Vacancies

The Audit Service is currently recruiting people with the under-listed qualifications and competencies to fill the vacant positions available.

Click on the link below to visit the Electronic Recruitment Portal to apply for a vacancy.

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Closing date for accepting applications is Thursday 31 October, 2019. 

REGULARITY AUDIT

JOB RANK JOB SUMMARY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE COMPETENCIES

(A)

ASSISTANT AUDITOR

• Maintain adequate current audit file (working papers) for review by the Unit leader at the end of the audit;

• Prepare audit observations are prepared and supported with adequate working papers for submission to the Unit Leader;

• Accomplish tasks to meet deadlines; and

• Undertake any other job that may be assigned by the Team Leader, Branch Head or District Auditor.

• A first Degree in Accounting from an accredited tertiary institution,

• A second Degree in Accounting or auditing or finance from an accredited tertiary institution,

• A partly qualified in ICAG, ACCA and CIMA (Level 1 or 2)

• National Service Certificate.

• Computer proficiency,

• Research and data analysis,

• Communication and Report writing skills,

• Adaptability,

• Team player,

• Presentation skills,

• Knowledge of finance, relevant public sector laws and auditing standards,

• Honest and maintain high standards of conduct.

JOB RANK JOB SUMMARY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE COMPETENCIES

(B)

AUDITOR

• Undertake a variety of basic audits to confirm that transactions have been made in accordance with the rules and regulations and ascertain their accuracy and propriety;

• Collaborate with the Team Leader in the preparation of audit strategies and programmes for audit assignments;

• Maintain adequate current audit file (working papers).

• Prepare audit observations supported with adequate working papers for submission to the Team Leader;

• Accomplish tasks to meet deadlines; and

• Undertake any other job that may be assigned.

• A professionally qualified Accountant with ICA(G), ACCA or CIMA

• A Degree from an accredited tertiary institution is an added advantage

• National Service Certificate

• Computer proficiency

• Research and data analysis

• Communication and Report Writing Skills

• Adaptability

• Team player

• Presentation skills

• Knowledge of finance and audit laws and standards

• Honest and maintain high standards of conduct

JOB RANK JOB SUMMARY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE COMPETENCIES

(C)

SENIOR AUDITOR

• Supervise the work of subordinates;

• Take part in the review and evaluation of the system of management controls and assess their effectiveness;

• Prepare audit observations supported with adequate working papers for submission to the Unit Leader for review;

• Maintain adequate current audit file (working papers) for review by the Unit leader at the end of the audit;

• Assist in writing draft report;

• Ensure tasks are accomplished to meet deadlines; and

• Undertake any other job that may be assigned by the Unit Leader, Branch Head or District Auditor.

• A professionally qualified Accountant with ICA(G), ACCA or CIMA

• A Master’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution is an added advantage

• A minimum of three (3) years post relevant working experience in professional accounting or auditing in a reputable organisation

• Good leadership, networking, monitoring and management experience,

• Good presentation, negotiating, lobbying and conflict resolution skills,

• Good qualitative and quantitative analytical skills,

• Good, communication, presentation and inter personal skills,

• Wide Knowledge in auditing standards,

• Good Knowledge of public financial management systems,

• Knowledge in industrial and labour relations,

• Knowledge of relevant computer applications,

• Good ethical background.

JOB RANK JOB SUMMARY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE COMPETENCIES

(D)

PRINCIPAL AUDITOR

• Provide input for the preparation of audit strategies, programmes and management of the execution of audit engagements;

• Ensure that the requirements of quality assurance and review are met through the first stage review;

• Collaborate with team members in the review and evaluation of the system of management controls and assess their effectiveness;

• Collaborate with team members in the preparation of assignment related Job Progressive Performance Monitoring Reports for all team members under his supervision;

• Maintain adequate Working Papers File for review by Team Leader;

• Prepare audit observations supported with adequate working papers for submission to the Unit Head for review;

• Collaborate with the Unit Head to draft audit report supported with adequate working papers for submission to the Branch Heads/District Auditor;

• Supervise the work of subordinates and ensure that tasks are accomplished to meet deadlines; and

• Undertake any other job that may be assigned by the Unit Head or District Auditor.

• A professionally qualified Accountant with ICA(G), ACCA or CIMA

• A Master’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution is an added advantage

• A minimum of six (6) years post qualification relevant working experience of which 3 must be in a Middle Management Position in a reputable organisation

• Good leadership, networking, monitoring and management experience,

• Good presentation, negotiating, lobbying and conflict resolution skills,

• Good qualitative and quantitative analytical skills,

• Good , communication, presentation and inter personal skills,

• Wide Knowledge in auditing standards,

• Good Knowledge of public financial management systems and reforms,

• Knowledge in industrial and labour relations,

• Knowledge of relevant computer applications,

• Good ethical background.

