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Head of Internal Audit



Accounting & Finance
Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2023

Job Description:

  • Planning and performing financial and operational audits
  • Identifying business process risks
  • Creating various testing methods to evaluate the adequacy of controls
  • Documenting the results of the evaluations
  • Deciding the best ways to schedule projects/audits
  • Decide how best to allocate audit resources, and improve audit procedures/processes
  • Oversee each work performed by peers or subordinates
  • Resolve issues that fall out of normal procedures
  • Create an audit engagement scope
  • Make sure that field work(s) are completed
  • Prepare audit reports reflecting the results of the work performance
  • Carry out complex analysis and resolving complicated issues that require high precision
  • Identifying and preventing issues and taking time to nullify negative impacts or increase benefits
  • Offer functional training and advice to Internal Audit staff and mentors less-experienced and new team members
  • Coming up with ways to improve processes, services, and products to internal and external customers

What you will need to be succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or in a related discipline
  • Possess 7+ years of audit experience
  • Have a robust working knowledge of accounting theory and practice
  • Should be familiar with financial institution laws and regulations and best practices
  • Have a good understanding of internal controls
  • Possess sound knowledge of business risks and practices, and business process improvements
  • Have knowledge of Institute of Internal Auditor’s standards
  • Must possess management, organizational, team building, coaching, and mentoring skills
  • Strong analytical, statistical, and problem-solving skills
  • Must be skilled in planning, productivity, and workload management
  • Possess a high level of work ethic and integrity
  • Should be able to multi-task and meet established deadlines
  • Ability to investigative records, history, audits, and many more
  • Possess effective negotiation and relationship skills and in working will all levels of management
  • Ability to see sensitive issues for timely communication and/or escalation
  • Should be able to exercise sound judgment and discretion
  • Must be able to share information appropriately with awareness of its effect on others
  • Strong verbal communication and writing skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to clearly provide written reports that clearly summarize issues
  • Ability to present solutions in an understandable and logical manner