Experience

  • Senior Internal Auditor

    at GEMS EDUCATION

    March 2018 - at Present

    Dubayy

    •Management and delivery of the audit plan. Completed assigned audit engagements across the group including adhoc reviews that were reported to the Audit Committee and Senior Management. •Developed a strong understanding of the group business, working closely with key internal and external partners to create a risk-based audit approach. •Preparation and delivery of all audit assignments in accordance with the (IIA) standards. •Development and execution of audit review planning; risk and control matrix development; controls evaluation and recommendations; and report delivery. •Gained a thorough understanding of applicable regulatory requirements. Developed a number of process flows to aid in determining whether regulation is complied with. •Evaluated and tested the design and operational effectiveness of the internal control environment within the business, this included Functions (HR/Finance etc), Product Areas and support services as transportation, uniform supply and catering.

  • Manager – Forensic Audit (Assurance and Fraud Risk)

    at Dubai Properties Group a member of Dubai Holding

    July 2013 - December 2017

    Dubayy

    • Evaluating the Risk Register to ensure the accuracy of the risk level and pointing the high-risk areas based on the data collection and the data analytics performed. • Dealing with the critical and high-risk fraud cases with the relevant business unit, which include planning, investigation, managing the stakeholders and reporting. • Communicate the findings and recommendation with the relevant business unit, assisting top management making the decision. • Implement the anti-fraud program which include the corporate Code of Conduct, Anti Bribery & Corruption (ABC), and Gift Policy • Prepare the required training materials and conduct training covering the different business units related to the policies and fraud risk mitigations. • Receive the whistleblower cases on the corporate trusted line; perform the initial analysis and act based on the facts and findings. • Report the received whistleblower cases to the Senior Management and the Board, with the investigation results.

  • Auditor

    at Dubai Customs – Government of Dubai

    July 2010 - June 2013

    Dubayy

    • Proven success in the planning, supervision and execution of audit to maintain compliance with policies, laws & regulations and corporate objectives. • Participate in preparing the annual Post Clearance Audit department plan based on risk assessment • Update the annual audit plan according to audit findings and other concerned department inputs. • Identify suspicious transactions of certain companies as well as, traders while going thoroughly and in depth investigation into the available customs systems and company declarations and documents. • Review and investigate on clients, traders and companies who are breaching the customs law and regulations and seize forged documents and invoices to escape customs duties. • Communicate the findings with the client, prepare the final report, and submit to the management for audit closure.

  • Internal Auditor

    at Dubai Properties Group a member of Dubai Holding

    September 2008 - June 2010

    Dubayy

    • Implementing the audit plan based on the assigned assignments. • Identify the risks and the procedures weakness. • Implement the audit program and the discussion with the audit manager. • Conduct the kick-off meeting and start the audit. • Select the audit sample and the testing based on the audit program. • Highlight the observations and discuss it with the manager. Drafting the observations at the audit report. • Discuss the findings with the management and the recommendations. Issue the final report after the management approval.

  • Accountant

    at Engineering Contracting Company (ECC) – DUBAI

    January 2007 - August 2008

    Dubayy

    • Maintained records of routine accounting transactions, assisting in preparation of financial and operating reports including trial balances, adjustment and closing entries. • Assisting in analyzing and interpretation of accounting records for the use of the management. • Checking bills, prepared payments, journal vouchers bank reconciliation statement of monthly accounts. • Supervised overall computerized accounts and system / methods existed in the company as per their requirements. Finalization of accounts, prepared balance sheet, income statement and payments scheduled. • Liaise with debtors, creditors and bankers. • Handling independent correspondence with the bankers and other concerned organizations. Dealing with major suppliers, opening letter of credits, cleared letters and procurement reports.

Education

  • • Certified Fraud Examiner CFE

    at Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

    2018 - 2018 (1 year) Texas

  • • Bachelor in Business Accounting

    at Al Azhar University

    2002 - 2006 (4 years) Gaza Strip

Languages

  • Arabic Native

  • English Native

Hives