Internal Audit Specialist

Raya Holding

Cairo, Egypt

Ref: LP165-357

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description

What will you do?
- Conducting the entrance conference at the beginning of each audit.
- Assigning audit guide sections or program steps to be performed by the staff member(s), along with providing or assisting in providing training, coaching, and guidance to internal audit staff in conducting audits and on other audit-related issues.
- Monitoring the day-to-day progress on work assigned (stopping unwarranted work and assigning follow-up work when necessary).
- Reviewing audit work papers prepared by the staff member(s) to ensure satisfactory completion and initialing to evidence the review, whilst preparing to-do lists, or counseling the staff member(s) as to additional testing, editing, further documentation judged necessary, or how unnecessary work can be eliminated in the future.
- Evaluating the efforts of the staff member(s), complimenting good work performed, and constructively criticizing work needing improvement and preparing personnel evaluation forms as required/requested.
- Communicating audit findings to senior management throughout the audit, along with presenting and communicating audit findings at the audit review meeting and drafting management responses in the audit report.
- Assembling the draft audit report, seeing that all point sheets have a disposition, and determining those findings to be included in the report or those to be handled as minor findings.
- Keeping the audit manager informed regarding the status of audits in progress and contacting the audit manager regarding targeted audit completion and scheduling of the formal audit review meeting.
- Pursuing professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and sharing information gained with co-workers and making recommendations on ways to improve the audit work process.
- Performing other work as assigned by audit management.



What will you need?

Functional Level:
- Considerable knowledge of and skill in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices, and management principles and preferred business practices
- Knowledge of contemporary risk management and control techniques and control frameworks
- Skill in conducting quality control reviews of audit work products
- Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions, and familiarity with the common indicators of fraud
- Considerable skill in planning and project management, and in maintaining composure under pressure while meeting multiple deadlines

Business Level:
- Knowledge of the Standards and Code of Ethics
- Knowledge of management information systems terminology, concepts, and practices
- Knowledge of industry program policies, procedures, regulations, and laws

Interpersonal Level:
- Skill in negotiating issues and resolving problems
- Computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, systems documentation, audit packages, and other business software to prepare workpapers, reports, memos, summaries, and analyses
- Skill in effective verbal and written communications, including active listening skills and skill in presenting findings and recommendations for improvement
- Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with co-workers, staff, and external contacts, and to work effectively in a professional team environment

Educational Background:
- Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) as a minimum
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

What is unique about Raya?
- Are you an eager learner? Raya believes in its employees, so we aim to continuously provide learning & development plans for all of our employees to ensure their personal and career development.
- Are you looking for career progression? Raya is an entity where you can grow whether horizontally or vertically as we offer internal transfer opportunities.
- Are you looking for a rewarding environment? Raya's top achievers are awarded annually with an international 5 days trip.
- Are you looking for an opportunity to give back to the community? Raya encourages their employees to give back to the community through different ongoing CSR programs and initiatives.
- Are you a foodie? Exclusive discounts for Raya employees at Raya's Restaurants (Ovio, Jones The Grocer, The Lebanese Bakery, and Loris).

About the Company

Raya Holding for Financial Investments, a leading investment conglomerate, established in 1999 in Egypt with a vision to be a market leader and to grow into a solid financial conglomerate with multifaceted operations.

Headquarter located in Cairo, Egypt; Raya Holding is managing a diversified investment portfolio of 13 lines of business in the various industries of e-payment, information technology, contact center, smart buildings, consumer electronics, food and beverage, land transport, PET remanufacturing, automotive, FMCG and home appliances

Raya Holding is listed in the Egyptian Exchange (EGX) since 2005, while the company empowers more than 12,000 proficient employees, accommodating to a wide international customer base from offices based in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Poland, Nigeria and Tanzania.

Raya's Lines of Business include; Aman for e-payments, Aman for Financial Services, BariQ, Ostool, Raya Contact Center, Raya Foods, Raya Information Technology, Raya Food Trading, Raya Restaurants, Raya Smart Buildings, Raya Trade, Raya Auto and Haier - Raya Electric.

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