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Senior Internal Auditor Job at Williamson Diamonds

Full Time

Williamson Diamonds Limited

Position Title: Senior Internal Auditor

Grade: D4

Report: General Manager

Role Description: Responsible for conducting internal audits to assess and improve the effectiveness of the company’s governance and risk management process and to ensure that necessary internal control measures are in place to support and achieve company objectives.

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Functions and responsibilities:

Work with the Director: WDL’s internal audit and senior management to verify legislative compliance monitoring and internal control measures implemented to support corporate objectives.
Engage with industry peers to stay current with current technical auditing principles and practices established by relevant professional organizations.
Implementation of internal audits, at the operational level of the WDL, in a professional, orderly and disciplined manner, evaluating and improving the effectiveness of the company’s risk management, control and governance processes.
Verify through internal audits that the WDL complies with relevant laws and regulations by keeping up to date with all applicable legislative compliance with the principles of best national and international business practices.
Independent review through internal audits that are conducted to see if the company’s business operations and procedures are regularly reviewed and are a true reflection of business operations.
Document and report on how to improve internal controls and governance processes to protect the WDL from fraud and asset theft.
Under the direction of the Director: Group Internal Audit, independently carry out ad hoc audits in line with the annual internal audit plan.
Adhere to the Institute of Internal Auditing Standards for professional practice and company procedures.
Provide expert advice on industry best practices and stay abreast of the latest developments in your field of expertise.
Perform ad hoc tasks related to risks if requested by the manager: Internal audit.
Make sure the WDL policies and procedures are in line with the collection’s PDSA policies and procedures. Where the WDL procedures differ from the PDSA processes, they should be highlighted in the procedures.
Engagement and Communication: Engaging internal and external stakeholders in audit-related matters and supporting processes in audit-related engagement.
Establish and maintain good working relationships and an effective/strong communication system within the internal audit function
Audit, Monitoring and Evaluation Reporting – Ensure all internal audit reporting meets standards, guidelines, and timelines.
Responsible for timely reporting and completion of accurate and relevant audit findings that are reported to the Country, General Manager, and Director of PDSA: Internal Audit.
Implementation of programs, standards, controls, guidelines, and schedules.
Identify deviations from standards through appropriate work processes.
Engage in a sustainable process of identifying, assessing, and categorizing risks in relation to the business and operations, in order to foster a culture of auditing and risk awareness, ensure any potential impact is understood, facilitate decision-making effectively and mitigate risks and introduce this as an input into the AURA program.
Through the audit process, contribute to the continuous review of the company’s financial, operational, and ICT systems with a view to recommending improvements where necessary.
Use audit software and data analysis tools, where possible, to improve efficiency throughout the audit process.

Minimum requirements for all applicants:

With a degree in internal auditing, financial accounting, financial management or equivalent.
Papers completed at a registered professional external auditing firm (four years) will be a plus.
At least 5 years of experience in conducting internal audits.
Mining/Manufacturing Internal Audit experience would be beneficial.
Commercial, corporate, tax, value-added tax, and computer skills.
Knowledge and experience of computer audit tools/software (eg Teammate, ETC).
Membership of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
Computer Literacy and Microsoft Office Suite (Advanced)
Excellent oral and written communication in English and Swahili.
Possession of a valid driver’s license.
Other skills and competencies required:

Review and advise operational management on best practice initiatives, key regulations, and general risks.
Understand fraud risks and controls.

Human Resources Manager,

Williamson Diamonds Ltd,

P.0. Box 23,

Mwadui- Shinyanga.

Or drop the same through the following email:

NB: Please complete an external job application form available here

Williamson Diamonds Limited supports the Mineral policy (2009) of Tanzania and is committed to ensuring adequate development of a local technical capacity to service the mining industry and employing local experts available, and developing succession plans for Tanzanians to take over expatriate positions. Pre-screening, profile testing, on mine assessments, and medical and security clearances form part of the minimum requirement and selection process. Short-listed candidates will be required to attend a panel interview. The employment of the successful candidate is subject to passing on my induction and the aforementioned criteria.

If you do not hear from us after 20th July 2022 please consider yourself unsuccessful. Williamson Diamonds Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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