JOB RANK DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE COMPETENCIES

(E)

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

• Provide inputs for the development and implementation of policies, strategic, annual, operational and other plans of the Unit

• Prepare draft Annual Audit of the Unit

• Supervise the implementation of the programmes and activities of the Unit;

• Prepare draft Branch Notes for the Auditor-General’s Reports;

• Provide inputs for the development of audit methodologies

• Review and evaluate the system of internal control and assess their effectiveness

• Supervise the implementation of audit methodologies;

• Prepare draft Annual Activity Report;

• Prepare draft periodic Progress Reports;

• Provide inputs for the preparation of the Annual Budget of the Unit;

• Appraise the performance of immediate subordinate staff in the Unit.

• A professionally qualified Accountant with ICA(G), ACCA or CIMA

• A Master’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution is an added advantage

• A minimum of eight (8) years post qualification relevant working experience of which 4 must be in a Middle Management Position in a reputable organisation

• Good leadership, networking, monitoring and management experience.

• Good presentation, negotiating, lobbying and conflict resolution skills.

• Good qualitative and quantitative analytical skills

• Good , communication, presentation and inter personal skills

• Wide knowledge in auditing standards

• Good knowledge of Public Financial Management Systems and Reforms

• Knowledge in Industrial and Labour Relations

• Knowledge of relevant computer applications

• Good ethical background

JOB RANK DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE COMPETENCIES

(F)

DIRECTOR

• Lead in the development and implementation of policies, strategic, annual, operational and other plans of the Section/District/assigned function;

• Supervise the development of draft Annual Audit of the Section/District/assigned function;

• Coordinate the implementation of the programmes and activities of the Section/District/assigned function;

• Supervise the preparation of Section/District/assigned function;

• Provide inputs for the development of audit guidelines and methodologies;

• Supervise the implementation of audit methodologies;

• Provide inputs for the preparation of draft Annual Activity Report;

• Supervise the preparation of periodic Progress Report;

• Supervise the preparation of the Annual Budget of the Section/District/assigned function;

• Lead in the implementation of the Human Resource Policy in the Section/District/assigned function.

• A professionally qualified Accountant with ICA(G), ACCA or CIMA

• A Master’s Degree from an accredited tertiary institution is an added advantage

• A minimum of ten (10) years post qualification relevant working experience of which 5 must be in a Managerial Position in a reputable organisation

• Good leadership, networking, monitoring and management experience.

• Good presentation, negotiating, lobbying and conflict resolution skills.

• Good qualitative and quantitative analytical skills

• Good , communication, presentation and inter personal skills

• Wide knowledge in auditing standards

• Good knowledge of Public Financial Management Systems and reforms

• Knowledge in Industrial and Labour Relations

• Knowledge of relevant computer applications

• Good ethical background

PERFORMANCE AUDIT

JOB RANK JOB SUMMARY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE COMPETENCIES

(A)

ASSISTANT AUDITOR

• Undertake a variety of basic audits to confirm that transactions have been made in accordance with the rules and regulations and ascertain their accuracy and propriety;

• Be part to review all parts of the draft report against GAS policy and requirements, including ensuring that all findings, conclusions and recommendations are based on sufficient and relevant audit evidence and documented in the audit file

• Maintain adequate current audit file (working papers) for review by the Unit leader at the end of the audit;

• Prepare audit observations and supported with adequate working papers for submission to the Unit Leader;

• Accomplish tasks to meet deadlines and Report difficulties in following agreed plans to the Head of Unit; and

• Undertake any other job that may be assigned by the Team Leader, Unit Head or Departmental Head.

• A first Degree in Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Material Engineering or Mining Engineering or design and Architectural Engineering from accredited tertiary institution,

• A second Degree in Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Material Engineering or Mining Engineering or design and Architectural Engineering from accredited tertiary institution

• National Service Certificate.

• Computer proficiency,

• Research and data analysis,

• Communication and Report writing skills,

• Adaptability,

• Team player,

• Presentation skills,

• knowledge of finance, relevant public sector laws and auditing standards,

• Honest and maintain high standards of conduct.

JOB RANK JOB SUMMARY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE COMPETENCIES

(B)

AUDITOR

• Carry out area-watching, pre-studies and main studies according to the approved work plan

• Draft proposals for audit topics, pre-study memos and work plans;

• Collaborate with the Team Leader in the preparation of audit strategies and programmes for audit assignments;

• Maintain adequate current audit file (working papers).

