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Sr. Internal Auditor

Date: 02-May-2019

Location: KW

Company: Alghanim Industries

Job Purpose

Reporting to the Manager, the Senior Internal Auditor is primarily responsible for the delivery of audit assignments throughout the Group’s various business activities both in Kuwait and overseas. This includes, inter alia, the administration of the audit assignment   from beginning to end, including report preparation and finalization, in accordance with departmental procedures.  The post holder should represent the department in a professional manner at all times, abide by professional standards as laid down by the IIA, and seek every opportunity follow the principles articulated in the department’s vision and objectives

Key Accountabilities

  • Delivery of assigned audits in accordance with departmental procedures. Specifically; notifying customers of intended start dates and high level scope, defining the programme of audit testing, implementing, and summarizing findings for manager review.
  • The preparation of working papers in accordance with departmental procedures and best practice.
  • Liaison with Audit Managers/Senior Audit Manager and customers on a daily basis, keeping them abreast of audit progress
  • Managing auditors or secondees effectively and efficiently and ensuring that they feel well supported throughout the process.
  • Preparing the draft Audit Report for Audit Managers/Senior Manager review prior to closing meetings.
  • Agreeing all findings, factual content, context and agreed actions to be taken.
  • Leading special investigations as required including those related to theft and/or suspected fraud whilst maintaining utmost confidentiality.
  • Participating in the regular company wide assessment process from which the annual plan is derived.
  • Influencing the strengthening of business process and controls through the sharing of best practice.

Skills, knowledge & experience required

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Qualified Accountant or Internal Auditor/ Computer Auditor
  • Knowledge of, or studying, at least one foreign language
  • Minimum of 5 years external or internal audit experience
  • Some line responsibility or project management experience
  • US GAAP and International Accounting Standards, and Governance requirements
  • Internal Control theory and practice
  • Risk assessment methodologies and mitigation techniques
  • COBIT and other Computer Audit methodologies
  • COSO

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