperates with internal and external legal advisors and risk control units on investigations into major control issues.

  • Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent professional qualification in related discipline.
  • Member of a recognized professional body (ICAG, ACCA).
  • Five (5) years relevant working experience with at least 2 years in senior management position in a financial institution.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and report writing skills
  • Strong knowledge in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet and other auditing software and tools.