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Internal Audit Manager

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Job Description

Company Introduction

Our client is a leading accounting and auditing firm.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Develop and implement comprehensive internal audit policies, procedures, and programs, performing audits in accordance with such programs;
  • Manage and when required participate in the conduct of the relevant internal audit engagements within the timeframes agreed upon with the client;
  • Prepare internal audit plans specific to each client after conducting a comprehensive risk analysis of the respective strategic objectives and operations;
  • Recommend improvements to internal controls, operating efficiency and the adequacy of accounting policies, procedures, records, and record-keeping;
  • Report audit findings and recommendations based on the results of audit examinations, whether scheduled or unscheduled and at any time when issues need to be addressed by the clients’ Management or Board;
  • Maintain a comprehensive oversight of the main areas of risk and control weaknesses in the clients’ business model and operational infrastructure;
  • Conduct follow-up reviews of financial, operational or regulatory compliance deficiencies noted during audits;
  • Actively interfaces with clients to ensure smooth and efficient processes and optimum use of resources and technology.

Experience

  • A professional qualification in a relevant area such as banking, finance, accounting, risk, compliance or related field;
  • Certification by, a recognized internal auditing body would be viewed favorably;
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in an auditing environment, preferably including a minimum of 2 years managing an internal audit function ideally within the financial services sector;
  • Non EU candidates with 5 years' experience that are presently working in Malta will also be considered for this role.

Personal Skills

  • Excellent writing, analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to discern issues and focus on material risks and/or control weaknesses;
  • Proven track record in achieving results, both as an individual contributor and from a managerial perspective, optimizing on the team's reporting lines and relationship;
  • A commitment to quality and high service levels to the client functions, organs and individuals receiving the service;
  • Strong leadership and management skills to successfully motivate, coach and develop team members to reach high performance;
  • Of the highest integrity, independent and able to take initiative, work well with minimum supervision and under pressure, commits to deadlines and is a team player;
  • Approachable, self-disciplined, objective and forward-looking.

 

 

 

Tags: AAT, Accounts, BA (Hons) Banking and Finance, Business, Coaching, Communication, Compliance, Operations, Oral Communication, Problem Solving, Risk analysis, Risk Management, Strategic Thinking, Teamwork, Written and Oral English Communication

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