BotswanaPost is on a journey to excellence with the aim of building a high-performance and people-centered organization that is fit to serve and fit to grow. The organisation invites suitably qualified, innovative, results orientated and self-driven individuals to apply for the position described below and join a team of professionals to drive service excellence.

SENIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR – OPERATIONS (GABORONE) – BPS 33/2/1 Vol. 1 (11)

JOB SUMMARY
To gather and critically evaluate evidence and assess the operation of systems to identify risks and associated controls and recommend actions for improving the effectiveness of risk management process and internal control environment. Responsible to fulfill professional and organization responsibilities as outlined in the departmental process manual and Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing Code of Ethics as well as Internal Audit Charter.

The position directly reports to Internal Audit Manager- Operations.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Key Responsibilities:
• Assist in planning, developing and maintaining annual internal audit plan as well as periodic monitoring of its deliverables.
• Perform and complete all the assigned tasks in a self-directed, independent, timely, thorough, accurate and well documented manner.
• Carry out an independent appraisal of the effectiveness of the policies, procedures and standards by which all BotswanaPost resources are managed and determine compliance thereof.
• Provides information and supporting documentation for all issues uncovered because of the audit to prepare the preliminary exit sheets, which detail the level of risk, and proposed solutions to correct the existing issue and to prevent future occurrences.
• Communicate findings with clients in a timely manner, obtaining client agreement on root cause of issues and commitment to implement recommendations.
• Leads exit meetings with management and other Internal Audit department supervisory staff to discuss proposed recommendations to come to agreeable solutions. Prepares written audit reports to summarize the audit scope, control findings, recommendations and management commitments.
• Perform advisory role in business management, risk management, internal controls, control self-assessments, ethics, fraud awareness and value for money reviews, thereby assisting the management and the Board of Directors in the effective discharge of their responsibilities.
• Act as the accounting officer on all audit risks and provide strategic direction on the scorecard.
• Assist Internal Audit Managers in administering Internal Audit contracts with third parties.
• Advice management on compliance and non-compliance with 3rd party agreements/contracts deliverables.
• Observe and scrutinize the annual Financial Year End stock take processes to provide independent verification to the external auditor on the accuracy of the stock counts and stock valuation.
• Review and report on the accuracy, timeliness and relevance of the financial and other information that is provided for management.
• Prepare reports for the Internal Audit Manager’s attention and inform the IAM’s office without delay on any issues of significance about Internal Control or Management practice.
• Carry out an independent appraisal of the effectiveness of the policies, procedures and standards by which all BotswanaPost resources are managed and determine compliance thereof.
• Assist Internal Audit managers in administering of Internal Audit systems/software.
• Supervise and review the work of Internal Auditors to ensure work is carried out to the appropriate and agreed standards required.

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Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Internal Auditing, or any related field of study and Part Qualified as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or
Association Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), Chartered Institute Management Accountant (CIMA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Experience:
At least five (5) years post graduate practical experience in a relevant field, of which three (3) must be in Operational based audits.

Competencies:
• Plan, organize, and direct the work.
• Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
• Interact professionally with various levels of BotswanaPost employees and outside representatives.
• Prepare comprehensive reports and correspondence.
• Analyze situations, identify problems, recommend solutions, and evaluate outcome.

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BENEFITS
BotswanaPost offers attractive salaries and benefit packages that are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Only candidates who meet the above requirements need to apply by enclosing an application letter, detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certified
certificates and Omang/ID to:
Chief Human Capital Officer
BotswanaPost
P.O. Box 100
Gaborone OR email a complete application to: recruitment@botswanapost.co.bw

All applications must be submitted on or before 31st October 2023.

NOTE: Please note that we only contact shortlisted candidates.