Internal Audit Manager

Full Time

Transguard Group

Transguard Group was established in 2001 and has diversified significantly, now leading in the fields of Cash Services, Security Services, Manpower Services and Facilities Management. Transguard is the UAE’s most trusted business support and outsourcing provider and has a large, dynamic and culturally diverse workforce numbering in excess of 61,000 people.

Job Details:
We are currently recruiting for an Internal Audit Manager to join our Audit Team at Transguard Group, in our HQ located in Dubai Airport Free Zone (DAFZA).

Provide independent and objective assurance as well as consulting services, to help the organization achieve its objectives, improve governance, risk management and internal control processes and ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and best practices.

Schedule and conduct entrance meetings with management to describe audit objectives, coverage areas, timing, and protocols
Develop risk control matrix (RCM), work programs, testing procedures etc. based on the process review identifying risks and their related controls
Perform data analytics to identify unusual patterns for further review and inspection
Identify control weaknesses and recommend enhancements that will strengthen the internal controls of the company while gaining efficiencies. Promote best practices and system improvements
Assist the Head – IA in the preparation of the annual audit plan, using a risk-based methodology
Perform all assigned audit duties in a manner that reflects the highest professional standards and complies with the IIA standards, Code of Ethics and Companies policies and procedures
Ensure that all internal audit engagements are executed, delivered, and reported in accordance with the IA Methodology, Manual and Quality standards for internal audit work

Draft Audit Reports and ensure audit findings, root-cause / impact analysis and recommendations are clearly presented and agreed with the auditee and agreed while maintaining a collaborative and productive working relationship. Ensure completeness and accuracy of documentation to support all audit findings
Identify the cost-effective improvements in the areas audited as well as other opportunities for improvement in business efficiency and resource utilization
Periodically follow up and provide updates on the status of IA observations to the Head – IA
Evaluate the adequacy of the corrective actions taken by management on audit recommendations/ improvement options
Perform special projects and investigations as required by the Management / Board
Assist Head – IA in drafting presentations as well as progress updates to the Board / Management on IA activities

Knowledge – Experience
8 – 10 years of relevant audit, consulting, or industry experience
Big 4 background (preferential)
Knowledge – Education
Bachelor’s degree in Finance & Accounting and/or professional qualifications (CA/CPA/ACCA) with relevant professional certifications (i.e., CIA, CFE, CISA etc.) will be beneficial
Knowledge – General
Knowledge of auditing ERP environment
SAP/Oracle ERP

Technical skills
MS Office Suite
Strong understanding of auditing standards, principles, and practices
Knowledge of risk management and internal control framework
Financial, Operational, Support Functions and IT Audits
Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
Proficient in audit management software and data analytic tools
Effective communication and interpersonal skills to interact with stakeholders at all levels
Critical and analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities to identify root-cause and develop practical recommendations
Attention to detail and ability to work on complex information
Flexibility and adaptability to work in a dynamic environment
Business Acumen