Internal Audit Associate Director /Director- Banking Sector– Bahrain - Negotiable tax free package

Bahrain (BH)
Negotiable tax free packackge + bonus + relocation
11 Jan 2017
11 Feb 2017
CK BH005
Contract Type
Full Time
0-25% Travel

Our client is a global business advisor and a market leader in the GCC. We are working with them on an exclusive basis to help recruit an Internal Audit AD /Director to service a range of  financial services clients in their Bahrain office with a number being in the banking sector.  It is most likely that the successful applicant will be currently operating at a similar level in a big 4 firm in perhaps the UK, USA, Australia ,Canada or New Zealand and seeking a career and life style change by moving to one of the nicest and most affordable countries in the Middle East.


  • Lead large and complex internal audit projects in the Banking sector and provide subject matter expertise on engagements
  • Take responsibility for innovation, practice growth and team development.
  • Review of files and reports.
  • Deliver presentations.
  • Business development.
  • Proposal development.
  • Develop and roll out in-house training program for junior staff.
  • Recruitment assistance.


  • A professional  accounting qualification e.g. ICAEW, ACCA, CPA
  • CIA  qualification an advantage
  • 7 - 15 year’s work experience and must have recent(last 2years') or current internal audit advisory experience in a large audit and /or consulting firm.
  • Ability to undertake internal audits of financial service clients (banks and insurance companies) in the areas of investment, risk management, treasury and credit operations.
  • Ability to execute compliance advisory engagements

Industry sector experience requirements:

  • Retail and/or Investment banking.
  • Multi-country experience an advantage
  • Delivery of training programmes (external)

Language requirements:

  • Ability to write reports independently with the highest standard of English.
  • Good spoken English