[Vacancy]: Internal Auditor Needed at The People Practice

March 12, 2024
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

About Job

The People Practice cosmetics industry is looking to hire an internal auditor (onsite) who will play a pivotal role in ensuring the integrity of the company’s financial operations, assisting in the establishment, development, and evaluation of a company’s internal controls over financial reporting, identifying areas for improvement and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute the processes for assessing and improving internal controls, accounting and operating procedures, and financial reporting.
  • Develop and implement an annual audit plan and ensure compliance to approved plans from all subsidiaries.
  • Review internal audit and regulatory compliance reports and monitor the implementation of the recommendations.
  • Approve and coordinate an investigation into suspected fraudulent practices and determine/recommend the appropriate line of action in response to findings.
  • Continuously review/assess the business and operational risks facing the organization in order to proactively establish appropriate mitigating controls and monitoring mechanisms/frameworks.
  • Supervise the design and building of control frameworks in business processes and systems.
  • Interpret and analyze reports/data/information to identify possible risk exposure.
  • Ensure compliance with good corporate governance practices.
  • Prepare and submit periodic activity/management reports to the MD and board of the directors on activities of the department.
  • Serve on committees or cross-functional teams and perform other duties as assigned by the MD and board of directors.


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  • Professional accounting and finance certification from a reputable professional body, e.g., ACA, ACCA, or ICAN, is required.
  • Minimum of 10 years post-graduation experience in Financial Services with at least, 5 years experience in the financial management/accounting function
  • Working knowledge of IFRS.
  • Good knowledge of financial and IT systems controls
  • Flexible and able to operate in other Finance roles
  • Inclusive analytical ability: root-cause analysis
  • Ability to communicate at all levels, including listed entity Audit Committees

Must have skills

  • Maturity and tact, including the ability to relate effectively with various stakeholders.
  • High level of initiative and good attention to detail.
  • Good decision-making, problem-solving, and leadership skills.
  • Good report writing and oral communication skills.
  • High integrity and ethical standards.
  • Assertive and able to hold stakeholders accountable, including those of seniority.

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