Performance Auditors job at Office of the Auditor General (OAG)

Vacancy title:
Performance Auditors

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Public Administration, and Government , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Office of the Auditor General (OAG)

Deadline of this Job:
21 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, October 11, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


Performance Auditors
Job Summary
Performance auditor conducts performance audits of government agencies, programs, or activities. Newly recruited auditors receive tailored performance audit training that enable them to carry out work assigned. Initially, they are given more routine assignments under close supervision by more experienced staff. As they gain on-the-job experience, performance auditors are expected to be able to take on more difficult assignments with increasingly less direct supervision.
The performance auditor analyses complex management practices and operations either individually or as a member of an audit team. As an audit team member, the performance auditor assists in developing the audit plan for the team, conducts a particular phase or section of the audit and contributes to audit report writing.
This involves the independent review and evaluation of the economy, efficiency, effectiveness and legal compliance of various government agencies, programs and activities. This also requires an in-depth understanding of management theory, administrative systems, program planning, qualitative and quantitative analysis, fiscal management and related fields.
Consequently, this will require the creative application of analytical skills and the summarisation of finding and recommendations into concise, accurate written reports.

Job responsibilities
• Understand operations of audited government agencies, programs, or activities.
• Develop and carry out audit tests and procedures.
• Gather and analyse basic data on the functions, operations, and performance of government agencies, programs, or activities.
• Interview agency staff in data gathering and analysis.
• Develop audit findings.
• Assist in writing audit reports.
• Perform additional audit-related duties as delegated.

Job requirements
• Bachelor's degree (Upper second class degree or above) in:
• Economics
• Electrical and Electronics Engineering
• Civil engineering
• agribusiness
• At least three years of proven working experience in relevant field;
• Knowledge of governmental organisations and operations;
• Knowledge of basic research methods;
• Analytical and problem-solving skills;
• Being between 28 and 30 years old
• Fluency in English, knowing French is an added value;
• Having a Master's degree in a relevant field is an added advantage. Being Rwandan citizen

The Candidate should have the ability to:
• Review and analyse policy instruments and implementation reports, detect
deficiencies and make appropriate recommendations.
• Perform basic mathematical calculations.
• Conduct interviews with audited entity's staff.
• Gain and maintain the confidence and cooperation of those contacted during the audit.
• Maintain objectivity and independence.
• Analyse, organise, and synthesise a variety of information into logicalrecommendations.
• Effectively present ideas and recommendations both orally and in writing.
• Write clear, concise, and well-organised narrative reports.
• Prepare audit working papers that substantiate audit findings.
• Work with audited entity's staff in gathering data, explaining findings and recommendations.
• Work effectively in a structured setting as a member of a team.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job application procedure
Interested candidates are required to submit their applications in English language to the Office of the Auditor General of State Finances along with an updated CV, the relevant academic transcripts, testimonials, requested experience and a copy of National Identity Card, on  not later than 15th October 2021 at 5:00 P.m. Note that, the applications must be addressed to Auditor General. Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply,

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 21 October 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 11-10-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 11-10-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 11-10-2065
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