Senior Internal Auditor

Job Detail
Functional Area:
Accounts, Finance & Financial Services
Total Position:
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day)‎ )
Internal Audit
Job Location:
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
No Preference
Degree Title:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or equivalent.
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
5 Years
Work Permit:
Saudi Arabia
Apply By :
Aug 3, 2023
Posted On:
May 3, 2023
Job Description


The Senior Internal Auditor is responsible for planning and completing financial and operational audits (that includes Financial Accounting, Procurement, Revenue Management, Revenue Accounting, Human Capital, Legal, Flight Operations, Ground Operations, Maintenance, Safety & Security, etc.), identifying inadequate, inefficient, or ineffective internal controls as well as recommending improvements.

Key Responsibilities

· - Support in developing the annual budget, including Financial and Operational requirements.

· - Assist the Internal Audit Manager / Head of Internal Audit in developing a plan based on an annually updated risk register to ensure compliance with flyadeal’s policies and procedures and guarantee that the department is adequately staff to achieve its objectives.

· - Support the Internal Audit Manager /Head of Internal Audit in the development of special assignments and fraud auditing programs.

· - Lead the implementation of financial and operational auditing programs and performing audit procedures.

· - Evaluating the audit results, weighing the relevancy of the audit findings, and ensuring more than 90% acceptance level.

· - Supervise the execution of the department’s objectives, initiatives, plans, policies, and procedures.

· - Execute and ensure that the day-to-day activities and operations are in adherence to the guidelines and responsibilities assigned to them and that all activities are being conducted properly.

· - Execute audit work and ensure the documentation of audit work results are in accordance with flyadeal’s internal audit policies and procedures as well as the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards.

· - Evaluate audit results, weighing the relevancy, accuracy, and perspective of conclusions against the accumulated audit evidence.

· - Conduct periodic (annual, quarterly, or monthly) tracking of newly identified and pending observations.

· - Conduct annual performance appraisal of direct subordinates to monitor their work performance and identify their training and developmental requirements.

· - Assist in the development of audit reports for executive management, the Audit Committee, and the Board of Directors.

· - Liaise with external auditors and provide support by providing required information.

· - Provide guidance and support to junior staff in the execution of their work and ensure proper knowledge transfer to develop them and improve their performance.

· - Conduct Gap Analysis reviews to identify weaknesses in flyadeal’s financial internal controls, systems, policies and procedures, compliance with regulatory requirements, Corporate Governance and recommend opportunities for improvement.

· - Provides advice on internal control weaknesses within the Internal Audit department and participate in enhancing internal audit standards and practices within flyadeal.


· - Professional Certification (i.e. CIA, CPA or CA) is desirable. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Admin., Finance, Accounting or equivalent is mandatory.

· - At least 8+ years of experience with a Bachelor’s

· - At least 5+ years of experience with a Professional Certification and bachelor’s degree.

· - COSO Frameworks,

· - IIA standards

· - IFRS and GAAP

· - Data Analytics, Spreadsheet and Office tools

· - IT General Controls

· - Excellent Report Writing and Presentation Skills

· - Regulation & Compliance

· - Fraud Investigation

· - Proficiency in both Arabic and English languages.

· - Financial Internal Auditing

· - Knowledge of aviation and low-cost carriers’ business models is preferred

· - Preferred - Understanding of the Core Aviation Operations (Flight Operations, Ground Operations, Network Planning Maintenance, and Safety)

· - Problem Solving

· - Initiative

· - Customer Centricity

· - Impactful Communication

· - Building Teams in a multicultural setting

· - Management by Objectives

· - Inclusive Leadership