Internal Audit Manager

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Mpulungu Harbour Corporation Limited

Vacancy title:

Internal Audit Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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Mpulungu Harbour Corporation Limited

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Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa

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Mpulungu Harbour Corporation Limited (MHCL) is inviting applications from suitably qualified members of the public to apply for the position of Internal Audit Manager.

The Internal Audit Manager will manage the Internal Audit Function and provide assurance to MHCL Management and the Audit Committee of the Board on the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of the institutional corporate governance, internal control systems and conformity to relevant regulations.

  1. Specific Job duties

Specifically, the Job duties will include but not limited to:

  1. Planning and Budgeting
  • Developing audit objectives, plans and scope consistent with Internal Audit charter
  • Developing the overall Audit and Risk Strategy and monitors its implementation.
  • Formulates the departmental budget and monitors it
  • Designing, reviewing and implementing the audit policies, framework, systems and procedures;
  • Designing and developing an institutional risk management system.
  1. Auditing
  • Developing detailed audit programs tailored to each audit to assure that no specific tests or activities necessary for the audit are not overlooked and to assist in preventing ineffective audit techniques from being performed
  • Scheduling audits, determining the resources that are necessary and ensuring that the approved audit plan is delivered.
  • Supervising audits and reviews the work performed to ensure the adequacy of audit scope, testing performed and the accuracy of conclusions reached.
  • Reporting on Audit findings to responsible Managers to ensure development of appropriate solutions to close the risk identified, monitors implementation of lagreed actions and prepares a summary of key findings as well as resolution status to the l
  1. Risk Management
  • Designing and implementing an overall risk Management process for the Corporation

Developing capacity in the end to end risk Management Framework in the Corporation and assisting Departments in identifying, analysing, evaluating and treating losses as well as monitor critical risks and controls implemented to avoid risk crystallization.

  • Ensuring that risk assessment and risk management (mitigation) are integrated into all business practices and institutional decision-making activities.
  • Provides a portfolio view of risk assessment across departments.
  1. Compliance
  • Ascertaining the extent to which compliance with established policies, plans, procedures and statutes and other Legal Covenants is done;
  • Assisting Management in ensuring that MHCL performs compliance reviews to ensure adherence to set policies and procedures.
  • Identifying compliance issues that require follow-up or investigation.
  • Evaluate the efficacy of controls and contribute to the improvement of the control environment
  • Keeping abreast the regulatory developments within or outside the Corporation as well as evolving best practices in compliance control.
  1. Monitoring and evaluation
  • Developing and maintaining monitoring and evaluation tools on auditing and risk management.
  • Evaluating and reporting the maturity of risk at least once annually.
  1. People Management
  • Providing leadership and direction to the Internal Audit team
  • Ensuring that all departmental staff have their KPI’s developed and performance appraisals conducted as scheduled
  1. Requirements
  • At least Five years’ experience at the same level
  • Proficiency in use of pastel and other information systems
  • Ability to write comprehensive reports.
  • A broad understanding of the IIA standards and their applications.
  • A general idea of processes and procedures that can be used for business, planning, financial management, sales and marketing; information technology; human resource management; legal and regulatory frameworks and corporate governance.

3.0 Qualifications

  • Certified Internal Audit, Bachelor’s Degree in Business or other relevant qualification. Professional qualification (ACCA/CIMA or other.) will be an added advantage.
  • Membership to the Institute of Internal Audits (IIA) and/or Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), will be an added advantage.
  • Certified Information Systems Audit (CISA) or Certified Internal Audit (CIA) Certifications added advantage

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Interested candidates should send their CVs

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