Senior Internal Audit Officer


 Duties and responsibilities

  • Evaluating and monitoring business processes, controls and governance practices
  • Developing and evaluating risk-based audit planning procedures and programmes
  • Assisting or leading in the execution of functional, operational and governance process audits to review and evaluate adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control environment, compliance with Group’s policies and procedures, operating, financial, business and best practices, relevant and related rules, regulations and legislation and identify opportunities for process improvements
  • Preparing accurate, logical and detailed work-papers clearly describing the work performed, test results and conclusions reached. When applicable, reviewing and assessing the work of audit staff
  • Developing preliminary findings and practical solutions or recommendations to improve the Group’s internal control environment
  • Assisting in the preparation of audit reports including the audit findings and appropriate recommendations / corrective actions to be actioned
  • Working with other departments to address issues or gaps identified and follow-up with management to ensure remediation is implemented on a timely basis
  • Tracking and monitoring appropriate follow-up actions
    Maintaining an awareness of audit trends and “best practices and new developments

Required knowledge, skills and experience

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the financial services industry
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Being partly or fully qualified in accounting or auditing will be considered an asset
  • Experience in risk management, finance, regulatory reporting, middle office will be considered an asset
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills in English

Internal Audit Manager


Duties and responsibilities

  • Full executive of audit reviews inclusion of setting out of the terms of reference, managing opening / closing meetings, fieldwork, review of audit working papers and communication of relevant audit findings, reporting writing, and presenting to the respective Audit Committee and Executive/Senior management
  • Providing support to the IA team, particularly on treasury and finance matters and oversight and coordination of audit and internal control related activities within the Group
  • Identifying key areas of risk within the organisation, evaluate risk areas and assist in the development of the annual risk-based IA Plan, including, where necessary, up-dating, monitoring, and reporting actual progress thereof
  • Assisting in the development, documentation, and implementation of comprehensive risk-based audit programme to include all significant functions, systems, and entities within the Group and to evaluate management controls over all the Group’s operations
  • Reviewing working papers and to provide the necessary support, supervision, and training of other more junior members of the IA Function
  • Assisting with the development of the IA budget and to co-ordinate the hiring, training, supervision, and evaluation of IA staff
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of the process that facilitates the identification and management of risk as well as determine control objectives and devise effective and efficient tests of controls, including the development of new audit tools and methodologies
  • Working with other departments to ensure correct implementation of procedures
  • Undertaking the necessary continued professional education

Required knowledge, skills and experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ (internal/external) Audit experience
  • Minimum 4 years’ Financial Services experience, preferably in Banking
  • A very comprehensive understanding of IFRS 9
  • A very strong understanding of how the Treasury function, ALCO, etc., work , together with the underlying risks
  • A very good understanding of Financial Capital Ratios requirements
  • Ability to interrogate Treasury / Finance software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

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