Advisor/Senior Advisor, Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance Services Department

Reference No: 
NIC – I – ASAIARCS 3/2018

The Role:

We are currently looking to recruit a responsible and dynamic person for the position of Advisor/Senior Advisor for our Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance Services Department at our office in Nicosia.
Major core services that are provided by our Department include Internal Audit outsourcing/ co sourcing, Enterprise Risk Management services, designing of risk management procedures and controls, Corporate Governance assessments, Regulatory Compliance reviews, Review and assessment of Internal Controls and Advisory services in the development of relevant policies and procedures.

The Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing business processes and identifying core areas which require improvement.
  • Developing an in-depth understanding of the function to be audited, by using business knowledge, analytical skills and experience in identifying control risks to improve efficiencies.
  • Taking initiative in planning the work to be performed and creating audit programmes.
  • Participating as a team member in various engagements and meeting the set requirements of delivering the assigned work.
  • Developing clear and concise written recommendations and addressing matters which require management attention timely and in an efficient manner.
  • Presenting recommendations and resolving issues with client management.
  • Attending professional development seminars and keeps abreast of new legislation and techniques in auditing.
  • Seeking to be up to date with any new business and regulatory developments and requirements in meeting client needs.
  • Assisting in the business development process of the Department, being involved in tendering procedures and drafting of proposals, and be able to grasp any arising opportunities (applicable for senior level).
  • Acting as an in-charge of routine projects/audits and delivering high quality deliverables as required (applicable for senior level).

The Individual:

  • Holder of a University Degree with a grade of 2:1 (or equivalent) of all disciplines. A Finance related Degree will be considered an advantage.
  • CIA qualification will be considered an advantage.
  • 2-3 years of experience either in the internal or external audit (applicable for senior level).
  • Previous experience in the financial sector (banking, investment firms) will be considered as an advantage.
  • Excellent communication and social skills.
  • Excellent Report writing skills.
  • Must be able to work under pressure and perform multi-tasking activities.
  • Take initiative in own work under the supervision of the responsible manager of each engagement.
  • Very good knowledge of the English and Greek Languages.
  • IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience of Excel/Word/ PowerPoint (Microsoft Office).

The company offers an attractive remuneration package based on qualifications and experience, including, medical fund, flexible working hours as well as excellent opportunities for career development and advancement. If you believe that you have the above qualifications and this opening sounds challenging, please submit your CV to quoting the relevant reference number.

All CVs will be treated with the strictest confidence. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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