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Management and Audit Analyst

1. Studies /recommends plans or measures for an effective organization work flow,


simplification and equivalent specifications and procurement;
2. Prepares presentation materials such as charts and graphs to reflect positions,
functions and variation of work;
3. Analyzes, evaluates and interprets status of operations and accomplishments of
the Bureau;
4. Prepares consolidated operations and other technical or functional reports;
5. Gathered data and interviews personnel regarding administrative problems;
6. Studies operational methods and procedures of the organization to simplify the
work and improve work efficiency;
7. Assists in the compilation analysis and interpretation of important statistics for the
use of the Bureau;
8. Performs other duties the superior may assign.

Competency

Document Review and Verification

Job Description

at the Office of the Provincial Accountant : INTERNAL CONTROL DIVISION doing the following functions:

1. Pre-audit vouchers, payrolls and other financial claims and verify the propriety and completeness of
supporting documents.

2. Inspect procured goods and services of various offices of the PGLU.

3. Sort vouchers, payrolls and other related documents before submission to COA.
Accountant

Install and maintain an internal audit system in the local

government unit concerned;

(2) Prepare and submit financial statements to the governor or

mayor, as the case may be, and to the sanggunian

concerned;

(3) Apprise the sanggunian and other local government officials

on the financial condition and operations of the local

government unit concerned;

240(4) Certify to the availability of budgetary allotment to which

expenditures and obligations may be properly charged;

(5) Review supporting documents before preparation of

vouchers to determine completeness of requirements;

(6) Prepare statements of cash advances, liquidation, salaries,

allowances, reimbursements and remittances pertaining to

the local government unit;

(7) Prepare statements of journal vouchers and liquidation of the

same and other adjustments related thereto;

(8) Post individual disbursements to the subsidiary ledger and

index cards;

(9) Maintain individual ledgers for officials and employees of the

local government unit pertaining to payrolls and deductions;

(10) Record and post in index cards details of purchased

furniture, fixtures, and equipment, including disposal thereof,

if any;
(11) Account for all issued requests for obligations and maintain

and keep all records and reports related thereto;

(12) Prepare journals and the analysis of obligations and

maintain and keep all records and reports related thereto;

and

(13) Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties

and functions as may be provided by law or ordinance.

Audit Analyst Responsibilities and Duties

Review corporate policies and procedures according to regulatory requirements.


Evaluate and recommend improvements to business practices, processes and controls.
Review business processes to identify and address potential risks.
Utilize innovative ideas and tools to enhance the operational effectiveness.
Identify area of improvements to enhance business efficiencies and to reduce risks.
Work with audit team in planning company audit activities.
Provide assistance to internal and external auditors.

Communicate audit progress to supervisors on regular basis.

Work with Audit Managers to analyze and resolve audit issues in a timely fashion.

Prepare audit reports of findings and recommendations to management.


Ensure that audit files are reviewed and stored in the department’s audit repository
Ensure that operational and financial procedures are in compliance with corporate policies.
Assist in developing audit programs and maintain up-to-date knowledge about audit tools and
techniques.
Participate in audit meetings and build positive working relationships with Auditors.
Provide data analytical support to audit department.
Performance Audit Analyst

As part of a team, the Performance Audit Analyst assesses the performance of government
organizations, including their efficiency, effectiveness and economy, based on compliance with
relevant legislation and policy, best practices and other criteria. They also assist in developing
recommendations for improvement and preparing components of the final report to the
Legislature. During the course of a year, the Performance Audit Analyst can typically expect to
participate in two to three audits of government organizations, helping to develop the audit plan,
collect and analyze data and prepare and present the final report. The audits are subject to
intense scrutiny. The Performance Audit Analyst is required to apply the principles of
performance audit standards and techniques, research methodologies, program evaluation and
strategic planning and performance reporting along with economics, organizational behaviour,
and financial and accounting standards to assess the organization’s ability to efficiently and
effectively achieve its desired outputs or outcomes. The information is used to determine if
gaps, overlaps or risks threaten the overall quality of information and service delivery and the
ultimate outcomes of the organization. A Performance Audit Analyst who has an accounting
designation and relevant expertise may also participate in financial audits conducted by the
Office. The Performance Audit Analyst is accountable for: Performance Audit 1. As part of the
performance audit team, research and prepare a project proposal for the Auditor General's
approval. This involves conducting literature reviews and internet searches to identify best
practices in the topic area and assessing risks. 2. Assist the audit team in developing a formal
audit plan that identifies the audit's purpose, timeline, scope and criteria. 3. Conduct
performance audits of government organizations by applying auditing standards and gathering
both qualitative and quantitative evidence including interviewing, analysing documents and
records, developing and mining online surveys, benchmarking, statistical analysis and
consulting with stakeholders. 4. Assist with clearing the findings of the audit. Communication 1.
Draft components of the audit report, identifying findings and supporting conclusions, and
preparing presentations for auditee organizations and legislative committees. 2. Establish
credibility and trust with the auditee managers and staff, legislators and other interested parties.
Standards 1. Ensure project activities meet professional assurance standards and meet
performance targets, including budget and timelines. 2. Ensure the accuracy and veracity of
information by undertaking checks on data and resolving queries with government organizations
and other auditors.

