Senior Audit Manager

Majid Al Futtaim Group
AED 400,000 - 600,000
Job description

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.

Role Purpose:

Review and evaluate the organization's internal controls, processes, policies and mechanisms relating to IT, Digital and Data Analytics to ensure that they are adequate, effective and in compliance with Company Policies and Procedures. The resource is expected to support Director IA in establishing a world class audit function at MAF Entertainment that performs audits consistent with IIA Standards and Audit Charter and that are closely aligned with group strategy and objectives.

Role Details – Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

The primary responsibility of this role is to execute and/or manage Digital/IT/Technology audits and integrated IT audits, along with managing the data analytics for operational or compliance audits. As needed, the role will also be required to support operational audits as per the audit plan.

Develop & Complete the Annual Audit Plan, assigned by Director IA, using a risk-based methodology, that considers significant risks or controls that have been identified by Management personnel.

Manage and/or carry out Internal audits, special requests, consulting engagements and management requests and review the work performed to ensure the adequacy of audit scope, testing performed, and the accuracy of conclusions reached.

Review the audit programs to ensure the appropriate testing mechanisms

Review and manage the work of the audit staff (where applicable) in identification, development, and documentation of audit issues and recommendations for improvement

Maintain audit standards, working papers and overall, a highly professional approach.

Communicate the results, findings, and recommendations of audit projects through written reports and face-to-face presentations on a timely basis to the Senior Management.

Facilitate Director IA in maintaining a professional audit team with sufficient knowledge, skills experience, and professional certifications to meet the requirements set forth in the Audit Charter and Manual.

Comply with the department quality assurance program by which the IA assures the effectiveness and efficiency of IA operations and compliance to IIA Standards and the Audit Charter.

Primarily responsible for developing, establishing, and imbedding data analytics, data mining, advance measurement, and other analytical techniques within the Internal Audit Function.

To prepare the relevant reports for the management.

Assist Director IA in preparing Audit Committee presentation and other MIS reports.

Assist Director IA in developing and maintaining a highly engaged and professional audit team consistent with Department Structure.

Assist the team with ad-hoc projects or management requests that arise, either in Technology, Compliance or Operational areas

Ensure cost effective operation of the Internal Audit function by driving excellence and effectiveness of the IA Function.

Developing & Completion of Audit Plan

Quality and timeliness of Audit Reports

Adding Value to Organization

Enhancing the Internal Audit Activities & Developing the audit team

Other Context (if applicable):

Share Knowledge with team members, work together for high professional standard and quality service.

To ensure smooth information flow between internal team, functions and Business Units.

Support the department in working towards improving overall service level by continuously identifying areas of improvement and innovation.

Maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Maintain all the official documents (Contracts, SLA, Agreements, etc.) in the most confidential way and make it available to HODs, as and when required.

Maintain confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information in line with MAF Entertainment information security policies and procedures to protect information from any disclosure or misuse.

Ensure compliance with the IIA standards, Code of Ethics and Companies policies and procedures.

Perform periodic appraisals for assigned resources. Recommend employee development and succession measures to Director IA for all IA staff.

Develop and maintain strong rapport with key operating and corporate associates and ensure audit process is communicated clearly to relevant Management at various stages during the project and if required through separate presentations etc.

Develop and establish quality assurance program of the Internal Audit Function.

Travel to key business locations as and when required.

As per Majid Al Futtaim Competency Framework.

Personal Characteristics and Required Background:

12 years’ audit experience with a minimum of 5 years in managing the technology and digital audit processes and the team.

Experience in planning and executing technology and digital audits

Knowledge of Digital program delivery framework and methods

Knowledge of Technology service delivery and platforms including cloud infrastructure, data analytics

Knowledge and experience of implementing, and managing audit management software e.g., TeamMate

Broader knowledge of systems landscape in Entertainment, Cinema and Lifestyle businesses

Minimum Qualifications/education

Bachelor-level academic qualifications (i.e. Business Administration, Finance, IT, etc.) and/or professional qualifications (CA/CPA/ACCA) with relevant professional certifications (i.e. CIA, CFE, CISA, CGEIT, IA-QA, etc.) will be beneficial.

Relevant IT / Digital Audit certifications (i.e. CISA) are highly preferred.

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