Executive – Internal Audit

  • Full Time
  • Colombo

People's Insurance PLC


As a fast-growing business entity in the insurance sector, People’s Insurance PLC is in search of a purpose-driven, dynamic person who could passionately work towards meeting the objectives of the company’s Internal Audit functions.

• Assist Head of Internal Audit (HIA) in the development comprehensive audit programs for assigned areas of audit, in conformance with applicable standards as well as department plans, budgets and schedules.
• Lead and Perform internal audit engagements as per the approved audit plan as directed by HIA.
• Assess the risk profile of relevant processes, quantifying the significance of risks and the effectiveness of compensating or mitigating controls.
• Interact with key management to gather information, resolve audit-related problems, and make recommendations of business and process improvement.
• Perform control reviews, assessments and Identify issues and communicate while offering recommended solutions relevant to business and risk.
• Perform investigations, special audits and risk and control assessments
• Staying abreast of company and external policies and procedures, liaising with corporate personnel for clarification on application of policies and procedures.
• Follow-up on audit findings to ensure timely and proper remediation.
• Continue to be up-to-date with Financial Reporting related areas and Insurance related (technical) matters.

• Lead audit engagements and plan, direct and coordinate the work of subordinate auditors.
• Review preliminary audit work papers and analyze for completeness of preparation and conformance with audit program guidelines.
• Support the audit team in all phases of the audit field work in relation to Financial Reporting and Technical matters.
• Complete audits on time and submit reports to reviewer / supervisor.
• Present audit findings to the audit committee / management when required.

Applicants should possess the following
• Full/ Part qualification in the relevant field of Accounting/ Finance – CA Sri Lanka/ CIMA (UK)/ ACCA (UK) and A bachelor’s degree in accounting/ finance, or related area
• Minimum of 4 years of experience in auditing, finance or accounting
• Auditing experience preferably in a Big Four or experience in the similar capacity in a reputed entity in financial sector
• Sound knowledge in Auditing standards, Finance and Regulatory Requirements
• Communication, interpersonal and decision making skills
• Knowledge in Analytical tools and MS office
• Ethical conduct, integrity and objectivity in all circumstances

An attractive remuneration package, together with the opportunity for further advancement in a team-driven business scenario, awaits the selected candidate. Please forward a complete resume with contact details of two non-related referees within 10 days of this advertisement to the following address.

Email : careerspeoplesinsurance@plc.lk

(Please quote “Executive-Internal Audit” as the subject of the email

To apply for this job email your details to gsenu795@gmail.com

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