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Job Title : Associate Audit Manager ( 1/IA/01 )
Job Location : Dubai
Job Industry : Others
Job Function : Others
Preferred Nationalities : Any
Minimum Educational Qualification : Graduate or Post Graduate in Accounting
Relevant Years of Experience: : 8 Years
Age : 30-45
Posted Date : 31-10-2017
Description

 Job Purpose:

The role of the Associate Audit Manager is to plan, supervise and oversee the various audit activities being carried out by assigned Senior auditors. The Associate Audit Manager performs detailed reviews of the working papers and drafts the internal audit report. The Associate Audit Manager ensures that duties are being carried efficiently and professionally and in accordance with the Internal Audit Manual and the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing.

 

 

Principal Accountabilities

1.       Assist Chief Audit Officer in developing and maintaining annual risk assessment and annual audit plan. Annual audit plan should focus on the review of high-risk business areas identified during risk identification and assessment exercise.

2.       Ensure that the internal audit programme under the audit cycle stated in the Annual Internal Audit Plan are properly executed to provide assurance that the objectives stated under the Internal Audit role in the Internal Audit Charter are aligned towards the achievement of overall company objectives.

3.       Plan and schedule audits and reviews in consideration of staffing availability and audit priorities, sometimes managing multiple projects concurrently, including ad-hoc duties, special investigations and consultancy works as may be requested by Chief Audit Officer.

4.       Ensure that audit assignments are conducted by Internal Auditors / Audit Seniors in accordance with the International Auditing Standards and Professional Code of Ethics, providing real time supervision and review of audit work performed by the audit team during fieldwork.

5.       Conduct detailed audit review for projects as per audit plan and ensure that all audit findings and issues are properly documented, communicated and agreed upon with the auditees.

6.       Review and ensure that audit report is prepared in a concise manner and that audit issues are placed in appropriate context with recommendations presented in a persuasive manner for proper implementation by the auditees.

7.       Demonstrate effective time management skills by ensuring that audit team complete audit assignments within time budgets and calendar schedules while handling multiple jobs and maximize productivity.

 

8.       Communicate effectively and professionally with business unit / department management throughout the audit process with regard to developing a mutually effective audit work schedule, conducting audit status meetings, and leading the entrance and exit conferences.

9.       Establish and maintain effective business relationships within the organization and maintain knowledge of assigned operating business units / functional departments.

10.   Perform administrative functions to support the Internal Audit Division, i.e. review of IAD Staff time sheet, update of KPIs, conduct mid-year and year-end performance review and appraisal for all IAD Staff, etc.

11.   Perform ad hoc duties as and when requested by the Chief Audit Officer.

 

Minimum Requirement

 

Qualification:

  • Graduate or Post Graduate in Accounting or Business Administration from a recognized institution.
  • Internationally recognized accounting/auditing qualifications like CA, CIA, CFE, CPA, ACCA, CISA, CMA etc.

 

Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years’ strong experience in auditing which include:

ü Fully aware of all the IPPF standards; and extremely proficient/knowledgeable in applying internal control concepts, including COSO on a variety of audit projects;

ü Well versed in Risk Management best practices;

ü Can identify technical accounting issues in Financial Reporting under IFRS;

ü Successfully juggle multiple projects at the same time; you deliver quality results by deadlines and are comfortable working with all sorts of styles of team members;

ü Experienced in using data analytics in your audit work and understand the challenges and benefits these tools can provide (Eg. ACL/ClickView).

Also, might have:

ü Experience in one or more of similar to JAM business sector ;

ü Experience and interest in auditing corporate sustainability;

ü ‘Big 4’ experience ­ desirable

Skills:

·         Strong communication skills ­ He is an exceptional listener.  He communicates clearly.  He writes exceptionally well and He speak eloquently. He can explain just about anything to anyone.  You’re comfortable on the phone or to groups of people – at any level.  He is incredibly tactful when delivering the facts.

·         Problem solving ­ He enjoy solving problems.   Getting to the root cause.  He loves taking on difficult challenges and finding creative, innovative solutions.   He doesn’t get flustered easily.  If He don’t know the answer, you’ll dig until He find it.

·         Detail oriented ­ He pay strong attention to the details as it is one of your core qualities.  As far as He is concerned, anything worth doing is worth doing right, every single time.  He stays focused and nothing falls through the cracks on your watch.

 

·         Exceptional critical thinking skills; He can identify gaps in logic and underlying causes of issues; He thinks on your feet.  He like learning new things, and He can learn quickly.

·         Strong collaborator ­ He can work independently because He self-manage, with limited direction and guidance, but He also enjoy collaborating across dynamic and multi­cultural teams and is personable, helpful and incredibly organized

·         Results oriented ­ He is proactive in handling competing priorities and meet your deadlines and commitments;  He always demonstrates a “can do” positive attitude

·         Confidentiality ­ He consider and protect the confidentiality of company data at all times;

·         IT skills ­ He is highly proficient in the full Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint

·         Flexibility to travel ­ He is ready to travel between 30 ­ 50% of the time across the globe to our operations to perform audits on site;

·         Languages ­ He speak and write fluent English – additional languages are a bonus, in particular Arabic.