Controls & Taxation

Website First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)

Job Description:

Managing the daily control and monitoring activities, to support a robust control environment and complement the monthly AOV exercise, to ensure issues are highlighted in a timely manner to the relevant financial controllers/teams, as appropriate and also managing and ensuring all GFC Admin related issues are promptly addressed – DOA Governance, premises and logistics, special police permission for GF staff and external audit teams, coordination and closure of HR specific assigned tasks.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance and support to GF functions in deploying the governance agenda for any new control-related initiatives, specifically related to strategic governance and control-related projects, efficiencies and improvements, process re-engineering, and resolving control issues.
  • Managing the GF Governance, Controls and Risk team, in addition to coaching and training junior team members about finance governance-related matters and controls activities and sharing knowledge with the wider GFC team with the aim to improve the overall control environment.
  • Manage the process for coordinating, monitoring and actively following up on the remediation of all open audit issues across GF, self-identified control weaknesses, and operational risk items, and ensuring the same is properly reported to Head of Group Financial Control and relevant senior members of the wider GF team.
  • Manage and control all the GF Admin related matters promptly to ensure smooth and convenient workflow.
    Identify trends in issues highlighted and ensure these are escalated and shared with the wider team to ensure teams benefit from each other and issues are remediated as identified, even if not yet raised by Group Internal Audit.
  • Manage the coordination with all parties to ensure all details requested during audit and BCP time/field work are fully prepared and shared with the internal auditors and BCM team on time and ensure the subsequentclarifications requested are properly addressed.
  • Overseeing the deployment of GF governance agenda and any new control-related initiatives and assisting in developing a strong governance and control culture across Group Finance.
  • Addressing and resolving all control-related issues for GF and liaising with all relevant stakeholders within and outside GF to achieve this.

Job Requirements:

  • Team-oriented, able to motivate / inspire staff including those in other teams/units.
  • Minimum 10 -15 years of banking experience with 5 years of experience at Supervisor/Manager level.
  • Ability to manage a team and prioritise multiple tasks, in addition to managing workload for self and team.
  • Good systems knowledge: T24 and OGL.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to positively challenge and improve current processes.
  • Proficient knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and other MS Office applications.
  • Excellent people management, communication and interpersonal skills with strong business and risk/control awareness and problem resolution skills.
  • Bachelors in Banking and Finance or Accounting with high technical knowledge and experience in internal audit, compliance, controls and operational risk management.

Job Details:

Company: First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Abu Dhabi

Application Deadline: N/A

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