Internal Auditor

Full Time Ashanti Region St. Louis College of Education

Internal Auditor

The position/Job Description

• The Internal Auditor is the head of the College’s internal audit unit and provides independent, objective and consulting services designed to add value and improve the College’s operations.
• He/she also provides a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve risk management control and governance processes of the College.

The Internal Auditor shall:

• Ensure the establishment and operation of an efficient and effective internal financial control system;
• Vet all proposed expenditures to ensure compliance with laid down internal control systems and other statutory requirements;
• Assess the extent to which assets are accounted for and safeguard losses;
• Monitor and ensure that expenditures incurred have been authorized and are within budgetary provisions;
• Liaise with the external auditors to ensure that appropriate actions are taken on reported audit findings;
• Draw the attention of the Principal and the Finance Officer to deficiencies in the system with recommendation for remedies; and Discharge any other assignments that the Principal shall deem necessary.

Qualification Required & Experience

The applicant must:

• Hold a good first degree and a master’s degree in Accounting or Finance;
• Have a professional qualification in the relevant fields and be a member of a relevant professional body as well as a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors;
• Have served as a Deputy Internal Auditor in a College of
• Education or comparable grade in a institution/organisation for at least four (4) years; similar
• Have strong intellect, be analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative and visionary:
• Have proven emotional stability and integrity;
• Possess strong I.T. skills and familiar with financial management framework;
• Exhibit a high sense of industry, leadership qualities and organisational skills;
• Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines; and
• Be able to complete at least one term of four (4) years before attaining the compulsory retirement of sixty (60) years.

Location: Kumasi

How To Apply For The Job

Prospective candidates should submit applications with the following:

• Application Letter
• Up-to-date curriculum vitae indicating names and addresses of three referees
• Copies of educational and other professional certificates

Please note:

• Candidates should request 2 referees to submit sealed reports on them directly to the address below
• 6 copies sets of the application dossier must be submitted in hard copies
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Applications should be submitted in hard copy and address to:

The Chairperson
Search Committee
St. Louis College of Education
Post Office Box 3041
Kumasi – Ashanti

Or For clarification, send via email to:

Closing Date: 30 November, 2020

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