Role details

Audit Specialist - Investment Transaction

International   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Excellent opportunity working one of the world's wealthiest institutions
  • Looking for an Specialist in Audit & Risk

About Our Client

Our client is a global institutional investor, managing an investment portfolio that is diversified across more than two dozen asset classes and sub-categories. With over 1600 employees from more than 60 nations, the institution has been prudently investing funds on behalf of the Government of Abu Dhabi for a number of years.

Job Description

The responsibilities include audit of mid-high risk investment transactions, assisting Senior Specialists in providing input in relevant system design, UAT, participation in relevant working groups, maintaining procedure manuals and SLAs, and where necessary, under the guidance of Senior Specialists and Managers, provide advisory services to relevant stakeholders

  • Audit of investment transactions to ensure that they have been undertaken in accordance with the established policies and procedures
  • Ensure appropriate authorizations are in place for investment transactions under review.
  • Ensure that funds are applied as agreed and approved by the relevant approving authority
  • Ensure fund transfers and settlement instructions are complete and correct in line with relevant agreements, approvals, policies and market practices
  • Investigate and conclude exceptions identified through automated continuous control monitoring
  • Assist in review and analysis of audit procedures and techniques and suggest amendments as and when warranted to make it more effective and efficient, as well as to comply with IIA standards, to the extent applicable
  • Assist in performing risk-based continuous monitoring, review and appraisal of internal control systems and identify control gaps and opportunities for improvement
  • Maintain Audit Policies and Procedures Manual and assist in drafting and maintenance of Service Level Agreements
  • Assist in providing input and advice on relevant IT systems development, enhancements and upgrades
  • Review and test for transaction settlement related controls in relevant investment applications, under the guidance of Senior Specialists.
  • Assist in motivating, training, developing new hires including UAE nationals and existing staff to achieve a common goal and commitment to excellence
  • Understand and be able to exhibit the extent of risk mitigation as a result of ITAS work to relevant stakeholders
  • Assist in review of economy, efficiency and effectiveness of transaction processing
  • Report any significant errors /control weaknesses to management and recommend possible solutions
  • Perform ad-hoc audit assignments from ITAS perspective, as and when determined by management

The Successful Applicant


University degree, preferably in Accounting and business or related field

Relevant professional qualification (CIA, CA, CPA, ACCA, ACMA etc.)

4-5 years relevant experience in the fields of auditing or accounting in investment or banking industry

Must have experience in risk management/monitoring/mitigation

What's on Offer

Very competitive tax free salary package plus benefits

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