Head of Internal Audit
Newly created position based in Yangon, Myanmar
Fintech organisation rapidly expanding
About Our Client
Our client is a leading fintech organisation in Myanmar with a reputable brand name and an aggressively expanding business in the country. As they continue to invest in the business, there is now a need to set up and build their Internal Audit function.
Reporting to the Audit & Risk Committee and the Board, the Head of Internal Audit will have responsibility for all internal audit functions, oversight of financial governance, business integrity and ethics. You will work very closely with its internal business customers to help develop and improve governance, processes, systems, controls and understanding of risks. You will also be responsible for planning, executing and reporting audits, as well providing advice on control and risk issues. The Internal Audit function operates as the company's independent appraiser, responsible for examining and evaluating business activities and related risk for the purpose of ensuring regulatory compliance, safeguarding company assets and improving its systems of financial and operational controls. In addition, you will oversee the Company's Business Integrity Line program and lead financial and accounting fraud investigations. You act as a key business partner to the stakeholders to provide them with formal assessments of the adequacy of the Company's internal control environment.
The Successful Applicant
Ideally, you are a degree-qualified CPA/CA/CIA/CFA/CISA, with at least 12 years of relevant working experience in internal audit in a progressive multinational and/or Big 4 accounting firm. IT audit knowledge would be highly regarded. You have demonstrated experience in being a strong team leader, and have some global exposure. You are highly analytical and detailed, and possess excellent communication skills. You are commercially savvy and have demonstrated track record of putting good recommendations across the business. You are able to work independently and is strong at report writing. Experience gained in the banking and financial services industry / fintech would be highly advantageous.
What's on Offer
The successful candidate can look forward to a fulfilling career in a progressive organisation with a great culture and career growth opportunities.