JO0001040 – Internal Auditor

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JO0001040 – Internal Auditor

Reporting to the Head: Internal Audit this position will be responsible to conduct Internal Audits and to perform Risk & Compliance management tasks.

Job Duties:

  • Assists with the preparation of the annual audit plan;
  • Plans, schedules, coordinates, reviews, reports and follows-up audit work (assurance and consulting) of self as well as that of audit team-members. This includes undertaking risk assessments relating to each assignment to ensure that detailed audit work is effectively focused on areas assessed as high risk;
  • Schedules assigned assurance and consulting audit projects timely so as to comply with management’s needs and address inherent high-risk areas, within the scope of the Department’s overall audit plan;
  • Plans specific audits within the organisation by establishing audit objectives and the scope of work, obtaining background information and ensuring a reasonable knowledge level regarding the activities to be audited;
  • Conducts specific audits including preparing audit programs, carrying-out audit tests, gathering evidence and documenting the test results;
  • Reports the results. Make practical recommendations (e.g. enhancements and improvements to existing systems or appropriate action to rectify the faults and weaknesses identified) based on the results of the audit. Discuss the proposed action plans with management and agree on action plans;
    Performs follow-up procedures to assess whether appropriate corrective action has been taken;
  • Assists with the development of procedures, schedules, priorities and programs for achieving audit objectives and goals, in line with the auditing standards;
  • Develops performance criteria in line with the organisation’s policies and the auditing standards;
  • Identifies and communicates changes in professional standards, pronouncements, laws, guidelines and audit requirements. These include staying abreast of best practices both internally and externally and provide means for introducing those practices to the organisation;
  • Develops and maintains productive client and staff relationships;
  • Performs other duties such as risk & compliance management related tasks, consulting work, doing presentations and special investigations, as assigned


  • A three – year Bachelor’s Degree in Auditing, and/or Accounting or an equivalent recognised qualification;
  • An Honours Degree or CIA/CISA Certification will be an added advantage;
  • Three to five years of experience in Internal Auditing, and/ or External Auditing, Risk Management, and Compliance Management;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, Analytical abilities & logical thinking, Achievement, Focus, Integrity, Teamwork, Performance Driven and able to deliver quality work, Assertiveness, Persuasiveness skills, Able to build relations;
  • Must be organised and be attentive to detail, Ability to work independently and on multiple projects simultaneously, Professionalism, Confidentiality in dealing with sensitive matters & dependability
  • Valid driver’s license;
  • Candidate must be a Namibian citizen;

Only candidates with the relevant experience will be contacted.

Closing Date: Thursday, 3 March 2016

JO0001040 – Internal Auditor
Paleni Amulungu

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