Senior Internal Auditor - Automotive | Group Audit | Corporate Services
Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United A”rab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.
By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.
Al-Futtaim Group audit team is currently seeking an internal audit professional to join their team in the capacity of Senior Internal Auditor - Automotive.
Perform Operational and Financial Audit in accordance with the annual audit plan to evaluate:
- The existence, adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls
- Compliance with company policies and operating procedures
- Controls on the safeguarding of assets
- Economic and efficient use of resources
- Reliability and Integrity of Information
- Accomplishment of established business objectives
Audit Plans and Programs
- Assist the Audit Manager in developing the annual audit plan by assessing the degree of risk.
- Assist in developing an audit program for each audit assignment before the commencement of the audit. This should be documented as a template in (AMS) with risks, control, and tests to be performed
Operational and Financial Audit
- Conduct internal audit assignment to evaluate adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal control and quality of performance in carrying out assigned responsibilities in all business processes/segments.
- Review the approval process to ensure that Group policies/ procedures and delegations of authorities are complied.
- Ensure that the assets of the Group are safeguarded
Audit Reports and Records
- Documentation of audit work in the Audit Management system, which can fully support the audit findings.
- Prepare professional audit reports that clearly communicate findings, analysis, appraisals, recommendations and information concerning the activities audited.
- The audit Manager should be timely updated with key findings.
- Discuss preliminary audit findings with the concerned staff/ management to highlight the observations to management and get their concurrences.
- Assist in preparing an executive summary for each engagement and the detailed report and audit follow-up form.
- Job holder needs to assist in the follow up on the implementation of audit recommendations
Computer Assisted Audit
- Ability to extend audit coverage to a wider and more representative population using computer-based audit techniques. E.g. use of ACL.
Human Resource Development
- Achieve high professional standards of audit performance, reports and recommendations in conformity with International Standards of Internal Audit and within the Group’s policy, procedures and long-term goals.
- Such consulting assignments are performed based on management requests to establish a fact or evaluate a specific situation.
Frauds, Misappropriations, etc.
- Fraud investigation should be conducted to identify the loss/exposure, control weaknesses, personnel responsible and recommendations to prevent reoccurrence.
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, & SKILLS
Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:
- Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Chartered Accountant (CPA, ACA, ESAA etc.), CIA, ACCA, MBA (Finance) with knowledge of internal audit function
- Minimum of 3-6 years of experience in internal audit function, external auditor wishing to shift can also apply.
- Have a thorough knowledge of internal controls and internal auditing standards.
- Be well versed with data analytics through spreadsheets
- Have a good grasp of verbal (English/Arabic) and written communication, including report writing skills (English).
- Be self-driven to execute audit assignments with minimal supervision.
- Be able to effectively communicate with personnel across the organizational hierarchy and influence business constructively.
- Be able to multi-task when the situation demands.
- Exposure to ERP software such as SAP and Oracle is highly desirable.
- Familiarity with data analytics software and audit management /documentation systems is desirable
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