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Group Internal Auditor

Job Title: Group Internal Auditor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sulaimaniyah, Iraq
REF: 1635
Contact Name: Ghusoon Nader
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

MSELECT is looking to hire a Group Internal Auditor for a holding client in Sulaimaniyah. Candidates must have at least 5 years of experience in a similar role for international companies. Arabic fluency is a must, English and Kurdish is preferable.


Role Purpose

Our client is looking for a motivated, skilled, knowledgeable and trustworthy Internal Auditor to work as a part of medium sized team of the Internal Audit department. Candidates should have various internal and external audit experiences within various industries including but not limited to factories, medical and health industry, hospitality, communications and financial services.


Key Responsibilities

  • To audit the holding company and the companies that are owned fully and partially by the group on regular basis and to provide the audit findings and recommendation
  • To assess and report the risk management of the whole group
  • To assess the governance and to ensure that are being followed properly
  • To assess the control processes that are in place and to ensure that they are effectively working
  • To plan and submit the annual audit for the whole group and to be approved before start of the year
  • Attend meetings with various parties including but not limited to the management of the holding company and the companies that are owned fully or partially by the group, meeting with external auditors, board of directors, staff, etc.
  • Meeting management and staff to have proper understanding of the business
  • Travelling to different sites to meet relevant staff and obtain documents and information
  • Researching and assessing how well risk management processes are working
  • Providing ad hoc advice and guidance to managers and staff at all levels, sometimes by delivering courses and training sessions
  • Performing risk assessments on key business activities and using this information to guide what should be covered in audits
  • Anticipating emerging issues through research and interviews and deciding how best to deal with them
  • Providing support and guidance to management on how to handle new opportunities
  • Agreeing recommendations with relevant staff members to make improvements to operations and helping to secure backing for them in meetings
  • Preparing reports to highlight issues and problems and distributing the reports to the relevant people
  • Assessing how well the business is complying to rules and regulations and informing management of any issues that need addressing
  • Managing a variety of stakeholders and their expectations through regular communications
  • Regular reports and update to be provided to higher level


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting/Finance from a reputable University
  • Preferable a professional qualification in accountancy/auditing
  • Minimum of 5 years on-job experience in related field, preferable from an international company that follow the common international processes and procedures
  • Preferable ex-big 4 audit firms
  • Knowledge and Working experience in IFRS
  • Knowledge and Working experience in Electronic Accounting Systems
  • Good knowledge of cost accounting for factories
  • Strong computer skills
  • Must be highly confident
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to transform large amounts of data and complex analyses into high-impact, easy-to-follow presentations/business cases
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficient computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite)


*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.