• Prepare audit observations supported with adequate working papers for submission to the Team Leader;

• Initiate discussions on deviations from the work plan, and when needed, initiate formal revision of the work plan, based on what is practically possible and necessary to ensure high-quality audit work;

• Accomplish tasks to meet deadlines;

• Participate in presentation of audit reports to the PAC; and

• Undertake any other job that may be assigned.

• A Member of a relevant Professional Body (Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Material Engineering or Mining Engineering or design and Architectural Engineering)

• A Degree in Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering or Material Engineering or Mining Engineering or design and Architectural Engineering from accredited tertiary institution

• National Service Certificate

• Computer proficiency,

• Research and data analysis,

• Communication and Report writing skills,

• Adaptability,

• Team player,

• Presentation skills,

• Knowledge of finance and audit laws and standards

• Honest and maintain high standards of conduct.

IT AUDIT

JOB RANK JOB SUMMARY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE COMPETENCIES

(A)

ASSISTANT AUDITOR

• Maintain adequate current audit file (working papers) for review by the Unit leader at the end of the audit;

• Prepare audit observations and supported with adequate working papers for submission to the Unit Leader;

• Accomplish tasks to meet deadlines; and

• Undertake any other job that may be assigned by the Team Leader, Branch Head or District Auditor.

• A first Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems Technology or computer engineering from an accredited tertiary institution,

• A second Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems Technology or computer engineering from an accredited tertiary institution,

• National Service Certificate.

• Computer proficiency,

• Research and data analysis,

• Communication and Report writing skills,

• Adaptability,

• Team player,

• Presentation skills,

• knowledge of finance, relevant public sector laws and auditing standards,

• Honest and maintain high standards of conduct.

JOB RANK JOB SUMMARY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE COMPETENCIES

(B)

AUDITOR

• Undertake a variety of basic audits to confirm that transactions have been made in accordance with the rules and regulations and ascertain their accuracy and propriety;

• Collaborate with the Team Leader in the preparation of audit strategies and programmes for audit assignments;

• Maintain adequate current audit file (working papers).

• Prepare audit observations supported with adequate working papers for submission to the Team Leader;

• Accomplish tasks to meet deadlines; and

• Undertake any other job that may be assigned.

• A qualified accountant with certification as Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

• A degree in Computer Science or Information Systems Technology computer engineering, accounting or finance from an accredited tertiary institution is an added advantage

• National Service Certificate

• Computer proficiency,

• Research and data analysis,

• Communication and Report writing skills,

• Adaptability,

• Team player,

• Presentation skills,

• Knowledge of finance and audit laws and standards

• Honest and maintain high standards of conduct.

JOB RANK JOB SUMMARY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE COMPETENCIES

(C)

SENIOR AUDITOR

• Undertake a variety of basic audits to confirm that transactions have been made in accordance with the rules and regulations and ascertain their accuracy and propriety;

• Collaborate with the Team Leader in the preparation of audit strategies and programmes for audit assignments;

• Maintain adequate current audit file (working papers).

• Prepare audit observations supported with adequate working papers for submission to the Team Leader;

• Accomplish tasks to meet deadlines; and

• Undertake any other job that may be assigned.

• A qualified accountant with certification as Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

• A degree in Computer Science or Information Systems Technology or Computer Engineering from an accredited tertiary institution

• A minimum of three (3) years post qualification experience

• Computer proficiency,

• Research and data analysis,

• Communication and Report writing skills,

• Adaptability,

• Team player,

• Presentation skills,

• Knowledge of finance and audit laws and standards

• Honest and maintain high standards of conduct.

IT/TECHNICAL

JOB RANK JOB SUMMARY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE COMPETENCIES

(A)

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

• Develop and implement an information technology strategy that is aligned with the Service’s operations.

• Provide technology leadership for developing and implementing information technology initiatives that improve cost effectiveness and service quality.

• Review financial request of all ICT needs and ensure value for money is obtain at all times.

• Manage purchasing and implementation of ICT software and hardware requirements, and coordinate internal development of software.

• Develop and implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security and disaster recovery, standards, purchasing and service provision.

• Develop and conduct various training and instruction to assist users in maximizing use of networks and computing systems.

• Supervise daily activities of ICT support team.

• Oversee provisioning of end-user services, including help desk and technical support services.

• Plan and facilitate staff development and team building.

• Hands-on deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade and support of all IT systems, including servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software and peripherals.

• Study, develop and coordinate implementation of the linkages between ICT activities with respect to cross-compatibility and use of hardware and software, networks, e-mail groups, web-site design, database design and software development, e-based public information and advocacy campaigns.

• A Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science/Engineering or Business Information Technology from accredited tertiary institution and a Certified Member of an ICT professional body

• A minimum of eight (8) years post qualification experience in the fields of ICT Infrastructure Programme Development, Web Design and Management, Database Development and Administration, Systems Management, Internet/Intranet Systems, of which 4years must be in middle management position.

