• Auto req ID 324BR

Job Description

The Internal Audit Head will manage KAPSARC’s internal audits in order to ensure that the Center adheres to and operates within the established administrative, financial, fiduciary, and regulatory standards, practices, and government regulations.

He/she is responsible for providing independent and objective recommendations to ensure KAPSARC’s compliance with internal controls and financial policies and guidelines.

A key part of the Internal Audit Head role is to lead the audit function, risk assessment and management.

Required qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
    Certification: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or related designation preferred.
  • Min 10+ years of relevant experience in a managerial capacity.
  • Extensive knowledge of financial and accounting systems and regulations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to explain complex information to a diverse audience, particularly the senior-level management and the Board of Trustees.


  • Experience in planning, organizing, conducting, and leading internal audits.
  • Proficient in written and verbal communications.
  • Possess leadership that inspires and motivates others to perform well. Ability to provide continuous performance feedback that encourages growth and development of staff.
  • Ability to efficiently establish and maintain working relationships with peers, senior leadership, and all levels of the organization, with a positive and professional image.
  • Proactive leadership and motivational skills.
  • Develop and implement KAPSARC audit policies, procedures, guidelines, and strategies.
  • Develop audit strategy, plan, and scope.
  • Perform annual risk assessment during audit planning.
  • Provide guidance to senior and department leadership in the planning, organizing, and scheduling of internal audit activities.
  • Manage and oversee the development of audit standards, analysis of evidence, and documentations of audit undertakings.
  • Be accountable for the overall work quality of the Internal Audit Department, which includes maintaining or enhancing the department’s quality assurance standards.
  • Establish and maintain key relationships throughout the organization as a means of obtaining information needed to perform functional analysis, provide business advisory service, and recommend strategic solutions.
  • Develop and implement internal audit policies, guidelines, and procedures in accordance with the Standards established by the Institute of Internal Auditors.
  • Develop and recommend regulatory and operational process improvements.
  • Stay well informed on audit developments and best practices.
  • Manage the preparation and implementation of yearly audit plans and their expected outcomes.
  • Report periodically on the internal audit activity’s purpose, authority, responsibility, and performance relative to its plan.
  • Evaluate specific operations at the request of the Board or President, as appropriate.
  • Coordinate and facilitate external audit activities and relationships to ensure the adequacy of overall audit coverage and to minimize duplication of effort.
  • Promote appropriate ethics, culture, and values within the organization.

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