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Director Internal Audit (Financial Risk), Kuwait Based Job no Ex119
Location Kuwait
Kuwait Head Office

Based at Alshaya Group head office in Kuwait and reporting into the Senior Vice President Audit & Asset Protection, the Director Internal Audit (Financial Risk) will be responsible for developing the Annual Audit Plan for financial risks of the organisation, to identify priorities for the year and ensure its smooth delivery across all operating regions He/she will provide leadership, promoting and helping the organisation achieve good governance and address future challenges as well as act as a bridge with the business

The Role

To help the SVP in developing internal audit objectives, specifying the nature & extent of audit activities amongst various functions & regions of the company
To support the SVP in establishing departmental standards and to assess and evaluate major risks in the business and develop the Annual Audit Plan and the Strategic Audit Plan for financial risks of the company
To ensure that the Annual Audit Plans have contingency built in to contain costs through various audit examinations and they ensure that the companys assets are adequately protected
To develop new methodologies to improve audit process, making it easier to conduct audits and implement recommendations
To direct and review audit projects to ensure that the Annual Audit Plan for financial risks is delivered to the business by the financial risks audit team
To oversee and provide quality control to the financial risks audit team, to ensure that departmental standards are maintained at all times
To perform or lead complex and sensitive audit reviews or special reviews and investigations
To act as catalyst for change in the business by ensuring implementation of audit recommendations
To review and issue well drafted audit reports to communicate audit observations, their risk and impact and recommendations to resolve the deficiencies note to management
To build relationships with leaders across the organisation and understand issues and identify areas of improvement
To perform different consulting activities and act as a bridge with different parts of the business in order to achieve their respective business objectives and when required in meeting regulatory requirements
To manage, motivate and inspire the team by providing them the information and tools required to meet expectations at personal and corporate level

The Requirements

Must hold a Bachelors degree in Commerce or equivalent in addition to a professional
Chartered Accountant / CPA qualification
Additional professional Auditing qualifications (CIA, CISA or equivalent) or Certification in
Risk Management preferred
Minimum 15 years of relevant audit experience in public accounting or corporate accounting internal audit department, with at least 3 years in a leadership capacity
Significant exposure to Internal Audit best practices is a must

The Skills

High analytical skills and comfortable in managing complexity
A confident and effective communicator with very strong presentation skills and excellent command of English (verbal and written)
An influential, inspirational, proactive and trusted leader
A proven track record of delivering success through teamwork

About Us As a leading international franchise operator, with nearly 90 of the worlds most recognised brands in its portfolio, Alshaya Group brings great shopping, dining, leisure and hospitality experiences to millions of customers across the Middle East & North Africa, Russia, Turkey, Europe and beyond

Alshaya Group is a dynamic multinational business and family owned enterprise with a consistent record of growth and innovation For 35 years, Alshaya has been a pioneering force in brand franchising, using its exceptional knowledge and experience to expand at pace

Our portfolio of well-loved international brands includes Starbucks, H&M, Mothercare, Debenhams, American Eagle Outfitters, PF Changs, The Cheesecake Factory, The Body Shop, MAC, Victorias Secret, Boots, Pottery Barn, KidZania and, coming soon, Hampton by Hilton

From one retail franchise store opened in Kuwait in 1983, Alshaya Group has consistently grown and diversified and today offers customers an unparalleled choice of brands across multiple sectors; Fashion & Footwear, Health & Beauty, Food, Optics, Pharmacy, Home Furnishings, Leisure & Entertainment, and Hotels A diverse, skilled team of 53,000 people from 120 nationalities support more than 4,000 stores, cafes, restaurants and leisure destinations, a growing online business and a commitment to delivering great customer experiences

Advertised 08 Jan 2020 Arab Standard Time
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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Gems & Jewellery, Fashion/Modelling
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Chartered Accountant/CPA
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Jul 2020

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