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Head of Sharia Audit

Michael Page

Job Description

Our client is a leading international banking group, counting more than 80,000 employees and over 100-year history in some of the world’s most dynamic markets. We are looking for a Head of Sharia Audit to join its Internal Audit team based in Dubai.

Client Details

Our client is a leading international banking group, counting more than 80,000 employees and over 100-year history in some of the world’s most dynamic markets. We are looking for a Head of Sharia Audit to join its Internal Audit team based in Dubai.

This listed bank benefits from a strong reputation and was awarded several times, including in Islamic Finance. It provides banking facilities to people and companies driving investment, trade, and creation of wealth across different regions in AMEA. It also offers an extensive range of Islamic and conventional banking products and services for retail, private, commercial and corporate.

Description

Functional roles and Responsibilities:
Prepare the Internal Shariah Audit Manual and the Annual Shariah Audit planEnsure IFI’s compliance with Islamic ShariahEnsure the effectiveness of the internal Shariah supervision and assess the products, services forms, contracts, agreements, and other related matters are approved by the ISSCConduct regular field audits to the IFI’s internal and external departments and branchesPrepare a report of the outcomes of the Internal shariahAct as Audit Engagement Leader and take the responsibility for overseeing the planning and execution of the audit including shariah audits.Ensure that audit work is executed within given budget and timeline and comply with the GIA methodology standards.Explain any risks and impact of the issues identified during testing to GIA and business managementManage relationship with senior auditee management and stakeholdersLead the team for more complex audits like cross-functional and multi-location high risk auditsAssist in drafting the audit report in the GIA report review processSupport in risk assessment on a regular basis to ensure that changes in the risk profiles are identified in a timely mannerTake personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct this includes understanding and ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines, and the Group Code of Conduct.

Profile
Minimum a bachelor’s degree in Islamic FinanceAt least 10 years of Experience in Shariah AuditMiddle East experience is requiredFluent Arabic speakerExperience working in a bank

Job Offer

The successful candidate will be offered an exciting journey within a reputable international bank. He/she will receive an attractive compensation including a monthly salary and benefits. This is a great opportunity for a candidate within the internal audit function to further his/her experience by working in the banking sector

Skills
internal audit / sharia / banking

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