head of internal audit in chennai

randstad india
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chennai, tamil nadu
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randstad india

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head of internal audit in chennai

Head Of Internal Audit :


We are looking for an experienced Head of Internal Audit to add value and improve our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgement. The Head role is a key member of the management team, reporting to the Group Audit Committee. You should have excellent people skills, business acumen and exemplary work ethics.


Responsibility :


  • Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations
  • Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans for all the Group Companies worldwide
  • Obtain, analyse and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
  • Objectively review an organization’s business processes
  • Evaluate the efficacy of risk management procedures that are currently in place
  • Protect against fraud and theft of the organization’s assets
  • Make recommendations on how to improve internal controls and governance processes
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit committee
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
  • Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding sector’s rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards
  • Head the Internal Audit Function by building its practices, processes, Tools and resources


Skill & Qualification :


  • Around 20yrs experience,
  • Proven working experience as Head Of Internal Audit
  • Professional degree in Finance, CA or similar. Additional Certificates in the Audit field
  • minimum 7 years in Technology/IT company
  • minimum 7 years in a multinational company supporting international business
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, Audit software and databases
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
  • A solid grasp of data analysis and performance metrics with excellent analytical skills
  • Demonstrated success working both independently and in highly collaborative environments


compliance, CISA, Risk, system audit, GRC, Governance, financial audit