Internal Auditor


Company HD Human Reso...
Industry Education
Category Accounting
Location Accra
Job Status Fixed term (R...
Salary GH¢ 
Education A.C.C.A., C.I...
Experience 2 years
Job Expires Jun 28, 2024
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Company Profile

HD Human Resource & Services (HD HR&S), a leading Innovative and client-centric management entity, has been retained to find highly motivated and qualified group of professionals and academics with significant experience in Tertiary Education.

With a solid and prestigious foundation, our client has been established as a leading indigenous tertiary education institution with global perspective in Ghana, West Africa. With high standard quality tertiary education noted for Ghana, our client intends to offer programmes of supreme standards in a range of subject areas.

Our client holds the vision of becoming the premier technology-based higher education institution in Ghana and Africa with international reputation for accelerating the achievement of aspiring students.

To create an academic environment that genuinely uses technology and innovation to provide teaching, learning, and research that is practical to the needs of Ghana, Africa, and beyond.

Job Description

The Internal Auditor position is a Senior Management position. He or She has the responsibility for auditing all financial transactions and records of the University and thereby ensuring compliance with all related financial rules and regulations. He or She is also to ensure that financial transactions are in line with budgetary provisions as well as the Statuses and other regulations approved by the University Council. Above all, the job holder will initiate and implement internal accounting procedures, systems and controls and shall report to the University Council.

Job functions
The Internal Auditor’s main duties and responsibilities shall include the following:

  • Verification of assets.
  • Recommending and ensuring compliance with laid-down or appropriate cost-control and fraud-control procedures and regulations.
  • Ensuring that financial transactions have obtained the requisite authorization.
  • Initiating or carrying out any investigations at the President’s instance and issuing queries as appropriate.
  • Ascertaining the extent to which assets of the University are used, accounted for, and safeguarded against waste, errors, misappropriation, misapplication and losses of all kinds and issue queries as appropriate.
  • Reviewing and appraising where necessary, the adequacy, soundness and applications of accounting, financial and operational controls.
  • Perform such other functions as may be prescribed by Council, the Rector, the Senate, or the Administrative and Social Services Board.
  • Assure the University Management of the completeness, accuracy and reliability of financial records and information needed for decision-making.
  • Carry out special reviews of systems aimed at stamping out weaknesses.
  • Arrange to obtain, develop and maintain appropriate human and other resources necessary for the attainment of the objectives of the audit department of the University


Required Skills or Experience

  • The ideal candidate for the position of Internal Auditor of the University, will be required to demonstrate high qualities of sound judgment, initiative, resourcefulness, precision and professionalism in his/her area of specialization and must:
  • Qualified member of a recognized professional body such as ICA, ACCA, CIMA OR a person with Final of a recognized Professional Examination
  • Suitable post-qualification experience with at least one year in a Senior Management position for a qualified member of a professional body or with at least two (2) years in a Senior Management position for a candidate with Final of a recognized Professional body.
  • Experience in a higher educational institution or a practicing accounting firm will be preferable.
  • Must possess an MBA or M.Sc. (Accounting or Finance option).

Terms of Appointment

  • The appointment shall be for a tenure of four (4) years in the first instance and may be renewed, subject to satisfactory performance, for another four (4) years.
  • Salary and conditions of service attached to the position is very attractive


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