Internal Audit Officer – Jowhar, Hirshabelle State of Somalia


Internal Audit Officer  – Jowhar, Hirshabelle State of Somalia


Dowlad Goboleedka Hirshabelle ee Soomaaliya

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Job Title: Internal Audit Officer
Ministry/ institution: Ministry of Finance and Economic Development
Department: Internal Audit
Grade Level & Classification: Grade 6
Reporting to: Internal Audit Director
Salary: $502
Hours: 36 hrs per week
Location: Hirshabelle, Jowhar

Purpose of the position

The main priority of the work of an assistant internal auditor is to work as part of an internal audit team and the work undertaken by the assistant internal auditor will contribute to providing an independent and objective opinion to the Director general on the risk, governance and control environment across the Ministry. The work will help management by providing evidence with supporting recommendations for improvement to the Ministries control, risk and governance environment. The results of the work will also provide assurance to stakeholders that the Ministry is being managed and controlled efficiently and effectively.

  1. Responsibilities and Duties

Under the overall guidance of the Senior Auditor or Auditor the internal audit assistant will assist in the following duties:

  • Prepare or contribute to the preparation of work plans for planned assignments;
  • Join discussions of a preliminary nature with the auditor and Ministry staff;
  • Take part in segments of financial, operational and compliance audits;
  • Obtain required information directly or indirectly through examination of records or interviews with Ministry staff;
  • For the processes audited, learn the skills necessary to review and evaluate processes and internal controls;
  • Learn to assess their adequacy and effectiveness, and identify weaknesses and develop recommendations to address the weaknesses;
  • Draft potential findings and recommendations for improvements;
  • Prepare working papers in accordance with the Internal Audit Manual
  • Prepare Monthly and quarterly reports
  • Carry out any other assignment requested by the line manager and the Ministry Management
  1. Qualifications and experiences
  • Bachler degree in business administration, accounting or related field); a professional certification in other disciplines may be acceptable. Master degree is desirable
  • 2 years’ experience of similar role in the public or private sector is an advantage.
  1. Competencies
  • An understanding of internal auditing Procedures.
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Good decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral for Somali and English.
  • Well-developed management and organization skills
  • Good ethical values of Honesty, integrity and confidentiality
  • Proven experience as auditor or similar role.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation abilities
  • Flexibility and ability work on multiple tasks/projects concurrently

How to apply

Please Click the Link and Fill the Application Form: APPLICATION-FORM77.docx.

Interested candidates who meet the criteria are encouraged to fill the application form and send to by not later than 05th June 2021


  • Please quote the position you are applying in the subject of the e-mail.
  • Application form should be sent as attachment in word format.
  • Female and people with disabilities are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • If you are shortlisted for an interview, you will be required to come with your original academic and professional certificates during the interview day.
  • For more information please visit the following website.





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