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Chief Audit Executive

New vacancy - open to all applications

Overview of role

Monitor and review the activities of BDC ensuring effectiveness and compliance with internal control systems and procedures with the aim of reducing potential risk, protecting the assets of the Corporation and ensuring optimal utilization of the assets and resources of the organisation.

Job description

Policies and Strategies

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the BDC corporate strategy
  • Provide direction in the development of annual audit plans

Risk Management, Control and Governance

  • Evaluate and provide assurance that risk management, control and governance systems are functioning as intended in order for the Corporation’s operational and strategic objectives to be met
  • Prepare and facilitates the implementation of an annual risk based audit plan which is approved by the Finance and Audit Committee

Monitoring and Reporting

  • Monitor and regularly review the implementation of recommended improvements to internal processes and procedures of the Corporation
  • Review operational plans of all functions including processes, procedures and controls

International Professional Practice

  • Assumes responsibility for upholding the use of the IIA standards to ensure that audit assignments are quality controlled; audit methodology follows a risk based approach covering planning, fieldwork, reporting and follow up
  • Upholds or lobbies for the independence of the audit department through its reporting line

Thought leadership Investigations and Research

  • Compares, evaluates and selects appropriate operational research modelling techniques to BDC business related tackle problems
  • Develops, applies, or gathers knowledge on when to use optimisation techniques to resolve BDC audit related business problems


  • Undertake other such duties as directed by the Board

Requirements, Education and Experience

  • Qualification from an internationally recognised institute of accountants or auditors (e.g. CIMA, ACCA, CA)
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Accounting, Business or related area
  • Individual must be in good standing with BICA
  • At least ten years experience in internal audit at a senior management level, preferably in the financial services industry
  • At least 10 years audit / financial management experience with at least 5 years in internal audit at an equivalent senior management level in the financial service industry

Deadline for applications: Sunday 25 February 2018

Detailed information



Match criteria
  • Gaborone
Education level
  • Degree
  • Accountancy/administration
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