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Senior Manager – Investments Audit

Date: 13-Jan-2022

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Majid Al Futtaim

The Senior Manager, Investments Audit contributes to the success of the internal audit function. The role holder will be responsible for conducting efficient risk-based audits to evaluate the effectiveness of management’s risk and control framework with a particular focus on the financial investments, including Treasury. The role holder will also design and deliver an internal audit plan which adds value to the business while ensuring activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.  


The ideal candidate will be an internal auditor with a business-focused mindset who has worked in an international environment.  This role is based in Dubai.


Main responsibilities:


  • Build relationships with key stakeholders 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.
  • Develop a rolling internal audit plan based on a comprehensive assessment of risks, taking into considerations other assurance providers inputs and management’s views.
  • Update the internal audit plan based on changes to the risk profile and emerging risks.
  • Manage the execution and quality assurance of risk based internal audits covering a wide range of Financial risk areas, including but not limited to Market, Counterparty Credit, Liquidity risks.
  • Monitor the status of the implementation of high priority management action plans
  • Encourage and lead innovation and improvements to the internal audit department initiatives, advisory projects, and its processes
  • Review internal audit reports that communicate to thematic / systematic issues. Analyzing root causes where applicable and submit periodic progress reports to key stakeholders.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate policies and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Maintain an Internal Audit quality assurance and improvement program, to conform to international professional practices framework (IPPF) for streamlining Internal Audit activities and deliverables.


Qualifications/ Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited university
  • Professional qualifications in a discipline relevant to their audit focus area
  • Certified Internal Auditor preferred
  • CA, CPA, CISA and other qualifications preferred


  • 10+ years professional and progressive experience
  • At least 3 years in a leadership/ people manager role
  • Experience at a financial institution, investment or asset management


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Strong people and negotiation skills - capable to easily build relationships across all levels and beyond business boundaries is essential
  • Knowledge of principles and methods for managing individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects