Head of Internal Audit

Job Description/Responsibilities:
The position is responsible for ensuring internal audit function is closely aligned with organization’s strategies, objectives, risks and industry best practices. Works to ensure roles, responsibilities and results are efficiently coordinated and collectively optimizing the effectiveness of internal control, risk management and governance of the organisation by providing risk based, objective assurance, advice and insights. Job responsibilities include but not limited to the following- Key Responsibilities:
Develop risk based annual internal audit plan for BI countries and assist country audit team for implementation of that plan.
Ensure risk based audit based on the assessed risks of programmes, process based audit based on programme’s control weaknesses in all BI countries. Also ensure information systems audit in compliance with ISACA/ISO standards in BI countries where ERP is there.
Develop assurance report on internal control effectiveness of programmes, executive summary reports on internal audit observations, information systems audit, regulatory and donor’s compliances, internal audit review management committee meeting decisions follow up for Senior Management and Finance & Audit Committee.
Arrange executive internal audit review management committee meeting in head office and ensure internal audit review management committee meeting in countries and further ensure the action plans as per the ToRs.
Continuous revision of existing reporting system, reporting timeline and reporting formats to ensure effective communicate of internal audit observations to the country and senior management and, finance & audit committee.
Maintain proper communication with external consultants during reviews and formulate appropriate strategies for implementing recommendations to ensure sustainable development of the department.
Assist Director Internal Audit in developing and update internal audit charter by considering IIA and ISACA standards and directives.
Assist Director in objectively assessing the adequacy of governance systems and management of existing risks, comment on responses to emerging risks and propose new developments.
Conduct country office audit of all BI countries each year and report to senior management & finance & audit committee.
Coordinate with Human Resource Department in selection and recruitment of competent leadership positions in country and head office.
Quality assurance of country audit function through supervising head of internal audit in all BI country. Safeguarding:
Establish a safeguarding culture across all level of the programme by implementing the safeguarding policy. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
Responsible to ensure team members are appropriately trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure.
Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.



Educational Requirements:
Master’s in Business Administration or Masters in Commerce/Accounting/Finance.
Professional Accountant (Chartered Accountant or Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Information Systems Auditor is preferred) having experienced in working reputed chartered accountancy firm (specially big four members or affiliates).


Experience Requirement: Having around ten years’ experience in Internal Audit along with Finance, Assurance, Compliance, Risk Management Services and Information Systems Audit including at least Five years in the same role as Head of Internal Audit

Additional Requirements:
Strong understanding of IIA and ISACA standards, income tax, value added tax, ability to design financial and internal control systems along with providing compliance and risk management services in an organization. Also have the ability to establish budgeting and financial management systems and designing of ERP for an organization.
Financial control, Internal audit, Risk management, Business process evaluation, Budgeting, IT control, Communication and interpersonal skills, excellent presentation skills and goal oriented etc.
Strong analytical ability, problem solving, people management, leadership driven etc.

Age: N/A


Salary & Benefits


Other Benefits: As per HRPP of BRAC

Job Location: BRAC International Head Office, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Last Apply Date: 20/Nov/2019

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Or Candidates will apply with CV, letter of interest, current & expected salary at recruitment.bi@brac.net & internal candidates will apply to internal.bi@brac.net & mention position name, AD# BI 56/19 in the subject bar. BRAC is an equal opportunities employer. BRAC is committed to safeguard children, young people & vulnerable adults & expects all employees & volunteers to share this commitment. So, our hiring process includes extensive background checks and a criminal records disclosure.