Job Decription For Senior Associate IT Auditor

We are excited to announce a job opportunity at AlSharid Auditors and Advisors. As part of our commitment to growth and excellence, we are looking for talented and qualified candidates to join our team.

At AlSharid Auditors and Advisors, we pride ourselves on being a premier accounting and consulting firm in the United Arab Emirates. Our journey has been marked by substantial support from governmental and national institutions, entrusting us with pivotal projects. This trust has not only been a testament to our capabilities but also a driving force behind our mission to elevate our national company to new heights.

Our team is the cornerstone of our success, comprised of highly qualified professionals with a wealth of multinational experience spanning various industries, both governmental and private. This diverse expertise empowers us to offer world-class services.

If you’re ready to contribute to a high-caliber professional environment and make a tangible impact, we would love to hear from you.


The current vacant position is for the role of (Senior Associate IT Auditor)


  • Lead and participate in the planning and execution of IT audits, assessing the effectiveness of IT controls, accuracy of financial records, and efficiency of operations.
  • Evaluate IT infrastructure, operations, and application systems to ensure compliance with policies, standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Identify and assess technology-related risks and provide recommendations for risk mitigation.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of risk management practices and the security of systems against threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Conduct audits to ensure compliance with relevant IT laws, standards, and regulations (such as SOX, GDPR, HIPAA).
  • Review and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of IT internal controls.
  • Analyze data and system logs to identify unusual trends or activities.
  • Prepare detailed audit reports and present findings to management, suggesting improvements and corrective actions.
  • Manage multiple audit projects, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.
  • Coordinate with other audit and business teams to ensure comprehensive audit coverage.
  • Review and assess IT policies and procedures for adequacy and compliance.
  • Recommend enhancements to IT policies and practices to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Liaise with various stakeholders, including management and external partners, to communicate audit findings and recommendations.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients and IT staff.
  • Mentor and guide junior IT audit staff, providing training and support where necessary.
  • Contribute to a positive team environment, sharing knowledge and best practices.
  • Stay abreast of the latest developments in IT auditing, cybersecurity, and related technologies.
  • Engage in continuous professional development to enhance technical and audit skills.
  • Utilize specialized IT audit software and tools proficiently.
  • Assist in developing and improving tools and methodologies for IT auditing.

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field.
  • Professional certifications such as CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), or equivalent.

Work and Technical Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in IT auditing, with a focus on external audit support.
  • Familiarity with IT governance frameworks like COBIT, ITIL, or ISO 27001.
  • Strong understanding of IT audit methodologies, including risk assessment, control analysis, and audit reporting.
  • Experience in auditing IT systems, infrastructure, and operations, particularly in relation to financial and operational processes.
  • Knowledge of auditing controls of ERP systems (e.g. SAP, Oracle).
  • Proficiency in using IT audit tools and software, such as ACL analytics.
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles and data protection regulations (e.g., GDPR, HIPAA).
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyse complex IT environments.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to effectively convey audit findings and recommendations to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and coordinate with other audit professionals in financial and operational audit areas.
  • Willingness to stay updated with the latest IT trends and developments and how they impact audit processes and risk assessment.
  • Capability to manage multiple projects and meet tight deadlines.
  • Fluent in English (Reading, Speaking and Writing). Bilingual candidates (Arabic/English) are desired.

Please send your resume to the email address:

This job advertisement will remain open for applications until two weeks from the date of posting.