KPMG Lower Gulf Limited

Supervisor – Insurance Audit (IFRS 17) FY24 (AUH)

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Competitive salary
20 Feb 2024
01 Mar 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job description

Job Identification


Audit Supervisor – Insurance Audits (IFRS 17) - FY24 (AUH)



Supervisor / Head of department (Job title)


Supervised function(s)

Senior Associate

Hierarchical level


Job Family


Overall Objective and Responsibilities

Job purpose

We are seeking a highly skilled Audit Senior/Supervisor with specialized expertise in insurance audits and IFRS 17. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in overseeing and conducting comprehensive audits within the insurance sector, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.

Major duties and responsibilities

  • Assist in the planning, execution and finalisation of all areas of the insurance audit assignment for Manager/Partner review
  • Produce work for the Manager and/or Partner review clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identified
  • Management of client deliverables, including attendance at meetings
  • Undertake strategic analysis
  • Identify business and audit risks
  • Assess effectiveness of client processes and controls
  • Perform higher risk and non-routine audit functions
  • Day to day management of junior team members
  • Ensure effective use and application of KPMG Audit Manual/Methodology, auditing standards, and IFRS (particularly IFRS 17)


Education requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in commerce or Completed A levels or equivalent
  • ACCA - Should have completed a minimum of 9 papers (F1-F9)
  • CPA – Complete 2 papers
  • ICAEW – Complete Professional Stage
Work experience requirements:
  •  3+ years post graduate experience
  •  Recent insurance audit experience
  •  Robust understanding of accounting concepts, particularly IFRS 17
  •  Computer Literacy

Knowledge / Technical Skills          

  1. Strong analytical skills.
  2. Customer Focus
  3. Mentors new team members  

Language skills                                             

Language     Speaking    Reading   Writing    Listening

English            Fluent       Fluent        Fluent      Fluent

Arabic             Fluent       Fluent        Fluent      Fluent

Interpersonal skills   

  1. Proactive and independent person, with ability to initiate tasks independently
  2. Researching skills- Identifies, documents and shares knowledge that might be useful to others
  3. Excellent analytical skills- Identifies ways to analyze information quickly and efficiently
  4. Proficient problem solver- Suggests innovative and creative solutions to problems
  5. Effective communicator

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