Overview

INTERNAL AUDIT OFFICER

Reporting Arrangements:

The Internal Audit Officer will be responsible for the overall management of the Internal Audit
Function of the Company and will functionally report to the Board and administratively to General Manager.

Purpose of the Job:

The overall responsibility of the Internal Audit Officer is to assist the Company to achieve its mandate through the provision of independent assurance and advisory services on the effectiveness of the Company’s risk management, Governance, and internal control processes. The key duties and responsibilities for this position include, but, are not limited to: –

  • Carrying out a full audit of an organization; including accessing risk and taking the necessary risk management steps to forestall fraud
  • Ensuring control management regarding financial reliability and compliance by making sure that directions and regulations are strictly adhered to
  • Obtaining, analyzing, and evaluating accounting documentation, reports, and data
  • Periodically report to the Board and Senior Management on the performance of the Function and on other significant issues;
  • Acting objectively by giving independent advice in order to ensure legality and achieve organizational goals
  • Document the audit process and preparation of audit findings
  • Development of rules, regulations, best practices, techniques and performance standards
  • Participating in meetings with different departments in order to update audit findings and improve on the audit process
  • Evaluate financial documents for accuracy and compliance with statutory obligations
  • Supervising, training, and mentoring staff, on audit processes; and assess the performance on audit related issues
  • Conducting risk assessments and also preparing risk registers for the company
  • Working harmoniously with external auditors as requested by the organization
  • Performing other related tasks as assigned by Management.

REQUIRED COMPETENCES, ATTRIBUTES AND SKILLS

  • Honesty and of high integrity
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work with minimum supervision
  • Proven track record in managing the internal audit function.
  • Ability to prioritize work efficiently and independently;
  • Excellent in communication, interpersonal, presentation, and analytical skills;
  • Self-motivated, assertive, and action-oriented; and
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of computerized accounting packages

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERINCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Internal Auditing, Accountancy, or Finance from a reputable and accredited University;
  • Membership with Institute of ICAM;
    Practical experience in internal audit

APPLICATION

Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience should send their applications with cover letters, copies of certificates, detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) with names, addresses and phone numbers of three traceable referees clearly indicating on subject line/envelope the position you are applying for to the following address not later than 27th September, 2022:

The General Manager
Malawi Catering Services Limited
P.O. Box 30236
LILONGWE 3 or

Email: mcsl@mcslmw.com