The Head of Internal Audit is accountable for providing an independent assurance and consulting services to assist the group companies. He/ She directs development of annual audit plan, comprehensive audit function and provides ongoing supervision to Internal Audit staff to effectively mitigate commercial risks. He/ She develops and maintains productive relationships and communication with Senior Executive teams in addition to being able to develop and quality assure the work completed by the Internal Audit team.
Accountable for development and implementation of strategic objectives:
Deliver a relevant and clear opinion on Corporate Governance, Risk Management and Internal Controls across the Group.
Influence and support as a trusted advisor across the verticals and significant investments as required.
Accountable for development of Audit Plan:
Contribute to the development of the yearly Audit Plan, then own and deliver allocated audits to excellent quality and within allocated time.
Ensure that the audit or review is conducted with the least amount of disruption to the audited area as possible.
Provide valued input to senior management on matters including governance, risk, control, process and change.
Establish and maintain a relevant methodology, strategy and implementation plans tailored to each business in the audit space.
Accountability towards Audit Committee:
Provide valued input to on matters including governance, risk, control, process and change.
Present significant audit reports, audit observations and follow-up audit results.
Conduct special audit/ investigation for the group and its entities and present the significant observations.
Masters’ in Accounting/ Finance.
Chartered Accountant/ Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) – Finance.
Minimum 12 - 15 years of experience in handling Audits in GCC.