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Internal Audit

Location:
Davis, CA
Salary:
120000
Posted:
July 04, 2022

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FERAS HANDILA

**** ****** *****

Davis, CA ***** adrl7j@r.postjobfree.com Cellular: 530-***-****

Experience

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National Beverage Company “Coca Cola”

Senior Internal Auditor

Established and maintained an efficient and effective office of internal audit adhering to international standards.

Followed the risk-based auditing approach.

Developed and executed a risk-based audit plan.

Followed COSO framework as a guidance for effective internal control.

Reported results and made recommendations to the audit committee of the board of directors.

Followed-up on the progress of implementation of recommendations and directions as a result of the reports. And informed the audit committee of the status of all agreed action items.

Participated in process and internal control improvement initiatives.

Led investigations as requested by the audit committee or the management.

Conferred with management and met with other system employees on a wide range internal audit issue.

Assisted individuals who perform operational and financial activities with risk assessments and action plans in their responsibility areas to heighten awareness of major exposures, loss potential, and /or transactional anomalies and facilitated discussions of practical ways to manage or avoid them.

Maintained a working relationship with external auditors.

Demonstrated high standards of conduct and ethics as well as appropriate judgment, independence and discretion.

Attended senior staff meetings and BOD meetings in addition to audit committee meetings.

Attended training, seminars and workshops as deemed necessary.

Maintained continuous professional development.

2009-2010

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization

Consultant (Internal Audit & IT Audit)

Participated in the project of establishing internal audit function at the National Beverage company

Participated in training the internal audit team at the National Beverage Company.

Conducted training on how to implement and use the internal audit software (Teammate) at the National Beverage Company.

Trained Talal Abu-Gazaleh employees on how to implement and use the internal audit software (Teammate).

Conducted IT audit projects as part of external audit projects (assess IT control environment as required by auditing standards).

Conducted training courses in risk based internal auditing.

2008-2009

Palestine Monetary Authority

Internal Auditor / IT Auditor

Examined policies and procedures and systems in place.

Evaluated the reliability and integrity of information and the efficient and effective use of the resources.

Reviewed compliance with policies, procedures and regulations.

Developed an understood the business areas under review. This includes objectives, measurements, and key transaction types. This involves review of documents and interviews. Flowcharts and narratives may be created if necessary.

Developed and executed a risk-based sampling and testing approach to determine whether the most important controls are operating as intended.

Performed general and application control reviews and information systems understanding and mapping to evaluate control environments.

Performed information control reviews to include system development standards, operating procedures, system security, programming controls, communication controls, and backup.

Wrote reports with recommendations to chief audit executive.

Followed-up on the progress of implementation of recommendations and directions as results of the reports.

Participated in process and internal control improvement initiatives.

Demonstrated high standards of conduct and ethics as well as appropriate judgment, independence and discretion.

2005 – 2007

WORLDRES LTD. (www.hostelworldgroup.com)

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Sorted batch and audited incoming mail, balance daily deposits recorded in billing system against manual log for each client.

Managed accounts receivable, collections, and reporting process.

Automation of collections, accounts receivable, and reporting activities.

Reconciled customer account activity to resolve outstanding balances.

Made and received collection calls.

Ability to determine reason for delinquency and negotiate payment arrangements as necessary.

Adhered to established Company guidelines and determine policies as appropriate.

Performed other relating to accounts receivable and collection activities as assigned.

Education

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY (California, USA)

MBA Degree with Management Information Systems Concentrate, 2002 – 2004.

BIRZEIT UNIVERSITY

BA Degree in Accounting, 1995 – 1999

Certifications

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

ISACA, Certificate # 1196738

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

IIA, Certificate # 132078

Certified Internal Control Specialists (CICS)

ICI, Certificate # 3505

Certificate in Control Self-Assessment (CCSA)

IIA, Certificate # 9030

Certification in Risk Management Assurance (Work in progress)

Organizations & Memberships

Association of Palestinian Internal Auditors (A.P.I.A.)

Board Member

World Vision Jerusalem - West Bank - Gaza

Board Member / Audit-Risk Committee

(The Farm / شركة البان المزرعة) Jordan

Audit / Risk Committee member

Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA)

Member

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)

Member

The Internal Control Institute (ICI)

Member

Computer Skills

Teammate, Idea, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Visio and QuickBooks,



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