Senior Internal Auditor

Job Title: Senior Internal Auditor
Nationality: All
Closing Date: Until Filled
Job Reference: SIA-18
Department: Office of Internal Audit
Major / Specialization: Master's degree in accounting or finance
Job Location: Ajman Campus
Job Responsibilities:
  • Creates & develops audit programs in accordance with internal auditing standards.
  • Conduct internal audits of various department functions including operational and financial audits.
  • Review findings and recommendations with University faculty and administrators in a way that gains their acceptance of proposed changes.
  • Develop and make presentations to the University community concerning internal accounting controls and compliance.
  • Ensures audit conclusions are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstances, and risk.
  • Determine compliance with University and procedures, UAE laws and regulations and University contractual requirements.
  • Review documents, records, reports and procedures for accuracy and effectiveness.
  • Follow-up on findings and recommendations to ensure appropriate corrective actions are taken.
  • Work with the university community to assist in the implementation of policies, procedures and practices.
  • Work to improve operational, functional and technical systems.
  • Maintain current knowledge of new developments in the accounting and internal auditing fields as applicable to the University.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:
  • Master's degree in accounting or finance with 5 years of progressive auditing experience in university/college accounting or auditing environment.
  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) is prefferable.
Skills Required:
  • Ability to follow basic audit standards, procedures and techniques required to perform audits.
  • Ability to comprehend and interpret policies, procedures, laws, regulations, and guidelines.
  • Ability to interact in an effective and appropriate manner within the University community and the public.
  • Capability to effectively and confidently discuss audit issues with faculty and administrators, and develop business-focused recommendations to strengthen controls.
  • Knowledge of changes in labour laws.
  • Knowledge of financial recordkeeping procedures, laws, regulations, and standards.
  • Ability to establish, implement and evaluate short- and long-range audit plans.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly and multi-task.
  • Computer literacy skills sufficient to access and analyze data with the use of spreadsheets and to produce audit reports to a professional standard.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Kindly mention the position & job reference in the subject field when applying.