Audit Senior - IT

Job Summary

The incumbent will be responsible for leading a team of auditors in the conduct of Risk Based Internal Audits in accordance with accepted professional standards covering aspects of Compliance, Financial, Operational, and Credit reviews of the processes of the organisation and provide recommendations aimed at giving management the assurance that risk is being effectively managed and that the organisation goals and objectives are being accomplished.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises staff while ensuring their on the job training, assignment scheduling, periodic performance appraisal including coaching, motivating, mentoring and initiating corrective action where necessary, to aid in the development of staff
  • Plans the audit engagement (exercise/activities) which includes the development of the business background document, audit scope, audit program, CSA (Control Self Assessment) and working papers
  • Develops the budget (time and financial allocations) for the planned audit and determines resource requirements for the conduct of assignments in keeping with the approved budget
  • Conducts the opening conference at the beginning of each audit and agree on scope, roles and timelines with the client
  • Leads and conducts reviews of the operational processes of the Branches/Units/Subsidiaries network, assessing its adequacy, efficiency and effectiveness towards risk management and goal congruence against international standards and best practices
  • Leads engagements (exercises/activities) by supervising and performing post loan reviews to determine whether the bank's credit policies as regard judgement, post loan and security administration are effectively implemented; and to ascertain the emergence of any inappropriate practices in the credit process
  • Leads engagements (exercises/activities) by supervising and performing reviews of the Accounting and Reporting controls to determine whether the bank's accounting systems and procedures are in line with International Accounting Standards (IAS) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Provides consultancy services in an audit capacity to the change management process governing new and amended policies, procedures, product, or system development changes
  • Represents the department at meetings and project committees when necessary and provides the relevant updates
  • Monitors sampling techniques to ensure soundness and that audit approaches are relevant and applicable to the Group's current operational and credit policies, practices and corporate goals and objectives
  • Ensures that sufficient and appropriate audit evidence is obtained to support all audit conclusions and that work papers are complete and in line with auditing standards  
  • Uses appropriate methods to obtain client buy-in of recommendations
  • Promotes and maintains positive client relations by ensuring that audit work is undertaken with integrity, competence, objectivity and confidentiality
  • Reviews Task Schedules at the end of the audit engagement to analyze the performance against budget and prepare a report to the Audit Manager
  • Prepares draft report of audit findings to the Audit Manager
  • Leads discussions of audit findings with the client including identifying and providing input to cost effective suggestions/solutions that may lead to process improvement and enhanced goal congruence to the client and the department's internal processes
  • Prepares preliminary reports for the Audit Manager and intended for onward submission to the Audit Committee and other clients
  • Conduct special investigations and prepare preliminary reports for submission to clients 
  • Engages in marketing of the Group’s products and services 
  • Responds to customers' requests, inquiries, incoming and outgoing calls, both local and foreign, in a courteous and timely manner
  • Completes special projects and other delegated activities as assigned by the reporting Manager


Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in a business related field from an accredited Institution or ACCA  - Level 2

  • Candidates must also possess a minimum of three (3) years experience in an accounting, credit & retail banking with one (1) year supervisory exposure

  • Strong supervisory, conflict resolution and team building skills

  • Strong oral and written communication, time management and presentation skills

  • Strong interpersonal and cross selling skills

  • Ability to use initiative, work independently and exercise sound judgment

  • Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and use complex documents and forms

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Knowledge of the Group’s Operating Software Systems, Products and Services

  • A Valid T&T driver’s license

  • A Valid passport and the ability to travel overseas as required

  • Ability to work outside the normal working hours including weekends and Public Holidays.


Applications are to be submitted on or before June 02, 2023. 


First Citizens Trinidad and Tobago
Employment Type
Salary and benefits
Salary and benefits info not provided.
Salary negotiable
Your Career Level
Senior Career
Years Experience
Minimum of Three years'
Your Education Level
Bachelor's Degree|in Business
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