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Audit Manager

Finance & Accounting

Location: Dubai
Date Posted: May 13th 2022

The Company

Our client is an independent Authority, who provides professional services and audits government assets, providing internal controls and risk management frameworks for the government sector.

We are looking for a well-seasoned Arabic Speaking Audit Manager with a prior experience with one of the Big4 firms and professional certifications such as CIA, CPA. Additional certifications (e.g., in Accounting/Information Systems auditing certifications) would be an advantage.


The Role

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with audit functions in the development of the annual audit plan.
  • Conduct advanced evidence-based analysis using complex, but relevant methodologies and approaches to derive insights, improvement measures, and recommendations to support Senior Management’s decision making.
  • Assist in the development and revision of the overall Operations, Compliance & Performance audit methodologies, procedures, stated policies, processes, and any applicable laws or legislations.
  • Ensure alignment with international best practices and to the long-term objectives of the organization.
  • Support and/or develop robust and practical user guides to support audit teams efficient and effective use of organizational audit portal and other audit software applications
  • Assist and/or Perform Pre-Issuance Reviews (PIR) of DRAFT and FINAL audit reports, to ensure the highest levels of audit quality, consistent adoption of prescribed audit report formats
  • Assist and/or support the processes and controls governing use of the audit portal (including mobile phone application), working collaboratively with central IT and audit teams respectively
  • Assist in setting a mechanism for assessment and monitoring the development of industry related research, thought leadership, and generation of market insights.
  • Keep abreast of changes in relevant local and international laws and regulations.
  • Propose ways to ensure compliance with local and international laws and regulations.
  • Develop knowledge and awareness in various sectorial or technical area of responsibility to be able to undertake more complex tasks.
  • Share the technical and practical knowledge with other employees of the Authority.

The Person

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Business/Accounting (Masters preferred)
  • CIA and CPA qualifications are highly preferred. Additional certifications (e.g., in Accounting/Information Systems auditing certifications) are an advantage.
  • 7-10 years of relevant experience within one of the Big4 firms
  • Knowledge of Regulatory Requirements would be a must
  • Knowledge of Audit Methodology and Auditing Standards and Tools
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills
  • Ideally based in UAE or GCC
  • Native Arabic speaker


Salary range: AED 35,000 - 45,000 + other benefits


AED 35-45k + other benefits

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