Job Detail

Senior Internal Auditor

Department: Internal Audit
Section: Internal Audit
Salary: NA
Employment Type: Definite
Experience: 7-10 years auditing experience (post qualification) in a similar role in heavy industry environment
Job Status: Open
Location: Mesaieed
Apply By: 12/10/2022

Job Description

This position will only be offered on a definite contract (fixed term contract upto 3 years) on Bachelor Status.
Job Objectives:
To plan, implement, and coordinate various financial, operational and information systems audits in accordance with the professional standards of auditing in order to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the company’s risk management, internal control and corporate governance processes and determines compliance with Company's policies and procedures and adherence to the applicable laws & regulations. To perform fraud investigations and special review of business processes evaluating the level of internal controls and identifies process improvement opportunities and assist Internal Audit Manager in effective discharge of his duties and responsibilities
Job Description:
  • Identifies and evaluates the organization’s risk areas throughout Qatalum Audit Universe and provides key input to the development of the annual risk-based audit plan.
  • Assists in reviewing the effectiveness of ERM System in the Company.
  • Conduct an assessment of the business risks managed by the auditee. Develop the scope of the audit defining the areas to be audited, manpower budget requirements and risk control matrix.
  • Prepare and agree with the Internal Audit Manager the audit programs to be used in conducting the field work.
  • Performs audit procedures, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analysing evidence, and documenting client processes and procedures in line with the Professional Practice Framework issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
  • Conducts interviews, reviews documents, develops and administers surveys, composes summary memos, and prepares working papers.
  • Review issues arising from audit and consult with Internal Audit Manager as required.
  • Identifies, develops, and documents audit issues and recommendations using independent judgment concerning areas being reviewed.
  • Communicates or assists in communicating the results of audit and consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations to the Management.
  • Implement a follow-up process to ensure that action plans arising from all audits, including Shareholder and External audits have been effectively implemented or Senior Management has accepted the risk of not taking the action.
  • Conduct investigation of potential fraud under the direction of the Internal Audit Manager, as per Internal Audit procedures and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) standard. Review relevant documents and records, conduct interviews, analyse issues and present results and recommendations. 
  • Assists the Internal Audit Manager in performing ad-hoc appraisals, special audits and reviews upon the request of Management/Board Audit Committee.
  • Coordinates the audit activities of external and shareholders auditors on the direction of IAM to ensure adequate audit coverage and avoid duplication of efforts.
  • Support the development and training of National employees.
  • Comply with all agreed occupational health, safety and environmental regulations in order to protect personnel and physical assets. Ensure that the work areas are kept in a clean and tidy state in order that work can be carried out safely and effectively.
  • Pursues professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers.
  • Keep abreast of new developments in the field of Auditing and Finance, Accounting, Management, Governance, Environmental issues as well as Risk management.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work to be performed. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Qatalum’s Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.
Minimum Qualifications Required

  • University degree such as Bachelor of Commerce and Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), preferably in combination with at least one of the following:
    • CA (Chartered Accountant)
    • CPA (Certified Public Accountant)
    • ACCA (Chartered Certified Accountant)

Minimum Experience Required

  • 7-10 years auditing experience (post qualification) in a similar role in heavy industry environment.
  • 4 years Management/Supervisory experience or working experience in any of the big four auditing firms.

Job Specific Skills

  • Extensive know how in applying internal auditing and accounting principles and practices, management principles and preferred business practices.
  • Knowledge of the current Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA).
  • Skill in collecting and analysing complex data, evaluating information and systems, and drawing logical conclusions. Competency on the review and evaluation of Information Systems Controls.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including active listening skills and skill in presenting findings and recommendations.
  • Good team player with the ability to establish and maintain working relationships with colleagues and external contacts, and to work effectively in a professional team environment.

This position will only be offered on a definite contract (fixed term contract upto 3 years) on Bachelor Status.

Candidates who are interested in applying for the position should email an updated CV to Please mention the title of the position you are applying for and the department in the subject line. Due to the high volume of applications that are normally received only shortlisted candidate's will be contacted.