Job Description and Requirements
Position Purpose :
Group Audit Manager directs a comprehensive program of internal audit for the organization to ensure that internal control systems for reliability and integrity of financial, operational and information technology are reviewed at appropriate intervals and effective recommendations are made for corrective actions as required.
Develop, implement and maintain the Internal Audit Charter and champion the internal audit function throughout the organization.
Development of the strategic annual audit plan. This will define the audit assignments to be done on yearly basis.
Develop and present a risk based AAP (Annual Audit Plan) for the year. This includes operational audit, performance, compliance audit with the policies and procedures, financial audit and information technology audit.
Lead the preparation of financial and manpower budgets of Internal Audit for the year, coordinate the internal audit recruitment process, prepare, update and maintain the Internal Audit Manual to International Internal Auditing Standards (IIA).
Responsible for the delivery of audit assignments.
Monitor the implementation of the internal audit plan and suggest changes to the plan when required and approve the changes accordingly.
Develop and present the risk assessment table for the organisation / business unit’s process identified in the internal audit plan.
Meet the internal audit team and agree and set the expectation for the audit assignment as per the AAP and co-develop the risk assessment with the team and client and communicate risks to the Managing Director and / or Head of Finance.
Prepare, update and maintain the Internal Audit Manual to International Internal Auditing Standards (IIA).
Obtain approval for the AAP and present the Internal Audit findings to the Board of Directors on quarterly basis.
Ensure internal audit team complies with the Internal Audit Charter and follow the procedures of Internal Audit Manual.
Ensure proper professional development for the internal audit staff, including proper training, counselling and implementation of transparent appraisal system.
Plan the execution of special investigations requested by the Audit Committee.
Plan follow-up assignments for the audits completed during the year. This will include the follow-up on the implementation of the actions agreed with the management based on the recommendations raised.
Report to the Audit Committee and the status of the follow-ups.
Audit planning including co-develop the expectation, planning meetings, resources planning and review of understanding the business and testing strategy.
Maintain the final review on audit files and working papers prepared by the audit manager and staff to ensure of proper coverage of scope and the meeting of the audit objectives.
Ensure all audit findings and recommendations are communicated to the top management and the appropriate executive personnel on timely basis with the proper shape and quality.
Work closely with top management to understand the strategic objectives and plans of the group and reflect them in the annual audit plan of the department.
Audit reporting, supervision of staff and professional conduct and development including training and counselling and staff appraisals.
Any other related duties as requested by management.
International Accounting / Auditing Qualification : CA, CIA, ACCA or CIMA.
8+ years experience in Public Accounting, Auditing, Audit Management, Budget, Business Plan, Business Strategy, preferably with a Big Audit Firm.
Knowledge of best practice reporting and IIA Standards.
Engagement in professional certification activities. Professional audit certification encouraged.
High potential who can evolve with the company growth
Well organized, self-motivated, managerial and leading approach
Willingness to have a different opinion, ability to articulate
Excellent communication skills and well organised personality
Able to positively negotiate desired outcomes when faced with issues, opposing views or obstacles
Ability to communicate and work with Key management for decision making.
Able to efficiently organise projects to deliver in a timely manner
Able to communicate effectively with others in written, verbal or presentation format
Management of projects in time efficient and cost effective manner.
Works co-operatively with others to get the best out of the team as opposed to working separately or competitively.
Organizing and Planning Ability
Teamwork and Interpersonal Skills