Qualified accountant (ZICA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent;)
5 years Internal Audit experience within a not for profit/public sector organisation OR experience within external audit from an accountancy practice;
Computer literate – possess high level of computer literacy in word, Excel and in Accounting Package (Pastel) is an added advantage;
Ability to work autonomously in a stand-alone role;
Ability to work under pressure, independently with minimum supervision;
Must be able to exercise high levels of integrity, honesty and due diligence when carrying out duties and responsibilities.
Plan, organize and carry out the internal control function including the preparation of the Audit Plan, which fulfills the responsibility of the department, and estimating resource needs.
Develop and execute a comprehensive audit programme for the evaluation of controls of all WLSA activities and make recommendations on the systems and procedures being reviewed and monitor management’s response and implementation.
Determine through appraisals and evaluations whether WLSA acquires, protects and uses resources economically and effectively in order to ascertain whether the organization’s assets are properly accounted for and safeguarded from loss and misappropriation.
Carry out special audit, review and/or investigations for specific matters as may be requested by the Board through the National Coordinator.
Report audit findings and make recommendations for correcting unsatisfactory conditions, improving operations, reducing costs and also providing an opinion on the existing internal control system.
Keep abreast with modern auditing techniques and identifying training needs for the department.
Conduct regular reviews of all WLSA policies and manuals with the view to improving the operational efficiency and effectiveness.
Ensure quarterly risk assessment of all departments is undertaken and report discussed with the National Coordinator.
Carry out any other functions that may be assigned from time to time.