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Majid Mustafa

Financial Audit Assistant Manager


Multifaceted professional with eight years of experience in overseeing accounting, reporting and financial & operational audits. Proven leader with expertise in analyzing, comparing and interpreting facts and figures quickly. Accomplished in applying sound judgment to drive strong internal control resolutions. Instrumental in streamlining and improving processes, enhancing productivity, and implementing technology solutions. Technical proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook. Possess finance qualification in audit and accountancy as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with future objective to become a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). Fluent in Arabic and English. Born in Kuwait on June 1986. Possess citizenship in Jordan and residency in the UAE.

  • Accounting Cycle
  • Financial audit
  • Operational audit
  • Entity level controls
  • Risk Assessment & Mitigation
  • Compliance
  • Forensic audit
  • Process improvement
  • Consultancy
  • Financial Statements analysis
  • Corporate governance
  • Financial expert witness 


  • Detected financial statement manipulation and significant accounting errors & departures.
  • Detected fraudulent activities and misappropriation of client's assets.
  • Save AED 10 million invested funds in one of the government investments through consultancy engagement.
  • Team leader for risk assessment project for more than 130 entities in UAE.


Nov 2013Present

Financial Audit Assistant Manager

Investment Authority [Government of Ras Al Khaimah]

"The Investment and Development Office is the central business office of the Government of Ras Al Khaimah. The major roles of the center are managing emirate's credit rating, financial performance,treasury, and investments. Legal and audit services to government  entities and investments."

  • Minimize risk exposure by applying strong control acumen in the full audit cycle of operations to preserve effectiveness, financial reliability and compliance with all applicable directives and regulations.
  • Improve results by determining the internal audit scope and developing annual plans based around changing markets, accounting documentation, previous reports, data and flowcharts.
  • Increase transparency into current positioning by preparing and presenting reports that highlight audit results while serving as an objective source of independent advice.
  • Deliver all allocated audit projects on time by managing the scope of deliverables and deviations from targets while maintaining communication with management and the audit committee.

  • Champion corporate change initiatives by conducting follow up audits to monitor management’s interventions.
  • Serve as an information resource and “go to,” lending knowledge of sector rules, regulations, best practices, tools, techniques and performance standards.
  • Safeguarded the department by identifying loopholes and recommending risk aversion measures.
  • Responsible for development of audit procedures to be performed as well as the preparation and conclusion of the noted concerns for audit report.
  • Conduct special investigation and special audit assignments upon instruction from those charged with governance.
Jun 2008Sep 2013

External Auditor

KPMG [Dubai]
  • Developed a diversified skill set for auditing by assisting Senior Auditors in finalization of audit files for companies of various size and activity.
  • Advanced QA initiatives by evaluating practices and policies while performing audits and preparing financial statements, aligning with International Financial Reporting Standards and International Accounting Standards.
  • Achieved accuracy by planning, supervising and performing statutory audits in accordance with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the International Standards in Auditing (ISA) and internal requirements applicable to various listed and un-listed companies.
  • Contributed to an improved competitive positioning by analyzing the external and internal business environment for critical areas of risk exposure.
  • Revamped the internal control process and re-engineered projects by combining feedback from process owners with innovative efficiencies in the control system.
  • Improve employee integration by supervising and mentoring junior staff to achieve performance goals.
  • Prioritized workload to meet tight deadlines and challenging targets by encouraging the team to increase communication of current project status.

Other projects and experience

Financial and Banking Expert Witness 

Ras Al Khaimah Court Department

February 2017 to August 2017


Sep 2004Jan 2008

Bachelor in Business administration 

Yarmouk University

Banking and finance sciences [Major], Accounting [Minor], 3.64


Nov 2011Dec 2012

Certified Public Accountant [CPA]

American Institution of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)


Financial accounting and reporting , U.S Regulation and Tax , External and internal audit, Business performance evaluation and costing .