Sr Internal Auditor

Posted Date 3 months ago
Location Abu Dhabi
Discipline Finance & Banking
Job Reference 31628
Salary 0.0
Scope and Purpose
•    Develop comprehensive and detailed audit program, based on the HO Chief Audit Officer methodology framework, to support the execution of audit tests and verifications
•    Conduct audit engagements, under instructions from the Head of the Internal Audit of the MEA Region and / or in collaboration with other Head Office Chief Audit Officer specialist functions, interacting autonomously with the audited structures
•    Prepare diligent and detailed audit work papers
•    Prepare, in a timely manner, the audit report that clearly presents the identified weaknesses and / or areas of improvement and that formulates effective recommendations for mitigation actions
•    Monitor the resolution of the identified weaknesses and the implementation of mitigation actions periodically
•    Follow the evolution of the business and operational activities and of the credit portfolio of the Branch, as well as the changes in the related internal (local and HO) and external regulations
•    Maintain solid working relationships with relevant Branch and Head Office counterparties and internal audit colleagues
•    Contribute to the annual and continuous risk assessment by identifying those with ideas of areas that need audit attention


Required Experience
•    Minimum of 5 / 7 years of commercial bank auditing experience, especially in auditing of Credit, Operations, Accounting and Treasury
•    Proficiency in global audit standards and techniques including current practices of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)


Required Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge
•    Ability to audit / cover multiple areas of the Branch commercial and operational activities, such as Business, Compliance, Risk, Treasury, Operations, Information technology and Accounting
•    Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills, strong capacity to think critically and utilize analytical skills to support findings and recommendations 
•    Strong interpersonal skills enabling efficient communication and collaboration with Senior Management, auditees and with colleagues of other audit functions of the Group
•    Experience in communication with the Regulator
•    Effective time management to meet deadlines and issue audit reports / regulatory reports
•    Proficient knowledge with Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
•    Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or Risk Management
•    CIA / CISA certificate highly desirable; MBA a plus
•    Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of credit analysis standards and techniques, non-performing loan management practices, asset classification and impairment / provisioning and related accounting treatment
•    Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
•    Experience in auditing the areas of AML / Sanctions, Operations, Treasury 
•    Broad knowledge of banking services, corporate governance and risk management best practices (incl. the Basel framework and ICAAP & Pillar 3 processes)