Supervise team of auditors to ensure that audits are carried out as per strategic priorities / directions provided by the Audit Manager and that critical objectives of audits i.
e. surfacing of Operational, regulatory process and control related risks are fully achieved and also that appropriate suggestions / recommendations are provided in reports in order to safeguard assets of the bank.
Participate in designing audit strategies, provide consultancy support to business partners in all areas of the bank in product development and process improvements.
Key Result Areas
Assist and support Audit Manager in preparing and implementing long and short term strategies and directions for the department in order to achieve overall department's objectives.
As part of a team, carry out the risk assessment of all functional units of the bank and subsidiaries for the purpose of preparing a risk based audit plan of the bank.
As a Team Leader, ensure that all internal systems and procedures and processes for carrying out audits right from the time audit is announced till the exit meeting are fully complied with by auditors in order to avoid any issue of communication or understanding by the internal customers on audit findings.
As an Auditor in-charge, prepare an audit plan of a unit as per the internal risk based criteria to focus on and surface key control risks.
Develop action plans and present for discussions and acceptance in Exit meetings at the end of the audit for common understanding on issues and agree to appropriate steps to be taken by the unit to ensure that these do not re-occur.
Select resources according to the expertise and complexities required to carry out IT audits effectively to achieve desired objectives.
Identify weaknesses in the effectiveness of controls and key processes of the unit(s) operational deficiencies and provide appropriate recommendations for improvement to minimize risk and safeguard the assets of the bank.
As an Auditor Incharge, manage audit team to execute audits with focus on the processes under review and effectively communicate with the Unit Management to improve deficiencies and identify opportunities for improvements.
Identify training needs and recommend for appropriate training's provide coaching and on the job training to junior auditors to enhance their skills to carry out audits more objectively.
Develop cordial and professional working relationship with the internal customers for the purpose of mutual understanding, easy communication and to obtain their "buy in" on audit findings and suggested opportunities for improvement.
As an In-house Consultant, participate in teams formed for streamlining processes / product development, standard Operating Procedures, etc.
identify best practices and recommend opportunities for improvement in the existing processes.
Attend pre-audit meetings with Group / Division Heads to ensure that their concerns are built into the audit programs, supports audits underway to ensure quality in the observations and recommendations made and that audits are concluded within the approved time scheduled without quality being effected.
Ensure that there is consistency in audit ratings and quality of reports is maintained to avoid reports being un-necessarily challenged.
To effectively supervise the Key Officers / RMCs appointed for Business areas under TL's purview. Ensure complete familiarity with Key Business area surfacing of Potential risks and weaknesses therein.
Develop and implement MIS / Health Indicators for key functional units in order to facilitate and significantly improve offsite monitoring.
Conduct investigations / participate in special assignment and projects when requested by Business as part of role as RMC.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience Knowledge, Skills & Experience
Chartered Accountant / MBA with adequate Audit background having about 8 - 10 years' experience including about 5 years in a banking environment.
Adequate knowledge and understanding of Process & Internal Controls in the banking environment.
Possess good Leadership and communication skills and should be able to work in team environment and motivate Junior Auditors.
Excellent command over spoken and written English.
experience in information technology in a reputed (big five) audit firm or in a reputed Software Consultancy Establishment.
Good Leadership ability.
Highly computer literate with a good command over spoken and written English.