LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Director of Internal Audit

Expire Date: 
Sun, 06/15/2014

• Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
• Certification: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or related designation.
• At least 10 years of total business experience, including at least 6 years in a professional audit capacity.

Required Skills: 

• The ideal candidate will preferably have “Big 4” public accounting and hospital operations experience, and be both familiar with hospital management in Lebanon and best practice internationally
• Advanced knowledge of audit principles and theory, the Institute of Internal Auditing (IIA) standards, Statutory Accounting Principles, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, American Institute of Certified Public Accounting standards and internal audit department policies.
• Excellent leadership to inspire and motivate others to perform well. Ability to provide continuous performance feedback and encourage growth and development of staff.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (preferably also in French), with the proven ability to present and explain complex information and suggest process improvements to diverse audiences including operations and financial senior level staff and the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors/Trustees.
• Ability to effectively establish and maintain working relationships with peers, senior leadership and all levels of the organization, with a positive and professional image.
• Proficient in use of Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CVs not later than June 15, 2014 at the following address:

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Plan and perform audits of the various divisions and shared services functions. Perform
assessments of and complete regulatory audit requirements to fulfill the purposes and
responsibilities approved by senior management and the Audit Committees of the Boards of Directors/Trustees.
• Provide risk management and internal control leadership and support regarding effective
operating and designed controls, risk mitigation strategies and overall compliance with policies and procedures. Undertake review of existing systems and controls at LAUMC RH, identify gaps and propose remedies.
• Work and communicate effectively with external auditors.
• Manage and review all test work, and promoting continuous enhancements and improvement of financial and operational controls, processes and system capabilities.
• Responsible for the overall work quality of the internal audit unit, which includes maintaining
or updating, as necessary, the unit’s quality assurance standards.
• Perform at least annual risk assessment during audit planning and development of the audit strategy, audit plan and audit scope.
• Establish and maintain key relationships throughout the organization as a means of obtaining
information needed to perform functional duties, provide business advisory service and to provide strategic recommendations.
• Professionally communicate both verbally and in writing and prepare formal presentations with executive summaries and recommendations based on audit results to senior management and the Audit Committee of the Board.
• Oversee the execution of other tasks or special projects when required by management such as
review of system implementations, due diligence reviews and internal investigations.
• Demonstrate an understanding of the business, its objectives and related risks, through the
relevancy of audit issues raised.

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