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Internal Auditor

Accra, Ghana
negotiable Expires in 2 months


The West African Examination Council, a sub-regional organisation responsible for the conduct of various examinations in the English-speaking West African countries, invites applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians to fill vacant positions in its Internal Audit Department in Ghana.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful applicant will report directly to the Head of the Audit Unit and will be required to assist in performing the following duties, among others:

  • Plan and appraise the council’s internal control system to ascertain its soundness and adequacy
  • Review the financial and operational system of the council on an ongoing basis
  • Appraise the methods used to safeguard assets of the council and verify the existance of such assets
  • Ensure adherence to the approved annual budget
  • Perform pre-audit of payments
  • Undertake any other assignments to be assigned from time to time by the Head of Audit Unit.

Qualification Required & Experience

Applicants must meet the following criteria

  • Hold a good university degree (at least second class honours) in Accounting from any recognised university
  • Hold at least the final Part Two (2) certificate of ICA, ACCA, CIMA or similar professional accounting qualification
  • Be highly computer literate. Possession of CISA certificate will be an added advantage
  • Must not be more than forty years of age at the time of application


  • Applicants must have at least 3 years post National Service experience acquired in an auditing environment
  • Applicants must also have a working knowledge of IFRS, ISA and IPPF

Desirable Attributes

Applicant must

  • Be a person of high integrity and reliability
  • Possess good communication (verbal and writing) and interpersonal skills
  • Have strong analytical and enquiring mind
  • Demonstrate the potential for leadership

How To Apply For The Job

Interested candidates are requested to pick application forms from the Headquarters of WAEC, located at Shiashe, near the Gulf House, adjacent to the National Identification Authority. Application Forms could also be downloaded from the council’s website at:

The completed application forms should be submitted to the following address:

The Registrar,
The West African Examinations Council
P.O.Box 125
Accra, Ghana

Attention: Deputy Director, HRM

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