Senior Internal Auditor.

Full Time

Posted 194 days ago

Closes: 03/23/2021


The Mission of the Lusaka Water Supply and Sanitation Company Limited is to provide quality
water and sanitation services to customers in Lusaka Province at a commercially and
environmentally sustainable manner. In order to achieve this, the Company must ensure that
staff with the right knowledge, skills and abilities are available as required. LWSC now seeks
to recruit one dynamic and energetic person who is performance driven, and invites
applications from suitably qualified and experienced Zambians to fill the vacant position, on a
permanent and pensionable basis, of Senior Internal Auditor. The Senior Internal Auditor
will report to the Manager Audit and Risk Services.
JOB PURPOSE
The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for conducting audits across various departments in order to
ensure adherence to internal controls and compliance.
Duties and Responsibilities
i. Assists the Audit and Risk Services Manager to prepare the annual audit work plan and the
audit strategy.
ii. Participates in the preparation and consolidation of the departmental budget in order to
facilitate acquisition and allocation of resources.
iii. Make recommendations to the Audit and Risk Services Manager on reviews to the Audit
Strategy, Audit Policies and Procedures to enhance the workflow in the department.
iv. Conducts independent and objective planned, follow up, ad hoc and forensic audit
assignments in accordance with audit procedures, best practice and agreed terms of
reference.
v. Issues audit reports and working papers, providing the requisite recommendations on internal
controls, compliance and corporate governance systems, and makes recommendations to
strengthen observed deficiencies in policy, procedural and system processes.
vi. Undertakes timely preparation and submission of audit reports and working papers for review
to the Audit and Risk Services Manager within the prescribed reporting timeline.

vii. Coordinates with the Auditor General’s office and External Auditors, and advises the Audit and
Risk Services Manager on any issues for escalation to Management and to the Board of
Directors.
viii. Prepares accurate routine internal audit and special reports required by Management and the
Board of Directors on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
ix. Carries out any other duties that may be delegated to him or her by the supervisors.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
i. Bachelor of Accountancy or full professional accounting qualification such as ACCA, CIMA,
ZICA or its equivalent.
ii. Member of ZICA /ACCA /CIMA or Institute of Internal Audit
iii. Demonstrable expertise in specialised audits, such as auditing information systems,
performance or forensic audits, etcetera, will be an added advantage.
LWSC values the provision of equal employment opportunities. Therefore, women, men and
persons with disability are all encouraged to apply. In case of equal qualification, females will
be given preferential consideration
All applications together with photocopies of certificates, detailed curriculum vitae should
reach the Director Human Resources and Administration no later than 23 rd March 2021,
using the address below or emailed to jobs@lwsc.com.zm.
Lusaka Water Supply and Sanitation Company Limited
Plot No. 871, Katemo Road
Rhodes Park
Post Office Box 50198
Lusaka