Internal Audit Specialist

Michael Page

UAE

Ref: HP350-7387

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

As an Internal Audit Specialist, you'll play a critical role in establishing and maintaining reliable internal controls while ensuring strict adherence to these standards. Your proactive approach will help identify and address weaknesses in our internal control processes, practices, and documentation before they escalate. In addition, you'll be responsible for educating employees on internal control project requirements and action items.

Client Details

Our client is a renowned industry leader within consumer electronics. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, they are seeking an Internal Audit Specialist to join their dynamic team.

Description

* Implement SOX controls, provide training, and closely follow up with relevant stakeholders.
* Develop and document end-to-end processes (BPM) and SOPs.
* Maintain the Company's Risk Register and follow up with action owners on remediation strategies.
* Ensure that the Company's Governance Rules are understood and adhered to by employees.
* Support the central internal control department.
* Assist external auditors in their duties.
* Coordinate and draft corporate governance matters for designated subsidiaries and branches.
* Ensure all legal entities are compliant with applicable laws and internal governance standards.
* Evaluate the organization's internal control systems, identify shortcomings, and recommend changes to management.
* Identify and implement process improvements at both regional and local levels.
* Advise legal entity directors and boards on their roles and responsibilities.
* Manage regional and local Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC) projects.
* Facilitate the orientation of new team members.

Job Offer

Competitive monthly salary

Requirements

* Fluent in English
* 5+ years of experience with complex international legal entity structures and restructuring.
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college, followed by an international professional audit qualification such as CIA, CPA, ACCA, or CA.
* Ability to handle a high volume of tasks and meet objectives within tight deadlines.
* Previous experience with SOX and/or audit testing requirements.
* Experience in compliance and risk management across multiple business segments/industries.
* Proficiency in MS tools (especially Excel, Visio, Power Automate) and other reporting tools.
* Strong organizational and communication skills for preparing presentations for senior managers.
* Ability to engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders/service providers.
* Critical thinking and attention to detail for evaluating business activities and assessing compliance risk.
* Superior analytical skills and a high level of attention to detail.
* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

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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