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Internal Auditor

Date:  21 May 2024
Company:  Air Arabia PJSC (G9)

Sharjah, AE

Country:  AE

Job Purpose

To conduct audit reviews as per approved schedules; evaluate and recommend solutions to improve the effectiveness of internal control over systems and tools within Air Arabia Group. Provides guidance and advices to support stakeholder in minimizing risks and protecting the interests of the Company in line with set measures and company’s adopted policies and procedures.

Key Result Responsibilities

  • Evaluates efficiency of internal processes and controls; identifies risks, and irregularities in performance.
  • Determines the root-causes for findings, recommends un-biased solutions and corrective measures to Head of Internal Audit and Management.
  • Reviews effectiveness and adequacy of management information systems and tools and quality of performance versus the established standards and set objectives.
  • Assists in finalizing the audit assignments by gathering needed information, documents, evidences, and by drafting Audit Reports including details on findings, causes, and recommendations for corrective measures to be implemented.
  • Supports the HIA in conducting interviews with audited parties to brief them on results and corresponding corrective measures.
  • Follows-up on the status of audit reports and recommendations/actions to be taken according to an agreed agenda and action-plan.
  • Maintains good working relationships with all departments, management and staff ensuring professional independency.  

Qualifications (Academic, training, languages)

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration or equivalent; alternately a diploma in a related field combined with the needed working experience.
  • Professional certificates such as CIA certificate or equivalent are highly desirable for this role.
  • Professional membership / certification in Aviation industry is an advantage. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Advanced Excel and PowerPoint), Internet and Web Search.
  • Very good business writing and reporting skills.
  • Good English Language, (Arabic is a plus).

Work Experience

  • 7+ years of working experience in Internal Audit, Finance or Accounting in any service industry, preferably in the Airlines or Aviation Industry; low cost airline experience is an advantage.
  • Proven skills in analysing data, identifying pitfalls and recommending solutions.
  • Cost-oriented, possesses effective persuasive, negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to use a balance of technical expertise, and interpersonal relations to interact with senior level stakeholders and external providers and support company’s objectives.
  • Capable of identifying irregularities with high attention to details.
  • Good exposure on financial models and new technologies in the industry.
  • Demonstrates the ability to contribute and successfully deliver against business strategy and set KPIs.


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