Internal Audit Officers

ZAMBEEF PRODUCTS PLC

Zambeef Products PLC is the largest integrated cold chain food products and agribusiness company in Zambia and one of the largest in the Southern Africa region.  It is involved in the primary production, processing, distribution and retailing of beef, chicken, pork, eggs, dairy, fish, flour, stock feed and day-old chicks throughout Zambia and the surrounding region.

INTERNAL AUDIT OFFICERS – HEAD OFFICE (1) AND KITWE (1)

The Required Skills for this Role Include:

  • Developing and executing a comprehensive audit program for assigned audits
  • Reviewing system transactions and controls for retail outlets
  • Conducting various audits as per the annual audit plan
  • Investigating areas of material non-compliance with retail controls, or potential fraud matters arising from controls review work, and reviewing actions/duties of staff and supervisors in such cases.
  • Where Internal Audit have performed investigatory work, attending court as a witness where necessary, and working closely with the Security department in investigating fraud at retail outlets and divisions.
  • Providing controls and compliance assurance in outlying abattoirs/feedlots (not located at main farms)
  • Auditing of financial performance, cash management and other operational aspects of retail outlets and divisions
  • Ensuring that documentation used to complete assigned work is properly filed and referenced as per the Internal Audit manual
  • Performing reviews of reconciliations of sales and stocks at the retail Macros
  • Performing a self-assessment review on the quality of work completed as per the Internal Audit manual
  • Discussing key audit findings with auditees and making recommendations
    Regular follow-up and reporting on the implementation status of agreed audit recommendations
  • Preparing monthly summary of work done for the Internal Audit Manager.
    Audit reviews of financial performance, cash management and other operational aspects
  • Providing a weekly update on the status of the work performed to the Internal Audit Manager.
  • Conducting spot checks on various operational areas deemed to be of high risk and establishing that set internal controls are being implemented Compliance assurance reviews including checks on adherence to dispatches and invoicing/transfers procedures.
  • Carrying out other assignments as delegated by the Internal Audit Manager and Chief Internal Auditor.

The Required Qualifications are:

  • Grade 12 School Certificate with 5 credits or better
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, ACCA, CIMA, ZICA or equivalent
  • 2 years’ experience in audit or internal control
  • Valid driver’s license (minimum class B manual)
  • Must be a member of ZICA

The Required Attributes Include:

  • Strong conceptual and problem-solving skills.
  • Detail-orientated with the technical aptitude and ability to perform tasks accurately and comprehensively
  • Detailed process knowledge and analytical ability.
  • Strong verbal/analytical reasoning ability.
  • Compliance, Governance and Ethics knowledge.
  • Knowledge and ability to perform work in accordance with the IPPF and the Code of Ethics developed by the IIA
  • Ability to work in pressured and deadline-driven operating environment
  • Ability to self-manage workload and work independently
  • Results/Output driven, bias for action and a passion for excellence
  • High levels of honesty and integrity
  • Commitment to Continuing Professional Development
  • Knowledge of Accounting packages and Microsoft Office

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to submit their application letters, with detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates, and contact details of three (3) referees to:

THE HR OPERATIONS MANAGER

Zambeef Products PLC

P/B 17, Woodlands

Lusaka or

Email: [email protected]

The closing date for receipt of applications is 21st March 2024.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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