To plan, lead and manage the design and implementation of FMC’s strategies, policies and procedures related to the Internal Audit function ensuring sustainability by managing overall assessment of related risks, internal controls and governance process within the company and provide an independent and reasonable assurance to the senior management, Audit Committee and Board of Directors.

Vision, Mission, and Strategy 

  • Develops the Internal Audit strategy in coordination with the Strategic Planning Office and in light of the Organization’s strategic directions provided by the Board
  • Ensures that the strategy is cascaded down to the lowest level unit while following-up on implementation.
  • Ensures that the strategy is cascaded down to the lowest level unit while following-up on implementation.

Policies, Processes & Procedures

  • Directs the development and oversees the implementation of Internal Audit’s office policies, systems, processes, procedures and controls so that all relevant procedural/legislative requirements are fulfilled.
  • Directs the preparation and consolidation of the Internal Audit office budgets based on the annual risk assessment and audit plan.
  • Leads and guides the development, review, implementation and effective maintenance of the Internal Audit Charter while providing direction for all Internal
  • Audit activities across FMC.
  • Establish Internal Audit Charter in line with the guidelines in CMA corporate governance regulations and international professional practice framework of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Annual Internal Audit Plan

  • Conduct a strategic risk assessment exercise and identify the key strategic & operational risks of the Organization, determine risk rating based on assessment of impact & likelihood of risks and prioritize each department /processes based on risk severity
  • Develops and seeks approval for the annual internal audit plan based on the outcome of the risk assessment and ensuring alignment of all internal functions to promote achievement of FMC’s business strategy, goals and objectives
  • Ensures effective implementation of approved plans across FMC within set timelines to facilitate timely assurance to the Board, Audit Committee and senior management.
  • Leads the reviews of FMC internal processes and ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations while recommending enhancements to standard operating procedures to enhance internal controls and mitigate the risk   
  • Reviews all internal controls through external audits and monitor the financial effectiveness of internal systems ensuring adherence to legal and fiscal requirements

Audit Management

  • Leads and oversees the development of audit programmes to detail the various steps for conducting audits  
  • Conducts special investigations and reviews as requested by Board of Directors, Audit Committee and senior management; identifies problematic areas, and directs the preparation of reports on audit findings and corrective action recommendations
  • Ensures effective monitoring of progress on corrective action plans recommended to ensure timely completion of tasks as per schedule
  • Establish internal quality assessment program for the internal audit function in line with the quality assurance standards of the Institute of internal auditors and ensure compliance on an ongoing basis and conduct external quality assessment with leading consulting firms or professional bodies once in five years.

Job Details

Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Job Location:
25 - 37 Years
Minimum Education:
Degree Title:
Bachelor’s degree in a financial or accounting discipline
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
7 Years - 15 Years
Apply Before:
Jan 28, 2023
Posting Date:
Dec 28, 2022

First Mills

Manufacturing · 1001-1500 employees - Jeddah

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