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  • Posted: May 20, 2020
    Deadline: Jun 19, 2020
  • St. Francis College of Education is a teacher education college in Hohoe. The college is located in Volta Zone. It is one of the about 40 public colleges of education in Ghana. The college participated in the DFID-funded T-TEL programme

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    College Internal Auditor

    St. Francis College of Education, Hohoe, is a renowned public Catholic Teacher Education institution affiliated to the University of Cape Coast as part of the teacher education reform.

    Applications are invited from suitable candidates for the following senior management position. College Internal Auditor

    The College Internal Auditor shall:

    • Be the Head of the Internal Audit Unit of the College and provide independent, objective and consulting services designed to add value and improve the College’s operations and provide a systematic disciplined approach to evaluate and improve risk management, control, and governance processes of the College.
    • Determine the reliability and adequacy of accounting, financial and operational controls in the College and monitor compliance with established policies, plans and procedures to ensure that the internal auditing system of the College is efficient and effective.
    • Exercise professional and administrative supervision over staff under the Internal Audit Unit.
    • Evaluate the procedures of the College to determine whether results are consistent with the stated objectives and goals, assess the extent to which assets are accounted for and safeguarded against losses and appraise the performance of those carrying out assigned responsibilities.
    • Ensure that reliable records form the basis for the preparation of appropriate financial and other data provided for decision-making.
    • Draw the Principal’s attention to deficiencies in the system with recommendations for remedies where necessary.
    • In accordance with the Internal Audit Act 2003 (Act 658) and in conformity with standards and procedures, carry out periodic internal audit of the College and submit reports to the College Council and the Audit Agency.

    Salary and Conditions attached to the above positions are attractive and in accordance with the approved Harmonised Conditions of Service for Colleges of Education.

    Required Skills or Experience

    The candidate must:

    1.  Have Good Character and a High Degree of Personal and Professional Integrity with Leadership Skills.
    2. Hold a Master’s Degree in a relevant field.
    3. Be a Chartered Accountant with membership of a recognized Professional Body such as ACCA/ICA/CPA/CIMA
    4. Have served as a Deputy Internal Auditor in a tertiary institution or comparable grade in a similar institution/organization for at least four (4) years.
    5. Possess strong IT skills and be familiar with relevant accounting/auditing software.
    6. Be able to complete at least one term of four (4) years before attaining the compulsory retirement age of Sixty (60) years.

    Method of Application

     Prospective candidates are requested to submit (in soft copy ONLY) an application letter together with the following:

    1.  A detailed Curriculum Vitae together with relevant supporting documents, including names and addresses of three (3) referees.
    2. At least a two (2)-page vision statement for the College in relation to the position.

    To: [email protected]

    • Applicants should use the job title as the subject line.
    • Closing Date: Applications for the position should reach the above email address not later than 19th June, 2020.
    • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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