• A Masters Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science/Engineering or Business Information Technology from accredited tertiary institution is an added advantage

1. Excellent drafting skills end effective spoken and presentational skills.

2. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationship within the office.

3. Ability to work as part of the team, while taking initiatives to design and lead own work plans;

4. Ability to develop clear goals consistent with agreed strategies, identify priority activities.

5. Ability to identify and develop new approaches and innovative ways and means to strengthen ICT management.

6. Solid knowledge and experience in broader development issues.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

7. Adequate ICT and information management strategies knowledge; proficiency in relevant hardware and software platforms and packages.

PROCUREMENT

JOB RANK JOB SUMMARY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE COMPETENCIES

(A)

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

1. Develop and execute innovative procurement strategies to reflect all departmental and units’ needs.

2. Manage every aspect of the supply chain and notify management of any possible obstacles to achieving value for money.

3. Institute policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the Public Procurement Act, 2003 Act 663 as amended.

4. Perform cost analysis and set appropriate benchmarks.

5. Create policies and procedures for risk management and mitigation as it relates to procurement.

6. Monitor purchases and deliveries to determine if vendors are meeting performance demands/contracts.

7. Participate in procurement process as required under the Public Procurement Act, 2003 Act 663 as amended.

8. Develop, prepare and finalize (framework) contracts, term and conditions, and specification validation.

9. Plan and facilitate staff development and team building.

• A Member of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply

• A minimum of 8 years post qualification experience in Supply Chain Management or as a Procurement/Purchasing Management 4 years of which must be in a middle management position.

• A minimum of four (4) years’ experience of procurement financed by international/ donor agencies

• A Master’s Degree in procurement or supply chain management/procurement is an added advantage

1. Excellent drafting skills end effective spoken and presentational skills.

2. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationship within the office.

3. Ability to work as part of the team, while taking initiatives to design and lead own work plans;

4. Ability to develop clear goals consistent with agreed strategies, identify priority activities.

5. Ability to identify and develop new approaches and innovative ways and means to achieving value for money in procurement.

6. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS

JOB RANK JOB SUMMARY QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE COMPETENCIES

(A)

ASSISTANT AUDITOR

• Plan publicity strategies and campaigns

• Cover media engagements of the Service

• Use web analytic tools to answer enquiries from the public, press and related organisations on social media

• Attend events, conferences, exhibitions to gather information to populate the Service’s social media sites

• Develop and update content of the Service’s web and social media sites

• Upload reports, articles and other materials for online users

• Oversee the design of the Services social media sites

• Prepare presentations, press releases and key note addresses of the Service for events

• Edit information for publication

• Initiate PR campaigns, identify opportunities for publicity and monitor trends on social media

• Conduct SWOT analysis of the Services media coverage, outreach and user generated contents

• A first Degree in Communication or Communication Marketing or Journalism from accredited tertiary institution

• A second Degree in Communication or Communication Marketing or Journalism from accredited tertiary institution

• National Service Certificate.

• Computer proficiency,

• Research and data analysis,

• Communication and Creative writing skills,

• Social media marketing skills,

• Adaptability,

• Team player,

• Presentation skills,

• Honest and maintain high standards of conduct.

LEGAL

JOB RANK DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE COMPETENCIES

(A)

ASSISTANT AUDITOR-GENERAL

• Lead the development and implementation of policies – strategic, annual, operational and other plans of the Service

• Ensure the development and implementation of Annual Legal Plan of the Section

• Lead the preparation of cases for prosecution and/or defence;

• Follow-up of judgements of the court;

• Provide inputs in the develop and implement legal standards, guidelines methodologies as well as the certification of reforms in the public sector financial accounting systems;

• Provide input in the preparation of Annual Activity and other periodic Progress Reports of the Department for onward submission to the A-G and the ASB

• Collaborate with the DAG/Legal in the implementation of policies, standards and guidelines on human resource management within the Department.

• Provide inputs for the preparation of the Annual Budget of the Department

• A Lawyer called to the Bar

• A minimum of thirteen (13) years post qualification working experience of which six (6) years must be at a management level.

• Extensive leadership, networking, monitoring and management experience.

• Excellent presentation, negotiating, lobbying and conflict resolution skills.

• Excellent qualitative and quantitative analytical skills

• Excellent , communication, presentation and inter personal skills

• Wide knowledge in Public Sector Laws and Statutes

• Excellent knowledge of Public Financial Management Systems

• Knowledge in Industrial and Labour relations

• Knowledge of relevant computer applications

• Good ethical background