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A leading Construction Company based in Accra and operating in Ghana and across the West African Sub-Region is in search of a Chief Internal Audit and Compliance Officer.

Job Description and Responsibilities

The ideal candidate is expected to have a strong sense of ownership, excellent analytical skills, be independent-minded,and have a desire to learn within a high-performance organization. The successful candidate must be a team player and be able to work independently.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting or membership of an Accounting or auditing professional body.5+ years of experience in internal audit and compliance.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Supervision and management of the internal control and compliance functions;
  • Developing and implementing appropriate internal controls to address the management of operational, financial,and market risks within the organization;
  • Direct supervision of the Monitoring and Evaluation Unit of the Company;
  • Ensuring compliance with standards, legislation,and regulations;
  • Ensuring regular internal control reviews/audits to identify gaps in controls and suggest solutions to Management for implementation;
  • Conducting reviews and confirmation of programs and compliance testing;
  • Working with all teams across the company to ensure the effective implementation of internal controls;
  • Liaising with external auditors and other statutory institutions and advising departmental heads on changes in regulations;
  • Reporting to Management on key audit findings and status of remedial actions;
  • Providing support, education,and training to staff to build policy compliance and internal control awareness within the organization;
  • Any other task assigned by Management.


Qualification Required & Experience

  • At minimum a B.Sc. degree in accounting, administration,or related field with at least five years of relevant professional experience.
  • High level of attention to detail, organization,and accuracy.
  • High level of proficiency in MS Excel, Word,Outlook,and other accounting software.
  • Ability to remain impartial in the administration of his/her responsibilities and to initiate policies to improve the control environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills; ability to monitor multiple projects, follow through,and ensure deadlines are met.

Please mention “Chief Internal Audit & Compliance Officer” in the subject line of the application.