Internal Auditor Canadian University Dubai

  • Full time
  • Dubai, UAE
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • 15000-25000 AED / Month

Canadian University Dubai

The Internal Auditor at Canadian University Dubai will conduct operational, financial, and compliance audits of the Canadian University system. Assignments vary in complexity and include review of organizational and functional activities; evaluation of adequacy and effectiveness of management controls over those activities; and determining whether organizational units in the university are performing those activities in compliance with management instructions, applicable directives and regulations statements of policy and procedures, in a manner consistent with both university objectives and high standards of administrative practice.

Responsibilities of Internal Auditor

  • Risk Assessment: Conduct risk assessments to identify potential risks and vulnerabilities within the university's operations.
  • Audit Planning: Determine internal audit scope, develop comprehensive audit plans to ensure that audit objectives are achieved efficiently and effectively.
  • Audit Execution: Conduct audits of various university departments, including financial, ops, and compliance areas. Determines the level of compliance with university policies and procedures, UAE federal laws and government regulations.
  • Audit Documentation: Prepare detailed audit reports summarizing audit findings, recommendations, and corrective actions.
  • Communication: Communicate audit findings and recommendations to the internal audit committee, university management, and other stakeholders.
  • Continuous Improvement: Conduct follow up audits, identify opportunities for improvement and provide recommendations for enhancing internal controls and governance processes.
  • Compliance: Monitor compliance with university policies, procedures, and regulations, providing guidance on potential corrective actions.
  • Data Analysis: Analyze complex data sets to identify trends, patterns, and potential areas of risk.
  • Training and Support: Provide training and guidance to university staff on internal controls and best practices.
  • Co ordination: Collaborate with external auditors, external auditors, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure effective audit processes.
  • Maintains confidentiality and exhibits appropriate judgement when determining when information requires such confidentiality.

Job Requirements of Internal Auditor

  • in Accounting, Business or Finance from an accredited university.
  • to 10 years of experience with audit and of which 5 years should be in a senior leadership role preferably in higher education.
  • Qualification (CA, CPA, CISA or CIA).

Skills & Knowledge Desired

  • Advanced level of knowledge of auditing concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and diplomacy.
  • Ability to establish, implement and evaluate short and long range audit plans.
  • Knowledge of financial/business analysis techniques.
  • Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
  • Skill in examining and  engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Skill in budget preparation and fiscal management.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to persuade and influence others.
  • Ability to perform and evaluate the quality of audit work.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Knowledge of current changes and/or developments in applicable federal, state, local laws and university policies and procedures.

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