Director of Audit at Osun State University (UNIOSUN)


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the Post of Director of Audit in Osun State University.

About Osun State University

Osun State University (UNIOSUN) was established by Osun State University Law (2006). The University commenced academic activities on 21st September. 2007 simultaneously on permanent sites on its six campuses located In the six geo-political zones of Osun State. The campuses are located in Osogbo, (Main Campus), Ejigbo, Ifetedo, Ikire, Ipetu-Ijesa and Okuku.

UNIOSUN is a conventional comprehensive university offering programmes in the Liberal Arts, Agriculture, Basicand Applied Sciences. Environmental Studies, Engineering, Law, Education, Medical Sciences, Management and the Social Sciences. Its academic activities are carried out in seven Colleges, namely: College of Agriculture, Ejigbo Campus; College of Education, Ipetu-Ijesa campus; College of Humanities and Culture, Ikire Campus; College of Law, Ifetedo Campus; College of Management and Social Sciences, Okuku Campus; College of Health Sciences, Main Campus, Osogbo and College of Science, Engineering and Technology, Main Campus, Osogbo. In addition, there are a number of interdisciplinary academic centres including:  Centre for Human Resource Development and Lifelong Learning, Centre for Climate – Change and Environmental Research, Centre for Alternative Energy and Rural Technologies, the Centre for Pre-Degree Studies, Centre for Gender Studies, Centre for Entrepreneurial Studies and the Postgraduate College.

Osun State University has the vision of becoming the biggest and the best University in Nigeria in the nearest future and has the goal of developing into a world class institution of learning, given its multi-campus nature and its rapid expansion in the short period of its existence.

Position: Director of Audit


The Director of Audit shall be directly responsible to the Vice-chancellor in the day to day performance of his duties. He shall advise the Management on adequacy of internal control and write periodic report to the Vice-chancellor. He/She shall provide the required leadership in the Directorate.

(A)    Required Personal Attributes

The Director must be a person of high integrity and moral character with excellent interpersonal relations;

He/She must be capable of instilling confidence in others and command the loyalty and respect of people;

He/She must enjoy good physical and mental health;

In addition, he/she must be able to provide good professional leadership to the staff of the Directorate.

(B)     Vision Statement

The Candidate should as well state categorically and in not more than 500 words the vision statement for the University for the next five (5) years.


(a)     Candidates must possess First Degree in Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Banking and Finance or any other relevant University first degrees plus fifteen (15) years post qualification cognate experience or (b) Possession of First and Masters Degree in Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Bank and Finance or other relevant University first degree plus twelve (12) years cognate experience.

In addition, candidates must be professionally qualified by being a Chartered Member of any of the appropriate professional bodies, with 10 years post qualification experience, such as:

(i)      Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)

(ii)     Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)

(iii)    Association of Certified Accountants (ACA)

(iv)    Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

(v)     Association of Certified and Management Accountants (ACMA)


Applicants are required to submit thirty-five (35) copies of their applications and current Curriculum Vitae which should contain among others:

(1)     Full Names (Surname First in Capital letters)

(2)     Post applied for

(3)     Place and Date of Birth

(4)     Marital Status

(5)     Name, Address and Phone Number of Next-of-Kin

(6)     Number of Children and their ages

(7)     Nationality and State of Origin

(8)     Local Government of Origin (if a Nigerian)

(9)     Contact Details (Including Mobile Telephone Numbers and Email)

(10)   Permanent Home Address

(11)   Institutions Attended with Dates

(12)   Academic and Professional Qualifications

(13)   Work Experience with Dates Including full details of former and present posts

(14)   Present Employment Status and Salary

(15)   List of Publications (if any)

(16)   Extra-Curricular Activities

(17)   Any other relevant information that would facilitate a positive review of your application

(18)   Name and Address of three (3) relevant referees.

Applicants should request their nominated referees to forward their reports under separate and confidential cover directly to:

The Registrar,

Osun State University,

P.M.B. 4494,

Osogbo, Nigeria.


All applications should be submitted to the Registrar at the above address. Applicants should indicate at the top left hand corner of their envelopes the position they are applying for. Only shortlisted candidates would be contacted.


The submission of the hard copy should be accompanied by full electronic submission of the application and accompanying materials to be mailed as attachment in PDF or M/S word format to and the subject matter should read “Application for the Post of Director of Audit. Referees should be similarly encouraged to submit signed electronic copies of their references In PDF format to the same address.

Closing Date: All applications and references should reach the Registrar not later than 9th May, 2018. It is the responsibility of the applicants to ensure that their references are submitted by that date.