Job Overview

Job Details

Position Title Internal Auditor
Function Administrative
Department Finance
Location Accra- Ghana
Job Type Permanent
Applicants From Ghana & West African Sub-region
Date Posted 17th Dec. 2018
Closing Date 31st Dec. 2018
Application and CV to be emailed to

Organization Overview/ Reporting Line

Direct Supervisor Audit Committee of the Board
Indirect (Functional Supervisor) Chief Finance Officer

Job purpose

The main purpose of this role is to help AWA accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. Internal auditing is an independent, objective assurance and consulting function designed to add value and improve an organization’s operations.

Job Dimensions

Staff Supervised Yes
Direct Reports Internal Audit Officer
Indirect Reports All departmental Heads
Communication &

Working Relationships

All Staff

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

Competencies (Knowledge/Skills / Abilities)


  • Review AWA’s business processes objectively


  • Evaluate the efficacy of risk management procedures that are currently in place


  • Protect against fraud and theft of the AWA’s assets and revenue


  • Ensure that the organization is complying with relevant laws and statutes


  • Make recommendations on how to improve internal controls and governance processes



Qualification & Experience

  • Proven working experience (at least 10 years) as an Internal Auditor or Senior Auditor in a reputable company or audit firm
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
  • Sound independent judgement
  • Experience in an airline company is an advantage
  • BSc degree in Accounting or Finance
  • A Chartered Accountant from any of the professional institutions (CIMA/ICA/ACCA/CPA) is a plus

Key Tasks

  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit results and document process
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit committee
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
  • Engage in continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards to enhance the quality of the role
Job Detail
  • Career LevelManager
  • Experience5 Years +
  • DepartmentsFinance
  • Qualification1st Degree
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