Jobs / Vacancies


Jan 09, 2020

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the internal audit position of Audit Manager II at the University of the West Indies, Regional Headquarters, Jamaica.


The Audit Manager II reports directly to the Campus Management Auditor and is responsible to review business units and make recommendations for remediation of control weaknesses identified and management action to be taken for remediation.


The successful candidates will be required to:


  • Participate in key departmental improvement initiatives and assume ownership of assigned audit engagements for full engagement cycle i.e. planning execution, reporting follow-up and validation of remedial action. (Role of AIC)
  • Demonstrate the ability to set audit objectives and scope, design audit work programmes, mobilize audit resources, supervise the conduct of the audit assignment and make recommendation for scope adjustments as required.
  • Demonstrate the ability to make recommendations for improvements in operational efficiency, rigour of the internal control environment, identify opportunities for cost reduction, income generation and /or income recoveries.
  • Excercise ownership and management of the auditee relationship for each engagement cycle, including co-ordination of correspondence needed for clarification, negotiation or follow-up
  • Demonstrate good coaching and mentoring skills and share knowledge and best practices to develop Auditors. Supervision of audit field staff assigned to engagements for which he/she is responsible, including the review of audit working papers and preparation of assignment performance appraisals
  • Prepare high quality, comprehensive, audit reports for engagement for which he/she is responsible for submission to senior management
  • Maintain awareness of business / process changes and be knowledgeable of the University’s strategic objectives and emerging risk areas.
  • Maintain knowledge of IIA and other relevant professional standards & demonstrate continuous professional education.


Essential Qualifications and Experience:


Applicants should have:

  • at least 5 years’ post qualification experience;
  • MSc in Risk Management, Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or a related field and relevant professional qualifications (CIA, CRMA, CISA, CRISC, CFE, ACCA etc.);
  • Proficiency in Office Tools and familiarity with audit software and data analytics is desirable;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good ability to analyze data and identify trends / themes;
  • Proficiency in auditing;
  • Strong interpersonal and team skills;
  • A proven ability to work unsupervised and use own initiative; and
  • A focus on Customer Service


The successful applicant will be expected to assume duties as soon as possible.



Detailed applications giving i) full particulars of qualifications and experience, biodata; and ii) the names, titles, mailing and e-mail addresses, fax and telephone numbers of three (3) referees should be sent as soon as possible to the: UNIVERSITY REGISTRAR, OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATION, THE VICE CHANCELLERY, UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST INDIES, MONA, KINGSTON 7, JAMAICA, W.I.  E-mail: ( or Fax: (876) 977-1422.  


Further Particulars of the post including full details of the remuneration package may be obtained from the Office of Administration by contacting us on – Fax: (876) 977-1422; or E-mail:   The Further Particulars may also be obtained from our website at (  The closing date for receipt of applications is February 28, 2020.


The University of the West Indies thanks all applicants, however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an assessment centre.



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