Internal Audit Senior Manager

Michael Page
Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP350-599
Michael Page

The Role


The Role


This role has been created in order to meet the growing needs and diversity of the work load at Group Internal Audit and Risk Management team (GIA&RM), this exciting opportunity will require you to work closely with the Group Chief Audit Executive (CAE) and the broader management team and to take full responsibility for the GIA&RM. This role is suitable for senior and experienced staff with "hands on" approach from planning to execution.

This role requires application of wide range of skills and competencies in addition to planning, supervisory and execution of audit and risk management activities.

Key responsibilities will include but not limited to:

Audit Planning
Prepare the annual audit plan for review and approval by the group CAE
Perform risk assessments at various levels as appropriate
Prepare and communicate the audit execution timetable
Complete the planning of individual business unit audits in accordance with the annual audit plan and timetable

Audit Execution
Design audit programs and review of any audit procedures developed by other team members
Direct, supervise and review work of other audit team members in addition to performing audit execution and testing as required
Continually keep an open mind to risks identification, analysis of risk scenarios, expected appropriate controls and identify gaps in existing internal controls and processes flow
Design additional or amend existing audit procedures that may be required

Reporting & Communication
Maintain effective communication with group CAE on audit issues and progress of field work
Draft, review and finalise audit reports and risk registers with the audit team as appropriate
Prepare / review and finalise audit reports and risk registers to the absolute highest standard of communication and clarity ready for group CAE review
Issue audit reports and prepare presentation materials for audit committee meetings and business unit management where required

Requirements


Requirements


A professionally recognised qualification such as ACA, ACCA, MBA, CIMA, CPA or CIA (or overseas equivalent) is highly desired
Currently working in industry as a senior decision maker within Audit and Risk, Big Four background not essential
Has a track record of outstanding performance and a diverse set of responsibilities including extensive experience in setting up audit and risk management infrastructure (methodologies, automation of audit working environment, policies and procedures and can manage admin matters)
Capable of managing audit teams and engagements from start to completion with minimal support from the group CAE
Capable of partnering with business leadership teams and add value to enhance the control environment of business operations
Preferably has experience in similar business lines to those in the group portfolio
Has excellent communication / presentation skills

** Please note this client will relocate candidates globally

About the Company


About the Company


Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting
Banking & Financial Services
Procurement
Property & Construction
Engineering & Supply Chain
Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering
Human Resources
Sales
Marketing
Technology
Secretarial
Executive Search
Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.
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