Internal Audit Officer


Company Confidential
Industry Financial Ser...
Category Accounting/Au...
Location Accra
Job Status Permanent
Salary GHS
Education University de...
Experience N/A
Job Expires Feb 28, 2019
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Job Description

A reputable Financial Institution with branches across the country requires the services of INTERNAL AUDIT OFFICER. The successful candidate must have thorough knowledge of accounting/audit procedures and sound judgment. 


  • Check the branch’s adherence to all policies and procedures 
  • Check branch compliance with accounting and internal control protocol by:
  • Confirming authorization for cash disbursement and office expenses;
  • Scrutinizing accounts classification;
  • Scrutinizing cash handling procedures;
  • Confirming a separation of duties such as prohibiting opportunities for fraud;
  • Confirming the safekeeping of cash and files; 
  • Verifying balances in client deposit accounts, internal accounts and external accounts; and
  • Assessing the adequacy of staff output to the branch’s current level of business.
  • Ascertain the existence and true value of accounts by:
  • Counting and reconciling cash on hand with the Daily Cash Journal;
  • Confirming balances of inventories, loans, repayments, etc.;
  • Scrutinizing the rate of aging on loans; and
  • Confirming account balances with creditors and debtors.
  • Check allocated budgets against actual expenditures to report any discrepancies;
  • Check the inventory list and depreciation schedule.  In addition, confirms that the branch’s assets agree with its official inventory list, and that its fixed assets are accurately and consistently depreciated;
  • Discuss the audit process with branch management and staff prior to conducting it, and afterward to clarify initial findings and recommendations;
  • Prepare audit reports; and
  • Review the branch’s compliance with audit recommendations.

Required Skills or Experience

  • A minimum of a university degree/ professional qualification in Accounting.
  • Qualified member of a recognised professional accounting body (ACCA UK / ICA GH)
  • FEMALES are encouraged to apply.
  • Certified information’s systems auditor (CISA) / IT Knowledge is an added advantage

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Must have auditing experience preferably in a similar environment
  • Ability to conduct thorough investigation
  • Must pay attention to details
  • Must be trustworthy and a person of integrity
  • Must be results oriented
  • Analytical skills
  • Must be proficient in MS Office applications especially Excel.

How To Apply

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