AUDITING ASSISTANT – INTERNAL AUDIT

The individual will serve as a member of the audit team engaged in audit field work, performing routine checks of financial records and assisting generally in other audit examinations. He/she may perform work with some degree of independence which is reviewed by the superior officer through reports, discussions and general observations.

JOB SUMMARY:

The individual will serve as a member of the audit team engaged in audit field work, performing routine checks of financial records and assisting generally in other audit examinations. He/she may perform work with some degree of independence which is reviewed by the superior officer through reports, discussions and general observations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct reviews of assigned organizational and functional activities, including verification and analysis of transactions inter alia.
  • Assists in determining whether organizational units in the company are performing their planning, accounting, custodial activities in compliance with management instructions, applicable statements of policy and procedures, and in a manner consistent with both company objectives and high standards of administrative practice.
  • Report audit findings on the results of the review of assigned segments of the audit and to make recommendations for the correction of unsatisfactory conditions, improvements in operations, and reductions in cost.
  • Assists in the performance of special reviews at the request of management.
  • Assists in planning work on assigned segment of the audit.
  • Recommends the means of obtaining, analysing and evaluating evidentiary data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of control and on the efficiency of performance of the activities being reviewed.
  • Reviews transactions, documents, records, reports, and methods for accuracy and effectiveness.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BSc in Accounting. Finance, Economics or any related field.
  • Professional Certification – CIA, ACCA, CISA, CAT /AAT. Certification in ACL would be considered an asset.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Supervisory skills: ability to manage a team and marshal audit activity
  • Knowledge of accounting and auditing principles and methods and their application to accounting systems.
  • Human relations/soft skills: e.g. ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing, listening skills and interviewing skills.
  • Research and report writing skills
  • Analytical/Investigative skills: ability to analyze spreadsheets, financial reports, flowcharts, etc.
  • Working knowledge of computer applications
  • Working knowledge of Audit & Exchequer Ordinance, Financial Regulations, Standards & Best Practices, according to Institute of Internal Auditors.

 

Any combination of experience and academic qualifications from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Interested persons please send application clearly stating the position of interest, detailed resume, two (2) references and copies of academic certificates to the following address:

The Corporate Secretary 
Public Transport Service Corporation
Railway Building
#60 South Quay
PORT OF SPAIN
OR
EMAIL

Close for application on or before:
July 28th 2024