Senior Internal Auditor

Confidential Company Sheraton, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
In Consideration
Not Selected
Experience Needed:
More than 6 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
Confidential, Medical insurance , life insurance , End of service
1 open position
About the Job
  • Assist Internal Audit Manager in developing and executing annual audit plan. 
  • Monitor the progress of audit assignments to ensure that they are completed in a timely manner.
  • Contribute to the Internal Audit (IA) function by identifying risks associated with business objectives. 
  • Provide value-added advice and support to the departmental strategy and functionality.
  • Identify control weaknesses, loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost saving suggestions thereby adding value to company’s overall business objectives.
  • Responsible to provide guidance, training and an environment that supports the growth and development of staff.


  • Identify and document objectives, risk, controls, tests for all budgeted audit assignments.
  • Participate in the opening meetings to explain the scope and objectives of the audit to the auditee and provide an overview of the areas proposed to be covered during the course of the audit. 
  • Encourage the auditee to share any areas of concern they would like to be covered during the course of the audit assignment. 


  • Develop a risk based test plan by selecting appropriate audit approach, test procedures and sampling criteria based on professional judgement and defined internal audit methodology.
  • Perform audit tests as per professional standards/internal audit methodology and record findings. 
  • Evaluate the adequacy of process design and the effectiveness of internal controls in meeting business and control objectives. 
  • Identify and document control and process weaknesses and provide evident support to findings.
  • Propose practical and value added recommendations to address internal control weaknesses and/or process inefficiencies.
  • Organize and maintain working papers . 
  • Participate in closing meetings with auditee at the end of the fieldwork, providing clear explanations for identified issues and system weaknesses.         


  • Timely submission of audit reports with logical recommendations for comments to management upon completion of the audit assignment.
  • Review comments and proposed action plans received from the management.
  • Assist Internal Audit Manager in the preparation of a concise and informative audit report to effectively communicate the findings, recommendations and agreed action plans to the divisional / senior management.
  • Conduct follow up of the agreed action plans  to ensure that they have been implemented as per the target implementation date committed by the audited. 
  • Assist Internal Audit Manager to follow up and escalate issues that have not been addressed by the auditee concerned divisional management.

Other Responsibilities      

  • Assist Internal Audit Manager in the development of the Internal Audit Strategy and Annual Internal Audit plan.
  • Develops and maintains effective and professional working relationships with all levels of staff within the organization including the Senior Management.
  • Assess the associated internal controls of suspected internal or third party fraud as and when required by Internal Audit Manager.
Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University.
  • 6 years in audit field including 3 years at one of the big four audit companies is a must.
  • Certification in Audit, Finance or a closely related field.
  • English Language minimum IELTS Level 7 or equivalent. Native Arabic speaker.

Knowledge and skills

  • Knowledge of risk based audits, policies and procedures.
  • Good interpersonal skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively (both written and verbal) with all levels within the organization.
  • Logical approach to identifying and evaluating issues and problem solving.

Personal qualities:

  • Strong analytical capability.
  • Capable of working independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Displays awareness of the need for confidentiality in sensitive matters.
  • Demonstrated job commitment and personal flexibility to handle multiple audit assignments.
  • Commitment to self-development and expansion of knowledge.
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