Job Description : General
The Audit Senior is responsible for day to day running of the internal audit fieldwork, expected to work closely with management across all areas of the business to help highlight areas of potential business risk, recommend pragmatic solutions to help mitigate risk and improve the control environment.
In addition to providing assurance opinion on internal control, the internal auditor advises around process improvement, recommends more effective ways of working and promotes best practice across the group.
The Audit Senior will be based in Beira. The Audit Senior reports to the Group Internal Auditor (GIA).
Duties & Responsibilities
Planning and fieldwork
Assess and evaluate the current systems and controls and identify risks as a result of the review.
Perform preliminary analytical review and highlight risk areas for further audit investigation.
Develop work programme for the assignment tailored to the risks associated for process under review.
Plan the audit fieldwork and assign audit areas to team members (where applicable) so as to manage the audit risks and develop the team members.
Perform testing for areas allocated.
Responsible for the overall successful running of the audit fieldwork.
Prepare closing meeting debriefing memo and draft report.
Participate in debriefing meeting with auditee and discussion of findings and recommendations.
Where appropriate, allocate work to team members based on skill and knowledge of team members, ensuring they meet development objectives : in particular assigning more responsibility to more junior staff.
Provide on the job training to assistant / s.
Review the work of assistant / s and provide informal feedback throughout the fieldwork stage.
Act as a point of contact for both GIA and auditee, ensuring both are kept fully informed of any issues arising and the progress of the audit.
Review actual to budgeted time and inform GIA of any issues immediately.
Build strong working relationships with auditee, ensuring any problems or requests are dealt with promptly.
Ensure standards and procedures maintained by whole team and complete audit file presented with review points cleared.
Ensure completion of audit files and audit report within set deadline.
Adherence to defined and agreed KPIs and deviations are properly explained and substantiated.
Provide constructive feedback for audit assistants and GIA in 360-degree feedback.
Job Requirements : Requirements
Partly or fully qualified- ACCA or ACA qualified (or international equivalent).
At least 3 years of audit experience.
Previous IT audit experience is a plus.
Minimum score of 22 in CA test.
Thorough understanding of risk and control.
Excellent communication, analytical and report writing skills.
Advanced User MS Excel.
Strong time / project management to ensure deadlines are met to the required high standard.
Fluent in spoken Portuguese.
Demonstrates critical thinking and develops pragmatic solutions for the business.
Good team player.