We are seeking a highly experienced Chief Audit Officer who will be responsible for organizing, directing, and executing annual audit plans while ensuring compliance with regulations and standards. You will play a key role in identifying areas for improvement and implementing corrective actions.
Develop and implement the short and long-term strategy for the Internal Audit Department, aligning it with the overall organizational strategy.
Review and assess the performance of the internal audit function, providing independent and objective opinions on risk management and control.
Define and oversee the implementation of departmental policies, procedures, and controls in accordance with leading practices and legislative requirements.
Manage the Internal Audit budget and monitor financial performance.
Develop and execute an accurate and timely audit plan, assessing business processes and standards across the organization.
Provide guidance for audit execution, prepare analytical reports on audit findings, and propose risk mitigation actions.
Present observations to the Board, addressing financial, operational, and IT risks.
Conduct special assignments as directed by the Audit Committee to investigate specific situations or incidents.
Ensure compliance with IT security standards and oversee IT audit assignments.
Lead and motivate the Internal Audit team, setting objectives, recruiting qualified staff, and managing performance.
Communicate reporting requirements to relevant departments and deliver reports in a timely manner.
Implement and comply with cybersecurity/privacy/Business Continuity requirements.
Coordinate with the Risk Department to identify and report cyber security and privacy risks and vulnerabilities.
Qualifications and experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, or equivalent.
Minimum of 13 years of relevant audit experience, with at least 4 years in progressively increasing managerial roles in Internal Audit.
Advanced proficiency in English and Arabic.
If you are a motivated audit professional with a passion for driving excellence in internal audit, we invite you to join our team. Apply now by sending your resume to email@example.com
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