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The Early Childhood Commission (ECC) welcomes applications from interested persons who meet the requirements for the following vacant post:



Description of Duties:


The Chief Internal Auditor is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and monitoring the operations of the Internal Audit Unit, which involves reviewing and assessing the ECC’s processes, internal controls and practices as well as related procedures to ensure compliance with relevant statutes and guidelines.

Key Responsibilities:


Corporate Governance Responsibilities

  • Determines the Annual Audit Plan based on risk assessment;
  • Participates in the organization’s strategic planning process; prepares and monitors the Internal Audit unit’s operational plan and budget;
  • Provides guidance/advice to the Commissioners on audit matters and control and governance processes;
  • Writes audit reports stating deficiencies and implications and makes recommendations;
  • Reviews audit reports from External Auditors and provides advice to the Chairman and Commissioners regarding implications;
  • Develops, reviews and revises the organization’s audit policies and procedures in accordance with international and local auditing standards as well as emerging best practices;
  • Attends operational meetings where the Internal Audit Unit has a key role in the development and verification of systems.

Technical Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains the internal audit charter and manual;
  • Conducts risk assessment to determine audit plans;
  • Prepares audit programmes for the examination and assessment of the identified business risks;
  • Plans, directs and monitors all scheduled and follow-up operational, financial and information system audits;
  • Participates in audits that are sensitive or would have serious implications for the organization.
  • Reviews and signs off on final audit reports and working papers for all audits undertaken by the Internal Audit unit.
  • Meets with the Audit Committee, Chairman, Executive Director and department heads to discuss audit findings.
  • Follows-up with respective authorities to get response to audit queries; to determine that deficiencies are corrected, improved procedures are implemented and internal controls are addressed.
  • Ensures the security of audit files.


Minimum Requirements:


  • Chartered Accountant (ACCA, CPA, CA) or MBA in Finance or equivalent qualifications.
  • Eight (8) years auditing experience in the private or public sector including four (4) years at a managerial level.
  • Four (4) years’ experience in Financial, Operational and IT Audit

Remuneration: Salary Scale $1,730,109.00 – $2,056,555.00 per annum


Must possess a valid driver’s licence and reliable motor vehicle

Written application along with detailed Resume’ should be submitted no later than March 24, 2017 to:

Manager, Human Resource & Administration

Early Childhood Commission

Shops 45-49 Kingston Mall

8-10 Ocean Boulevard, Kingston

Or by email to:

We thank all applicants; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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