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Saad RIDA

Paris

En résumé

A Certified Internal Auditor and Information Systems auditor with 14 years experience in Audit, Governance, Risk and Compliance (incl. PwC, KPMG, Shell), leadership skills and a successful track record of preserving shareholder value through Governance, Risk and Assurance in close collaboration with senior management (CEO-1, CEO-2). A truly creative mindset with advanced IT and presentation skills.

Entreprises

  • Shell Headquarters - The Hague - Governance, Risk & Assurance Advisor

    Paris 2014 - 2015 Liaise directly and regularly with Shell Group Executive Vice Presidents (CEO-1 and CEO-2) for Global Functions to drive the overall integrity of the Shell Control Framework, develop and run a fit for purpose risk management process, as well as provide periodic assurance processes, including the Global Assurance Letter to the CEO.

    ● Drive identification, assessment, mitigation and monitoring of key risks at Shell Group level (Global Functions).
    ● Identify and report to Shell EVPs trends, themes, and issues from assurance outcomes (incl. audits) requiring their attention for Global functions at Shell Group level
    ● Develop, implement, and maintain fit for purpose risk management activities; act as a subject matter expert to Shell EVPs on risk management practices
    ● Drive operational effectiveness of the Shell Control Framework and changes in processes, procedures, tools and behaviors of senior management
  • Shell Headquarters - The Hague - IT Auditor

    Paris 2009 - 2014 Lead and run IT audits including stakeholder management, terms of reference, audit programme, fieldwork and reporting.

    ● Lead audit team
    ● ERPs / SAP audits
    ● IT interfaces & Middleware.
    ● Information Security: Security risk assessment, security design, user access management, segregation of duties
    ● IT Change Management: Change impact assessment, change tracking & reporting, testing & promotion to production, post implementation review.
    ● End User Computing: Criticality, repository & controls around critical EUCs ● IT Development: Business alignment, Solution Identification, Programme management & Planning.
    ● IT Service Delivery: Effectiveness of IT project services, IT Cost Management, Operational excellence, consistency and timely delivery
    ● Social Media Audit
    ● Offer to Cash Interfaces
    ● IT Assets: Build and Provisioning, Maintenance of IT Assets, Reporting
  • Shell Headquarters - The Hague - Internal Audit - Data Analytics

    Paris 2008 - 2009 Contributed in building the Shell Data Mart to takes internal audit and investigations to advanced Data Analytics and Data Mining level covering full populations instead of samples to identify unusual trends in the full population.

    ● Define reporting needs for internal audit and fraud investigation purposes
    ● Extract huge datasets (hundreds of millions of records)
    ● Design and run elaborate algorithms to derive trends and unusual patterns in huge data sets
    ● Report trends to management
  • Shell Headquarters - The Hague - Forensic Accountant

    Paris 2008 - 2008 Forensic Accounting & Anti-Bribery Investigation: Contributed to Shell’s internal investigation “Panalpina – Shell” Bribery and Corruption case related to Shell paying $2 million to Nigerian subcontractors on deepwater Bonga Project.

    ● Run eDiscovery to identify communications and documentation related to Bribery.
    ● Report results to be used in discussion between Shell Senior management and U.S. Department of Justice
  • Royal Dutch Shell - Internal Auditor

    Paris 2006 - 2008 Run and lead finance audits including stakeholder management, terms of reference, audit programme, fieldwork and reporting.

    ● Hydrocarbon Accounting (HCA): Gas contracts, Mass balance controls, replacement of HCA systems
    ● Financial Close: chart of accounts, exchange rates, AP, AR, inter-company, provisions, accruals, reconciliations, purchase to pay, PP&E… ● Fraud management audit at Shell Group level
    ● Intergroup billing: Billing processes (AP/AR), Alignment with accounting procedures, cost allocation, resolution process, Financial Statement Reporting
    ● Project Audits
  • Shell Headquarters - The Hague - Internal Auditor

    Paris 2006 - 2008 Run and lead finance audits including stakeholder management, terms of reference, audit programme, fieldwork and reporting.

    ● Hydrocarbon Accounting (HCA): Gas contracts, Mass balance controls, replacement of HCA systems
    ● Financial Close: chart of accounts, exchange rates, AP, AR, inter-company, provisions, accruals, reconciliations, purchase to pay, PP&E… ● Fraud management audit at Shell Group level
    ● Intergroup billing: Billing processes (AP/AR), Alignment with accounting procedures, cost allocation, resolution process, Financial Statement Reporting
    ● Project Audits
  • KPMG - International Headquarters - Amstelveen - Consultant

    Courbevoie 2005 - 2006 Provide Governance, Risk and Assurance advice to Shell, British Petroleum (BP), Electrabel, Avery Dennison, Fiat, Danka, and Littelfuse.

    ● Coordinate KPMG services (internal audit) between teams in several countries
    ● Sarbanes Oxley testing for Treasury / Cash Management, Procure to Pay, HR, Quote to Cash and Post to Reporting
    ● Chart of accounts ● IFRS vs Dutch GAAP
    ● Tolling invoice processing control evaluation
    ● Segregation of duties for Sales to Business Customers
    ● Procedures for Managing Assets
    ● Internal Audit Methodology training
    ● Enterprise Risk Management Training
  • Medtronic - The Netherlands - Senior Financial Analyst

    Boulogne-Billancourt 2003 - 2005 Provide financial support to senior management including VP IT and Procurement Director. Monitor budgets totaling USD 25.8 million.

    ● Budget monitoring
    ● Monthly financial review and reporting to Headquarters (Dashboards and scorecards)
    ● Reporting on Financial Risks and Opportunities
    ● Design and implement a Fixed Assets Management System for the European Operations Center ● Trend analysis: spend behaviour
    ● Prepare budgets and forecasts
    ● Balance sheet and accruals analysis
    ● Train business partners
    ● Project, vendor and cost center reporting
    ● IT cost review for Europe and Asia
  • PwC - Rotterdam - Auditor

    Neuilly-sur-Seine 2001 - 2002 External Auditor. Portfolio included: ExxonMobil Chemicals, Unilever, Campina Melkunie, Imperial Tobacco Group, Rodamco, KPN, DuPont de Nemours, Athos, AIG French Property Fund, EBOS Holding.

    ● Participate in audit planning, understanding of clients business, determine audit materiality
    ● assess risk and evaluate internal control, perform substantive tests and gather evidential matter
    ● reconciliations, supervise stock counts, analytical procedures, accounting estimates and forecasts, budgets, circularisation, corroborate information
    ● subsequent events, consistency of accounting policies, going concern, review work of internal auditors, check management assertions with specialists reports, related parties transactions
    ● summary of unadjusted differences and critical matters, participate in writing audit reports, coach subordinates

Formations

  • Project Management Institute PMI (USA)

    USA 2009 - 2009 Project Management Professional - PMP
  • Institute Of Internal Auditors - IIA

    Theiia.Org 2006 - 2006 Certified Internal Auditor - CIA
  • Maastricht School Of Management MsM (Maastricht)

    Maastricht 1999 - 2001 MBA
  • ISCAE (Casablanca)

    Casablanca 1994 - 1999

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