Field Audit & Investigation Head

  • Bengaluru
  • Internal Quality Audit (IQA)
  • Report to: Head of Department – Internal Quality Audit

Job Responsibilities:

Section 1 – Strategic assistance to Audit Leadership

  • Providing “Early warning signal” to management regarding field and hub office operations.

  • Participate in Financial Planning and Budgeting for the Department .

Section 2 – Consistent Assurance to stakeholders

  • Periodic reporting of field audit and investigation results to Leadership post discussion with Management team.

  • Coordinating with Finance Department regarding external auditor, lender and investor requirements related to IQA.

  • Review of Crucial Reports prior to Submission to Senior Management.

  • Participate in Preparation of Audit committee and Board Pack.

Section 3 – Ensuring best practices in audit planning & execution

  • To lead the audits as per the audit policy and Company Policy

  • Preparing Department wise Consolidation of audit observations on periodic basics & forwarding the same to Manager / Officer for appropriate action.

  • Designing and rolling out reporting formats approved by the senior management of the company and Systematic planning and work allocation to a team member.

  • Visiting & Reviewing Field on sample bases with relevant staffs and finding frauds.

  • Review and Time Guidelines and Support to Field and Review Audit Managers.

  • Participate in Functional Audits.

Section 4 – Sustaining a high performing audit & investigation team

  • Periodically and proactively review team members’ performance to determine training needs, ensure appropriate training is provided to the team members by discussing the requirements with the HoD and L&D department.

Qualifications:

  • At least 11+ years’ experience of which at least 5 years managerial/team leader experience in an internal audit department.

  • Any graduate/post graduate with a strong accounting knowledge, preferably within the BFSI specifically in the NBFC sector.

  • Aged below 40 yrs

Other Requirements:

  • Must be able to sustain and transform the team by ensuring that internal audit delivery is always as per contemporary global best practices.

Skills & Competencies

Technical Skills

  • Excellent analytical skill

  • Advanced numerical ability

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and advanced level of logical thinking.

  • A keen interest in the financial system combined with excellent commercial awareness

  • Computer Knowledge: Proficiency in MS Office suite as an end user and Advanced level of awareness regarding structure, process and controls related to relevant computer programs and applications; Proficiency in Computer aided audit techniques and Automated audit applications

  • Proficiency required in the International Professional Practices Framework of The Institute of Internal Auditors (The IIA) and the Internal Audit standards prevalent in India.

  • Must be aware of the various and relevant directives and policies of the RBI related to BFSI and NBFC sector in particular.

Soft Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good presentation and report writing skills.

  • People Management

  • Fast & self-learner/Process knowledge

  • Must be able to coach and develop team members’ competencies

Competencies

  • Advanced awareness of Investigation techniques

  • Advanced awareness in Risk Management and Internal Controls

  • Awareness of Corporate Governance practices, especially when related to Audit Committee requirements and deliverables.

Behavioral Traits

  • High social responsibility & Integrity

  • Compliance to policies, laws, rules and regulations

  • Belief in Teamwork, Effective collaboration & Proactive leadership

  • People oriented and Goal oriented

  • Dogged determination to succeed

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