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Senior Internal Auditor

Location:
Jubail, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Posted:
September 08, 2019

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ABDUL AZIZ

Dammam, KSA

Cell +966-*********

Email: adaafa@r.postjobfree.com Skype: Azizfrrm

CIA & CISA qualified professional, with 11 years of professional experience in conducting risk based internal audits including operational audit, financial audits, IT audits, compliances checking, business process reviews and special assignments.

Six years’ experience with Big Four auditing firm i.e. Deloitte (Pakistan) in Enterprise Risk Services including Assurance department, where gained expertise in conducting risk based Internal Audits, special assignments and risk Assessment reviews by following International Standards.

Based on the dedication and hard work, at current employer i.e. Al Qaryan Group has benefited in term of improved internal controls, better operational efficiencies, cost savings. The Board has acknowledged by issuing “Certificate of Appreciation”

Professional experience

1.AL Qaryan Group for Trading & Industrial & Contracting Aug 2015 - Present

Senior Internal Auditor

AL Qaryan group has leading scrap metal trading, processing, and recycling business in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The core businesses within Al Qaryan Group encompass metal recycling, processing & trading and manufacturing of steel billets.

Following are the core responsibilities:

a.Preparation of the Annual Audit Plan.

b.Planning and executions of Internal Audits & special assignments

c.Work delegating and supervision of audit assignments.

d.Finalizing reports after obtaining corrective action from executive management

e.Follow-up of open audit findings and supporting management to implement the recommendation

f.Compliance with policies and procedures, IFRS, applicable laws, rules and regulations

g.Reporting including:

a. Audit findings & recommendations

b. The efficiencies and effectiveness of operation

c. Status of compliance with law, regulations and policies and procedures

d. Status of the open findings

e. Reasonableness of the monthly financials presented to the Board

By conducting effective audits & by suggesting useful recommendations, the Group is able to save substantial expenses, reduced losses, improved cash flows & reduction of reliance on loan from banks.

2.Karachi Stock Exchange Limited May 2014 – Aug 2015

Internal Audit Officer

KSE is Pakistan's largest and one of the oldest stock exchanges in South Asia by market capitalization, with many Pakistani consortium as well as overseas enterprises listed on the exchange. During the tenure carried out following activities:

a)Involved in preparation of KSE’s three-year Internal Audit Plan for the years 2014 -2017.

b)Carried out Internal audits including:

-Construction of new building

-Procure to Pay

-Safety and Security Arrangement

-Treasury function

-Bank Reconciliations

-HR Function and payroll

3.AGCN Pakistan Dec 2013 – April 2014

Subsidiary of Arab Computer System - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia*

During the period, Dec 2013 – April 2014, I had opportunity to work for National Technology Group (NTG) – Saudi Arabia.

National Technology Group (NTG) was established in 1984 in Riyadh – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with more than 20 specialized ICT subsidiaries in the Saudi Arabia, GCC, Egypt, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Turkey. The group is specialized in providing IT services.

While reporting to Head of Internal Audit and Group Chief Operating Officer to carried out the following activities:

a)Quality control review of Cash Management System developed by In-house software developers.

Risk assessment of centralized purchasing function.

b)Reviewed group level drafted policies and procedures to ensure corporate objectives are efficiently and effectively achieved while establishing responsibility and accountability.

*Position was based in Karachi at AGCN Pakistan (Pvt) Limited part of NTG group, However, we travelled to head Office in Riyadh to carryout assignments.

4.Deloitte Pakistan Jan 2008 – Dec 2013

Consultant

One of “Big Four” professional services firm, Deloitte provides Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory and Enterprise Risk Services to more than 500 clients pertaining to various sectors of economy i.e. manufacturing, services, trade, financial and public sector.

During the tenure of 6 years, I have gained expertise in conducting Internal Audits, risk assessments reviews, agreed upon procedures and IT Audits. During the period, I have conducted internal audits of various entities and supported various organizations in achieving their objectives by recommended various improvements which resulted in cost saving, strengthen internal controls and improved risk management system. Further, I was also involved in the statutory audits & External audits, for various clientele.

Engagements / Clients:

Internal Audits (Including IT Audits)

Non-Financial Sector

Yunus Textile Mills Limited

Century Paper & Board Mills

Feroze1888 Mills Limited

Wazir Ali industries limited

Pakistan Synthetic Limited

Nakshbandi Industries Limited

Financial Sector

UBL Fund Managers

BMA Asset Management Company Limited

Crosby Asset Management

IGI Funds

Alfalah GHP Investment Management Limited

Faysal Asset Management Limited

Standard Chartered Modaraba

First Habib Bank Modaraba

Statutory Audits / External Audits

Non-Financial Sector

Tata Textile Mills Ltd

Salfi Textile Mills Ltd

Financial Sector

National Bank of Pakistan

Citibank N.A

Core Skills

Excellent analytical skills with proficient use of spread sheet.

Planning, project management, networking and influencing skills.

Sound report drafting and presentation skills.

Performed IT audits including IT General Computer Controls & Applications Controls

Effectively leading multiple teams with ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

Well acquainted with various accounting systems i.e. SAP, Asset Connect, Sidat Hyder Financials, Web Technologies and ERP Oracle etc.

High level of competency in MS Office applications especially MS Word and MS Excel.

Training and Courses

Attended workshop on Time and Stress Management

Attended various Deloitte courses relating to Auditing, IFRS, Ethics and Accounting.

Carried out 90-hour Course of Computer Practical Training (CCPT) recommended by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan

Completed Presentation Skills Training Course (PSTC) recommended by the Institute of Chartered Accountant of Pakistan.

Professional and academic qualification

Qualifications

Institute

Year

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) – USA

2015

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)

Institute of Internal Auditor - USA

2014

CA Finalist (6 Papers to qualify)

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan

In progress

Bachelors of Commerce

University of Karachi

2009

High School Certification

Federal Board of Intermediate Islamabad

2001

Personal detail

Date of Birth March 15, 1982

Nationality Pakistani

Marital Status Married



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