Sunday, 23 May 2021

Assistant Auditor

 

Assistant Auditor

Job Category: Audit & Assurance

Job Purpose

Assist in execution of assigned areas of Internal Audit Plan for ADNOC and assigned Group in order to ensure that internal control system for integrity and reliability of financial and operational areas are implemented and working efficiently and effectively. Participate in the periodic Risk Assessments and development of the Function’s Risk-Based Work Plans. Provide support to the audit team in performing their roles and responsibilities including administrative activities related to audit work.

Job Specific Accountabilities

 

Internal Audit Plan
•    Assist in the preparation of the periodic Risk Assessments and the development of the Function’s Risk- Based Work Plans.


Audit Execution
•    Assist the senior auditors in the examination and analysis of records through executing audit program steps for the assigned audits.
•    Determine business objectives, main functions, and the nature of activities, potential risks and controls to be reviewed.
•    Provide input for the preparation of the detailed audit program / Risk & Control Matrix (RCM) for the assigned audit including the objectives, potential risk, key controls, audit procedures and the use of audit techniques and tools to evaluate governance, risks and controls processes, and submits audit program to for review and approval.
•    Document all required working papers and other relevant information and update in the automated Audit Management System in accordance with pre-defined templates and audit procedures.
•    Assist in the audit in accordance with the approved audit program and ensures that audit objectives have been met to support the audit conclusions/results.
•    Identify, obtain, analyze and appraise related systems and evidentiary data/information.
•    Prepare and / or assist auditors in preparing working papers, which record and summarize data on the assigned audit and the results of the audit examination.
•    Participate in physical verification of assets, cash and inventory count exercises during the scheduled / surprise audit visits.
•    Maintains follow-up register for all audit issues reported.


Audit Reports
•    Prepare and / or assist in the preparation of formal written reports, expressing opinions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system and the efficiency with which activities are carried out.
•    Recommend 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.
•    Follow-up on replies to issued draft and final audit reports.
•    Provide assistance in the training coordination and ongoing audit assignments as required.
•    Assist in preparation of presentations and reports as and when required. 


Coordination
•    Liaise with ADNOC management to obtain information required to perform and facilitate assigned audits.
•    Carry out basic support work including compilation of data for tracing and follow-up of audit issues and implementation action plans.
•    Participates in the development and implementation of the automated Audit Management System.


Follow-up
•    Maintain the follow-up tracker for the audit reports issued by the Function including liaising with Follow-up focal points in ADNOC Directorates/Functions.
•    Review the supporting information submitted by Focal Points and obtain Senior Auditor / Manager feedback to update the records. 
•    Prepare follow-up reports for Audit and Senior Management to appraise on the status of follow-up status.

Job Specific Accountabilities

 

Other Support Activities
•    Perform necessary analyses and researches as directed by the Function Management on internal audit related matters.
•    Assist Auditors in finalizing audit reports including preparing necessary chart, graphs and other ancillary information.
•    Extend necessary support to the audit team during their reviews in order to optimize the time period. 

Job Specific Accountabilities

Generic Accountabilities

 

Supervision
•    Plan, supervise and coordinate all activities in the assigned area to meet functional objectives.
•    Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver the respective business objectives.


Budgets
•    Provide input for preparation of the Function / Division / Department / Section budgets, assist in the implementation of the approved Budget, and work plans to deliver business objectives. 
•    Investigate and highlight any significant variances to support effective performance and cost control.


Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures
•    Implement approved Function / Division / Department / Section policies, processes, systems, standards and procedures in order to support execution of the work programs in line with Company and International standards.
•    Comply with all applicable legislation and legal regulations.


Performance Management
•    Contribute to the achievement of the approved Performance Objectives for the Function / Division / Department / Section in line with the Company Performance framework.


Innovation and Continuous Improvement
•    Design and implement new tools and techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of operational processes.
•    Identify improvements in internal processes against best practices in pursuit of greater efficiency in line with best industry standards in order to define intelligent solutions for issues confronting the function.


Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Sustainability
•    Comply with relevant HSE policies, procedures & controls and applicable legislation and sustainability guidelines in line with international standards, best practices and ADNOC Code of Practices


Reports
•    Provide inputs to prepare MIS and progress reports for Company Management

Internal Communications & Working Relationships

•    Regular Contacts with operational level management within all auditable departments throughout ADNOC.
•    Frequent contacts within ADNOC at all levels of Management up to Department Manager with respect to audit programs, the conduct of the audits, audit reports, findings and recommendations. 
•    Regular contacts with Management within the assigned ADNOC Group Companies up to Manager level with regards to the Group Company audits.

External Communications & Working Relationships

Regular Contacts with Internal Audit Service Provider(s) to coordinate audit activities, when required.

Minimum Qualification

Bachelor Degree in Finance/ Auditing or relevant discipline

Minimum Experience, Knowledge & Skills

•    3 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.
•    Familiarity with the International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) and other standards and their interpretation and application to Internal Auditing practice.
•    Experience in managing and tracking time for different Internal Audit related activities. 
•    Experience in utilising various business applications to gather/ verify information with guidance. 
•    High level of proficiency in English, working knowledge of Arabic is desirable.

Professional Certifications

Working towards obtaining an Audit Certifications (e.g. CA, CIA, CISA, ACCA, CIMA).

Work Condition, Physical effort & Work Environment

 

Physical Effort
Minimal


Work Environment
Normally air-conditioned environment however exposed to prevailing weather conditions while in the operating sites / field visits.

Group Company:  ADNOC HQ

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