Job title: Internal Auditor

Company: Careem

Job description: At Careem, we are driven by the purpose of simplifying the lives of people and building an awesome organisation that inspires. Based in Dubai, we started our journey as a pioneer of the Middle East’s ride-hailing economy. Today, Careem is the region’s everyday Super App operational in 13 countries and over 100 cities. The Super App provides a host of daily services that people need to move around, to order things and to transfer money in one unified smartphone app. Our goal is to simplify people’s daily lives so that they can spend their precious time and mindshare on things that really matter and on realizing their potential.


This role will report to the Internal Audit Manager. The Internal Auditor will be expected to perform end to end data driven risk based operational, financial and compliance audits to help achieve the department’s goals and objectives.

He / she will be expected to support Internal Audit’s activities and specifically with regards to data analytics. This will involve extraction and analysis of large quantities of data as part of audits or other advisory projects. The role also requires problem-solving capabilities and the ability to identify solutions and recommendations that effectively address business and control needs.


  • Reviews and tests the control environment to ensure that it adequately and effectively ensures: the reliability of financial reporting; safeguarding of company assets; compliance with applicable laws and regulations; and the efficiency and effectiveness of company operations.
  • Assesses the design and effectiveness of internal controls and compliance with corporate policies and procedures, including assessing reliability of information used in control performance.
  • Participates in all stages of audits including audit planning, fieldwork and reporting.
  • Prepares audit programs and workpapers in accordance with Internal Audit standards.
  • Completes all working papers and ensures completeness and accuracy of documentation to support all audit findings.
  • Prepares draft audit reports for review by Internal Audit Manager.
  • Presents findings to management in writing (audit reports) and verbally.
  • Assists in identifying audit issues and root causes, recommend improved internal controls and business processes, and ensures that corrective action plans are developed and implemented by management.
  • Ensures timely delivery of projects as per agreed timelines and as per approved budgets.
  • Extracts and analyzes data sets whenever required (e.g. to perform audit planning, sampling, testing, or to evaluate observations).
  • Assist Internal Audit Manager in special projects as required
  • Follow up with the business with regards to agreed mitigation plans.



  • Chartered accountant or holder of a Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Business or Accounting.
  • Having, or working towards, a professional qualification in Internal Audit such as CIA or CISA.


  • Minimum 3 years previous Internal Audit experience gained preferably with a big 4 firm or in the Technology industry.
  • Knowledge of risk based audit techniques.
  • Skilled in risk and internal control assessment.
  • Excellent data analytics skills including SQL scripting proficiency. Experience using R or Python for analytics is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of coding with a programming language such as Python, Java or Scala is an advantage.
  • MS Office Suite & Productivity Tools
  • Excellent verbal, report writing and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to be hands-on and work independently as well as part of a team as and when required.

Expected salary:

Location: Karachi, Sindh

Job date: Thu, 02 Dec 2021 07:42:42 GMT

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