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Manager - Internal Controls & Assurance (UAE national)

Accounting & Finance

Location: Abu Dhabi
Date Posted: March 5th 2018

The Company

A global Oil & Gas business have a newly created opportunity for an Internal Controls & Assurance Manager to join their finance function headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The Role

As a senior team member, you will lead the development and execution of internal controls and assurance activities within the group, applying a structured approach towards assessing risks, reviewing regulatory complains, as well as financial and operational performance. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Contributing to the development of the Internal Controls and Assurance strategy, leading the implementation of its performance objectives by deploying the required plans and tools
  • Manage the annual risk assessment and audit planning exercises by evaluating the organisations risks areas
  • Review and assess the performance of existing audit procedures. This will include challenging audit observations and finding ways of improving existing processes, which will lead to recommendations being submitted to senior management for approval
  • Strengthening communication with senior management and process owners with regards to audit plans, scope and results during the audit opening and closing meetings
  • Ensure the budget is properly managed and accounted for, cost effectiveness being considered and maintained at all times
  • Supervise the work of audit consultants and assist in providing training and guidance to audit staff
  • You will travel on occasions to other parts of the organisations worldwide operations

The Person

This is an excellent opportunity for an auditing professional to join a highly reputable operating in the energy sector worldwide. As the ideal candidate, you must be a UAE national with the following experience and skill set:

  • Hold a Bachelors degree in Accounting along with a professional qualification, such as CA, CPA, ACCA, CIA or equivalent
  • At least 7 years of auditing experience, ideally in the energy sector whilst Big 4 experience would also be preferred
  • Strong communication skills with the interact in a positive and constructive manner
  • Strong organizational skills in leading projects is also highly critical


education, bonus


AED 40,000-60,000

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