Audit Assistant

Job Purpose
To assist the Head of Internal Audit in making independent and objective assurances that add value; and improve the Centre’s operations.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Auditing revenue collection for accountability purposes;
  • Auditing procurement and payments in line with Procurement law and regulations, and NCDC Financial Regulations & Guidelines;
  • Conducting manpower audit in line with the approved budget and work plans;
  • Assisting Head internal audit in reviewing and advising on Council’s accounting systems in line with the internal controls;
  • Monitoring the expenditure of Council in line with the budgetary provisions and financial regulations;
  • Reviewing of working papers in consultation with the Head of Internal Audit.
  • Preparing and forwarding engagement plans and budgets to Head of Internal Audit.
  • Drafting of the audit findings and submitting them to Head of Internal Audit.
  • Assessing risks in auditable units and assisting the Head Internal Audit in preparing a risk based work plan.
  • Any other duty as may be assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Minimum academic qualifications:

a) An Honours Bachelor’s degree in a business related course with Accounting or Auditing option from a recognized University or Institution plus at least level two of Professional qualifications in Accounting or Auditing from a recognized awarding Institution.
 
OR
b) An Honours Bachelor’s degree in a business related course with Accounting or Auditing option from a recognized University or Institution plus an Accounting Technician Course (ATC).

OR
c) A full professional qualification in accounting or Auditing from a recognised awarding institution.

Experience:

At least two years’ experience in Internal Auditing, External Auditing or Finance Accounting.

Key Competences:

  • Analytical skills
  • Risk identification, assessment and prioritisation
  • Financial management;
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Accountability
  • Concern for Quality and Standards
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Communication and report writing
  • Time management

Salary Scale:     CD 8.

Age Bracket:    25-50 Years

 Key Outputs

  • Working papers reviewed in consultation with Head Internal Audit.
  • Engagement plans prepared.
  • Collection of Audit evidence from auditable units in line with agreed engagement plan done.
  • Draft Audit findings and submit to the Head Internal Audit.