Internal Position No.: 
41 of 2019

Role Summary

The successful applicant will act as team leader by supervising and monitoring the activities of an audit team, ensuring professional, quality work is produced in a timely manner.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Supervise and monitor the activities of an audit team to ensure professional, high quality and timely work.
  2. Plan and perform audits of departments, statutory boards, treasury accounts and pension / gratuity statements, and value for money audits on government projects and programmes, through liaising with department heads and project managers, including field assignments on location, to ensure the annual programme of audits is completed.
  3. Prepare audit programmes and review audit work carried out by assistants to ensure that all objectives are examined in audit programmes and that adequate documentation is in place to support the audit opinion.
  4. Plan and perform surprise inspections, as well as special and unplanned audit investigations which arise during the course of the year, to ensure an element of unpredictability is retained through the audit process.
  5. Prepare memoranda, management letters and reports on the results of examinations along with recommendations for improvements to ensure all findings are appropriately documented.
  6. Monitor activity on all petty contracts as these may become candidates for review in the future.
  7. Plan and perform cross sectional audits to assess the efficiency of systems / controls across Government service with a view to establishing benchmarks and promoting good practice standards.
  8. Perform any other duties as required by the supervisor or senior officer in order to contribute to the effectiveness and efficiency of the department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or equivalent
  • Professional accounting qualification
  • Four (4) years in a senior administrative position
  • Experience in public and private sector auditing
  • Sound knowledge of Government structure, policies and procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of auditing standards and accounting principles
  • Excellent knowledge of Public Administration
  • Excellent knowledge of public policies and procedures
  • Sound knowledge of the use of standard office equipment and computer applications
  • Sound management and supervisory skills
  • Sound organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Sound oral and written communication skills
  • Sound supervisory skills  
Closing Date: 
Monday, 29 July 2019
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