Audit Manager Job at Majid Al Futtaim UAE
Location: AE
Company: Majid Al Futtaim

Majid Al Futtaim invites you to join us in our quest to create great moments for everyone, everyday! We are the leading shopping mall, residential communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, serving over 560 million visitors a year. For the past two decades, we have shaped the consumer landscape across the region, transforming the way people shop, live and play, while maintaining a strong sustainability track record and the largest mall in the world to attain LEED Gold EBOM Certification. We have over 40,000 team members in 15 international markets representing over 100 nationalities – all keeping the customer at the heart of everything we do. If you enjoy being BOLD, PASSIONATE and TOGETHER, then Majid Al Futtaim is the destination for you.

The Manager, Internal Audit is responsible for developing and ensuring the implementation of the internal audit plan to assess, report on, and provide recommendations on enhancing MAF’s performance. The role holder is also responsible for assisting the Internal Audit function to achieve department objectives by improving internal policies and procedures. The Internal Audit Manager is accountable for managing one or more internal audit project(s) or a portfolio in a risk area.

Role Details – Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Internal Audit Management
Provide Input for the internal audit strategic plan
Develop a rolling internal audit plan for risk focus area based on a comprehensive assessment of risks, relying where possible on management’s assessment
Updating the internal audit plan based on changes to the risk profile and emerging risks
Build relationships with respective country management/functional leads to stay at the forefront of changes to the business and to promote the value of internal audit
Maintain a high level of strategic foresight by identifying audit client and business needs and recommending internal audit plan changes accordingly
Manage the execution and quality assurance relating to the audit portfolio and/or risk focus area
Encourage and lead innovation and improvements to the internal audit department initiatives, advisory projects, and its processes
Submit and support the development of periodic progress reports to internal stakeholders as per the set timeframe
Ensure adequate communication and coordination with applicable 2nd line functions and other assurance providers
Facilitate workshops with management to identify appropriate solutions for recurring or thematic audit issues and communicate key metrics relating to audit portfolio and/or risk focus area
Monitor and manage the work of any external service providers assigned to the audit portfolio

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Internal Audit Delivery
Ensure that the internal audit team schedules audit engagements, addresses any client concerns, and manage the team to ensure that work is conducted in accordance with methodology and budgets
Socialize and discuss audit objectives, risks and scope with the audit client and take into considerations any issues or risks out of tolerance that the audit client has already identified
Review results of data analysis and major deliverable resulting from the audit process (e.g. flowchart/narrative, risk and control matrix, audit program, observation log and internal audit report
Conduct preliminary discussion of observation with audit clients to discuss audit objectives, risks and scope, and agree on appropriate action plans
Circulate potential lessons learned or Heads Up to share with audit clients

Monitoring Progress
Monitor and manage the follow up of status of outstanding management action plans

Policies and Procedures
Ensure compliance with corporate policies and departmental policies and procedures
Comply with the Institute of Internal Auditor’s Code of Ethics

Human Capital Responsibilities
Assist in implementation of the performance management process by setting objectives, monitoring performance, and provide constructive feedback and provide inputs to senior management
Develop and implement on the job-training for the team
Provide inputs for the development of annual manpower plan
Authorize expenses and travel in line with delegated authority.

Definition of Success
Operations: Completion of audit projects within budget and quality standard
Operations: Maximized usage of data analytics during internal audit projects
Operations: # of improvement suggestions regarding the department or audit process
Personal Characteristics and Required Background:

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Minimum Qualifications/education
Bachelor Degree in a relevant field from an accredited university
Professional qualifications in a discipline relevant to their audit focus area (operational, technology, food safety, analytics, supply chain, merchandising, etc.) such as CPA, CIA, ACCA etc.

Minimum experience
10+ years professional experience in a relevant discipline
3+ years in relevant industry such as Cinemas, Retail etc. preferred

A strong focus on quality and on meeting objectives
Ability to conduct multiple projects
Strong analytical and research skills
Ability to work independently and within a team environment Project management

Work Level
Experienced, Manager / Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
Majid al Futtaim
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United Arab Emirates

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