Head of Internal Audit

Job Title: Head of Internal Audit
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Selangor
Salary: RM Attractive
Contact Name: Christine Ow Yong Hwei Chen
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 06, 2020 15:17

Job Description

About our client

Our client  is a well-respected brand in the retail industry. They have incredible presence in the market with an aggressive expansion plan within and outside of the country.


About the role

We are looking for an Internal Audit leader to assist the Board, Audit Committee and management in the effective discharge of their responsibilities. Internal Audit does this by performing data analytics, review and assess areas of risk/ lapses, report and ensure control measures are establish to mitigate the risk. You will be reporting to the Audit Committee and functionally to the Chief Executive Officer.


Your responsibilities

  • Responsible for the preparation of annual risk based internal audit plan.

  • Responsible for leading the internal audit department in the planning, execution, and delivery of each internal audit assignment.

  • Responsible for the presentation of quarterly update to the Audit Committee.

  • Responsible for the preparation of Internal Audit Committee Report for Annual Report.

  • Liaise and work with senior management in executing responsibilities and maintaining good relations at all levels of management.

  • Provide guidance and development to the internal audit team.

  • Carry out ad hoc assignments and investigation which include but not limited to special reviews as and when required by the Board or Management.


You will have

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in related discipline – preferably degree or a professional qualification in Finance or Accountancy (MIA/CPA/CA/ ACCA/CIA).

  • Strong analytical skills and comfortable to work and handle large volume of data.

  • Minimum 10 years working experience with at least 5 years’ experience in internal audit.

  • Understanding of the regulations and reporting requirements of a public listed company.

  • Confident, resourceful, analytical and innovative.

  • Excellent command of written and verbal English. Must have the proficiency in Chinese language.

  • Willing to travel within Malaysia to perform audit review – 20%.