Job Summary: The Audit Manager position is expected to effectively deliver and participate in key, strategic, audits of projects ongoing throughout the GCC and involve in Middle East & Africa (MEA) wide thematic audits. This position is a replacement position, to assist Internal Audit in achieving its virtual shared services team strategy. The role is responsible for all audit activities in the Gulf, involve in MEA wide thematic audits, and reports in to the Head of Internal Audit for MEA and serves as the primary point of Internal Audit contact to country executive and senior business management regarding the control health of their organizations, and the attention of their associates to operate in a control environment where risks and operating control weaknesses are acknowledged and effectively managed. The position involves working within businesses and organizations to monitor and evaluate how well risks are being managed, the business is being governed and internal processes are working, also providing a consulting service, advising management on how to improve systems and processes. The main objective of the role is to make sure any issues that affect the survival and prosperity of the business are dealt with.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The applicant must hold a Post graduate degree is required (CPA or CIA);
At least eight years of experience in the field of audit whether internal or external (if external, must be in big four audit firms);
Excellent spoken and written English;
Excellent in oral and written communication and presentation skills;
Experience in auditing Life Insurance multinational companies.
Comprehensive knowledge of audit practices, procedures and principles with the ability to interpret and analyse complex concepts and apply these in innovative ways.
Strong knowledge of generally accepted audit standards and local regulatory requirements Business experience in insurance products, operations, risk management and other areas of financial services.
Global business knowledge, cultural understandings and expertise in international operations.
Executive communication and presentation skills and ability to work with senior management and other stakeholders.
Demonstrated success establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with all levels of associates, management and external parties.
Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills (written and verbal) and preferably with data analytics experience.
Must have executive presence with ability to influence decision making.
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