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Manager Internal Audit

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Job Title :                Manager, Internal Audit

Reports To :            Audit Committee of the Board & Chief Operating Officer /Secretary

Direct Reports:       Audit Officer & Audit Assistant

Location:                 Port of Spain



POSITION SCOPE:

A financial firm is in search of a Manager, Internal Audit. He/She will plan and conduct audit programmes so as to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the company’s established operating systems, policies, procedures and practices and provide for on-going risk management.


KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Plan and conduct audit programmes so as to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of established operating systems, policies, procedures, and practices.

  • Report to the Board and Executive Management on the creditability and reliability of risk management. Serve as the lead in the auditing of the adequacy, implementation, and effectiveness of the risk management framework to provide an independent assessment of company risks and internal controls.

  • Assess the adequacy of action taken by operating management to correct reported deficiencies in accounting and financial controls.

  • Perform Business and Fraud Risk Assessments and support management in the review and monitoring of mitigating actions.

  • Furnish members of management with analyses, appraisals, and recommendations on activities as they relate to the effective discharge of their departmental responsibilities.

  • Prepare the annual audit plan to incorporate activities as guided by the Audit Committee’s Terms of Reference and provides performance and activities reports on the audit function

  • Review actions linked to business objectives and provides management with status reports.

  • Ascertain the extent to which the company’s assets are safeguarded from losses and are all accounted for; and where necessary, initiates investigations into irregularities of a financial or operational nature.

  • Manage the Audit Department and team members including performance monitoring, coaching, training, and treating with disciplinary matters in consultation with HR. 

  • Other duties and responsibilities which are incidental or consequential to the above and which may be assigned from time to time by the Chairman of the Finance & Audit Committee or representative


TECHINCAL/APTITUDE:


  • Knowledge of generally accepted auditing and accounting concepts, methods, and standards.

  • Knowledge of major accounting and auditing software packages.

  • Knowledge of Information Systems and Risk Assessment Audit Systems.

  • Ability to communicate with others and to assimilate and understand information, in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.

  • Adjusts positively to multiple demands, shifting priorities, and rapid change.

  • Ability to display professionalism in an approach to tasks.

  • Ability to establish good working relationships and to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Ability to work with others as a team to promote and achieve organizational goals.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE


  • CIA, ACCA, BSc Accounting or other similar professional qualification 

  • Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business will be considered an asset 

  • Five (5) years in a similar capacity in an audit firm and/or in financial, fund management 


Please visit the recruitment section of PMSL: www.pmsl.org

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants must state the position for which she/he is applying in the subject line of their cover letter.

Application Deadline Date: 12th March 2021

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only suitable applicants will be contacted.