Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill vacancies in the Audit Unit of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri as follows
The candidate shall demonstrate evidence of possessing effective communication skills, flair for figures and analyses of data and the use of same to arrive at objective conclusion.
He shall have knowledge of accounting and auditing systems and be ready to deploy the knowledge in making value added recommendations in identified internal control issues.
He shall be required to further demonstrate competence in the use of IT tools for word-processing, spread sheet and audit interrogations; and to assist the Chief Audit Executive with unhindered mental independence to advise on risk management, governance and control.
The candidate Is required to perform the above responsibilities at a higher capacity. He should show ability to develop internal audit programme for an audit assignment and provide supervisory role when leading an internal audit assignment.
He shall serve as the Chief Audit Executive who shall perform advanced level professional Internal auditing work as a key component of the University governance Structure.
The work involves directing a comprehensive audit programme including performance, financial and compliance audit projects, providing consulting services to the University Management and staff, providing direction to development of Annual Audit Plan; and providing on-going training, coaching and supervision to internal audit staff. He shall maintain pervasion organizational and professional ethical standards; and works Independently with extension latitude for Initiative and independent judgment.
The candidate must be a registered/chartered member of recognized Accounting/Auditing body; and in addition have at least fifteen (15) years post qualification experience, substantial part of which must have been in a University or comparable Institution of higher learning.
Interested candidates are requested to submit thirty (30) copies of detailed application in the following order:
I) Name In full (Surname first in capital letters)
II) Place and Date of Birth
iii) Home Address
iv) Present Postal Address
v) Telephone Number
vi) Nationality/State of Origin
vii) Marital Status
viii) Number and Ages of Children
ix) Secondary and Post-Secondary Education (Including dates and Institutions)
x) Academic and Professional Qualifications (Including distinctions with dates)
xi) Statement of experience Including authorship stating contribution; evidence to support contributions should be produced where possible.
xii) Names of Journals in which they are published and the date of the publication.
xiii) other activities outside current employment
xiv) Names and Addresses of three (3) Referees,
In addition to stating the names and addresses of referees, applicants should request their referees to forward references on their behalf under confidential cover to:
Federal University of Technology
All applications and supporting materials should be forwarded to the Registrar and the post for which application has been made clearly marked on the left hand corner of the envelope for example "POST OF DIRECTOR OF AUDIT, FUTO." Applications should reach the Registrar not later than six (6) weeks from the date of this publication.
Only applications ofshortilsted candidates will be acknowledged.