Job Opportunity at INNOVEX, Senior Internal Auditor

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Job Opportunity at INNOVEX, Senior Internal Auditor

Job Overview
The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for audit planning, execution, reporting and supervision, completing internal audit activities while being consistent with the Institute of Internal Audit (IIA) Standards established policies and procedures.
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  • Execute engagement planning activities for a range of complex internal audits
  • Participate in projects and ongoing departmental initiatives.
  • Perform a range of testing activities in support of internal audits; document test procedures and results in alignment with defined standards and methodologies, identify missing, inadequately designed and ineffective controls.
  • Complete fact-checking process with the auditee and prepare or supervise the preparation of audit work papers, ensuring accuracy and clarity.
  • Identify business objectives, risks and evaluate key controls.
  • Assist in the design and execution of operational audits to ensure adequacy and effectiveness of the internal control environment, compliance with the firm’s policies and procedures, and identify opportunities for process improvements.
  • Develop preliminary findings and realistic recommendations to improve/enhance the internal control environment.
  • Work with management to develop acceptable solutions to address issues or gaps identified and follow-up with management to ensure remediation is implemented.
  • Prepare accurate, logical and detailed work papers clearly describing the work performed, test results and conclusions reached.
  • Leverage insights and understanding of the firm in identifying risks and potential areas for audit.
  • Assist in testing the effectiveness of the firm’s controls and work with management to ensure remediation is implemented for deficiencies identified.
  • Prepare detailed internal audit engagement budget, track actual time versus budget and identify overruns.
  • Supervise, coach and assist team members and contract auditors, provide feedback on performance to associates; seek and provide upward feedback.
  • Communicate findings and issues to the audit team, as appropriate, on a timely basis; participate in the overall evaluation and communication of results of the audit.

Other responsibilities

  • Maintain an awareness of audit trends, IIA Standards, pronouncements by the Internal Auditor General (IAG) office and “best practices”.
  • Interact with firm management and key personnel to build/maintain ongoing business relationships by utilizing strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Perform other internal audit-related duties as assigned.

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Accounting or Finance-related fields.
  • CPA (T) or ACCA certification and active license (or actively working to obtain certification).
  • CISA and CIA or related certifications are preferred.


  • 3- 5 years Internal Audit experience in an accounting firm with proven experience as an Internal Auditor.
  • In-depth understanding of internal auditing and control practices.
  • Knowledge in risk and controls.
  • Updated knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and IIA Standards.
  • Proficient in MS Office (especially Excel and Word) and accounting software.
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong problem-solving and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Organizational and leadership abilities.
  • Integrity and reliability.

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Strong written and verbal communication and independent judgment skills to support an environment driven by customer service and teamwork; ability to positively influence, mentor and be a credible source of knowledge to less experienced team members.
Organizational and leadership abilities.
Experience in IT, operational, financial auditing, culture, governance or risk management.
The deadline for submitting the application is 11 June 2021.

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