Careers

We intend to hire qualified, educated and experienced persons to join team of audit professionals at our Head Office, Islamabad to carry out audit function effectively and efficiently.

The positions are:

Head Internal Audit

The Head Internal Audit is responsible to manage the affairs of the Audit Division. He must effectively manage the internal audit activity to ensure it adds value to the organization. The Head Internal Audit shall reports directly to the Audit Committee of Board of Directors of the Bank and administratively to the President.

Job Description of the Head Internal Audit is defined below which is not limited to these functions;
  • To establish an audit plan to determine priorities of the internal Audit activity consistent with the organization’ goals. The plan will be approved by the Board Audit Committee at the beginning of each calendar year.

  • To communicate the internal audit activity’s plans and resource requirements, including significant interim changes, to senior management and the board for review and approval. The chief audit executive must also communicate the impact of resource limitations.

  • Manage and Operate Audit Division through Audit Offices. He must ensure that internal audit resources are appropriate, sufficient and effectively deployed to achieve the approved plan.

  • Supervision of the work of all direct reporters and assigning / review of yearly goals of Audit Managers.

  • Arrange comprehensive audit of branches as per approved plan in calendar year and issue inspection reports for Senior Management’s attention and ensure proper implementation and effective compliance through Audit Offices.

  • Arrange and approve old outstanding observations as Condone in order to regularize maximum number of observations.

  • Arrange audit of all Units / Divisions / Departments of the Bank as per plan in order to evaluate their performance, cost control measures and implementation of policies and make suggestions for improvement where necessary.

  • Share information with external auditors to ensure proper coverage.

  • Report periodically to the President/Senior Management and Board Audit committee on internal audit activity. The frequency of reporting should be based on directives of regulatory authorities, importance of information and urgency of related action to be taken by the senior management or the Board.

  • On the directives of competent authority arrange investigation of frauds, forgeries and misappropriation of funds as well as misuse of business and financial powers and reporting thereon to the President and the Audit Committee.

  • Enforcement of strict financial discipline through control expenses so that the leakage and wastage in this regard is eliminated.

  • Examining the human resources utilization and evaluating the individual performances at all levels of Audit Division.

  • Optimum focus on Staff training to enhance their Audit skills.

  • Assessing the efficiency, monitoring and control system vis-à-vis the policies and procedures of the institution.

  • Evaluate the adequacy/efficiency and to ensure appropriate controls of security for I.T Division.

  • Any other special job / task assigned by the President /Board Audit Committee.

Specifications:
  • Member of a recognized body of professional accountants; or Certified Internal Auditor; or Certified Fraud Examiner; or Certified Internal Control Auditor; or Master degree in Finance from HEC recognized university.

  • At least five years relevant audit experience.

Information System (IS) Auditor

Job Description of the IS Auditor is defined below which is not limited to these functions;
  • To determine the integrity and security of IT systems and the data generated by the system along with computer operations.

  • To provide a technical review of the planning, design and implementation of computing functions.

  • To ensure that appropriate controls exist in the data centre operations, access security, major applications, network / communications and end-user computing.

  • To evaluate the internal control environment of automated information processing systems and how people use these systems.

  • To evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of information maintained and utilized by the bank.

  • To follow the practices and procedures for IS audits defined by the standards and guidelines issued by the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), USA.

  • To evaluate controls in the areas falling under information technology including:

    • System input, output and processing controls
    • Backup and recovery plans
    • Software development
    • Acquisition of software, hardware and related peripherals
    • System and network security
    • Business continuity and disaster recovery plans
Specifications:
  • Minimum three years Information Systems Audit experience with a commercial bank/financial institution

  • Masters in any one of the disciplines: Computer Science/ MIS/ Finance/ Commerce.

  • Should be a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) with hands on experience of some of the following;

    UNIX, Windows, AS/400, Client Server, Web Services, Firewalls, Routers, Oracle, LAN’s, WAN’s, SDLC, Sybase, RAS, IT Control, Frameworks, Database Management Systems and General/Applications IT Controls.

General Information

  • Salary package will be competitive and market based

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Envelope must be marked with the position applied for

Application (on given format, if you like) along with a recent photograph may be sent latest by October 13, 2014 at the following address;

Head Human Resources Development Department

56-F, Nazim-ud-Din Road, F-6/1, Blue Area, Islamabad.

 

Following preferred application format may be utilized