3. Contribute to development of management recommendations that are fair, meaningful and


timely, following the appropriate methodology, and meeting applicable quality assurance and
professional standards. Teamwork 1. Manage work efficiently and contribute to a competent,
committed and professional team that works together in an atmosphere of mutual trust and
respect. 2. Contribute to the development and improvement of audit processes by attending
seminars, meetings and conferences on behalf of the Office and presenting learning to the
team.
Indicative Position Responsibility Distributions

Office wide Engagement – 10%

 Office wide involvement on cross portfolio or operational committees

Performance Audit– 80%

 Planning, conducting, directing audits/assessments and teams within portfolio/lines of business

Community of Practice – 5%

 Building relationships across the public sector

Other – 5%

 As required

Essential Qualifications and Experience

Education and Required Knowledge/Experience:

 A university post-graduate degree (or near completion) in a field relevant to the performance audit
work of the office (such as economics, public administration or environmental science) or a Bachelor’s
degree combined with a recognized accounting designation (CPA); or equivalent qualification in an field
relevant to the performance audit work of the Office.

 Experience in public administration operations through several planning cycles or projects with a small
team, gathering data and demonstrating research and analytic skills, and assessing outputs and
outcomes against performance measures.

 Experience using a variety of research methodologies and working in program analysis, evaluation
and/or measurement and developing reports.

Behavioural Competencies

Foundation Competencies

Personal Accountability

 Demonstrates accountability for own actions and decisions.

 Models professional and respectful behaviours and builds collaborative relationships.

 Builds communication skills by leveraging own strengths.

Business Acumen
 Builds knowledge and understanding of OAG’s business and the Public Sector.

 Demonstrates critical thinking and reasoning in decision making and problem solving.

 Demonstrates ability to ‘speak the language’ by using OAG and Public Sector terminology to engage in
meaningful dialogue at the Management level.

Leadership Competencies

Corporate Planning

 Understands the importance of the Office’s vision, mission and values.

 Undertakes planning for tasks in alignment with plans.

 Undertakes analysis and prepares accurate supporting information. Engage and Inspire

 Demonstrates ownership of work and pride in individual and others’ success.

 Promotes cooperation, collaboration and working together.

 Manages conflict and removes roadblocks for team members to achieve results.

Developing People

Position Description

Continuous Improvement

 Demonstrates agility and responds constructively to new demands, priorities and challenges.

 Demonstrates a willingness to take calculated risks.

 Identifies lessons learned from own mistakes and is open to feedback from others.

 Demonstrates a strong commitment to personal and professional development.

 Informally coaches and mentors staff.

 Engages in career conversations with their supervisor.

Leading Change
 Understands the need for change and understands their role in the change process.

 Demonstrates a resilience and openness to change.

 Plays an active role in supporting the implementation of change initiatives.

Technical Competencies

Planning

 Conducts research to identify potential project topics.

 Assists in drafting interview guides, conducting interviews and documenting interview notes.

 Actively contributes to audit team discussions.

Conducting

 Applies a variety of tools and techniques to organize and manage the project data.

 Identifies, gathers and analyzes relevant project evidence.

 Evaluates evidence and draws appropriate conclusions.

Reporting

 Provides clearly documented findings with sufficient evidence.

 Identifies issues for external reporting.

 Supports the development of materials in preparation for presentations.

 Presents preliminary findings or conclusions.

Service Focus

 Builds knowledge of auditees.

 Understands the value of excellent auditee relations and applies sound judgment.

 Demonstrates active listening.


Project Management

 Applies and understands the importance of project tools.

 Adheres to a project plan to guide priorities and tasks.

 Demonstrates ability to manage own individual workload.