Supervisor of Audit, Office of the Auditor General

48 Days Ago Office of The Auditor General Belmopan City, Cayo, Belize
Full-Time Job View : 474 Job Apply : 19
Job Salary Range
$ GOB Pay Scale 22 - GOB Pay Scale 22 Per Year
Gender
Does Not Matter
Managerial Level
Supervisory
Job Category
Financial
Maximum Experience
5 Year
Degree Title
Public Finance, Public Sector Management, Accounting, Management Studies, Economics, Public Administration, Government, Human Resources Management/Development, Business Administration, Political Science or Public Policy
Overview
Department : Headquarters
Sub Category : Supervisor of Audit
Job Type : Full-Time
Essential Duties and Responsibilities : 3. ANALYSIS OF POSITION A. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. COLLABORATES with other senior managers in the development of annual work plans and methodologies to ensure that the Office of the Auditor General fulfils its mandate. 2. DEVELOPS, administers, and monitors audit plans for assigned Ministries/Departments, Local Government Authorities which includes City, Town and Village Councils and Water Board and Statutory Bodies. 3. LEADS in the conduct of assigned audits; supervises audit team and provides guidance on matters relating to the audit process to ensure that audits are effectively and efficiently managed, completed within the allotted timeframes and that the quality is in compliance with the Office’s Auditing Standards. 4. OVERSEES the conduct of surprise cash surveys, special investigations, audits of capital works and related activities as required by the Audit General and prepares reports on such activities. 5. REVIEWS work performed by staff for completion and accuracy and writes audit reports for assigned Ministries/Departments, Local Government Authorities and Statutory Bodies; prepares draft paragraph for annual report clearance sheet. 6. CHECKS Annual Statements of Accounts prepared by the Accountant General and reports on the findings. 7. ASSISTS with the reviewing of reports of audits conducted by duly appointed auditors of statutory bodies/agencies by examining the working papers, reports and other documents submitted, to ascertain compliance with the Office’s control framework and to enable informed reporting to the National Assembly. 8. FACILITATES on-the-job, in-house staff development and other related trainings to develop staff competencies to make sure that the office maintains a cadre of adequately skilled personnel to conduct audits. 9. REPRESENTS the Office at national and international conferences, seminars and trainings as required. 10. MAY give evidence at Public Accounts Committee meeting as required by Auditor General. 11. PERFORMS election and hurricane duties as may be required. 12. SETS major job objectives for subordinates and appraises performance against same; develops and implements performance improvement plan for each subordinate.
Reporting Responsibility : The Supervisor of Audit will report to the Deputy Auditor General, Office of the Auditor General.
Accountable for : Support Staff
Employment Type : Permanent Establish
Required Travel : Required
Comments : SALARY Government Pay Scale 22 of $35,286 x 1,480 - $63,406 per annum. Interested persons in possession of the required qualification and who have the aptitude for the post are requested to submit a complete application package through the Job Search and Employment Application Website https://www.publicservice.gov.bz/ or directly at https://jobs.publicservice.gov.bz/ no later than Friday, 29th October, 2021.
Posted : 2021-10-19
Requirements
Maximum Education : Masters Degree
Managerial Level : Supervisory
Status
No of Jobs : 5
Start Publishing : 2021-10-19
Stop Publishing : 2021-10-29
Basic Purpose of Position
1. ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE: Responsible for supervising staff and leading the conduct of assigned audits of the various Ministries/Departments, Local Government Authorities and Statutory Bodies, ensuring that all audits are carried out in accordance with extant legislation, regulations, policies, auditing standards and agreements including the Financial and Stores Orders of Belize; as well as providing professional development and other related training for staff. 2. NATURE AND SCOPE: The Supervisor of Audit is required to lead the audit process through the formulation of Audit Plans and the supervision and guidance of staff in the completion of scheduled audits and the generation of final audit reports for the various Ministries/Departments, Local Government Authorities and Statutory Bodies under review. The incumbent ensures that all auditing activities are carried out in strict compliance with all existing legislation, regulations, policies and procedures, auditing standards and agreements including the Financial and Stores Orders of Belize. The incumbent also reviews audits conducted by duly appointed auditors of statutory bodies/agencies to ascertain compliance with the prescribed auditing control framework and enable proper reporting on the activities of such entities to the National Assembly. The Supervisor of Audit is a resource person and technical expert, and is, therefore, required to facilitate on-the-job, in-house staff development and other related trainings for new and existing staff members. Additionally, the incumbent is expected to represent the Office of the Auditor General at national and international conferences, seminars, trainings, and related events from time to time. The incumbent supervises support staff within the Office and is expected to oversee their development in all the requisite areas. The position is also expected to maintain a high degree of integrity, confidentiality, and professionalism in the conduct of his/her duties and responsibilities. In addition, the incumbent must display the communication skills required to interact with senior and junior personnel within the Public Service, representatives of local government authorities and statutory bodies; as well as representatives of outside agencies and organizations both locally and internationally.
Conditions of Service
Belize Constitution (Public Service) Regulations, 2014
Qualifications/Experience
QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE (a) Have served a minimum of five (5) years as an Examiner of Accounts I AND (b) Be in possession of a Master’s Degree in relevant field such as: Public Finance, Public Sector Management, Accounting, Management Studies, Economics, Public Administration, Government, Human Resources Management/Development, Business Administration, Political Science or Public Policy OR (c) A Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field above plus five (5) years as senior management level
Competencies/Skills
COMPETENCIES/SKILLS Technical  Experience in applying relevant legislation, regulations, policies, audit standards and agreements  Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing  Experience in resource management  Ability to interpret technical and managerial reports  Ability to identify and assign resources (Financial and Manpower) to meet objectives  Ability to plan, organize and monitor work to ensure achievement of desired goals Behavioural  Ability to make decisions in a timely manner  Time management skills  Ability to demonstrate and maintain effective leadership skills  Effective teamwork and cooperation  Effective interpersonal communication
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