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Internal Auditor

Company Name Confidential

Keywords / Skills : Internal Auditor, Audit, Audit Manager, Internal Control, Internal Audit, Lead Auditor

2 - 4 years
Posted: 2019-02-27

Industry
Any
Function
Finance & Accounts
Role
Internal Auditor
Education
Bachelor's Degree
Stream:
Any
Posted On
27th Feb 2019
Job Description
Job Description

• Help in preparing annual audit calendar and audit program at Corporate Level for assignments across Group companies, including nature, scope and time lines for conducting and completing the audit.

• Liaise with Business Units Finance and Audit teams to finalize Audit scope and time lines;

• Plan and conduct audits by understanding, including the adequacy and effectiveness of, the Group Companies’ objectives, structure, policies, processes, internal controls, and external regulations;

• Understand functions and activities, in assigned areas, to determine the nature of the operations and the adequacy of control systems, compliance with company policy and procedure to achieve established objectives;

• Gather data for internal audit through a variety of methods including interviews, financial research and analysis. Keep abreast of developments in audit techniques and practices through constant skill up-gradations;

• Identify the opportunities for improvements in business efficiency and resource optimization, internal control environment and risk mitigation;

• Carry out Risk Assessment and develop a Risk based approach to conducting Internal Audits. Work closely with Risk Department at Corporate Level in developing risk based audit scope;

• Help to replicate best practices, procedures and internal controls across Group companies, keep the Auditee Company’s Staff well informed of best practices being followed by other Group companies;

• Ensure that sufficient documentation is gathered in order to understand the audited business process; compiling audit evidence files systematically and methodically for future reference;

• Prepare draft audit reports and discuss the draft reports, audit points and conclusion with Head of Internal Audit / Management from time to time, accurately explain the audit findings, their cause and impact on the defined objectives;

• Assist in preparing Internal Audit related MIS reports / presentations for Management and Audit Committee, highlighting major audit observations, status of implementation of audit recommendations and related action plans;

• Conducting Follow up audits to verify implementation status of recommendations and prepare reports thereon;

• Adhere to time lines in completion of field work in audits and preparation of audit reports, maintain objectivity and independence in conducting the audits.

Job Specification / Profile:

• Qualified Accountant (CA/ACCA/CPA/ACA) with 35- 85 years of relevant experience in internal audit;

• Candidates with a professional CIA qualifications will be preferred.

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES:

• Excellent numerical and analytical skills, with attention to details;

• Good organizational skills & articulate ;

• The ability to work under pressure and deadline;

• Capacity to build relationships within the business;

• Able to share information in an effective & collaborative manner, both verbally and in writing;

• Well versed with Advanced WORD, EXCEL and POWERPOINT, to be able to analyze large databases and make presentations.

• Ability to communicate effectively in English with knowledge of Hindi/Urdu, French or Portuguese an added advantage





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