We are looking for a Group Audit to add value and improve our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes.
The successful candidate will assist in the execution of the Company’s audit plan, including its compliance plan, operational audits and certain advisory engagement.
To ensure success, the Group Audit will be must critical thinkers with a keen interest in improving an organization’s internal control structure.
The Group Audit activity must be free from interference in determining the scope of the audit, performing work (for instance frequency and timing, audit procedures, etc.
and communicating results.
The Group Audit must avoid any external influence or conflict of interest. If independence or objectivity is impaired in fact or appearance, the details of the impairment must be disclosed to the Board of Directors.
Perform and control the full audit cycle including potential risks of IT processes (e.g. : Cybersecurity, IT change management, incidents;
problem management, etc.). and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations
Assessment and appraisal of management and control mechanisms and systems within the IT area in the Group in order to improve whole internal control system : infrastructure, application development, software change management, and overall IT Strategic Planning, through the execution of IT General Controls and IT Application Controls
Determine internal audit scope and develop audit programs for applications and IT infrastructure
Obtain, analyze and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc
Preparation and realization of IT audit engagements in countries based on the Audit plan and ad hoc requirements of the Top Management (i.
e. performance of planned and operational audit assignments)
Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
Perform technical IT audits or audits of IT controls that support insurance or financial audit activities
Playing an active role in the maintenance and review of policies and procedures, including ensuring they are up to date with all legislation and best practices.
At least 5 years professional experience in the areas of Information Technology, Information Security and in large scale enterprise IT projects
Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports
Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Accounting or Finance, Accounting, Auditing
MBA in Accounting, preferred
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Qualification
Passionate about new technological trends (AI, Big Data, Information security, Mobile applications) and solid understanding of how IT engages with and enables business operations
High attention to detail and excellent analytical skills
Sound independent judgement
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, as there will be ongoing communication with teams in other business units and the senior management team