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Senior Group Internal Auditor - (ARABIC speaker is a must)

Royal Group
Keywords / Skills : internal audit, risk based assessment
Abu Dhabi
3 - 10 years
Posted: 13th Feb 2017

Comoros, Western Sahara, Syrian Arab Republic, Som...
Finance & Accounts
Internal Auditor
Certification/Professional qualification
• Other Certification/Professional qualification
Posted On
13th Feb 2017
Job Description
Main responsibilities
* As part of executing a risk-based internal audit plan, perform internal audit work in compliance with internal audit policies.

* Determine, in consultation with the Group Internal Audit Director, the audit scope and areas to be reviewed to focus effort on the most significant areas.

* Prioritize own efforts to complete engagements on schedule or notify Group Internal Audit Director of any delays as soon as they are known.

* Ensure internal audit work and findings are adequately documented.

* Gain an advanced knowledge of corporate policies and procedures and the functional business disciplines being reviewed to ensure that audit procedures are appropriate, timely, and effective.

* Identify all significant control weaknesses and appropriately communicate these weaknesses to the auditees as soon as possible.
* Assess and recommend improvements to audit processes and systems to help achieve compliance with IIA standards on auditing.

* Regularly interact and communicate with management of companies subject to audits to discuss and present audit results, gain acceptance and provide advice to remediate on audit issues.

* Assist the Internal Audit Director in the preparation of a quarterly report to the Audit Committee by summarizing own audit work carried out during that period, with observations and recommendations.

* Assist with other special projects and various administration tasks as they may arise.

* Keep abreast of legislative issues, new audit regulations / trends and appropriate audit direction/methodology. Discuss updates of new regulations with the Group Internal Audit Director.

* Perform other duties as assigned by the Direct Manager, including dealing with the external consultants and vendors on the as required basis.

Desired Skills and Experience

*Minimum a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Auditing, Accountancy or similar from an accredited university. A postgraduate degree would be an advantage.

* Must have at least one of the following internationally recognized accounting or auditing qualifications: CA, ACCA, CPA, CIA, CFE or CISA. Additional professional qualifications would be highly desirable.

* Minimum of 5/7 years of working experience in an auditing, risk, compliance, or/and internal controls field/function in a large organization or professional services firm. Experience within Construction sector is highly desirable.

* Experience in the GCC region would be an advantage.

* Familiarity with control assessment frameworks such as COSO Integrated Control Framework or similar.

* Knowledge of risk assessment techniques.

* Familiarity with audit management software (e.g. TeamMate) and with data analytics tools (e.g. ACL, IDEA, etc.).

* Knowledge of Oracle or SAP functionality.

* Knowledge of current auditing practices and trends.

* Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in both English and Arabic is a must.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

About Company
Royal Group is a conglomerate of 60+ large and medium sized companies based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Launched in the late 1990's, Royal Group currently employs over 20,000 people from a wide variety of countries and cultures and is supported through its head office in the capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi. The Chairman of the Group is His Highness Sheikh Tahnoon bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
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