Job Opportunity – Senior Manager Internal Audit

Job Opportunity – Senior Manager Internal Audit

Job Description 

Position Senior Manager Internal Audit
Salary Scale B
Role Summary Overall responsibility for Nawec’s internal audit planning, execution and reporting
Reporting Relationships Reports to Group Director Internal Audit
Duties and Responsibilities · Provides a fully professional audit service for all of NAWEC including EBU, WSBU, all Shared Services Directorates and Projects

· Development of the annual risk- based audit plan for approval

· Execute and schedule audit engagements and other tasks per approved 12-month audit plan.

· Personally, carrying out audits as required

· Putting together capable audit Teams who are properly educated and trained to deliver quality audits and supporting them during assignments.

· Monitor the performance of the audit teams  through  their key performance indicators  (KPI) on a  quarterly basis

· Reporting monthly to the GDIA on the implementation status of Internal Audit plans.

· Ensures that internal audit activities comply with IIA   standards and conform to NAWEC policies.

· Ensures that recommendations from Internal and External audits are implemented and that such recommendations are incorporated into audit KPI’s.

· Perform data analytics to identify unusual patterns or trends and investigate remarkable findings

· Develop audit programs to assess internal risks and controls; review and perform tests to ensure comprehensible documentation of audit findings

· Work with management and other members of the auditing team to recommend ways to drive efficiencies and reduce risk in order to made a positive impact on the company’s bottom line.

· Provide support to the GDIA on the management of the Audit Function in line with the NAWEC  Internal Audit Charter.


Requirements and Qualifications Qualified financial  accountant (ACCA or ACA or equivalent) and 5 Years post qualification experience with at least 5 years in a senior role in a business with similar scale and scope to NAWEC
Analytical & Critical thinking Has capacity to analyse often complex processes and develop sensible conclusions and recommendations
Communication Appreciates the value of good communications and is able to report clearly and logically  verbally and in writing
IT Knowledge Maintains up do date facility with IT especially as it pertains to systems and processes
Business Acumen Is sensitive to the business implications of the role and makes sound business judgements and recommendations
Self-motivation The determination and confidence to see things through to conclusion
Meticulousness Maintains a constant attention to detail
Numeracy Comfortable and confident with mathematics and numbers
Professional Knowledge Stays  up to date with  Risk management and Audit  strategies and developments.
Company knowledge Understands how NAWEC electricity and water operates at all levels