Internal Auditor

Department:  Headquarters' Finance Department

Location: Cairo, Egypt                                 



Position Summary:

The Internal Auditor is accountable for the judicious implementation of risk-based internal audits in accordance with the annual audit plan as directed by the Audit Committee, as well as supporting other review matters and directives.

AMIDEAST is looking for an objective, internal auditor to add value and improve our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to risk management, control, compliance, and governance processes.  The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of business controls, accounting procedures, anti-fraud practices and sound judgement. 



  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations’ effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations
  • Test the operation and adjust the design of existing financial controls
  • Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans
  • Obtain, analyze and evaluate process and policy documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts, etc.
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit’s results and document process
  • Identify risks and recommend risk aversion measures
  • Maintain open communication with management and audit committee
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions
  • Maintain and cultivate a master inventory of our businesses policies, practices and processes
  • Improve effectiveness by initiating improvements to the financial controls and auditing process
  • Support routine field external audits  
  • Perform inquiries and testing as needed to identify and resolve vulnerabilities
  • Develop new audit programs to ensure adequate financial controls
  • Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards

Required Skills that Internal Auditor should possess:

  • 3+ years’ experience in internal auditing
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
  • CIA or equivalent designation, CPA desired
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports
  • High attention to detail and excellent analytical expertise with strong project management skills
  • Sound independent judgement
  • BS degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Prior experience with U.S. Federal contracts and grant regulations desired
  • The skill to communicate efficiently, both orally and in writing, to internal and external clients

Work Related Expectations:

  • An Internal Auditor is expected to practice exemplary human relations and communication skills; the aptitude to work under stress; and a dedication to offer exceptional customer service are also required.
  • Must have the ability to travel extensively throughout North Africa, the Middle East and United States.



All interested applicants should submit an updated resume and a cover letter via e-mail to mentioning the position title in the subject field.


This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the incumbent will perform other reasonable business-related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor and other managers when necessary.  AMIDEAST reserves the right to change duties and responsibilities as the need arises.  This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.