Monday, June 13, 2011

Chief Internal Auditor


Tanzania Education Authority (TEA) was established under section 5(1) of the Education Fund Act No. 8 of 2001 to manage the Education Fund. The Authority is a body corporate with perpetual succession and is hereby seeking to engage a well self motivated individual who is capable to work independently to fill in the vacant position of Chief Internal Auditor. The duty station of the post holder is Dar es Salaam.

JOB TITLE: Chief Internal Auditor

(i) DIRECTORATE: Office of the Director General

(ii) RESPONSIBLE TO: Director General


Must be a holder of any of the following professional qualifications:

Holder of Certified Public Accountant (CPA) (T) or ACCA, CMA, CA or its equivalent qualification and registered with NBAA in the category of ACPA

Fluency in spoken and written English and Kiswahili

Knowledge of Microsoft Office and competency in the application of accounting software packages


A minimum of eight (8) years of working experience in Public or Civil

Service or any reputable organization as an Auditor.


Plans Audit Assignments in all TEA-Supported Projects;

Reviews and report on proper control over receipts, custody and utilization of all financial resources. 1
Execute Audit at TEA-Head Office and at the Authority’s funded projects
Reviews and report on conformity with financial and operational procedures laid down in any legislation or any regulation.
Reviews and reports on the correct classification and allocation of revenue and expenditure accounts.
Reviews and reports on the reliability and integrity of financial and operating data and other reports for information of the Authority and the general public as required by legislation.
Reviews and reports on the appropriateness of the systems used to safeguard assets and the verification of the existence of such assets.
Reviews and reports on the operations or programs to ascertain whether results are consistent with established objectives and goals.
Reviews and reports on the adequacy of action by management in the implementation of recommendations made by those reports and also, where appropriate, recommendations made by the Controller and Auditor General.
Reviews and reports on the adequacy of controls built into computerized systems.
In addition to any other functions assigned to him by the Board or the Director General, be responsible for the internal audit of the Authority’s accounts and submits to the Director General a report in respect of every three months of a financial year.

Attractive remuneration package will be offered to the right candidates.
Mode of Application
(i) All interested candidates are required to submit applications in their own handwriting. Applications should also include detailed CV, relevant certificates and contact address of three referees.
(ii) Deadline Three weeks from the date of first appearance of this Advertisement
(iii) Contact
All applications should be addressed to the following:
Director General
Tanzania Education Authority
P. O. Box 34578
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.