A leading pharmaceutical manufacturing company is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the following post
Job title:Internal Auditor
We are looking for an objective internal auditor to add value and improve our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, decision making and governance processes.
The internal auditor will be accountable for the identification and reporting on all significant control weaknesses
•Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
•Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans.
•Obtain, analyse and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc.
•Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process.
•Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
•Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings.
•Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum.
•Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions.
•Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards.
•Undertake analysis to quantify the likelihood and impact of potential scenarios resulting in control(s) failure.
•Identify areas/opportunities to further strengthen the internal control's environment to reduce the likelihood of control failure/breach and/or its impact on Finance operations.
•Raise practical, cost effective, and measurable corrective actions for the Line Management to implement opportunities to enhance the design and function of internal controls.
•Carry out ongoing reviews for refinement and improvement of Internal Controls Framework, its methodology and supporting procedures.
•Develop interactive reports on the health of internal controls and inherent risks.
•Undertake a review of lapses in internal controls or non-compliances with Finance Procedures reported by external auditors. Develop mitigation strategies to address the risks and propose corrective actions to relevant stakeholders for timely and effective implementation of audit recommendations.
•Participate in working groups to create awareness about the significance of internal controls and contribute in developing measures to ensure compliance.
Skills & Qualifications
•Bachelor Degree in Accounting and Finance.
•CIA, CPA and ACCA are preferred.
•Minimum of 8 years relevant experience in a similar role.
•Good oral & written communication skills.
•Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, such as Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
•Good knowledge of organizations ‘structures, enterprise risk management, internal controls, Audit International Standards and local governmental laws.
•Exceptional ability to work independently.
•Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports.
•Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
•High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
Those who are interested in the position are requested to submit application letter/ CV/ and copies of Academic/experience qualifications to the following E-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com
Closing date: 18/01/2017
Only short listed candidates will be contact