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Auditor – Financial & Operational

Date Posted
7th October 2016
Accounting & Finance
Job Type
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Responsible for reviewing and assessing the company’s operational/accounting processes and internal control systems. The incumbent is also required to evaluate the company’s compliance to applicable laws and regulations.

Job Description

Core Responsibilities:

  • Plans, coordinates and executes financial, compliance or operational audit assignments in accordance with the Internal Audit standards.
  • Evaluates the internal environment by utilizing a governance framework such as COSO to identify control gaps related to financial reporting, operational efficiencies or compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Designs internal audit procedures and work programmes.
  • Assists in developing risk–based annual audit plans detailing the scope, nature and timing of audit activities.
  • Identifies key areas of risk within the organization and propose appropriate controls to mitigate the risks. 
  • Discusses audit findings and recommendations with line managers and report significant issues to senior management.



The successful applicant should possess the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Management Studies or ACCA/CPA accreditation.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ Internal Audit experience in conducting financial and/or operational audits.
  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) would be an asset.
  • Holds or currently pursuing the Certified Information Auditor (CIA) certification.


Required Competencies:

  • Excellent auditing skills
  • Ability to gather, analyze and evaluate facts and to prepare and present concise oral and written reports.
  • High levels of achievement orientation, initiative, professionalism, confidentiality, personal ethics and ability to engender trust at all levels.
  • Highly competent in client relations; interpersonal relationship management; and having the ability to work well in teams.
  • Commitment to gaining professional qualifications and ongoing self-development. 
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft suite of applications, along with particular knowledge of computer assisted audit techniques (CAATS), such as Audit Command Language (Audit Command Language).
  • Good knowledge of Government of Jamaica policies and procedures.


We thank all applicants for their interest in this career opportunity.  Please note, however, that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

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