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An exciting opportunity has arisen at Malawi Posts Corporation for the following vacancy:

Position : Head of Internal Audit

Grade : M3

Location : MPC Head Office

Reporting to : Administrative issues – Postmaster General

Technical issues – Board of Directors

Job Summary

The incumbent will play a key role in evaluating and reporting on the adequacy and effectiveness of the company‘s internal control systems, risk management and governance processes through planning and performing a wide range of audit and assurance assignments.

Duties and responsibilities

  •  Directing internal audit staff in the planning, organizing, directing, and monitoring of internal audit operations, including assisting in hiring, training, and professional development, evaluating staff, and taking corrective actions to address performance problems.
  •  Developing, reviewing policies, plans, charter, systems, programs and budgets.
  •  Reviewing and advising on the effectiveness and adequacy of financial and operational systems and procedures.
  • Checking compliance with internal control procedures, statutory rules and regulations.
  •  Identifying key risk areas in consultation with Management and advising on appropriate interventions
  •  Conducting internal and investigative audits in liaison with relevant stakeholder and preparing reports for the Board.
  •  Checking management accounts for errors and completeness and collaborating with external auditors on audit matters.
  •  Undertaking pre-audit and post audit of financial, stores and personnel records as may be required and following up on audit queries to ensure audit observations are properly and adequately addressed.
  •  Following up on audit queries to ensure audit observations are properly and adequately addressed.

Job Requirements
  •  Degree in Accounting or Auditing plus professional qualification at chartered level
  •  Good working knowledge of auditing software, internal auditing standards, risk based audit methodologies, policies and standards
  •  Those with knowledge of data analytical software including SAGE Evolution will have an added advantage
  •  Four years ‘experience pertaining to internal and external audit environment.

Applications, with a Curriculum Vitae, and copies of certificates should be forwarded to:

The Deputy Director Administration and Human Resource

Malawi Posts Corporation

P.O. Box 602


The closing date for receiving of applications is 26th February, 2021.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interview

Skills Required

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    27 Feb, 2021

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