Associate Consultant (Arabic speaking) – Business Risk Services (Internal Audit) Jobs in Dubai at Grant Thornton – UAE

Title: Associate Consultant (Arabic speaking) – Business Risk Services (Internal Audit)

Company: Grant Thornton – UAE

Location: Dubai

Position Summary:

Helping clients of all shapes and sizes, in Business Risk Services we support businesses by providing the necessary advice to help them manage and improve their business performance. You’ll provide organisations of many different sizes with the advice and solutions they need to navigate complex risks and challenges. You’ll help them achieve their business goals and enable them to grow sustainably.

What we’re looking for:

The Associate Consultant plays a key role within the Business Risk Services department within Grant Thornton. The role will enable you to take ownership of client relationships and really engage in a consultative way; providing the advice necessary to help clients manage risk and improve their business performance.

What you’ll be doing:

Prepare draft terms of reference/audit planning document prior to meeting the client ensuring any revisions are processed.

Prepare business proposals and ensure timely submission to the line manager.

Prepare fieldwork as applicable to review.

Produce close-out documentation and contributes to close-out meetings with the client

Responsible for building and maintaining good working relationships with all clients and colleagues

Delivery of internal audit service including devising strategic and annual internal audit plans on a risk-based approach.

Field management responsibilities including completing file reviews and preparing reports for review by assistant manager and engagement manager.

Planning and supervision of audits assigned to junior colleagues, including leading planning and exit meetings.

Reporting to Audit Committees on progress and key performance indicators against plan.

Preparing reports and presentations for assigned projects.

Formulate recommendations and solutions with attention to a client’s wishes, capabilities and limitations forming concise reports.

Assist the client in implementing the plan and resolve any occasional discrepancies.

Assist in Financial Management including billing and income collection, compilation of profitability budgets and management of financial review process to achieve target internal profit measures.

Executing internal audit assignments independently to the required scope in compliance with risk based internal audit methodology including: Treasury Management, General Ledger, Payroll, Capital Budgeting and Monitoring, Human Resources, Corporate Governance and Project, clinical governance, risk management arrangements and Change Management.

Education, experience and qualifications:

Broad experience of internal audit and risk management across different industries and sector

Experienced in the use of data analytics, with a track record of successful use of the tool

Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work to tight deadlines, self-motivated and detail – focused

Ideally with experience of both practice and industry, including delivering internal audit services to a portfolio of clients/ stakeholders

Experience of both financial and operational audits

Experience of supervising small teams on assignment

Currently hold or pursuing a relevant professional qualification (CIA or equivalent)

Experience of using Microsoft packages, internet, email

Experience of internal and auditing and risk management

Experience of preparing and delivering presentations

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