Internal Auditor

  • Salary:
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Auditing and Accounting
  • Deadline:
    October 12, 2018
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Key Responsibilities

• Set the strategy for internal audit in alignment with the overall organisation priorities and strategy and identify business improvement opportunities
• Develop and execute a comprehensive audit programme that addresses the key operational and financial risks facing the organisation
• Ensure that internal audit activities are in general conformity with the international professional practices framework and other relevant requirements
• Develop and present to the committee an annual risk assessment and audit plan including periodic updates of status and changes required in the plan
• Evaluate internal controls used to detect or mitigate fraud, evaluate the organisation’s assessment of fraud risk and get involved in fraud investigations
• Provide knowledgeable and objective counsel to Executive Management and the committee on critical control, ethics and compliance matters
• Develop an organizational competency in the audit function by identifying and integrating leading practices in work flow, measurement, technologies and resource configuration
• Review contracts / service level agreements and carry out any other related matters

Qualification Required & Experience

• Minimum of 8 years of progressive internal audit experience in an organisation of appropriate scale and complexity
• Must possess a relevant first Degree
• A second degree would be an added advantage
• A professional auditing and/or accounting designation (e.g, CIA, ACCA, CA, CIMA CPA) is desirable

Essential Skills / Knowledge

• Good understanding of risk and control concepts
• Strong business performance management abilities
• Ability to create a compelling vision, demonstrate flexibility in approach
• Must have strong technical financial skills and comprehensive understanding of internal auditing (international professional practices framework) COSO etc
• Strong communication skills and executive presence

Location: Accra

How to Apply For the Job

Interested applicants should please apply with their CVs to:

People and Change
KPMG Marlin House
13 Yiyiwa Drive, Abelenkpe
P.O.Box GP 242,

Or email to:

Closing Date: 12 October, 2018