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Internal Auditor (UAE Nationals only)

Date: Feb 27, 2023

Location: Administrative Job

Company: Ajman University


The Internal Auditor is responsible for performing independent internal audits on AU departments under the direction of the Senior Audit Manager. In consistent with standards established by the Institution of the Internal Auditors, the Internal Auditor reviews and analyzes transactions, accounts, documents, records, handle special assignment and reports for internal controls evaluation, prepares working papers and drafts /discuss the audit findings, In addition to the timely execution of scheduled audit programs.

Minimum acceptable qualification is Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent. With a 2-4 years’ experience in internal auditing and/or accounting.

In line with the responsibilities outlined under the Internal Audit Office objective to provide assurance over AU’s business processes in compliance to regulatory laws and regulations, as well as AU policies and procedures, through the evaluation and analysis of AU’s adequacy of internal controls.


· Contribute to the formulation of the internal audit plan (including risk assessment) and projects by determining internal audit scope or review in conjunction with the Senior Audit Manager.

· Execute audit fieldwork – in line with established auditing guidelines – of financial, operational and compliance audits, consistent with regulatory laws and regulations as well as AU policies and procedures.

· Obtain and analyze required information through examination of financial and operational documents, reports, data and records.

· Review and evaluate the system of internal controls and determine adequacy and effectiveness and, where appropriate, draft potential recommendations for improvement.

· Determine adherence and compliance with policies and procedures.

· Prepare working papers that document work performed and audit findings.

· Draft comprehensive internal audit reports and communicate the results of work performed for review by the Senior Audit Manager.

· Finalize the internal audit reports based on discussions and recommendations from the audit team.

· Participate in special assignment audits and investigations.

· Provide assistance to senior auditors as assigned in effectively performing daily operations.


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or equivalent, with minimum 2-4 years working experience. A certified CIA or CPA (or actively working towards earning a designation) is preferred.


· Demonstrates/Proven knowledge of Auditing principles, concepts, practices and methods of accounting, auditing, business administration and operation, Internal controls and risk management, etc.

· Have effective critical-thinking and decision-making skills to be able to make sound independent judgments and decisions.

· High attention to details and ability to analyze records, reports, history and other data with effective analytical, statistical and problem-solving skills.

· Ability to be equitable, confidential and consistent in complex situations.

· Ability to deal with highly sensitive and/or confidential information and issues with a high-level work ethics and integrity.

· Demonstrates effective human relations, negotiation and communications skills.

· Ability to manage large data and compile clear and effective audit results and findings.

· Excellent written & spoken command of both English and Arabic languages.

· System knowledge and familiarity including proficiency in using computer, Microsoft Office package and other system applications.


· Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

· No or very limited physical effort required.

· No or very limited exposure to physical risk.

· Occasional working on the weekends required.

· Occasional Travelling is required to attend conferences and training sessions.

· No or very limited emergency staff designation.

Reports to:

In addition to scheduled audit programs, the Internal Auditor reports to the Senior Audit Manager on daily tasks and other assignments, as well as audit findings and comments.

Working relationships & Subordinates:

The Internal Auditor works closely with other departments such as Human Resources, Finance, Procurement and others to assess their transactions and operations while keeping the auditor’s independency.