Role calls for senior professionals to work with our eminent client in U.A.E., where he shall be accountable for managing and controlling the internal audit function by promoting high standards of control across the COMPANY’s L&S departments.
Manages the activities of assigned personnel in Audit and Assurance Function.
Leads development of the Function’s Risk- Based Work Plans, consistent with the inputs from Audit Committee/Director General/Management, to determine the priorities of the Internal Audit activities.
Schedules Internal Audit’s personnel assignments and submits for the VP – Audit and Assurance’s approval.
Leads the identification and assessment of business risks within assigned areas of responsibility.
Leads opening and closing audit meetings as well as address auditees’ queries.
Executes, reviews and approves the audit program, working papers and documentation of assigned audit areas. Maintains the timesheets and regularly updates the database.
Drafts, reviews and edits Internal Audit Reports and submits the same to VP – Audit and Assurance for review and approval.
Recommends practical improvements options corresponding to the observations with an objective to contribute to the improvement of governance, risks and control processes to assist in the achievement of the company business objectives.
Conducts workshops or presentations to create awareness about IA function and demonstrate value addition across the COMPANY’s L&S.
Performs quality review and monitors adherence to approved audit procedures with regards to all functional and administrative activities performed by the Department staff.
Participates in initiating and coordinating the Group-wide specialized professional training programs.
Master Degree Holder / Bachelor Degree in relevant discipline.
13 years of relevant experience in internal auditing, with varied experience in oil and gas operations and their inherent challenges/risks in the context of corporate function.
In-depth knowledge of International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) and other standards and their interpretation and application to Internal Auditing practice.
Extensive experience in interacting with C-Suite including Audit Committee members.
High interpersonal skills in line with the Corporate Role that requires interaction with all levels of Management in COMPANY’s L&S and Group Companies.
Experience in executing and supervising Internal Audit Work
Experience in Business Process Mapping and Internal Control Frameworks
Experience of advisory services
Experience in Information technology related audits, investigations and compliance
Experience in Risk Assessment and Developing Internal Audit Plan
Experience in Oil & Gas, Marine and Logistics industries
Engineering/ Forensic/ Accounting Background
Engineering Background Preferred
Certification in Internal Audit (CA, CIA, CISA) is preferred
A few years of operation experience is added advantage