Director Of Internal Audit - Accra Technical University


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Job Title :
Director Of Internal Audit - Accra Technical University


Location :
Jobs in Ghana


Posted on :
Sat Nov 10, 2018


Apply before :
Thu Dec 20, 2018


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Experience required :
6 years - 10 years


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Job Description


Required Skills or Experience

The Person

o    Must be a servant leader and be capable to plan, organize, implement, and administratively manage all activities related to the Internal Audit Directorate.

o    The Person must be able to provide sound advice to the Vice-Chancellor and the Governing Council on compliance with laid-down internal control systems and other statutory requirements.

o    Must have extensive knowledge of the University’s financial policies, procedures, controls and processes and best auditing and finance practices.

o    Must have worked or have experience with a University’s accounting, finance and auditing software and records management in a manner that is consistent with the University’s mission and objectives.

o    Must be able to exhibit the highest professional and ethical standards in the oversight of the University’s accounting records and financial transactions.

o    Must possess excellent relational, communications and administrative skills in the supervision of staff in the Internal Audit Directorate.

o    Must be able to align the objectives of the Internal Audit Directorate with the Mission and Vision of the University and develop implementation strategy to achieve the same.

o    Must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and a commitment to outstanding University’s internal or external audit management.

o    Must have extensive experience in compliance with finance, accounting and audit regulations preferable in a University environment.

o    Must be able to effectively communicate with staff and external agencies.

o    Must be able to work with and influence others to achieve operational requirements in the Directorate.

o    Must be Able to provide clear, practical and accurate advice to staff at all levels in the Internal audit Directorate on financial and auditing procedures and requirements.

o    Must be able to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.

o    Must be a Chartered Accountant and hold a Master’s degree in the relevant field.

o    Must have at least twelve (12) years post-professional accountancy/Auditing working experience in a tertiary institution, industry or any relevant public service or corporate organization.

o    Must have served as a Deputy Internal Auditor in a University or comparable grade in a similar institution/organization for at least six (6) years.

How to Apply

o    Candidates are to submit a sealed application letter and completed Application forms obtained from the Registry of the University or download and print a copy from the University’s website at

o    Applicants are to attach Curriculum Vitae, including names and addresses of three (3) referees who can attest to the qualities of the applicant.

o    Applicants are to include a short statement of not more than four pages (Times New Roman size 12 and 1.5 line spacing) outlining their vision and strategies for implementation.

o    Applications must be hand delivered in a sealed envelope to the Registry of the University and signed for or submitted using a registered electronic mail to reach the address below (as applicable) not later than 20th December, 2018.

The Chairman Search Committee for Director of Internal Audit c/o Office of the Registrar Accra Technical University P. O. Box 561 Accra Email:  Email: Only short-listed candidates shall be contacted

Apply before Thu Dec 20, 2018




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