Our client is a FinTech NBFC dedicated to driving Financial Inclusion in the MSME
sector. Our mission is to transform lives, livelihoods, and local economies by providing
fast and flexible loans without property collateral to small business entrepreneurs.
Client is an RBI-registered Systemically Important NBFC.
Job Title: Field Audit & Investigation Head
Department: Internal Quality Audit (IQA)
Report to: Head of Department – Internal Quality Audit
Purpose of Job: Guide ,Train , Review and Monitor Field Audit & Investigation Leads and Investigation
Specialists and Participate and Contribute in Administrative and Functional Activities of
Audit Department at HO.
Section 1 – Strategic assistance to Audit Leadership
⮚ Providing “Early warning signal” to management regarding field and hub office
⮚ Participate in Financial Planning and Budgeting for the Department.
Section 2 – Consistent Assurance to stakeholders
⮚ Periodic reporting of field audit and investigation results to Leadership post
discussion with Management team.
⮚ Coordinating with Finance Department regarding external auditor, lender and
investor requirements related to IQA.
⮚ Review of Crucial Reports prior to Submission to Senior Management.
⮚ Participate in Preparation of Audit committee and Board Pack.
Section 3 – Ensuring best practices in audit planning & execution
⮚ To lead the audits as per the audit policy and Company Policy
⮚ Preparing Department wise Consolidation of audit observations on periodic basics
& forwarding the same to Manager / Officer for appropriate action.
⮚ Designing and rolling out reporting formats approved by the senior management of
the company and Systematic planning and work allocation to a team member.
⮚ Visiting & Reviewing Field on sample bases with relevant staffs and finding frauds.
⮚ Review and Time Guidelines and Support to Field and Review Audit Managers.
⮚ Participate in Functional Audits.
Section 4 – Sustaining a high performing audit & investigation team
Periodically and proactively review team members’ performance to determine training
needs, ensure appropriate training is provided to the team members by discussing the
requirements with the HoD and L&D department.
⮚ At least 11+ years’ experience of which at least 5 years managerial/team leader
experience in an internal audit department.
⮚ Any graduate/post graduate with a strong accounting knowledge, preferably within the
BFSI specifically in the NBFC sector.
⮚ Aged below 40 yrs
Must be able to sustain and transform the team by ensuring that internal audit delivery is
always as per contemporary global best practices.
Skills & Competencies
⮚ Excellent analytical skill
⮚ Advanced numerical ability
⮚ Excellent problem-solving skills and advanced level of logical thinking.
⮚ A keen interest in the financial system combined with excellent commercial
⮚ Computer Knowledge: Proficiency in MS Office suite as an end user and
Advanced level of awareness regarding structure, process and controls related
to relevant computer programs and applications; Proficiency in Computer
aided audit techniques and Automated audit applications
⮚ Proficiency required in the International Professional Practices Framework of
The Institute of Internal Auditors (The IIA) and the Internal Audit standards
prevalent in India.
⮚ Must be aware of the various and relevant directives and policies of the RBI
related to BFSI and NBFC sector in particular.
⮚ Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including good presentation
and report writing skills.
⮚ People Management
⮚ Fast & self-learner/Process knowledge
⮚ Must be able to coach and develop team members’ competencies
⮚ Advanced awareness of Investigation techniques
⮚ Advanced awareness in Risk Management and Internal Controls
⮚ Awareness of Corporate Governance practices, especially when related to
Audit Committee requirements and deliverables.
⮚ High social responsibility & Integrity
⮚ Compliance to policies, laws, rules and regulations
⮚ Belief in Teamwork, Effective collaboration & Proactive leadership
⮚ People oriented and Goal oriented
⮚ Dogged determination to succeed