AF25593 - Operational & Financial Auditor | Group Internal Audit

Department: Al Futtaim Group Audit
Country: United Arab Emirates
Location: Dubai | UAE
Closing Date: 16-May-2017

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim is one of the most progressive regional business houses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Al-Futtaim employs in excess of 44,000 people, operates through more than 200 companies and represents more than 225 international brands across industries as diverse as retail and wholesale trading, distribution, real estate development, leisure and hospitality, insurance and financial services. The group has significantly expanded its business operations in recent years through a strategic acquisition plan and has entered a number of new territories, increasing its footprint beyond the GCC and Greater Middle East to encompass Africa, South East and North Asia, Australasia, East Africa and Europe.

Entrepreneurship and rigorous customer focus has enabled Al-Futtaim to grow its business by responding to the changing needs of the customers and societies in which it operates. Al-Futtaim is committed to offering customers an unrivalled choice of the world’s best brands with exceptional standards of customer service and after sales support.

Structured into four operational divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate and retail, Al-Futtaim maintains a decentralised approach, giving individual businesses flexibility and versatility to maintain a competitive stance. This benefits employees, providing a clearly defined work culture where individuals are empowered with authority and responsibility for their work.

The success of Al-Futtaim is attributed to proactively managing change whilst upholding the values of integrity, service and social responsibility. The majority of businesses, built on a portfolio of world leading brands, dominate their sector.


Al-Futtaim Group Divisions include Al-Futtaim Travel, GMASCO, and shared services for IT, Finance and HR. Audit, Legal, Treasury and Investment Management are also managed at a Group level.

Group Audit

Group Audit is based in Al-Futtaim's head office in Dubai Festival City.

About the Position:

As part of the audit team the main purpose of this role will be to perform operational and financial audits in accordance with the annual audit plan. This will be to evaluate the existence, adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, compliance with company policy and operating procedures, controls on safeguarding the assets, economical and efficient use of resources, reliability and integrity of information, and accomplishment of established business objectives

You will assist the Audit Manager in the development of annual audit plans and programmes with each assignment. This will be documented with risks, controls and tests to be performed. You will conduct an internal audit assignment for evaluation of adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal control and quality of performance. You will also prepare professional audit reports which should clearly communicate findings, analysis, appraisals, recommendations and information concerning the activities audited. you will assist in the preparation of monthly summary reports to be present if the vice-chairman. 

About You:

To be eligible for this role candidates must have a Finance degree along with a chartered accountancy qualification, with experience in one of the big four companies and it is essential to have experience within an internal audit department of a large, complex company. 

Candidates must also have working knowledge and exposure to an ERP software system, such as SAP or Oracle. You must be well versed with data analytics and spreadsheets

Note: you will be required to attach the following: 1. Resume/CV
2. Passport-size photograph
Al-Futtaim offers highly engaging and supportive work environments in a culture that values, recognises and rewards quality performance.