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Sara Bahgat

Senior Internal Auditor  

Work History

May 2008Present

Senior Internal Auditor

Arab African International Bank

    •  Prepares the planned audit work ,coordinates team meatings  inorder to u nderstand the scope,objectives and the processes of the audit engagement

     •     Performing risk assessments on key                   business activities and using this                         information to guide what to cover in               audits

    • performs special assignments as requested by General Manager Audit division,Assist in preparing the audit report

     

    • recommend improvements to policies ,procedures and controls

     

    • researching and assessing how well risk management processes are working and recording the results

     

    • performing risk assessments on key business activities and using this information to guide what to cover in audits

     

    • anticipating emerging issues through research and interviews and deciding how best to deal with them
    • Assisting in preparing internal audit risk based plan 
    •  Ensuring that all internal audit activities comply with the standards of the institute of internal auditors standards
    •  Creating a working environment conductive to the best practices of internal audit, risk, control evaluation, and quality control
    • Promoting a high level of ethical awareness and conduct



     

    Jan 2004Apr 2008

    Senior Auditor 2

    Bayt Elkhebra For Accounting & Auditiing

    • Evaluating financial, accounting and internal control systems at various sectors of the economy including manufacturing, distribution, hospitality, construction, real estate, tourism and oil & Gas.

     

    • In charge of several assignments for the assessment of the performance of national and multinational companies including financial restructuring and performance measures.

     

    • Participated in performing financial studies covering financial due diligence, financial assessments, performance evaluation internal control procedures, as well as administrative restructuring.

    Sample of my group customer companies:

    * KHARAFI Group

    * BAHGAT Group

    * AD line

    * Ameco Medical

    * National Bank

    * Baraka Bank Fund 

    Training Courses

    • Auditing  Corporate Credit Course at Arab Academy for Banking and financial Sciences

    • Auditing Human Resources Department  at Arab Academy for Banking and financial Sciences

    • Credit Course -Egyptian Banking Institute.

    • Part 1 CIA -American Chamber of Commerce.

    • Banking Foundation Program at AAIB

    • Treasury operations at AAIB

    • Internal Audit role in controls, risk management & governance – Egyptian Banking Institute.

    • Risk Based Internal Audit Program-Toner Consulting LTD.

    • Business Ethics and Protocol-German Chamber.

    • Anti Money laundry and compliance-Anti Money Laundry Unit .

    • Operational Risk – AAIB

    • Financial Reporting



    Education

    Dec 1999Mar 2003

    BSC Of Commerce English section

    Ain Shams University

    Accounting Major

    Sep 1986Jun 1999

    Thanaweya Amma

    Alfarouk Islamic Language School

    Skills

    Computer And Softwares

    Auto Audit System

    (Thomson Reuters)

    Microsoft Office

    (Excel -Word -Visio-Powerpoint)

    Personal Traits

    - Excellent Communication Skills

    - Critical thinking

    - The intellectual ability required to constantly absorb new information

    - The flexibility that enables to switch priorities and projects quickly and comfortably in response to rapidly changing business conditions.

    - Very good skills to influence, lead and empathize

    - Strong verbal and written communication skills, to effectively present to peers and management.

    - Understanding of internal auditing standards, COSO and risk assessment practices.

    - Understanding of the technical aspects of accounting and financial reporting.


    LANGUAGES

    Arabic: Mother Tongue

    English: Excellent command of Written and spoken

    Personal Data

    Date of Birth: June 27 ,1982

    Nationality: Egyptian

    Marital Status: Married