7 Feb 2019

Full-Time Auditor

ECOWAS – Posted by WorkBerryAnywhere

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Job Description

Job Location

Abuja, Nigeria

 

JOB TITLE Auditor
INSTITUTION Auditor General
GRADE P3/P4
ANNUAL SALARY 23724 UA –  28590 UA
AGENCY N/A
DEPARTEMENT N/A
DIRECTORATE Internal Audit
DIVISION Internal Auditor (Commission + Agencies)
LINE SUPERVISOR Principal Internal Auditor Commission + Agencies
SUPERVISING N/A
 

ROLE OVERVIEW

Implement comprehensive internal audit programs covering all risks relating to the applicable areas of intervention and in line with applicable professional standards, guidelines and planning.

 

 

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

·         Execute and improve of the institution’s governance through offering valuable input to Governance, Risk, Compliance (GRC) and other risk management tools.

·         Execute and positively contribute to the performance of risk-based audit activities on the ECOWAS institutions and Agencies as will be instructed.

·         Prepare, document audit process, present objective reports that reflect audit results, make reasonable and objective recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed and monitor management’s response and implementation.

·         Assist in the coordination of audit activities as per the Internal Audit Charter and Internal Audit Manual.

·         Ensure the timely completion of internal audit engagements.

·         Record, compile and summarise all findings related to audit programs in audit files for review by a supervisor.

·         Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions.

·         Improve or adapt as needed audit programs in accordance with the annual audit plan.

·         Engage in continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards

·         Ensure that professional internal auditing standards are followed.

·         Maintain healthy working relationships with managers at all levels.

 

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Education:

·         First degree or equivalent degree in business administration, finance, accounting or related field is required. A master’s degree will be an advantage.

·         Certification as a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Accountant (CA), or equivalent from a university of recognized standing.

·         Bachelors Degree in a finance, commerce or related field.

 

Experience:

·         A minimum of Five (05) years of progressively responsible professional experience in audit, finance or related area is required.

·         Proven and hands-on experience in public sector auditing.

·         Very good practical knowledge of SAP.

·         Knowledge of auditing standards and practices, risk assessment, and applicable financial rules and procedures.

·         Knowledge and experience of auditing in an ERP environment (SAP for instance) and using specialized IT audit applications.

 

ECOWAS SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

5.1 Citizenship and age

·         Must be a citizen of any country in the ECOWAS Community

·         The maximum age for the recruitment in a professional position is 50 years old. This rule does not apply to existing employees.

5.2 Languages

·         Proficient in oral and written languages of French, English or Portuguese and a working knowledge of a second language.

How to Apply

 Applications should be sent to: auditorsiaioa@ecowas.int

Job Categories: Audit. Job Types: Full-Time.

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