Internal Auditor at Jasikan College of Education

full time
Volta Region
Accounting, Banking, Finance
Mid level
8 months ago

Job Description


Jasikan College of Education, Jasikan-Buem is a renowned public teacher educational institution in the Oti Region and affiliated to the University of Cape Coast.

The College has vacancy for College Internal Auditor


Duties and Responsibilities

The College Internal Auditor is the Chief Auditing Officer and the Head of the Internal Audit Unit of the college. He/She’s responsible to the Principal for the improvement of the college’s operations by ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of the internal auditing system of the college. He/She

  • Monitor and ensures that expenditures are fully authorised and are within budgetary provisions
  • Carries out periodic internal audit of the college and submits reports thereof to the audit committee through the Principal of the college
  • Ensures that a systematic disciplined approach is used to evaluate and improve risk management, control and governance processes
  • Ensures that reliable records form the basis for the preparation of appropriate financial and other data provided for decision-making
  • Draws the attention of the Principal and the Finance Officer to deficiencies (duplicated functions, waste, inefficiencies, etc) in the system and offers recommendations for remedies where necessary
  • Assesses the extent to which assets are accounted for and safeguarded against losses
  • Performs any other functions assigned by the Principal of the college


Qualification Required & Experience

Applicants must:

  • Hold a good first degree or comparable qualification plus a professional qualification or a master’s degree in the relevant field from a recognised institution of higher learning
  • Be a member a recognised accountancy 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 similar institution/organisation for at least 4 years
  • Be able to serve a minimum of 1 term of 4 years before he/she attains the compulsory retirement age of 60 years
  • Have evidence of in-depth grasp and application of systems and procedures for auditing in tertiary educational institutions/colleges of Education in Ghana
  • Be able to evaluate the procedures of the college and also ensure that the procedures and their results are consistent with stated objectives and goals
  • Have ability to carry out special reviews of accounting and internal control systems with the view to minimizing weaknesses
  • Be able to liaise with Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in respect of auditing matters affecting the college
  • Have a clear understanding of and ability for monitoring compliance with established policies, plans and procedures
  • Possess hands-on ability to work independently and under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Possess proactive commercial flair, and be analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative and visionary
  • Be able to build strong team spirit, direct, train/develop and motivate staff
  • Be familiar with the relevant software and have very good IT, communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills


Conditions of Service

Salary and conditions attached to the position are attractive and are in accordance with approved Harmonized condition of service for colleges of education



How To Apply For The Job

Applications and supporting documents (marked with the position) are to be submitted through the Principal to:

The Chairman
Search Committee
Jasikan College of Education
P.O.Box 14
Jasikan-Buem, Ghana


More Information
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Deadline: 10 Aug 2020
Job Post Expired
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