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Job Specification

  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Experience: 7 to 11 years
  • Job Code: JB102128
  • Expiry Date: Dec 18, 2017

Job Summary

  • Functional Area: Audit
  • Job Role: Head of Internal Audit
  • Location:  Bahrain

Job Description

  • The Head of Internal Audit is responsible for the audit and review of the Company’s functions in retail and wholesale operations, and other areas, to ensure compliance with the Company’s internal policies and procedures.
  • Also to review the Company’s internal controls, and recommend ways of improving and developing the policies and procedures to minimize risk and cost; and increase profit. 
  • Supervise audit staff in planning, organizing, directing and monitoring of Internal Audit operations, including assisting in hiring, training and evaluating staff; and taking corrective actions to address performance problems.
  • Identification and evaluation of the organization’s risk areas and development of the annual Audit Plan.
  • Responsible for overall performance of audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analyzing evidence, and documenting processes and procedures.
Education & Training:
  • Masters in Finance (MBA) from an internationally recognized university.
  • Internationally recognized accounting/auditing qualification like ACCA or Chartered Accounting.
  • Minimum 7-10 years’ work experience with at least 5 years’ experience in a financial institution.  Must also have knowledge of different regulatory environments.
Other skills required for the job:
  • Knowledge of current auditing practices and trends
  • Supervision and managerial skills
  • Analysis and planning skills
  • Negotiation and convincing skills
  • Leadership and organizing skills
  • Interpersonal / communication skills