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Job Summary

The head of Internal Audit will oversee the internal audit function, ensuring that the company’s operations and processes comply with internal policies and external regulations. They will assess risks, Implement controls and provide assurance on the effectiveness of governance, risk management and control processes.

  • Minimum Qualification : Bachelors
  • Experience Level : Mid level
  • Experience Length : 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

a)Audit Planning

● Develop and implement an annual internal audit plan based on risk assessment.

● Determine audit scope and objectives for each audit engagement.

● Prioritize audit activities based on risk and business impact.


b)Risk Assessment

● Identify and assess risks across the organization.

● Evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls in mitigating risks..

● Develop risk management strategies and recommendations


c)Audit Execution

● Conduct audits to evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls ,compliance with policies, and efficiency of operations.

● Perform detailed testing of transactions, processes and systems.

● Document audit findings and conclusion


d)Reporting

● Prepare comprehensive audit reports that clearly communicate findings, recommendations and management responses.

● Present audit reports to senior management and the board of directors.

● Track the implementation of audit recommendations.


e)Recommendations

● Provide actionable recommendations to improve internal control, processes and risk management.

● Work with management to develop corrective action plans.

● Monitor effectiveness of implemented recommendations.


f)Compliance Monitoring

● Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies.

● Conduct compliance audits to assess adherence to laws and regulations.

● Develop and update compliance policies and procedures.


g)Fraud Investigation

● Investigate and report any suspected fraud, corruption or irregularities.

● Conduct forensic as needed.

● Develop anti-fraud programs and controls.


h)Continuous Improvement

● Promote a culture of continuous improvement in internal controls and risk management.

● Stay updated on best practices in internal auditing.

● Provide training and support to enhance internal control awareness.


Qualifications and Requirements

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Professional certifications such as Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), or equivalent are highly desirable.

    

Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in internal auditing, preferably in a retail or hardware environment.
  • Proven experience in risk assessment, audit planning, execution, and reporting.


    

Skills: 

  • Strong knowledge of auditing principles, practices, and standards.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in using audit software and Microsoft Business Central
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities.


Personal Attributes:   

  • High level of integrity and ethical standards.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

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