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Internal Audit Specialist

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Omid Miri

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


mselect is looking to hire an Internal Audit Specialist for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have at least 4-6 years of big four experience in exploration and development in the oil and gas industry. Fluency in English is a must, Arabic is a plus.

Job Objective
Provide necessary assistance to the Audit Manager in planning & conducting internal audits with a view to preventing & avoiding risk to the Company’s interests & help maintain its long-term operational, financial & regulatory control framework, enhancing the Company’s sustainable and healthy development.

Key Responsibilities
  • Assist the Audit Manager in preparation of the annual internal audit work plan
  • Develop, organize and execute audit programs as set in the Annual Internal Audit Work Plan in consultation with Sr Audit Specialist
  • Assist the Audit Manager in monitoring the Company's operational activities and processes
  • Communicate assigned tasks to the engagement team in a manner that is clear and concise ensuring high-quality, accurate, and efficient results
  • Frequent communication with other departments in order to ensure audit recommendations are appropriately implemented and constantly followed up
  • Provide necessary assistance to the Internal Audit team for audit plans
  • Coordination with the IA team on routine work
  • In order to reach the audit target, for each specific audit program, design a detailed audit plan for execution in consultation with Sr Audit Specialist:
    • Monitor audit quality
    • Collect, document and update work procedures of operating activities
    • Establish appropriate and complete audit documentation
    • Organize the departmental daily business


Minimum Qualification:
  • Accounting, audit or finance bachelor’s degree or above; Chartered Accountant or Chartered Internal Auditor as a plus
Minimum Experience:
  • 4-6 years with Big four audit firms. Experience in exploration & development in the oil and gas industry and ERP tools like SAP
  • Proficiency in the English language. Native Arabic Speaker is preferred. Expertise in MS Office

28 Days on/ 28 Days off

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.