Audit Section Head

NES Fircroft

Job Description

We are currently looking for an Arabic Speaker Audit Section Head – Internal for a well known regional oil & gas company to work on their project in Basra,Iraq. He will provide necessary assistance to Audit Manager in planning & conducting internal audits with a view to prevent & avoid risk to the company interests & help maintain its long term operational, financial & regulatory control framework, enhance company’s sustainable and healthy development, work on internal controls and risk identification and management.

Key Accountabilities:

•Assist Audit Manager in preparation of annual internal audit work plan.

•Develop, organize, and execute audit programs as set in Annual Internal Audit Work Plan in consultation with Audit Manager.

•Work on the departmental Internal controls’ improvement and Risk Management.

•Assist Audit Manager in monitoring company’s operational activities and processes.

•Communicate assigned tasks to engagement team in a manner that is clear and concise ensuring high quality, accurate, and efficient results.

•Frequent communication with company’s other departments in order to ensure the company’s audit recommendations are appropriately implemented and constantly followed up.

•Provide necessary assistance to UEG Internal Audit team for audit plans.

•Coordination with UEG IA team on routine work

•In order to reach audit target, for each specific audit program, design detailed audit plan for execution in consultation with Audit Manager.

•Ensure follow up and execution of audit program.

monitor audit quality

collect, document and update work procedures of operating activities.

establish appropriate and complete audit documentation.

organize departmental daily business.

•Perform other tasks as assigned.


Minimum Qualification: Chartered Accountant from an IFAC recognized body with CIA qualification as a plus.

Minimum Experience: 10-15 years in total. Experience with Big Four audit firms. Experience in E & P industry. Experience in Internal Audit, Internal controls, and Risk Management.  Experience with ERP tools like IDEAS and SAP.

Job-Specific Skills: Arabic Speaker with Proficiency in English language. Expertise in MS Excel.

With over 90 years’ combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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