Senior Auditor: Office of the Auditor General

Posted by Office of The Auditor General

Job Title: Senior Auditor: Office of the Auditor General

Location: Brades, Montserrat
Salary: R22- R16:XCD $50,976.00 - $60,480.00 / Year
Expiry Date: Friday, August 19, 2022
Posted by Office of The Auditor General

The Government of Montserrat is inviting applications from suitably qualified persons living on Montserrat for the post of Senior Auditor, within the Office of the Auditor General.


The Senior Auditor will be responsible for performing specific duties assigned and assisting the Audit Manager with the implementation and management of audit assignments as identified in the Annual Audit Operational Plans and in accordance with relevant auditing standards and objectives.


  • Produce assignment plans; specify the assignment objectives and detailing the required audit tasks for each identified assignment in accordance with the Annual Audit Operational Plan, in harmony with the audit approach and time budget.
  • Identify training needs for staff development and conduct on the job training to satisfactorily ensure timely completion of audit assignments.
  • Perform specific audit tasks or areas of work, undertake any programme of professional audit and accounting training. Training refers to continuous professional development which could include that provided in-house or online, attendance at overseas workshops/seminars, work attachments or pursuing courses with professional bodies via the internet.
  • Organize work and outputs to achieve timely completion of each audit assignment and the Annual Audit Operational Plan.
  • Communicate at the appropriate time the results of audit work, including reports to management on problems encountered in carrying out audit assignments, and recommendations for adjustments in the Audit Plan to secure achievable action.
  • Be aware of professional, financial, legislative and other relevant developments in the public and commercial sectors.
  • Perform any other audit related work as may be assigned by the Audit Manager or Audit Management.


The applicant should have:-

  • A Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or any other related discipline from a recognized University or professional accounting institution,or
  • Completed the Diploma level of a professional accounting qualification e.g. CIPFA- Chartered Institute of Public Finance Accounts, ACCA-Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, CIMA- Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, AICPA-American Institute of Certified Public Accountants or equivalent. or
  • A minimum of five (5) years' experience in Auditing, Accounting, Finance, or a related discipline.
  • Minimum of two (2) years in a supervisory position will be an asset.
  • Good knowledge of government and commercial finance, relevant regulations, current audit procedures and be able to exercise professional judgment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and be able to exercise professional judgment.
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to relate to staff at every level in the Public Service.
  • Be computer literate with good knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet programmes.

The successful applicant may be entitled to a Transport Allowance, provided that the Officer possesses and maintains a vehicle in a road worthy condition and uses it for official travelling. 

Basic Salary

R22- R16:XCD $50,976.00 - $60,480.00 / Year


Transport - $4,800.00  

Contract Gratuity

12.50% of Basic Salary


 Relocation Assistance
 21 - 27 paid vacation days annually
 Up to 25 paid sick days annually
 Annual Performance-based Increments
 Personal Development Opportunities
 Access to Personal Advances
 Medical Insurance available
 Paid Holidays

Required Submissions

Please see below required submission(s), which can be uploaded via this portal. 

  1. Completed Application Form
  2. Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae with full particulars of Experience
  3. Certified Copies of Qualifications
  4. Clear statement detailing why you are well qualified for the position
  5. Two letters of reference with full contact details of the referees
  6. Covering Letter

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