Senior Advisor- Internal Audit

  • Kuwait City
  • Confidential
  • 3-6 years
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  • 09 Aug 2017

  • Audit and Assurance, Finance/ Accounts

  • Accounting/ Taxation/ Audit
Job Description

Perform internal audits of all business areas and support functions.
Effectively execute audit procedures and is responsible for the overall audit performance of the audits assigned.
Effectively execute a portfolio of clients / audits, and demonstrate ability to effectively manage competing priorities.
Effectively define scope of work, audit procedures, tests of controls, etc.
Performs risk assessment by gaining an understanding of and documenting the respective business processes, identifying risks and controls inherent in those processes, evaluating them and identifying control deficiencies/ opportunities for improvement; evaluates control effectiveness through transaction testing; and performs substantive audit procedures; and identifies weaknesses in governance, risk management and controls processes.
Constantly reviews work products performed by junior team members to ensure quality in the audits.
Effectively draft internal audit reports of findings, implication and recommendations.
Effectively coach, mentor and develop staff in areas of expertise.
Reviews the work performed by junior team members and provides developmental feedback on the work performed by them.

Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent (CIA, CA, ACCA, CPA, CMA)
Experience and Background
Must have 3-4 years of professional auditing / internal audit experience (for Sr. Advisor) and 5-6 years (for Supervisor) with minimum 2 years in a Senior Auditor capacity.
Is a self-starter and able to work independently; ensures work is accurate and completed in a professional manner.
Good knowledge of IIA Standards.
Strong in Financial statement analysis including ratios (quantitative, qualitative, efficiency).
Independent in writing comprehensive RCMs (Risk and Controls Matrices).
Good understanding of regulatory requirements (Labor Law, CMA, CBK, Company)
Able to build and maintain strong relationships with clients middle management.
Can communicate effectively and professionally in written communication, including proper grammar, punctuation.

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