Sunyani Technical University
was converted from a Polytechnic to a Technical University by an Act
of Parliament establishing Technical Universities in Ghana. The University is mandated by the Technical
Universities Act. 2016 (Act 922) to provide Higher Education in Engineering, Science and Technology-based disciplines, Technical and Vocational Education and Training. Applied Arts and related
disciplines. The institution is a leading Technical University that offers high quality career-oriented programmes for national development.
DIRECTOR OF INTERNAL AUDIT
The Position/Job Description
The Internal Auditor shall be:
Responsible for the internal audit of the accounts and financial transactions of the University.
Required to report to the Governing Council through the Audit Committee.
Responsible for the establishment and operation of an efficient and effective financial control system.
Responsible for vetting all proposed expenditures to ensure compliance with laid-down internal control system and other statutory requirements
Responsible for conducting periodic examination of the accounts of the University, including all units with limited financial and operational autonomy.
Required to monitor and ensure that all expenditures incurred have been authorised and are within budgetary provisions.
Responsible for conducting periodic management audit and submit reports to the Vice-Chancellor and the Governing Council of the University.
Responsible for liaising with ExtematAuditors and ensure that appropriate action is taken on reported audit findings.
to submit periodic audit reports on the activities of all units of the University to the Council through the Vice-Chancellor
Responsible for ensuring that the University complies with the Internal Audit Agency Act, 2003 (Act 565) and all other relevant statutory regulations.
Required to perform any other functions that the Vice-Chancellor and the Governing Council assign from time to time
Terms of Appointments:
The terms and conditions of the appointment shall be determined by the Governing Council of the University consistent with the Technical Universities, Act 2016 (Act 922) as amended and Statutes of Sunyani Technical University.
The salary and conditions of service attached to this position are very attractive and are comparable with those in analogous universities in Ghana.
Bea Chartered Accountant and hold a minimum of a Masters' degree in the relevant field.
Have served as a Deputy Internal Auditor in a University or comparable grade in a similar institution/organisation for at least six (6) years.
Be computer literate and be conversant with accounting/auditing software applications.
In addition, applicant must:
Be analytical, critical, result-oriented, innovative and visionary;
Possess hands-on ability to work independently;
Be a good team player;
Be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines;
Possess proactive commercial flair;
Be of good character and demonstrate personal integrity;
Be a servant leader and be able to plan, organise, implement and administratively manage all activities related to the Internal Audit Directorate;
Be able to provide sound advice to the Vice-Chancellor and the Governing Council on compliance with laid-down internal control systems and anystatutory requirements;
Have extensive knowledge of the university's financial policies, procedures, controls and processes and best auditing and finance practices;
Have experience with university accounting, finance and auditing software and records management in a manner that is consistent with the University's mission and objectives;
Be able to exhibit the highest professional and ethical standards in the oversight of the university's accounting records and financial transactions;
Possess excellent relational communications and administrative skills in the supervision of staff in the Internal Audit Directorate;
Be able to align the objectives of the Internal Audit Directorate with the mission and vision of the University and develop implementation strategy to achieve same;
Have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and commitment to outstanding university internal or external audit management;
Have extensive experience in compliance with finance, accounting and audit regulations preferably in a university environment;
Be able to work with and influence others to achieve operational requirements in the directorate; and
Be able to provide clear practical and accurate advice to staff at all revels in the Internal Audit Directorate on financial and auditing procedures and requirements.