French Speaking Internal Auditor

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Location : Dubai
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The Company

  • Robert Half is working exclusively with a company, which has a long and successful history in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa. They are looking to appoint a high-calibre person who will join the Finance team based in Dubai at its head office to perform internal audits and controls that will cover all offices worldwide. 50% travel will be required for this role.

The Role

  • My client is looking for an objective internal auditor to add value and improve our operations by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the effectiveness of risk management, control, and governance processes. The successful candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of accounting procedures and a sound judgement.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform and control the full audit cycle including risk management and control management over operations' effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations
  • Determine internal audit scope and develop annual plans
  • Obtain, analyse and evaluate accounting documentation, previous reports, data, flowcharts etc and activities include:
    • collating, checking and analysing spreadsheet data
    • examining company accounts and financial control systems
    • gauging levels of financial risk in the company
    • checking that financial reports and records are accurate and reliable
    • ensuring that assets are safeguarded
    • identifying if and where processes are not working as they should and advising on changes to be made
    • liaising with managerial staff and presenting findings and recommendations ensuring procedures, policies, legislation and regulations are correctly followed and complied with
    • undertaking reviews of wages
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect audit's results and document process
  • Act as an objective source of independent advice to ensure validity, legality and goal achievement
  • Identify loopholes and recommend risk aversion measures and cost savings
  • Maintain open communication with management
  • Document process and prepare audit findings memorandum
  • Conduct follow up audits to monitor management's interventions
  • Engage to continuous knowledge development regarding sector's rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards

Candidate Requirements

  • Applicants should be degree qualified, with at least 5 years of Audit and or Financial Management experience gained in an international environment. Previous experience should evidence that you are a sound thinker with first class communication skills, an ability to show how Audit and Control can add value to the organisation.
  • Proven working experience as Internal Auditor
  • Advanced computer skills on MS Office, accounting software and databases
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports
  • Proven knowledge of auditing standards and procedures, laws, rules and regulations
  • Candidates must be Fluent in both English and French language

Salary & Benefits

  • Dependent on experience
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