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Job Opportunity at Mwananchi Communications Limited, Internal Auditor

 Internal Auditor  

Mwananchi Communications Limited, publishers of the leading Tanzania newspapers, Mwananchi, The Citizen and Mwanaspoti its online products is looking for a self-driven experienced Internal auditor to run with audit planning, execution and Board Audit and Risk Committee reporting. Experience in risk based auditing is required.

 Job Purpose:

The incumbent is responsible for carrying out risk based audit planning, reviewing financial and operational internal controls and ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures, reviewing management accounts for accuracy and completeness, carrying out risk assessment of MCLs business activities and making practical recommendations.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Planning of audit assignments i.e. information gathering, risk assessment and analysis, internal controls review, determining scope and objectives, audit strategy and approach.
  • Carry out financial, operational, administrative and information system audits.
  • Carry out special audits and investigations.
  • Identify and discuss control weaknesses and recommendations for improvement with management.
  • Communicate and review audit results with management
  • Report to the Board Audit Committee
  • Review management accounts and generate regular exceptional analysis reports.
  • Review economy and efficiency in use of company resources.
  • Regular follow up of recommendations/action points and preparation of status reports.
  • Provide advisory services to management when requested.
  • Provide support to risk management activities
  • Provide support to compliance review activities

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

Academic: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration from a recognized institution, master’s degree will be an added advantage

Professional: Certificate in CPA or ACCA Membership to relevant professional body

Experience: Four (6) years of relevant experience


  • Decision making;
  • Ability to interpret long term plans, programs and budgets developed senior management level;
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills;
  • Project management skills;
  • Ability to develop plans, programs, SOPS, and coordination of workflows
  • Creativity; and
  • Strategic management skills.


Interested and qualified individuals should send their application to hrm@tz.nationmedia.com before 24th October, 2020

NB:    Only short listed candidates will be contacted. MCL is an equal opportunity employer.

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