The Internal Audit Assistant is required to provide assistance to the Internal Auditor to achieve the objectives of the Internal Audit Department. The Audit Assistant will be required to assist the Internal Auditor in reviewing and assessing processes and controls and where necessary identify inefficiencies and control gaps. This job will require some measure of travel between the branches.
Assist the Internal Auditor in conducting operational, information technology, financial and compliance audits at head office as well as branches.
Completion of testing i.e. review of client files / source testing / policies and procedures.
Completion of work papers in the prescribed format.
Identification of exceptions and formulating recommendations for corrective actions.
Documentation of exceptions identified in the prescribed format.
Discuss with staff, control weaknesses identified during the audit and agree the cause, corrective action and timeframe.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
Completion of Level I ACCA and pursuing Level II ACCA or;
BSc Accounting from University.
Must possess unquestionable character, good analytical skills, and strong interpersonal and teak skills, good oral and written communication skills.
At least 1 year of experience in either entry level Accounts or Auditing.
A working knowledge of the Insurance and Financial Services industry will be an asset.
Competent in the use of IT systems, proficient i the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Office.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Good analytical and problem solving skills
Port of Spain
69 Edward Street, Port of Spain