A Senior Auditor will perform governance, financial, operational and compliance audits as part of the audit team, but also manage teams during audit assignments at small and medium sized entities as a Manager in Charge (MIC). GAD Auditors will be internally trained on the companys specific areas to be well prepared to participate in audits in group companies, group service organisations and corporate departments.
The audit areas at group companies which a Senior Auditor is expected to audit include:
- Finance & Reporting;
- Human Resource Management;
- Basel 2;
- Car Remarketing;
- Product & Contract Management;
- Asset Risk Management;
- Insurance Management;
- Procurement & Supplier Management;
- ICT & Information Security (In case the Senior Auditor is an IT auditor).
Manage during audit assignments at small and medium sized entities as a MIC. The responsibilities of a MIC includes:
- Prepare the audit planning/risk assessment of the assignments;
- The MIC of an audit assignment is responsible for monitoring the quality of the work performed by the team and communication with the Managing Director regarding the progress of the audit;
- Presenting and discussing the audit findings with the Management Team during the closing meeting;
- Review reporting of team members and finalising the draft audit report;
- Perform performance evaluation meetings with team members;
- Process (and if necessary discuss) management comments provided by the auditees and finalising the final audit report.
Perform governance, financial, operational and compliance audits as part of an audit team and ensuring these audits are carried out in accordance with Group requirements, policies and other legal requirements. Ultimately a Senior Auditor should be able to independently perform the various audit areas. Performing audits include the following responsibilities:
- Pre-discuss audits as well as following-up with stakeholders;
- Based on discussions during interviews and substantive testing identifying internal control deficiencies, operational risks, compliance issues with Group policies or local laws/regulation and related risks;
- Facilitate training-on-the-job of less experienced team members;
- Present and discuss the audit findings with the entity during a wrap-up meeting;
- Writing and critically reviewing audit reports in Business English after an audit;
- Documentation and filing of audit evidence after an audit;
- Perform quality activities in between audits (for instance, updating working programmes for different audit areas).