Internal Auditor (Management)

South-West Regional Health Authority
Contract Type
Accounting & Finance
San Fernando
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
Expiry Date
The South-West Regional Health Authority (SWRHA) is pleased to invite suitably qualified persons to forward applications to fill the vacancy of Internal Auditor (Management) at the SWRHA.

Job Summary

The Internal Auditor (Management) is responsible for reviewing the operations of the Authority to ensure that performance systems are in accordance with approved policies and regulations.  Responsibilities will include the conduct of internal audits and reviews to assess the effectiveness of operational and financial controls and systems, business processes, risk management systems and governance processes with a view to maintenance of their effectiveness.


The work should be performed with considerable initiative and independent judgment in consultation with other General and Middle Managers, clinical directors, primary care directors, nursing and service managers to provide assurance of compliance with policy and reduction of risk of fraud.


The Internal Auditor (Management) will report to the Board of Directors and Audit Committee and administratively to the Chief Executive Officer.


key functions & Duties:

  • Prepares and implements a risk-based Internal Audit Plan for the Authority on an annual basis using appropriate methodology including any special tasks or projects requested by Board, management and the audit committee. 
  • Leads the activities of the department to ensure that all work is performed independently with due diligence and timeliness, with adequate support for appropriate findings to meet the requirements of the charter.
  • Submits periodic reports to the Audit Committee and management summarizing results of audit activities.
  • Performs/assists in the investigation of significant activities within the organization.
  • Develops appropriate department operating procedures.
  • Leads and co-ordinates the activities of the department to ensure staff is engaged in examining and analyzing accounting records.
  • Prepares/Reviews the Audit Committee Charter and/or Internal Audit Charter and/or QAIP.
  • Prepares an Audit Risk Universe.
  • Prepares Annual budget for Internal Audit Department.
  • Ensure that the Internal Audit Department applies the IIA’s IPPF.
  • Prepares and submits periodic reports to the Audit Committee and senior management.
  • Plans, directs, supervises and reviews work in accordance with the Annual Plan.
  • Ensures that information is reflected and held in accordance with retention policy.


key knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Advanced knowledge of International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF).
  • Advanced knowledge of COSO Internal Control –Integrated Framework.
  • Working knowledge of the RHA’s policies and procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of the Laws and regulations affecting the RHA.
  • Advanced level training in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Intermediate level in Microsoft Visio and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Advanced skills in Analytical and critical thinking.
  • Advanced skills in Interpersonal, conflict resolution, professionalism and tactfulness.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication.
  • Advanced knowledge in Leadership skills.


Required Qualifications, Training and Experience:

  • Must be a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).
  • Must have eight (8) years’ experience in the field, of which five (5) must be at a managerial level and or Audit Manager. 
  • Must have membership with IIATT.
  • ISACATT membership will be an asset.
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)/ Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is a great asset.
  • Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA) will be an asset.
  • Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS)/ Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP) will be an asset.
  • MBA/MSc/LLM/BBA/BSc/LLB will be an asset.
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is a great asset.
  • Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)/Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) is a great asset.


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