Internal Financial Auditor

Posted 2 months ago

Main Purpose of Position

The Internal Financial Auditor will play a crucial role in ensuring the integrity and accuracy of financial operations within the organization. This individual will be responsible for assessing financial controls, identifying risks, and recommending improvements to enhance operational efficiency. The ideal candidate will possess extensive experience in the manufacturing, mining, production and logistics industries, and hold certifications such as CISA/CIA and/or CIMA/CPA.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct comprehensive financial audits of various departments and functions within the organization, including but not limited to mining, manufacturing, and logistics.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls, compliance procedures, and risk management systems.
  • Identify areas of potential risk, inefficiency, or non-compliance and provide actionable recommendations for improvement.
  • Perform detailed testing and analysis of financial data, transactions, and processes to ensure accuracy and reliability.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement audit plans, strategies, and timelines.
  • Prepare detailed audit reports highlighting findings, recommendations, and corrective actions to be taken by management.
  • Monitor the implementation of recommended actions and follow up to ensure compliance and effectiveness.
  • Stay up to date with industry best practices, regulatory requirements, and emerging trends in internal auditing.
  • Provide guidance and support to junior auditors, as needed.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Professional certification such as CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor).
  • Additional certifications such as CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) or CPA (Certified Public Accountant) would be highly advantageous.
  • 7 to 10 years of progressive experience in internal auditing, preferably within the mining, manufacturing, and logistics industries.
  • In-depth knowledge of financial and operational auditing principles, practices, and standards.
  • Familiarity with relevant regulations, and IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards).
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to exercise sound judgment and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Proficiency in using auditing software, data analysis tools, and MS Office applications.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Experience with auditing large-scale mining, manufacturing, or logistics operations.
  • Willingness to travel to different company sites as required.
  • Knowledge of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems such as SAP or Oracle.

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