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Audit & Risk Director (Public Practice)

Inspire Selection

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: NP314-1203

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

One of our clients is a growing, business advisory company, with sectors across M&A, Risk, Audit, Tax, IT and Legal Services. They service clients across 3 continents.

The business is growing solidly in Abu Dhabi and hence the need to create a new role heading up the Abu Dhabi practice.
Our client is looking for a natural leader, looking to work in a dynamic environment, someone looking for a step up to Director level with longer term potential to become a Partner.

The successful candidate should be very well networked in the region, and able to develop business and bring on new clients.

• Overseeing an experienced team of accountants and auditors, as well as hiring and onboarding new talent
• Director Team members in order to ensure timely and accurate projects deployment
• Business development, attending networking events, constantly striving to add to the bottom line
• P&L responsibility for the office


• ARABIC speakers
• CPA, CA or ACCA qualified
• Min 15 years experience in a senior audit role (Senior Manager level or above) in a top 10 Consultancy firm, and currently working in a firm of auditors
• Excellent interpersonal skills, a dynamic entrepreneur with a spirit for sales
• Able to present to CEOs / Board level
• Experience in including experience in internal control financial reporting, COSO framework, SOX, governance and compliance.
• Excellent PowerPoint and presentation skills
• Driving license is essential

Thank you for your interest. All applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role requirements. We aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks. As we often receive a high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to everyone. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful. (LV)

About the Company

Inspire Selection is an award winning recruitment agency, headquartered in Dubai which recruits across the Middle East region. We employ highly knowledgeable, professional consultants who are experts in connecting the right people with the right opportunities. Our reputation has been built upon our honesty, integrity and our ability to source candidates of the highest calibre right across our specialist sectors. As a result, we are recruitment partners to a wide spectrum of organisations - from leading blue chip companies to smaller, local businesses. Sectors we cover include HR, Administration, Finance & Accounting, Legal, Sales & Marketing including Digital Marketing, IT, Oil/Gas/Energy, Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing, Higher Education.

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