Internal Auditor

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

A medium sized Credit Union is currently seeking to fill the following position:-

Job Description   

 

Position  :       Internal Auditor 

Reports  :       General Manager 

Department :      Internal Audit 

 

Position Summary 

To provide independent, objective quality assurance services designed to assure integrity and improvement to the organizations operations by assisting the organization in accomplishing its objectives in bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. 


Principal Duties and Responsibilities 

 

  1. Develops a flexible annual audit programme using appropriate risk-based method, including any risks or control concerns identified by management, and submits a plan to the Board for approval.  

  1. Implements the annual audit programme, as approved, including, as appropriate, any special tasks or projects requested by management. 

  1. Establishes, implements and supports a quality assurance system for the internal audit function.  

  1. Performs tasks related to the audit function to aid management in meeting its goals. 

  1. Evaluates significant or new processes and operations to ensure the necessary control processes associated with their development, implementation, or expansion are in place. 

  1. Conducts special audits as requested by the Board or General Manager; assists in the investigation of suspected activities/irregularities within the organization and notifies the Board and/or General Manager of the findings, as appropriate. 

  1. Issues reports as and when needed to the Board and General Manager summarizing results and recommendations of audit activities, checks, and reports on managements response to the implementation of audit recommendations. 

  1. Supplies annually an assessment of the organizations processes for controlling its activities and managing its risks.  

  1. Keeps the Board and General Manager abreast of emerging trends in risk management, control and governance issues as they relate to the accountabilities and responsibilities of the Board and General Manager 

  1. Plans and directs the efficient operations of the department; performs administrative duties as needed 

 

General Qualifications and Experience 

Education 

 

  1. ACCA or bachelor's degree in accounting or equivalent from a recognized institute 

  1. Certificate in Internal Auditing (CIA) 

Experience 

  1. At least 5 years' experience that is related to the duties and responsibilities of an internal audit function 

                Or any equivalent combination of qualifications and experience 

 

Technical Knowledge 

 

  1. Thorough knowledge of audit procedures, including planning, techniques, test and sampling methods involved in conducting audits  

  1. Thorough knowledge of auditing and accounting principles and practices, and auditing standards 

  1. Project management skills 

  1. Knowledge of Credit Union philosophy and operations. 

  1. Proficiency in productivity tools 

  1. Knowledge of specialized audit tools 

 

Skills and Behavioural Competencies 

 

  • Excellent interpersonal team management skills:      

  • Relates well to all kinds of people; builds constructive and effective relationships     

  • Works effectively and productively with others to accomplish team and    

    organizational objectives 

  • Entrepreneurship:  

  • Takes a personal interest in the success of the project and business  

  • Takes appropriate risks to ensure project and business success 

  • Cost Management: 

  • Effectively controls cost through economical use of staff materials and equipment.  

  • Makes maximum use of allocated funds 

  • Communication skills:   

  • Promotes ideas effectively and constructively through speech 

  • Responds to queries and provides information and data clearly  

  • Presents written information in a clear and concise manner  

  • Strategic Thinking, Innovation and Creativity:   

  • Contributes to the growth of the business 

  • Understands the business vision and its objectives  

  • Finds and is open to alternative and new ways of doing things 

  • Problem Solving & Decision Making:  

  • Ability to analyze complex problems, interpret operational needs, and develop integrated, sound and creative solutions based on consideration of the situation, the issues and the people involved 

  • Leadership, Motivation and Empowerment:  

  • Guides and stimulates subordinates towards the achievement of goals.  

  • Uses appropriate methods and interpersonal styles and actively involves staff in decision making matters 

  • Projects confidence, authority and enthusiasm. 

Additional: 

A high level of confidentiality, integrity, commitment, and loyalty to the organization.

Need More Info?

  •  Call 7357515

Prime location

Central Trinidad