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Internal Auditor, Assistant Finance Manager

Job ID:
R-53426
Category:
Finance
Location:
Dubai, Dubai
Date posted:
01/22/2023

Job Title:  Internal Auditor, Assistant Finance Manager

Location: UAE   

Reports to: Experience in Market Director MET & Africa

Background

Internal Audit’s mission is to provide high quality, insightful and timely reassurance to the leadership of Unilever on the risks that could impact Unilever’s vision to be the leader in sustainable business.

Audits help the organization achieve its objectives by promoting accountability and better decision-making. They provide reasonable assurance that resources are safeguarded, operations are cost-effectively managed, internal policies and procedures and external regulations are complied with, financial and operational information are reliable, and operational objectives are accomplished.   

In a team environment, the Internal Auditor supports the Senior Management in achieving the organization's objectives. This person works within the team in identifying risks that hinder achievement of organization's objectives; assessing the adequacy of internal control system to reduce identified risks; and recommending appropriate internal control system to efficiently reduce associated risks. 

Main Purpose of the Job

This person is responsible for assigned work (audits, financial management reviews or special projects), performing fieldwork and reporting results of fieldwork.  As an auditor, this person is responsible for evaluating internal control system, recommending improvements to internal control system, and investigating the impact of fraud. 

EXPECTED WORK AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Key Responsibilities

Control Operations Team member & Internal Auditor:

To evaluate the adequacy of internal control system and perform tests to verify existence and/or effectiveness of internal control system

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, prepare, and report the key risk indicators for the business and entity

  • Contribute to the design and development of robust, progressive compliance, risk management and fraud prevention initiatives

  • Assist and develop rigorous standards around all areas of risk management, which will include training, continuous assessment, testing and performance reporting to the business executive and risk committee

  • Follow up and track actions arising from risk monitoring and risk assessments

  • Support Corporate Audit, SOX Audit (FCA), Statutory audit and track follow up actions

  • Deliver adhoc risk assessments (e.g., significant process change, projects) and regular risk controls monitoring

  • Internal audits for compliance testing at business request

  • Perform diagnostic analyses of significant operating risk & Controls

  • Re-assurance of business unit’s compliance to Global Financial Control Framework Controls

  • Participate to Control Health Indicators (CHI) meetings actively and provide expertise & support when needed by controllers.

  • Drive compliance in Access Controls, acting as Access Risk Managers for specified geography

  • Meet Regional Milestones for delivering FCA assignment

  • Implement SOA & Process design for new business apps at business request

  • Support Business Integrity Officer (BIO) for Business Integrity cases

  • Support Controller to maintain an updated Business Risk matrix

  • Carry out Information Protection Network (IPN) activities to increase the awareness about IT and System security.

  • Perform duties of BISO (Business Information Security Officer) for the geography.

  • Support Value Protection Agenda of the business unit

  • Training and creating awareness of Control frameworks in business & finance teams to improve controls environment in the business unit

Knowledge:

  • Risk Management & Internal Control knowledge

  • Business Process design and management

  • Process and Change Management

  • IT & System Operation knowledge

  • Diagnostic and Analytical skills

  • Good presentation skills

  • Building internal and external network

  • People management

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in Turkish and English

  • Good knowledge in SAP and other business tools

  • Power BI, experience in Big data (Added advantage)

Environment:

External:

The role requires interaction with Global Policy Owners, Corporate Risk team and the nature of this contact is exchange of information, advice and partly decision making.

Also, the role interacts with Corporate and External auditors and the nature of this contact is exchange of information.

Internal:

The role interacts with all functional Heads for Audit/Compliance and SAP support purposes, and the nature of this contact is exchange of information and influencing.

Key Skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.

  • High personal work standards.

  • Good presentation skills.

  • Sound knowledge of internal control system and risk management.

  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint).

  • Good SAP user knowledge

  • Familiar with SAP Configuration controls

Relevant Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business-related field.

  • 2–3-year work experience in business-related field (e.g. audit, accounting, financial analysis, information systems).

  • Must be able to work independently.

  • Big 4 experience is an asset

Leadership Behaviours & competencies

  • Business acumen

  • Passion for high performance

  • Agility

  • Consumer love

  • Personal mastery

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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