Aug 08, 2020 Last Updated 11:03 AM, Jul 30, 2020

Internal Auditor

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Job Code: FMG/AS 3
Posted On:
Closing On:
Thursday, 23rd July 2020
Saturday, 8th August 2020
Department: Public Procurement Commission

Job Description:

Job Purpose
The Internal Auditor is responsible for undertaking the Commission’s internal audit responsibilities to independently and objectively examine, evaluate and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of the systems of management controls and governance processes that supports the delivery of its services in executing its mandate.
Key Responsibilities

A. Technical /Professional Responsibilities
  • Develops and maintains an Internal Audit Charter, operating procedures and guidelines to support the Audit function within the Commission ensuring alignment with Internal Audit standards and laws; periodically reviews to ensure they remain effective and consistent with relevant standard/laws; recommends and/or implements methods to correct identified weaknesses.
  • Prepares the annual Risk Based Audit Plan ensuring planned initiatives are in keeping with and/or promote the Commission’s strategic objectives.
  • Develops and executes audit engagement plan and work program for each planned audit ensuring consistency with the annual Audit Plan and established policies and procedures.
  • Develops and implements a communication system  to amicably  present audit findings/reports to the respective departments and other stakeholders.
  • Conducts meetings with Branches and Units to ensure that their activities are in keeping with established policies and procedures.
  • Monitors and reports on Branches’ progress in addressing accepted recommendations arising from assurance assignments.
  • Conducts special audits and reports on the results providing advice/ recommendations
  • Provides assistance/advice to the Audit Committee of the Board of Commissioners, Executive Director and Senior Management on internal audit issues as requested.
  • Prepares and submits Audit reports to the Audit Committee of the Board of Commissioners and the Executive Director; attends meetings with the Audit Committee to present report and address issues/matters that may arise.
  • Keeps abreast of trends and developments in Internal Audit management and recommends their adoption/application where appropriate to increase the effectiveness of the function and enhance the Commission’s compliance culture.
B. Other Responsibilities
The incumbent may, from time to time, be assigned duties not specifically outlined within the job description but are within the capacity, qualifications and experience normally expected from a person occupying this position.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
The Incumbent is required to demonstrate the following competencies at the level established within the Competency Framework:
Sound technical expertise
  • Excellent analytical decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management, planning and organising skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Understanding of the Financial Administration and Audit Act and Public Bodies Management Accountability Act and the regulations governing financial transactions
  • Working knowledge of computer audit techniques
Minimum Required Qualifications and Experiences
  • BSc. Degree in Accounting or ACCA Level II or equivalent qualifications
  • At least Five (5) years working experience in Accounting or Auditing.
Renumeration Package
  • Salary range $1,577,167 - $1,874,755 per annum and any allowance(s) attached to the post.
Applications accompanied by résumés should be submitted no later than Friday, 7th August 2020 to:
Executive Director
Public Procurement Commission
3rd Floor, PanJam Building,
60 Knutsford Boulevard,
Kingston 5

Please note that we thank all persons for responding, but only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
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