Vacancy Details

3245 - Assistant Manager - Internal Audit

Location: UAE - Dubai
Closing Date 28-Feb-2019
About the Role

Performance of Full Scope Audit & Special Review engagements & Independent Audits.

- Carry out audits as per the Approved IA Plan covering all areas related to the auditee and completion of the assignment within stipulated time-frame. This includes Full scope Audits, Special Reviews & Investigations, Limited Scope Reviews, Health & Safety Reviews etc.
- Examine and report on existing controls, systems & procedures to ensure that the corporate resources and assets are properly utilised and protected and report on all inadequate or inefficient operations.
- To verify and report ineffective internal controls, including accounting procedures and suggest alternate procedures for better efficiency and control.
- To review the existing systems to ascertain whether the desired results are obtained, and whether they are consistent with established objectives and policies
- Monitor whether corrective action is being taken by management on prior recommendations.
- To identify areas of cost control and cost effectiveness, by identifying: Unfavourable variance compared to budget or prior period benchmarks, unproductive expenses, and improper methods used and consequent loss.
- Summarize and discuss key observations and audit issues with related personnel and report to the line Manager/HOD.
- Verify all financial, accounting, operational and administrative aspects relating to GEMS Operations and other related entities.
- Complete audit working papers and prepare audit files which will be used to support audit reports findings.

Degree in Commerce or Business Administration followed by an International Audit qualification such as CIA, ACCA, CPA and CA.

Expected Experience, Knowledge and Skills
- 3-7 years of experience in Audit, preferably Internal Audit including some years in the Big 4Good communication in English, both verbal and written.
- Arabic language is an advantage
- A good team leader.
- Persuasive skills in terms of being able to present and gain acceptance of value added or cost effective audit recommendations.
- Good analytical, investigative, negotiation and problem solving skills.
- Audit Scepticism and people skills.
- Confident and ethical character.

About Your Benefits

We offer an excellent remuneration package including a competitive tax free salary, visa, tuition fee concession, medical insurance, annual airfare allowance, 30 days annual leave and end of service gratuity.

About GEMS

Trusted for over 55 years and now a third generation education family, GEMS Education began in a single school room in Dubai. Today, we have the privilege of educating over 190,000 students from over 176 countries through GEMS owned and managed schools globally; over 270,000 students access resources through our services division; and we will impact 20 million by 2020 students through the initiatives of our Charity partner Varkey Foundation.

About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV
Important Note : GEMS Education is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all of its students. Applicants will be required to submit a current police criminal clearance check or equivalent from their home country or current country of residence prior to appointment.