Location: Spectrum Management Authority, Kingston
Description: Carries out independent evaluations of the effectiveness of the management of the Authority’s financial, physical and information resources to ensure adherence to established organizational, fiduciary and statutory standards, and to facilitate the organization achieving its vision, mission and goals; Working with the Board of Directors and management team to ensure that systems are in place which identify and analyze all the major risks of the Authority on an annual basis, and recommendations are made to manage such risks; Performing walk through and other appropriate audit tests and make recommendations; Planning, organizing and executing the internal audit function. This includes preparing an audit plan which fulfills the agreed responsibilities of the department; Reviewing the SMA’s compliance with policies, procedures, laws and regulations; Conducting any reviews or tasks requested by the Audit Committee and the Managing Director, provided that such reviews and tasks do not compromise the independence or objectivity of the internal audit function; Assisting individuals who perform operational and financial activities with risk assessments and actions plans in their responsibility areas to heighten awareness of major exposures, loss potential and/or transactional anomalies, and facilitate discussions of practical ways to manage or avoid them.
Qualifications: Chartered Accountant certification or equivalent; At least ten years’ experience in internal auditing, five of which should be at a senior level; Formal training in audit procedures, including planning, techniques and sampling methods involved in conducting audits; A high level of proficiency in the use of computer applications, including auditing software; Thorough knowledge of the Financial Administration and Audit (FAA) Act; Knowledge of Government of Jamaica procurement procedures would be an asset; Excellent oral and written communication skills
Contact: Email: [email protected]
Application Deadline: May 23, 2012