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Head of Audit – Digital Bank

As the Head of Audit for a digital bank, you will be responsible for leading and overseeing the company’s internal audit activities to ensure compliance, transparency, and operational efficiency in an ever-evolving digital environment. You will lead a team responsible for assessing risks, conducting audits, and providing recommendations to strengthen internal controls and minimize risks for the company.

Responsibilities

Audit Management

  • Develop and implement annual audit plans considering identified risks and company priorities.
  • Supervise and coordinate internal audit activities, including planning, execution, and follow-up on recommendations.

Risk Assessment

  • Identify, evaluate, and prioritize operational, financial, and compliance risks for the company.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand business processes and identify areas of risk.

Audit Execution

  • Conduct internal audits to assess the effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with policies and regulations.
  • Review processes, systems, and operations to identify gaps and improvement opportunities.

Reporting and Recommendations

  • Prepare detailed audit reports, including findings, recommendations, and corrective action plans.
  • Present audit results to management and stakeholders, and track implementation of recommendations.

Leadership and Team Management

  • Mentor, train, and develop a team of internal auditors, fostering a collaborative and results-oriented work environment.
  • Ensure continuous professional development of the team and promote a culture of learning and continuous improvement.

Collaboration and Partnerships

  • Collaborate with external auditors and regulators to ensure compliance with audit standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Work closely with other departments within the company to promote a culture of internal control and compliance.

Qualifications

  • Proven experience in internal audit, preferably in the digital banking or financial services sector.
  • Strong skills in risk assessment, operational auditing, and regulatory compliance.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, auditing, or a related field. Professional certification (e.g., CIA, CISA) is an advantage.

Note This role requires a dynamic and strategic leader capable of effectively leading internal audit activities to support the company’s objectives in compliance, transparency, and risk management. Strong results orientation, impeccable professional ethics, and commitment to continuous improvement will be essential for success in this role.

 

 

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