Head Internal Audit

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
08 Apr 2019
09 May 2019
Job role
Audit, Internal audit
We are looking for a Head Internal Audit for the group to Establish Governance & Compliance framework across Ghassan Aboud Group. Create monitoring mechanism ensuring effective implementation of Policies, Procedures and Internal Controls. Business Processes Re-engineering for continuous improvement in efficiency and effectiveness. Build and manage audit team, establish annual audit plans, execute audits and make recommendations leading to prevention of fraud, errors, legal struggles and other difficulties arising out of non-compliance.
Key Responsibilities:
Compliance function role:
• Establish and enhance Policies, Procedures and Internal Controls (across multiple functions)
• Establish and implement Delegation of Authority Matrices across the group
• Periodic Compliance reviews to ensure implementation of Policies, Procedures and Internal controls
• Continuous improvement of compliance framework to match existing and future business requirements
• Implementing leading practices customized to business requirements
• Ensure ERP implementation to support the compliance framework
• Compliance with International Financial Reporting Standards
• Educate & create awareness about Governance & Compliance (Structures, Policies, Procedures & DoAs)
Audit & Assurance function role: -
• Conduct risk assessments; prepare risk registers and evaluate controls in place to mitigate business risks
• Analyze residual risks
• Establish risks-based Internal Audit Plan
• Prepare Internal Audit Work Programs
• Perform internal audit planning including Planning Memorandum & Resource Planning
• Engage the key management officials on audit by audit basis
• Supervise/execute the internal audit work programs by following effective sampling strategy
• Issue and discuss draft internal audit findings with auditees
• Take feedback/justification and finalize the draft findings
• Issue the final audit report
• Present findings to the Board / Audit Committee
• Follow-up on compliance of internal audit findings