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Internal Control & Accounting Specialist

Finance & Insurance
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About Technip Energies

At Technip Energies, we believe in a better tomorrow and we believe we can make tomorrow better. With approximately 15,000 talented women and men, we are a global and leading engineering and technology company, with a clear vision to accelerate the energy transition. Designing and delivering added value energy solutions is what we do.  


If you share our determination to drive the transition to a low-carbon future, then this could be the job for you. We are currently seeking a Internal Control and Accounting Specialist , reporting directly to the Middle East Internal Control & SOX Manager & Head of Finance  to join our Finance team based in  United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi.


About the Job

We offer you not only a job, but an inspiring journey in a truly global environment where you team up to break down boundaries thanks to the innovation, creativity and pioneer spirit which drive our people.

About You

We’d love to hear from you if your profile meets the following essential requirements:
  • More than 5 years’ experience in auditing / accounting services
  • Experience in Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) regarding the evaluation of a company’s financial reporting control
  • Knowledge in the practical application of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS),
  • Experience in VAT consultancy and compliance in UAE
  • Skills:  Communication, Computer Skills, Time Management, Proactive, Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Skills
  • Key Interaction & Coordination ( Internally, externally):
    • Internally : All Finance Department (Accounting, PFC, Tax, Treasury & Reporting ) Teams, Cost Control, Procurement, Subcontract, Payroll & Legal as well as Internal Auditors.
    • Externally: Auditors ( Coordination & Support
  1. Internal Control
  • Assist in the annual scoping and test of internal control over financial statements (Walkthrough, Interim Testing, Roll Forward Testing and Year End Testing) based on the Group Instruction & Methodology.
  • Coordinate meetings with the process owners of different departments (Finance, Accounting, Cost Control, Human Resources, Procurement, Subcontracts) to review the Risk Control Matrix received by the Group and to analyze if the recommended controls are applicable to each business, which control can be delegated to other T.EN entities & which one will be newly implemented to the business and from when.
  • Participate in the Walkthrough (Control Design) and coordinate meetings with process owners to obtain a clear step by step understanding & description of the business process and validate that controls are well implemented.


Furthermore, prepare emails to request the process owners to provide the evidence & documentation to perform the control design assessment & implementation of all the controls (40 Applicable Controls average). Coordinate with Process Owner to obtain the updated narrative describing the work business process as reported during walkthrough meeting and validate it with Local Internal Control Manager to be used as basis for testing .

  • Collect the evidence and perform testing (Interim, Roll Forward and Year End Testing) of all controls to ensure continued compliance with all regulatory guidelines (e.g., SOX) and I. C. Group Instructions. Furthermore, ensue that testing is performed following the Group Methodology. Work performed for each control must be documented in a template and uploaded in BWise (Internal Control T.EN Tool) before the Group Deadline.
  • On daily basis, once an observation or exception is found, communicate to the Internal Control & Business SOX Manager, therefore decision & actions can be taken timely and reported to Internal Control Group within the time frame.
  • On quarterly basis, prepare a report with the list of observation and recommendations to be presented to the Internal Control & Business SOX Manager. Subsequently this report can be presented to the different Process & Control Owners,  heads of departments to schedule & take required actions for process & quality improvement.
  • Coordinate with external auditors & Internal Auditors - Collect & review the evidence requested before it is shared with the auditors. Furthermore, respond to review comments and ensure resolution to any potential issues identified during testing phase.


  1. Accounting & Finance
  • Collaborate and support int the creation of procedures impacting business activities (e.g., Finance)
  • VAT: Review of Invoices issued by the company and received by supplier to ensure that they were prepared in compliance with VAT Law
  • Coordinate activities related to Audit (Internal, External)
  • ICV: Collect, prepare and support with the review of evidence requested for the external auditors
  • Identifies and coordinate improvements in Accounting and Finance processes
  • On Quarterly basis, support to the Head of Finance and follow up with the different team members to ensure they will comply with the Quarterly Group Deadlines.

What’s next?

Starting Date: ASAP
Once receiving your application, a recruiter performs an initial check and a review is further carried by hiring manager. We expect to take up to a few weeks to perform that review. If you hear from us, it is because we want to organize interviews and meet with you physically, or virtually, depending upon the location. To get an overview of the recruitment process, visit our dedicated webpage here

We invite you to get to know more about our company by visiting www.technipenergies.com and follow us on LinkedIn , Instagram for company updates.

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