Senior Internal Auditor

Job Description

0To work closely within the Internal Audit Department to provide value to the Board Audit Committee as an independent source of advice for improving the effectiveness and efficiency within URC.

To assist the Head of Internal Audit and other team members on managing the Internal Audit function at URC by directing efficient, continuous and risk-based audits, independent examination, evaluation and appraisal of all URC activities to ensure they are carried out professionally and aiming to add value and improve the effectiveness of operational efficiency, risk management, internal control system and governance process.

To assist the Head of Internal Audit and other team members in providing the Board of Directors/ Board Audit Committee with reasonable assurance that the control environment is adequate enough to achieve the business objectives of the organization, otherwise recommend control improvements.
Skill Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration, with CIA, CA, ACCA or CPA
  • Strong English and Arabic language skills (written and spoken)
  • Audit Report writing skills.
  • Minimum 3 years of prior experience in internal audit, preference in similar industry
  • Industry Experience is a PLUS
  • Internal Audit Firm experience is a PLUS

0Strategic Responsibilities:

· Assists the Head of Internal Audit in implementing a 3-year strategic audit plan using a risk-based approach.

· Supports the implementation of audit programs prepared prior to initiating the audits to ensure execution in time and in compliance with the agreed audit programs.

Managerial Responsibilities:

· Assists the Head of Internal Audit role and other team members in managing all the activities of the Internal Audit Department, conducting assignments including ad-hock requests, whistleblowing investigations, or special assignments.

· Assists the Head of Internal Audit and other team members in reviewing and updating Policies and Procedures Manual of the Internal Audit Department on a periodic basis, makes required amendments in line with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

· Assist the Head of Internal Audit and other team members in reviewing and proposing improvements to URC’s policies and procedures in line with business requirements.

· Assists in preparing the annual budget for the Internal Audit Department.

· Discusses audit findings and recommendations with the respective departments, ensuring that they are appropriate and implementable within the agreed time scale, and finalizes draft audit reports.

· Provides audit reports to Head of Internal Audit and other team members and follows up on agreed recommendations and action plans to ensure they are successfully implemented within agreed time limits.

· Conducts special audit investigations and ad-hoc tasks as directed by the Head of Internal Audit.

· Follows up on all outstanding issues, prepares and presents periodical reports to the Head of Internal Audit/ Board Audit Committee.

· Handles audits conducted in-house by internal audit team as well as outsourced, co-sourced, or seconded service providers. In addition, to the travelling requirements for audits conducted outside Kuwait.

Job Summary

  • Job Title Senior Internal Auditor
  • Location Kuwait
  • Function Audit
  • Qualification Bachelors
  • Date Posted 17-08-2023
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