Internal Auditor II Recruitment at the West African Examinations Council (WAEC)

The West African Examinations Council, a sub-regional organisation responsible for the conduct of a variety of examinations in the English-speaking West African countries, invites applications, to be completed online, from suitably qualified persons to fill the vacant position below in its International Office in Lagos:

Position Title: Internal Auditor II

Location: Lagos

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The successful candidates will perform internal auditing of the activities of the Council.

Applicants for the position must possess:

  • First degree with at least Second Class Lower Division from a recognized university;
  • Professional Accounting Qualifications (ICAN, ACCA, ACA).
  • Applicants for the position must have three (3) years post qualification experience.

Desirable Attributes
Applicants Must:

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of accounting best practices;
  • Strong Information and Communications Technology skills and use of auditing softwares;
  • Ability to create and update internal audit plan;
  • Ability to develop new audit programs to ensure adequate internal control system;
  • Ability to learn organizational standards;
  • Ability to maintain and cultivate a master inventory of organizational policies, practices and processes.

Applicant Must:

  • Be able to use Personal Computers, MS Office software package and have knowledge of web-based systems;
  • Be self-motivated and able to write good reports; analyse and review research reports; be able to work extra hours with little or no supervision;
  • Be a team player with good inter-personal skills and be open and able to lead change;
  • Possess influencing, analytical and communication skills;
  • Be an organiser/planner with ability to be flexible and to be able to successfully implement ideas.
  • Candidates must possess five (5) credits in SSCE/WASSCE including English Language and Mathematics at a sitting or six (6) credits at not more than two (2) sittings including English Language and Mathematics.
  • Applicants should not be more than forty (40) years of age as at the close of the Advertisement.

Salary and Conditions of Service

  • The salary paid by the Council is very attractive. Point of entry into the salary scales will depend on qualifications and experience. The successful applicants will enjoy very good remuneration package that is in line with the Council’s Conditions of Service and will also be assured of full career development within the organisation.

Application Deadline: 24th July, 2019.

Click here to apply

Application Guidelines

  • For new users, when the page opens, kindly click the “You are not logged in yet, go to user access verification pager” at the bottom of the page.
  • Once registration is completed, a “Verification Code” would be sent to the email address you supplied during the user creation. Use the “Verification Code” to verify your account or follow the instructions sent to your mail. You can also verify your account by Clicking Here
  • If you have registered and verified a user account, enter your login details and click on the “Sign In” button

Application Requirement Summary

  • A scanned passport photograph of size between 7kb to 30kb and dimension 275 x 314 pixels
  • Educational qualifications (primary, secondary and tertiary with uploaded scanned copies of certificates obtained). Size of upload between 50kb to 120kb and dimension between 400x600pixels to 1200x1500pixels
  • Scanned National Youth Service Corps certificate or exemption letter size between 50kb to 120kb (see dimension for certificates)
  • Scanned copies of Professional certifications where applicable (see dimension for certificates)
  • Employment history (name of employer, position or post held, responsibilities and duration of employment)
  • A minimum of three (3) years cognate experience
  • A minimum of three (3) references


  • You can only apply for a position if you have created a user account, verified your account and logged in.
  • The candidate must have undergone the mandatory one year National Youth Service. Applicants who have already applied for the vacancies earlier advertised by the Council on Monday, June 3, 2019 should not apply
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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