Senior Internal Audit Manager

Hays
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: GP222-1130
Hays

The Role


The Role


Large group based in Abu Dhabi have a requirement for a Senior Internal Audit Manager. This is a new role that has been created due to company expansion.

Key Performance Areas:
• Percentage completion of the approved internal audit plan
• Conformance to approved budget
• Extent of monitoring or audit coverage of major risks
• Timeliness of the quarterly Business Risk dashboard
• Timeliness of the monthly Development Projects Risk dashboard
• The effectiveness of the execution of the Vice Chairman’s instructions

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for planning, scheduling and monitoring of all internal audits
• To accomplish audit work in accordance with acceptable internal audit standards and budgets.
• Report progress of the internal audit plan and corrective measures to the Audit Committee.
• Coordinate with the External Auditors on major findings and management letter points
• Supervise the work of the assistant internal audit manager including directing the identification, development, and documentation of audit issues and recommendations.
• Communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to management, the Vice Chairman and the Audit Committee.
• Representing internal audit at management meetings, Executive Committee meetings and Audit Committee meetings.
• Follow up of internal audit audit findings.
• Maintaining effective working relationships with staff
• Presenting quarterly reports
• Conduct any other related work assigned by the Vice Chairman.
• Responsible for facilitating the identification of major risks
• Promoting risk awareness including the emphasis of management’s responsibility to identify, monitor and mitigate business risks.
• Facilitate the development of the quarterly Business Risk dashboard and submit to the Executive Committee and Audit Committee.
• Facilitate the development of the monthly Development Projects Risk dashboard and submit to the Executive Committee and Audit Committee.
• Keep the Executive Committee and Audit Committee informed of any immediate and significant risks that come to the attention during the normal course of business.

Requirements


Requirements


Education and Experience:
• BS/BA degree in an accredited college or university.
• Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or other audit/accounting/finance qualification
• Experience within Big 4
• Minimum of 10 years of internal audit or related (external audit or internal controls) experience. Experience in a senior manager role is essential.
• Real Estate Development experience an advantage
• Solid understanding of key risk and controls within core audit areas (e.g. payroll, AP, AP, cash & bank, procurement, HR, inventories)
• Strong working knowledge of internal controls and preferably the COSO Internal Control framework
• Proficient in conducting quality control reviews of audit work products.
• Proficient in collecting and analyzing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions.
• Strong understanding of IIA Standards
• Experience in developing policies and procedures or conducting consulting assignments (Preferred)

About the Company


About the Company


Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide.

Our Middle East office was founded in December 2005, headquartered in Dubai UAE. We deal with clients in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other key areas in the region. Our consultants’ sector-specific knowledge and unique understanding of the local market allows us to offer an exceptional level of service across all divisions.

We currently recruit for roles in the following sectors: Accounting & Finance, Architecture, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics, Legal, Office Support, Oil & Gas, Pharma, Supply Chain & Procurement, and Sales & Marketing.

As part of our continuing expansion, we have opened an office in Abu Dhabi to further assist with our client needs across the region.
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