Sr. Chief Internal Audit

Job description

The Head Internal Audit leads the Internal Audit Department and is responsible to manage audit policies, procedures and guidelines, development of risk-based audit plans and supervise execution of audit plan. Sets goals and priorities, offer structures, ensure timely availability of the right resources, decisively solve issues and supervise engagements based on audit plan, such that the company is able to evaluate critical business and regulatory risks and controls and monitor mitigation actions in a structured manner and as such safeguard the business continuity and the achievement of corporate objectives. The Head Internal Audit reports to the Managing Director and the Supervisory Board.


  • At all times keep the Internal Audit staff focues on clear goals and priorities, offer structures, coach and guide staff in execution , and provide timely feedback on performance
  • Develps and maintains standardized Audit Approach in line with professional Interna Audit Standards
  • Develps and maintains Interna Audit policy, procedures and guidelines
  • Conducts Risk Assessment & Identify audit needs and requirements
  • Develops & supervises execution of audit plan
  • Performs reviews of work performed to ensure adequacy of audit scope, adequacy of testing performed, and the accuracy of conclusions reached
  • Reports findings to Managing and Governance bodies
  • Appropriately follows up on recommendations
  • Coordinates with external audit
  • Monitors effectiveness of and continuously improve the internal audit services.


  • Master's degree in economics, accounting or business adminstration
  • Professional certification as chartered accouting (RA or CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor
  • At least seven years of relevant experience with financial and nonfinancial audits of which three in a managing position
  • experience with International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing or equivalent Audit Standards
  • Experienced with audit software tools and techniques
  • Forensic skills and fraud awareness
  • Fundamental ethical principles, applicable Code of Ethics for internal auditors
  • Financial Accounting & Reporting guidelines, IFRS is a pre
  • Understanding of the value chain of the Oil & Gas trading industry
  • A leader with well-balanced task and people management skills
  • An influencer who is able to influence others to promote value of internal auditing and solve conflicts
  • Integer personality
  • Fluent in Dutch, English and Papiamentu both verbal and in writing. Spanish is a pre.




Darshana Persaud

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