1. Plan and execute audit projects in accordance with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.
2. Verify that internal controls are efficient and effective to mitigate business risks to an acceptable level; that assets are adequately protected, and significant financial and management information is accurate, reliable, and timely.
3. Contribute to each assignment by continually setting priorities for own work or when supervising the work of others (as Auditor in Charge) for specific projects.
4. Ensure that areas of high risk and exposure are allocated sufficient audit coverage. Conduct the audit efficiently and effectively.
5. Document audit work performed ensuring that the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing are upheld.
6. Present and discuss findings and recommendations with Internal Audit and client management.
7. Work with client management to develop action plans, and ensuring recommendations provide realistic and workable solutions, either being adopted elsewhere within the organization or in the industry, to mitigate the risk and exposure in the long term. This may involve adapting approaches or best practices used elsewhere in the organization or in industry.
8. When Auditor in Charge, prepare audit reports that are clear, concise, accurate and issued on a timely basis.
9. Follow-up, track and report on assigned management responses from previous internal audit reports.
10. Maintain a sufficient and current understanding of the organization and the underlying risks.
11. Identify areas of potential risk within the business for inclusion within the annual audit plan.
12. When Auditor in Charge, ensure that audit files are complete and meet departmental standards.
13. Support the audit team in the achievement of individual, divisional and team goals.
14. Provide enterprise risk management and internal control consulting, education and training.
15. Utilize technology to improve effectiveness and efficiency of audit process.