As Head Internal Audit, you will have overall responsibility for the
Internal Audit function ensuring the Internal Audit is closely aligned with industry best practices in executing daily duties across the companies business and financial operations.
He will work to ensure roles, responsibilities, and results are efficiently coordinated.
He will optimize the effectiveness of risk management, control and
Lead Internal Audit’s change initiative by implementing action
plans related to risk assessment and annual planning, audit
execution, audit reporting, staff development, audit technology,
and Audit Committee reporting.
Lead Internal Audit’s annual risk assessment and enterprise risk assessment and planning process to develop the audit plan and ensure the plan is responsive to and aligned with the risk profile of the organization.
Oversee the execution of individual audits defined in the audit plan ensuring the highest level of service quality and client satisfaction.
Issue all Internal Audit reports ensuring the reports are clear,
concise, identify root causes with practical solutions, and
ultimately provide value to management.
Meet regularly with the Audit Committee to report the status of
Internal Audit’s ongoing monitoring activities, educate/inform the
committee of emerging risks and/or exposures (whether internal or
external to the company) that should be considered, and serve as a
“thought leader” with respect to risk management and internal
control best practices.
Proactively inform senior management of significant risks or
exposures related to internal controls, compliance, and/or
governance requiring prompt attention.
Conduct spot checks in short intervals with short notice to ensure
the vibrancy of the audit function throughout the system.
Required Qualification, Knowledge & Experience.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance or
other closely related fields.
Candidate should be an ACA/ICAN professional with a minimum of
10-15 years experience in a reputable commercial company of
which at least 6 years must have been spent in a management role.
Knowledge of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards.
Knowledge of Accounting and Finance Principles and Practices.
Knowledge of a variety of reporting procedures, regulations and
law, planning and time management.
Software Proficiency (excel, word, Visio, ability to learn new
software) is required.
The ideal candidates should possess the character, temperament,
resilience and work ethics required for top positions/professionals.
Candidates should be self-driven and results oriented, very alert
and fully committed professionals/leaders.