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Date: Mar 23, 2024

Location: Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: Abu Dhabi Accountability Authority

Job Objective

Carry out audit procedures in various audit assignments by examining records, reports, operating practices, and documentation and assist in preparation of reports to ensure compliance with established internal control procedures.





Key Responsibilities/Duties

  1. Strategy and Planning
  • Implementation of all Audit Sector related policies, procedures, processes and controls to ensure consistency in application across ADAA and all relevant procedural/legislative requirements are fulfilled while delivering quality and cost-effective service.
  • Gather and update Subject Entity data required as input for Understanding the Entity’s Business. 
  • Complete specific tasks and procedures in respect of engagement planning e.g. testing controls, walk through system processes to confirm engagement team understanding, perform data analysis and provide input to the engagement planning analytical review procedures.
  • Acquaintance and adherence to Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) in order to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  1. Operations (with sub-headings)
  • Provide first level support to other team members during any audit engagement to ensure on time and quality execution of the assigned audit engagement.
  • Works as an audit team member to execute assigned audit procedures as designed.
  • Identify deficiencies in the processes and control activities under review and provide recommendation to resolve the issues.
  • Audit, examine verify and reconcile subject entity financial statements to ensure accuracy and authenticity of information.
  • Document audit and financial information for easy accessibility of information.
  • Perform and complete relevant data analytical procedures as required by the audit program and requested by senior team member to identify major variances.
  • Perform examination procedures to verify work of the subject entity’s internal and external auditor in accordance with ADAA regulations.
  • Assist in executing the audit test designed and support project managers in the execution, identify where processes gaps.
  • Assist in the preparation of audit work papers and documentation for checking and approval by the project engagement manager executive.
  • Assist in the preparation of the audit, professional, technical reports under supervision  and ensure completeness and accuracy of information .
  • Participate in the discussion of audit findings with engagement executive in order to understand the possible process implications to ensure findings are in sync with ADAA requirements Document audit and financial information for easy accessibility of information.
  • Prepare and study background contextual documentation and notes prior to conducting audits of defined operational areas to achieve an in-depth understanding of work processes.
  • Follow up with the project manager engagement executive in order to have maximum adherence to the audit recommendations to reduce operation risk exposure.
  • Develop and analyze financial data ensuring its integrity stands up to scrutiny.
  1. Talent Management and Development
  • Ensure completion of required trainings and certification programs in order to keep current with job requirements and ensure continuous performance improvements.
  • Obtain timely performance review assessments from project manager on assignments after its completion which will serve as an input to his midyear and annual performance review.
  • Adhere to job training and conduct knowledge sharing to facilitate achievement of team objectives and completion of tasks in an efficient manner which is consistent with operating procedures and policy.
  • Elevate the organization’s values and ethics in all activities within the team to support the establishment of a value drive culture within the organization.
  • Keep current with updated information relevant to the role to ensure standard performance level is achieved.
  • Maintain regular contacts with the relevant staff from other departments of ADAA to ensure consistency and coordination.
  • Contribute to knowledge dissemination/sharing in a way that assists with building internal capabilities of employees where applicable and maximize their effective performance.
  1. Corporate
  • Ensures adherence and compliance with all ADAA Corporate Policies, Procedures and Guidelines (HR, IT, Procurement, Finance, Health and Safety etc.), and applicable job related guidance such as Methodologies and Procedures.
  • Follow all relevant departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures, and instructions so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.
  • Demonstrate compliance to organization’s values and ethics at all times to support the establishment of a value drive culture within the organization.
  • Participate in identifying opportunities for continuous improvement and sustainability of systems, processes and practices considering global standards, productivity improvement and cost reduction.
  • Assist in the preparation of timely and accurate statements and reports to meet department requirements, policies, and quality standards.
  • Maintains, at all times, the confidentiality of any information obtained in the discharge of the duties of the post.
  • Understand and strictly adhere to all the clauses of ADAA’s Code of Business Conduct.
  • Co-operate in the implementation of the relevant health and safety legislation, policies and procedures, in the performance of the duties.





Academic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certificate in International Public Sector Accounting Standards - CERT IPSAS
  • Certificate in International Financial Reporting (CERTIFR)

Professional Experience

  • 0-3 years of relevant experience in a top Audit/Assurance Firm or in a combination of both blue-chip corporate businesses and top Audit/Assurance Firms is an advantage.
  • Exposure to Management systems, processes and controls.

Language Proficiency

Proficient in English and Arabic

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