INDEPENDENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON MATERIAL IRREGULARITIES (ACMI) MEMBERS
With the amendment of the Public Audit Act, the auditor-general has been provided with additional powers to, among other things, provide for the auditor-general to take remedial action to ensure that losses suffered by the state are recovered, where possible, as well as to refer certain suspected material irregularities for investigation.
In terms of section 5 of the Public Audit Act (PAA), the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA) invites applications from suitably qualified persons to serve as members (five vacancies) on the advisory committee for material irregularities (ACMI). The ACMI will consist of a chairperson and members with various skills and expertise. Specifically, we require a chairperson with a legal background and members who are either registered auditors, fraud specialists, cost analysts and/or supply chain management specialists.
Structure of advisory committee for material irregularities (ACMI)
Areas of expertise required:
1. Registered auditor (audit expertise) (Reference Code AGAE)
For this specific vacancy, the person should have served at partner level as auditor in the public sector or regulated environment.
2. Supply chain management expertise (Reference Code AGSCM)
10+ years progressive experience in procurement/supply chain management preferably 5+ years of direct management experience in a professional services industry or regulated environment
Postgraduate degree in procurement/supply chain management/commerce/law or related field of study, Master’s or MBA preferred.
Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).
3. Cost analyst (determination of financial loss) (Reference Code AGCA)
Extensive experience in the banking sector, insurance or public service institutions responsible to analyse and determine loss incurred, as well as:
• Strong quantitative skills
• Experience in expenditure analysis, financial modelling and costing of public services
• Minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience across the public and private sector
Master’s in Economics, Econometrics, Statistics or Accounting
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
The candidates must possess the following behavioural competencies:
•Independence and integrity •Strong resolution and dispute mediation skills • Compliance driven • Understanding of public sector • Good communication skills • Analytical reasoning abilities • Natural curiosity • Ability to exercise professional scepticism
Key duties of ACMI:
The rate of remuneration shall be determined by the AG, taking the following into consideration:
Terms of office:
Enquiries should be directed to the senior manager: governance and corporate secretariat, Adiel Kamedien at 012 426 8000 or via e-mail to ACMIapplication@agsa.co.za.
Application procedure – note:
Eligible persons who wish to be considered for appointment are invited to motivate in no more than 200 words why you feel you are suitable. Please include your experience and qualifications in your motivation.
Please submit your electronic application via email to ACMIapplication@agsa.co.za.
Alternatively, please address your physical application to:
Auditor-General South Africa
c/o Senior Manager: Governance & Corporate Secretariat
4 Daventry Street, Lynnwood Bridge Office Park
Lynnwood Manor, Pretoria
Closing date and time for all nominations: 20 June 2021 at 16:00