About the Role :
Overall management of Financial, Operational and Compliance audits in order to reduce QR exposure;
Manage audit assignments in terms of timely deliveries, ensuring audit reports that are effective.
Conduct risk assessments, including fraud risk assessments for identified processes
Responsible for achieving compliance with Annual Audit plan. Monitor budget & minimize any variances
Key responsibilities of the role :
Develop criteria and approve IA planning documentation for each audit assignment
Conduct in depth review of audit assignments to ensure objectivity of findings; authenticity of supporting documentation, and appropriateness of recommendations
Proactive monitoring of assignments in progress, to ensure findings and conclusions are in line with audit objectives and fully address engagement work scope and audit plan
Review & Signoff on draft report and forward to Senior or Head of Internal Audit for their review before releasing to auditee
Interact with the senior staff of QR Group in peruse for accomplishing audit tasks
Monitor the quality of the works of the assigned team and provide frequent feedback
Keep track of timelines for each engagement and submit progress as needed by the Head of Internal Audit showing audits completed, ongoing and in-
progress’ with-in specific segment
Continuously work on developing & improving internal audit methodologies to enhance audit efficiency
Ensure internal audit methodology is fully documented, updated and available for reference at all times
Participate in preparations of the annual audit plan to Head of Internal Audit for approval, and once approved, ensure compliance with the same
Participate in the budget preparation based on approved Annual audit plan,
Ensure KPI’s are met consistently for Grade-07 & Grade-06, ensuring quality in all work
Closely work with Head of Internal Audit on any other duties and responsibilities as instructed.
Management & Leadership
Establish common objectives for teams and priorities to align with;
Regularly evaluate the team objectives, plans, procedures and practices, and make appropriate changes if needed in liaison with Head of Internal Audit
Oversee and supervise employees. Direct daily activities, recruit, develop and discipline to ensure a high standard of service delivery
Train and develop other employees in the Internal Audit team
Ensure seamless Internal Audit department operations and succession planning
Ensure full awareness of work health and safety requirements and expectations in order to minimise health and safety risks for self and colleagues.
Ensure compliance to all relevant safety, security, quality and environmental management policies, procedures and controls across the operation to guarantee employee safety, security, legislative compliance, delivery of high quality service with a responsible environmental attitude
Take a direct and personal interest in reported injuries, incidents, near misses and hazards to ensure that appropriate reporting, investigation and response is being achieved.
About You : Qualifications :
Qualifications : Essential
Bachelors Degree or equivalent
CA, ACCA, CIA or CPA qualified, with excellent post qualification experience;
Airline internal auditing experience a strong plus
CFE qualification highly regarded
Certification in Risk Management or Internal Controls
Expert - minimum 7 years of job-related experience required
Internal audit or public accounting area
Expert in Financial Accounting or operational Auditing
Appreciation of the dynamics of the airline and related business environment
Cost control in terms of complying with budgeted timeframe
Job Specific Skills : Essential
Experience in managing different audit team and multitasking;
Good communicator with superb listening and writing skills
Ability to bring forth issues in a balanced way
Ability to delegate work, set clear direction and manage workflow.
Ability to speak in public and communicate with senior management
Ability to develop subordinate's skills.
Ability to foster teamwork among team members.