Internal Audit Director - Public Sector

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    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    up to 85000

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Summary: Internal Audit Director - Public Sector

We are looking for an objective, experienced IA Director to manage our client facing operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes for each client. The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgement. The Director is responsible for the execution of client engagements and maintaining strong relationships with senior client personnel. The Director must have a solid understanding of their client's business and be able to demonstrate technical competence in their product group and industry.


Key Objectives: Internal Audit Director Public Sector

  • To oversee and conduct Quality Analysis on all client’s audit reports
  • To oversee and manage and support the entire team responsible for the audit reports
  • To be responsible for client facing relationship management including compliance analysis
  • To report to the CEO all activities by the team


Key Responsibilities / Activities: Internal Audit Director Public Sector

  • Ultimately responsible to make sure each client complies with internal regulations and established control
  • Prior management and direct supervisory experience in a team environment
  • Ability to travel as necessary to meet client needs
  • Must work well in a team-oriented environment as well as independently
  • Must work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Demonstrated excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have the ability to multi-task
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent client relationship skills
  • Proven Business Development skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Demonstrated mentoring and people development skills
  • Must be able to handle highly confidential information in a strictly professional manner
  • Must be able to maintain professional demeanour in times of high stress
  • Specialised industry skills
  • Solid knowledge of auditing processes and methodologies including flowcharting
  • Solid understanding of current accounting (GAAP) and auditing (GAAS) principles
  • Solid understanding of internal control concepts (e.g. COSO, COBIT)
  • Solid knowledge of Sarbanes-Oxley Act provisions and methodologies for achieving compliance


Qualifications / Skills

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Accounting, Auditing, Knowledge of Legal and Financial Systems
  • Documentation and Record Keeping, Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Analysis
  • Teamwork
  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications