Assistant Manager – Internal Audit – Karachi – 27022024

GENERAL PURPOSE:

Purpose of this position is to assist the HOD Internal Audit with planning of the audit engagements and ensures the timely execution and completion of the audit engagements. Identify and assess key risks and evaluate key controls to improve the adequacy and effectiveness of the governance, risk and internal controls systems.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES & AUTHORITIES:

Recruitment:

  • Responsible for assisting the Internal Audit Manager with planning of the audit engagements
  • Conduct preliminary survey and risk assessment to understand the audit environment, including key business risks and controls
  • Develop audit programs
  • Use data analysis in the planning process to provide insights to better design tests to address risks in the process
  • ensures the timely execution and completion of the audit engagements (within agreed timeline)
  • Develop preliminary findings and formulate recommendations that deal with root causes of issues and impact to the organization
  • Review audit working papers to ensure that they sufficiently document information obtained, analysis made, and support conclusions
  • Determine sufficiency of audit work done and evidence collated to support the findings
  • Present and discuss findings with process owners
  • Evaluate critically that audit evidence is reliable, relevant and sufficient
  • Evaluate root causes, findings identified and recommendations formulated
  • Carry out special audits as and when required
  • Apply the governance, risk and compliance frameworks in audit activities.

Capacity building and staff development

  • Provide training, support and advice on performance management and employee development plans and ensure performance reviews are conducted when required as per the policy and procedure.
  • Ensure all regional employees have received their orientation and are enrolled on the orientation Training.
  • Identify training needs of staff and together with the department, enroll them on relevant courses that meets their training goals and needs.
  • Ensure the compliance of Management training and capacity building of staff as per organizational requirement.
  • Creates learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.

Performance Management

  • Monitor the evaluation process at all stages and ensure that staff and supervisors complete the review process in a timely manner.
  • Provide guidance to supervisors as they complete evaluations, help supervisors find effective coaching methods that work for specific issues including identifying areas of poor performance and assisting supervisors to establish plans for improving performance (PIPS), be present during review meetings when necessary.
  • Provide ongoing support to users, including responding to various inquiries raised by different employees, clarifying the appraisal forms, methodology etc.
  • Responsible for Employees Reward management program, finalization of reward criteria’s, reward celebrations and its records management

COMPETENCY MATRIX:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software and able to work in an ERP environment.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems.

 Key Attributes

  • Should have patience and understanding.
  • Ability to listen before offering advice.
  • Good internal audit knowledge.
  • Self-driven, strong sense of ownership.

Qualification: ACCA qualified / CA Intermediate.

Experience:  1-2 years preferably in internal audit

Minimum Age: 25 years

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