Head of Unit – Internal Audit

Deadline: 30/11/2023

Job Description:

Main Responsibilities and Duties

  • Conduct periodic and comprehensive internal audits of the company's operations, systems, and procedures to identify potential areas of risk and non-compliance.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the company's internal controls and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Analyze and evaluate financial and operational data to identify areas of risk and opportunities for process improvement.
  • Prepare reports on audit findings and recommendations for the Internal Audit Manager and senior management.
  • Provide support and guidance to management and staff on risk management, internal control, and compliance issues.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and best practices related to risk management and internal controls.
  • Monitor the implementation of corrective actions resulting from audit findings to ensure that identified risks are effectively managed.
  • Conduct follow-up audits to assess the effectiveness of corrective actions taken.
  • Stay up-to-date with developments in internal audit practices, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices.

Education and Trainings/ Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in internal audit, risk management, or related fields.
  • Professional certification in internal audit or related field (e.g., CIA, CISA, CRMA) is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of auditing principles, practices, and standards.
  • Familiarity with risk management and internal control frameworks (e.g., COSO, ISO 31000).

Skills and Competencies

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Apply For This Job NOW!