Internal Audit Manager

Closing Date: 
Friday, 19 July, 2019
Job Category: 
Accounting, Finance and Audit
Job Location: 

Purpose of the Role:

Monitoring and evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of Letshego’s internal control environment. Reviewing and assessing the corporate governance processes and practices to ensure they are aligned to the company.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Development and implementation of risk based annual audit work plan in consultation with the Regional Head of Audit and the country CEO.
  • To conduct detailed financial, operational and compliance audits and prepare timely reports in line with the audit work plan.
  • Management and support of audit staff in the conduct of all internal audit assignments and ensure that work done is compliant to Letshego Audit Guide.
  • Tracking the implementation of audit recommendations to ensure closure of issues highlighted in audit engagements.
  • Assessment of the accomplishment of corporate goals and objectives
  • Meetings with external auditors to maximize knowledge sharing and avoid duplication of effort.
  • Prepare quarterly summaries of key audit findings and present to the Board of directors.
  • Carry out ad-hoc and non-routine audit assignments and investigations as may be assigned by management in consultation with the Regional Audit Manager and Group Head of Audit.
  • Facilitate identification of business improvement opportunities and optimization of resource utilization.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and takes responsibility for completing work plan.
Minimum Education or Qualifications: 
  • University degree in business, preferably in Accounting or Finance from a recognized University
  • A registered member of ACCA.
  • CIA, CISA or both will be an added advantage.
  • Risk based planning and sampling
  • Professional engagement with business managers
  • Independence
  • Effective communication of audit weaknesses
  • Effective report writing
  • Proper filing and cross referencing of audit working papers.
  • Timeliness, thoroughness and neatness in reporting of findings.
  • Maintain team work which is beneficial to the audit team.
  • Carry out audit assignment as per international professional practices framework.
Key Skills and Experience: 
  • Working experience of at least three years at a senior level
  • Job holder should be a person of high integrity, good moral standing in the office and outside.
  • Arising from the above, job holder  should be a good reference to all staff by coming to office on time and not absconding from duty.
  • The person should be detail-oriented, organized and good time manager with excellent communication and presentation skills.
Application Instructions: 

Interested employees should forward their applications accompanied by Curriculum Vitae to the provided email address.

STANDARD DISCLAIMER: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.