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The Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) – Further to the efforts of the present Administration in creating job opportunities, the Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for recruitment into two hundred and fifty (250) vacant positions in the Office of the Auditor-General for the Federation.

Vacancy exists to fill the positions below:

1.)  Principal Auditors (GL 12)

Qualifications and Functions:
Candidates applying for the position of Principal Auditor must possess the following:

  • A degree in accountancy from a recognized University plus at least 9 years post qualification cognate experience.
  • Professional qualification of any of the following accountancy bodies plus at least 3 years post qualification cognate experience:
  • Institute of Chartered accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)
  • Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) of United Kingdom.
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance (CIPF) of United Kingdom.
  • Institute of Cost and Management Accountants (ICMA) of United Kingdom and the United States.
  • Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPA) of United States.
  • Candidates with degrees in other social sciences and have these professional qualifications plus 3 years post qualification experience may apply.

The successful candidate shall report directly to the Assistant Chief Auditor and his/her functions shall include:

  • Taking charge of a unit.
  • Preparing audit guides.
  • Carrying out high-level investigations and audit enquiries, monitoring and evaluating contract performance.
  • Processing financial statements and Audit Reports for the certification/signature of the Auditor-General.
  • Issuing audit inspection reports and undertaking follow-up actions.

2.)  Assistant Chief Auditors (GL 13)

Qualifications and Functions:

  • Candidates applying for the position of Assistant Chief Auditor must possess the following:
  • A degree in accountancy from a recognized University plus at least 12 years post qualification cognate experience.
  • Professional qualification of any of the following accountancy bodies plus at least 6 years post qualification cognate experience:
  • Institute of Chartered accountants of Nigeria (ICAN)
  • Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)
  • Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) of United Kingdom
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance (CIPF) of United Kingdom.
  • Institute of Cost and Management Accountants (ICMA) of United Kingdom and the United States.
  • Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPA) of United States.
  • Candidates with degrees in other social sciences and have these professional qualifications plus 6 years post qualification experience may apply.

The successful candidate shall report directly to the Chief Auditor and his/her functions shall include:

  • Supervising and coordinating the activities of a number of units in a section.
  • Preparing reference sheets and performing other duties connected with the preparation of annual reports, statutory reports and Public Accounts Committee Matters.
  • Assisting in the administration of a section.


3.)  Chief Auditors (GL 14)

Qualifications and Functions:
Candidates applying for the position of Chief Auditor must possess the following:

  • A degree in accountancy from a recognized University plus at least 15 years post qualification cognate experience.
  • Professional, qualification of any of the following accountancy bodies plus at least 9 years post qualification cognate experience:
  • Institute of Chartered accountants of Nigeria
  • Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)
  • Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA) of United Kingdom.
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance (CIPF) of United Kingdom.
  • Institute of Cost and Management Accountants (ICMA) of United Kingdom and the United States.
  • Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPA) of United States.
  • Candidates with degrees in other social sciences and have these professional qualifications plus 9 years post qualification experience may apply.

The successful candidate shall report to the Assistant Director and his/her functions shall include:

  • Taking charge of a Section at the Headquarters or heading a State Office. Copied from:
  • Coordinating the preparation of annual reports.
  • Preparing audit inspection reports (on various observations raised).
  • Supervising the training programmes of staff.
  • Reviewing the monthly progress reports and calling for explanation where targets are not met.
  • Preparing Audit Guides.

Salary and Conditions of Service:
The remuneration and other conditions of service are as applicable in the respective positions in the Federal Civil Service and as may be determined from time to time by the Federal Government of Nigeria. In accordance with the   provisions of the Public Service Rules and Regulations, the successful candidates shall hold office up to the compulsory retirement age of 60 years or 35 years of service whichever is earlier. Fringe benefits include a pension scheme in consonance with the contributory pension scheme and allowances as may be approved from time to time by the Federal Government.

Application Deadline

26th September 2011

Method of Application:
Applications should be submitted together with 35 copies of Curriculum Vitae stating:

  • Date of Birth,
  • Marital Status,
  • Qualification,
  • NYSC discharge certificate or Exemption Certificate,
  • Professional Experience,
  • State of Origin,
  • Names and addresses of three Referees

and photocopies of all credentials backed with such supporting documents as will assist the Commission in the comprehensive assessment of suitability of the candidate.

Applications are to be submitted under confidential cover with the envelope marked Post of The Position You Applied For,  as the case may be and addressed to:

The Chairman,
Federal Civil Service Commission,
3 Abidjan Street, Zone 3, Wuse,
PMB 17, Garki-Abuja.

Applications are to reach the above address on or before 26th September 2011. Applicants should inform their Referees to forward their Confidential Reports to the above address within the same deadline.
Only shortlisted Candidates shall be contacted.

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4 COMMENTS

  1. I submitted application since November, 2011 but I have not heard any response from the ministry. please I will be very glad if I can get any positive information concerning the application already submitted at Federal Civil Service Commission Abuja.

  2. I know that I submitted application for the position of Principal Auditor in November, 2011 but have not heard any response from the office of Auditor General of the Federation. I would like to plead that that my application be revisited because i am still interested in the job. Thank you.

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