Operating since 1982, the Internal Audit Department has contributed immensely towards BAS’s success. The Department ensures that all business activities are conducted with the highest professional and ethical standards by providing an independent and objective assurance function.
The Department utilizes a systematic and disciplined approach to assist the company’s management in effectively conducting analysis, putting forward recommendations, and providing them with appraisals and all necessary requirements.
Acting as a safety net, the Department safeguards the assets of the Company while adhering to the rules and regulations set by the Government in relation to policies, procedures and statutory requirements. Moreover, it monitors and provides an independent assessment of the Company’s stature in line with set policies and procedures. It also continuously seeks to improve the Company’s policies, processes and documents.
Internal Audit provides a systematic and disciplined approach by evaluating and improving the effectiveness of risk management, control and governance process. It has successfully introduced an Internal Audit Management Software and has established the Amana Whistle-blowing Policy, enabling employees to easily report irregularities with transparency and ease.