Group Manager – Business Audit

Full Time

DP World

Trade is the lifeblood of the global economy, creating opportunities and improving the quality of life for people around the world. DP World exists to make the world’s trade flow better, changing what’s possible for the customers and communities we serve globally. With a dedicated, diverse and professional team of more than 103,000 employees spanning 75 countries on six continents, DP World is pushing trade further and faster towards a seamless supply chain that’s fit for the future.

Job Role:
Apply proficient risk and control knowledge to all scenarios encountered and identify all significant potential issues by analyzing operations, reviewing compliance, recommending controls and auditing safeguards.
Deliver high quality internal audit engagements from start to finish (preplanning to wrap up) at any and all locations across the DP World Group.

Lead, participate in and contribute to other diverse internal projects which enhance GIA’s critical success factors including, but not limited to: lean auditing, data analytics for continuous auditing, continuous improvement etc.

Communicate audit findings and draft audit reports to business management and to our Audit Committee that inspire constructive change through the recommendations.

Job Key Accountabilities:
Encourage the understanding and implementation of Group Policies at sites visited
Continually strive to draft and develop high-quality Audit Work programmes for effective and comprehensive audits
Keep abreast of changes in legal and regulatory environment which may impact our audit work and advise GIA management if Audit Work Programmers require revision or update
Present audit conclusions to business unit management as necessary; this may be in a Boardroom through PowerPoint presentations or remotely via available technology
Research and identify examples of best practices in and outside the group and flag these to the GIA team for sharing across borders
Where required supervise more junior team members during audits or other field projects and provide on the job training as required
Actively participate in GIA ‘Beyond the Audit’ (e.g. COE, FIA, GAP etc.) projects which is aligned with GIAs transformation programmer
Maintain effective working relationships with auditees and other internal stakeholders always maintaining and enhancing the GIA brand
Perform and assist on other related duties e.g. Fraud investigations, special projects as required
The above outlined responsibilities are not exhaustive, and you may be required to carry out other tasks that are appropriate to your role in addition to these.
Work within a team setting or independently on audits of Head Office, Divisional Office, Regional Office and individual Business Units across the DP World Group with a core focus on financial & operational processes and controls
Supervise and/or execute audits (in line with GIA’s audit procedures) from start to finish, where directed by the GIA Portfolio Heads or the Chief Internal Auditor (“CIA”), delivering high impact audit reviews addressing DP World’s highest risks
Produce high quality audit findings and recommendations (and reports) to ensure any potential concerns are addressed in an effective and timely manner; and ultimately reported to the DP World Audit Committee

Qualifications, Experience and Skills
Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance-related fields
Certified Public Accountant qualification or equivalent i.e. ACA/MBA/CIMA/ACCA

You might also have:
Other industry specific certifications (e.g. CILT)
CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) designation
CFE (Certified Fraud Examiner) designation

You can demonstrate (with examples) that you:
Are well versed in Risk Management best practices
Successfully juggle multiple projects at the same time; you deliver quality results by deadlines and are comfortable working with all sorts of styles of team members
Are experienced in using data analytics in your audit work and understand the challenges and benefits these tools can provide (E.g. PowerBI).
Are fully aware of all the IIA IPPF standards
Are extremely proficient and knowledgeable in applying internal control concepts, including COSO on a variety of audit projects
Can identify technical accounting issues in Financial Reporting under IFRS

You might also have:
Experience and interest in auditing non-traditional audit topics (e.g. Sustainability, Change Management, Business Integration etc.)
Big 4 or Multinational Internal Audit experience
Experience in the transportation industry (i.e. marine terminals, logistics, shipping lines, digital logistics platforms etc.)

Exceptional critical thinking skills – You can identify gaps in logic and underlying causes of issues; You think on your feet. You like learning new things, and you can learn quickly.
Strong collaborator – You can work independently because you self-manage, with limited direction and guidance, but you also enjoy collaborating across dynamic and multi-cultural teams and are personable, helpful and incredibly organized
Results oriented – You are proactive in handling competing priorities and meet your deadlines and commitments; you always demonstrate a “can do” positive attitude
Confidentiality – You consider and protect the confidentiality of company data at ALL times
IT skills – You are highly proficient in the full Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
Flexibility to travel – You are ready to travel between 30 – 50% of the time across the globe to our operations to perform audits on site
Strong communication skills – You are an exceptional listener. You communicate clearly. You write exceptionally well, and you speak eloquently. You can explain just about anything to anyone. You’re comfortable on the phone or to groups of people – at any level. You are incredibly tactful when delivering the facts.
Problem solving – You enjoy solving problems. Getting to the root cause. You love taking on difficult challenges and finding creative, innovative solutions. You don’t get flustered easily. If you don’t know the answer, you’ll dig until you find it.
Detail oriented – You pay strong attention to the details as it is one of your core qualities. As far as you are concerned, anything worth doing is worth doing right, every single time. You stay focused and nothing falls through the cracks on your watch.