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Afreximbank: Consultant, Internal Audit (1 – year contract, renewable) – Cairo / Egypt

Cairo, Egypt
CA Global Headhunters has been retained by the Afreximbank based in Cairo, Egypt to recruit for this position. For more information on the Afreximbank please visit their website www.afreximbank.com.  Should you meet the minimum requirements and wish to apply for the position please apply directly to CA Global Headhunters.
Reference Number: RSBBLR029
  • The role holder will be responsible for the planning, execution and reporting on assigned internal audit projects in line with approved annual risk-based internal audit plan.
  • Predominantly focus on internal audit projects, participating in the planning of specific assignments, driving, and concluding fieldwork within set timeframes, and reporting of audit findings and observations using approved audit methodology.
  • Maintain quality work paper documentations that adequately support audit findings and conclusions.
  • Liaise with auditees at all stages of the audit and manage the presentation of draft audit findings to stakeholders with a view to obtaining necessary buy in, including management response commitments.
  • Propose recommendations to address the established root cause of observed issues to the respective areas and follow up implementation of agreed management action plans.
  • Provide expertise in subject areas to help advise management on risks and controls, emerging risks, and international best practices.
  • Assist the Head of Internal Audit Department with other assignments including involvement in the development of internal audit policies and working practices.
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, or related fields from a recognized university.
  • Relevant professional qualifications in Accounting, Auditing, Insurance, Banking, Risk Management, Financial and/or Investment Analysis, Treasury Management, and other related fields such as ACA, ACCA, CA, CPA, CIA, CFA, CIB, etc.
  • Minimum of 8 years of audit experience preferably in the financial services industry or consulting.
  • Experience in auditing Trade Finance, Project / Development Financing and Treasury activities will be an advantage.
  • Demonstrable understanding of Risk-Based Internal Audit (RBIA), risk management principles and corporate governance practices and frameworks.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English combined with ability to build compelling business cases and adapt style in order to gain buy in.
  • Knowledge of the Bank's other working languages is an added advantage (French, Arabic and Portuguese).
  • Strong analytical skills, including conducting audit in an automated environment.
  • Knowledge and proficient use of TeamMate+ auditing application will be an advantage.
  • Self-motivated and ability to drive work to conclusion and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • The candidate should be able to work independently as well as a cohesive member of a small team.
  • Ability to work effectively in an evolving and challenging multi-cultural environment.
Contractual information:
  • 1 – year contract, renewable
  • Willing and able to relocate to Cairo
  • Suitably qualified candidates from all African nationalities are encouraged to apply
Please apply directly, by clicking on the ‘apply button’ and visit www.caglobalint.com for the latest CA Global jobs.
Robin Botha
Recruitment Consultant
CA Global Finance
Should you not receive a response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. Your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.
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