Senior Auditor (FMG/AS 3) [Vacant] Two (2) positions

JOB PURPOSE

Examine transaction records and documents both financial and operational. To determine compliance with the provisions of relevant laws, regulations, policies and rules; report on internal controls and where necessary recommend appropriate measures to be taken.

 

KEY OUTPUTS

  • Audit programmes developed.
  • Working papers prepared.
  • Internal reports developed.
  • Internal Audit procedures developed
  • Risk Matrix developed

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Technical/Professional Responsibilities

  • Conducts operational and financial audits and special assignments to assess the adequacy, efficiency and effectiveness in achieving designed objectives and compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Obtain, analyze and appraise data as the basis for an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system and efficiency of the performance of the activities being reviewed
  • Assess and give guidance to the junior auditors within the team
  • Ensure that working papers of junior auditors are properly prepared, compiled and submitted for review
  • Make recommendations based on audit findings and submit to audit supervisor and Chief Internal Auditor
  • Follow up as directed, response to audit findings to determine whether the recommendations were adhered to.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time
  • Examine records and interview workers to ensure recording of transactions and compliance with laws and regulations.

 

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

  • Assignments are completed within time specified
  • Confidentiality and integrity is exercised in the execution of duties
  • Reports are prepared in accordance with acceptable standards
  • Risk assessments are carried out
  • Working papers are produced on a timely basis
  • Auditing principles, standards and techniques are adhered to when performing audits

 

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

Technical Competencies Levels
A good knowledge of auditing standards and procedures in financial, operational and value for money audits.    3

 

Good knowledge of the organization’s policies and procedures.    3
Proficiency in the use of computer auditing techniques in particular the ACL.    3
Possess considerable knowledge of accounting principles and techniques.    3
Working knowledge of supervisory practices and standards    3
Knowledge of Public Service Regulations, Staff Orders, Financial Administration Act and other regulations and procedures governing the Public Sector.    3

 

Core Competencies Levels
Excellent oral communication skills.    3
Excellent written communication skills.    3
Ability to work in an organized, logical and efficient manner    3
Good analytical and problem-solving skills    3
Leadership and interpersonal skills.    3
Ability to use initiative    3
Good reporting skills.    3
Ability to meet deadlines    3

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Completion of A.C.C.A. Level 2 or
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Management Studies with Accounting from a recognised University e.g. UTECH, UWI
  • Two (2) years’ auditing experience as Senior Auditor

 

 

SPECIAL CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE JOB

  • Assigned to work in volatile areas from time to time.
  • Exposure to confidential information
  • Sudden critical assignment

 

AUTHORITY

  • Signs of audit working papers.
  • Signs audit reports.
  • Makes recommendations for corrective action

 

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Interested persons may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume via email no later than Monday, August 3, 2020 to:

Director
Human Resource Management & Development
Ministry of Health & Wellness
10A Chelsea Avenue
Kingston 10
jobs@moh.gov.jm

Please note that responses will be sent to short- listed applicants only.