Job Description For Assistant Manager (External Audit )

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 )Assistant Manager-External Audit)


  • Lead and manage audit projects or work-streams of various sizes and complexities, ensuring they are completed profitably and timely.
  • Act as a primary contact for day-to-day client queries, maintaining and developing relationships with clients.
  • Communicate audit findings and recommendations effectively, preparing and finalizing reports for management.
  • Manage audit teams on specific assignments, providing regular feedback and ensuring team dynamics support effective audit performance. Supervise, mentor, and coach team members, fostering a positive learning culture and ensuring their professional development.
  • Ensure all engagements comply with firm’s and best practices methodologies and quality standards, and relevant regulations.
  • Review work papers and reports for accuracy and completeness, ensuring audit files are properly maintained.
  • Identify and assess business risks in client operations, and develop appropriate risk management strategies.
  • Provide expertise in IFRS, IPSAS, and other accounting standards, offering advice on financial reporting and compliance.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and changes in accounting standards and regulations.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and make strategic and tactical recommendations to assist clients in achieving their goals.
  • Consistently achieve deadlines and understand the commercial implications of actions relating to productivity, recoverability, and client service.

Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), ACCA, or equivalent professional qualification, are highly desirable.

Work and Technical Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial accounting within a relevant audit organization, preferably with experience in the MENA market.
  • Proven track record in a supervisory role, with strong leadership and team-building skills.
  • Expertise in various industries is highly desirable.
  • Comprehensive understanding of non-technical accounting aspects such as corporate finance, ESG, deals, tax, and legal matters.
  • Extensive technical accounting experience in IFRS and IPSAS.
  • Strong analytical skills and deep understanding of finance business processes and controls.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and experience with ERP systems like Oracle and SAP.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage audit teams, oversee projects, and handle multiple projects simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the capability to articulate ideas clearly in both written and verbal formats.
  • Sound decision-making abilities, coupled with analytical and problem-solving skills, and a strong attention to detail.
  • Effective presentation skills, able to convey complex concepts accurately and succinctly.
  • Collaborative work ethic, able to integrate diverse sets of inputs to develop a broad perspective on business and people issues.
  • Fluent in English (Reading, Speaking and Writing). Preference will be given to Bilingual candidates (Arabic/English).

Please send your resume to the email address:

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