Senior Auditor (FMG/AS 3)

Organisation
Jamaica Library Service
Reference
VAC-31043
Contract Type
Full-Time
Industries
Accounting & Finance
Location
Kingston
Salary
Competitive Salary
Date Posted
04/03/2019
Expiry Date
05/04/2019
The Jamaica Library Service, an Agency of the Ministry of Education, Youth & Information invites qualified and competent persons to fill the position of Senior Auditor (FMG/AS 3).


The Senior Auditor will lead the internal audit team in the conduct of all audits across thirteen (13) parish library network, including, but not limited to financial, operational, information technology and human resource audits.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Management/Administration

  • Prepares the annual Audit Plan
  • Leads the development of the department's and the individual staff Work Plans
  • Prepares and submits routine and special audit reports
  • Provide advice on risk management issues and the need for special study/investigation
  • Attends Audit Committee meetings of the Board
  • Contributes to organization's Strategic Plan
  • Prepares Annual Report for the department


Technical/Professional 

  • Leads team audits to determine compliance with the relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Conducts special audits as required
  • Reviews and validates working papers and draft reports submitted by direct reports


Human Resource Management

  • Provides leadership to direct reports through effective delegation, communication, coaching, training, and planning
  • Monitors and evaluate the performance of direct report
  • Ensures that training and other needs of staff are adequately identified and submitted for the Department
  • Ensures that staff is aware of and adheres to the policies, procedures and regulations of the organization


Key Competencies

  • Excellent knowledge of the FAA Act, Staff Orders for the Public Service and the Public Service Regulations
  • Expert knowledge of auditing standards, principles and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills including report writing and presentation skills
  • Very good knowledge of the Government Procurement Guidelines
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and other relevant software
  • Excellent data mining, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Superior interpersonal, human relations skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Detail oriented


Qualifications & Experience

  • Professional qualification such as ACCA, CPA, CIA or Master's degree in Accounts or Finance with five (5) years' experience in a senior auditing position preferably in a Government Ministry, Agency or Statutory Body

OR

Bachelor's degree in Accounts, Finance or Management Studies with 10 years' experience in a senior auditing position preferably in a Government Ministry, Agency or Statutory Body

  • Certificate in Information Technology Audit
  • Diploma in Auditing

 

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