Purpose:

To assist the team with the planning and administration of Internal audit assignments, enabling completion to a high standard within agreed timetable and is motivated to perform and committed to effective client service and the quality of work meets the Firm’s ethical and professional standards and supports organizational success.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Assists in the conduct of an Internal audit engagement and may be responsible as team lead for undertaking small non-complex audits which will involve pre-audit scoping and preparation, identifying audit risks, performing preliminary evaluation of client’s internal control structure, conducting Internal audit execution, and getting reviewed by engagement manager for conclusion.
  • Assists with audit planning procedures including audit tests using the firm’s audit methodology.
  • Completes allocated tasks to a high standard which meet set reporting and auditing standards.
  • Follows and maintains audit documentation requirements as per requirements and standards.
  • Assists with preparation of the financial statements, or reviews client-prepared financial statement, other management reports, certificates, auditor’s report, etc.
  • Able to perform and contribute other assurance related engagements like tax audits, GST audits, certifications, accounting, and compliance health-check, etc.
  • Builds confidence in dealing with clients and knowledge of more in-depth tasks, developing the ability to take on more complex engagements and builds relationships to ensure client retention and growth.
  • Acts as a mentor and guide to interns, building relationships and performing as a leader.
  • Promoting the firm at every opportunity to facilitate new business opportunities and adhering to quality standards.

Skills:

  • Ability to develop an understanding of the role and function of Internal audit for a large range of entities from varied sector and an understanding of Internal audit techniques including planning, interviewing, documentation, testing, conclusions and reporting.
  • Is pro-active in developing technical knowledge, executing engagements, and providing status reports.
  • Is a team player and a self-starter with a flexible and proactive approach coupled with an ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Has good communication and interpersonal skills and is able to display initiative and analytical thinking ability.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, Windows software and accounting systems.

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Chartered Accountant with 5+ years of post-qualification experience in Internal Audits .
  • Articleship experience in audit is mandatory and must be willing to pursue and gain experience in the audit role.
  • Candidate must be from Pune or willing to relocate to Pune.