Job Details
Posting Date
18/08/2016 Expiry Date 18/09/2016 Job Reference Number: 701-2016-08-18T12:15:46
Internal Auditor
Category Non Faculty Vacancies
College Departments
Department Compliance Office
Job Purpose

The purpose of this role is to help evaluates and improves the effectiveness of internal controls, governess process and risk management within University of Sharjah. Assists in effective audit execution and provides independent examinations, consultancy, investigations, evaluations and recommendations on areas and activities reviewed. Furthermore it works in partnership with management and adds value to the University through advices, guidance and recommendations

Main accountabilities & expectations
  • Develop University-wide internal audit plans and programs
  • Ensure consistent application of University By-Laws,  financial and accounting policies and practices.
  • Reviewing the reliability and integrity of the financial, operating and other management information systems and means used to identify measure, classify and report such information.
  • Reviewing the means of safeguarding assets and as appropriate verifying the existence of such assets.
  • Co-ordinate with External auditors as appropriate from time to time..
  • Carry out investigative audits as suggested by the Senior Management or by the Chancellor / Board of Trustees, in order to determine the facts and causes of suspected irregularities.
  • Ensure the improvement of the existing policies, practices and procedures are developed in order to improve the controls and to safeguard the assets of company.
  • Follow-up the status of audit reports and recommendations and submit follow-up Report to the Chancellor/Board of Trustees as appropriate.
  • Design and schedule the Department's annual audit plans and implement them after approval from Board of Trustees
  • Prepare the Department's annual plans and operating budgets and, once approved, control expenditure and staffing against these plans and budgets.
  • Fully responsible for co-source / outsource of audit assignments.
  • Any additional related tasks that may be  assigned from time to time.

Job Specific Accountabilities Not Applicable for now
Required Skills Not Applicable for now
Preferred Qualification & Experience
  • Accounting graduate with CA, CPA or CIA. 
  • At least five years' experience in Internal Audit and Accounting with exposure to Higher  Education
  • Preference shall be given to EMIRATI nationals and candidates with Arabic language skill

Job Location University of Sharjah (Main)

  • Working knowledge of ERP systems i.e. Banner, Blackboard, Oracle
  • Preference shall be given to EMIRATI nationals
  • Excellent MS skills specifically excel and power point
  • Strong analytical skills and process mindset
Job Criteria
Gender Male or Female
Qualification Bachelor's degree/higher diploma
Relevant Experience 3 or more
Living In UAE Yes
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