Available Opportunities
VAC6773 - Manager Audit - Operations
Field: Audit Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Oman - Muscat Closing date: 19-Jul-2017
Ooredoo Oman Family Member:

As the Manager Audit - Operations you will be responsible of assisting the CAE in managing the operational audit team to carry out various internal audit assignments across the entire organisation to ensure efficiency and effectiveness in the use of resources and system of internal control to safeguard Ooredoo’s interest and assets, and to ensure compliance with laws and regulations.

Core Responsibilities:

You will be responsible of undertaking the identification and evaluation of audit risk areas in Ooredoo through a risk-based audit methodology and assist in the preparation of the annual Ooredoo audit plan based on the identified risks and in consultation with the management, regulatory and compliance requirements, and External Audit,  managing and/or carry out financial and operational audits and review the work performed to ensure the adequacy of audit scope, the adequacy of testing performed, and the accuracy of conclusions reached, managing resource planning and requirements for the different audit assignments and special assignments, managing the audit assignments progress and escalate any showstopper to the CAE for the intervention, ensuring that audit procedures are strictly adhered to in compliance with the internal audit manual, including identifying and defining issues, developing criteria, reviewing and analysing evidence, and documentation of financial and operational processes and procedures, overseeing and managing the work of the audit staff in conducting interviews, reviewing documents, developing and administering audit surveys, composing summary memos, and preparing working papers or audit operations, reviewing the audit programs to ensure the appropriate testing mechanisms, execute the audit program, recognise control weaknesses, assess the materiality of these weaknesses, and relate them back to the scope and objectives of the audit, reviewing and managing the work of the audit staff in identification, development, and documentation of audit issues and recommendations for improvement, communicating the results, findings and recommendations of audit projects through written reports and face-to-face presentations on a timely basis to the management, CAE, and if necessary to the Board of Directors as instructed by the CAE, following up the implementation of audit recommendations in a timely manner, interacting with staff, section heads, department directors and managers and when necessary with executive management in order to obtain and/or communicate relevant information to achieve the objective/s of the department, maintaining all organisational and professional ethical standards and ensure internal audit activities are carried out in compliance with International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing (Standards) and IIA Code of Ethics, supporting the CAE in coordinating with the external auditors and facilitate their fieldwork in the company, supporting the CAE developing, gathering, analysing and documenting in a timely manner the material for Audit Committee meetings, managing and/or carry out consulting engagements related to Ooredoo operations if asked to do so by the CAE, communicating the results, findings, and recommendations of consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations on a timely basis to the management, CAE, and if necessary to the Board of Directors as instructed by the CAE, managing and/or carrying out the review of the policies and procedures of the company to support the policies approvals process, managing and/or carrying out special audit assignments and investigations as instructed by the CAE, communicating the results, findings, and recommendations of special assignment/investigation projects via written reports and oral presentations on a timely basis to the management, CAE, and if necessary to the Board of Directors as instructed by the CAE, managing the work of direct reports to ensure they meet their objectives, are kept motivated and perform in accordance with their job description, conducting regular on the job training to ensure that direct reports have the necessary skills to undertake new or existing responsibilities, developing or find a successor and to perform knowledge transfer to successor, delegating responsibility to direct reports, in accordance with their role and ability, to ensure they are developed and maximise their potential, participating in the selection and interview process for the candidates as well as the assistance in the recruitment of reporting staff as required, supporting CAE in performing the annual performance appraisal process for the direct reporting staff and ensure objectives set are monitored and take effective actions to address performance matters, managing the workload and resources to effectively handle the different assignments in the Ooredoo internal audit department, developing and maintaining productive team-oriented management and staff relationships through individual coaching and group meetings, proactively taking responsibility for self-improvement by staying well informed of developments, knowledge and innovations in relevant field of expertise, pursuing professional development opportunities, including internal and external training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers, ensuring continuous professional development to enhance knowledge, skills and competencies of the internal audit team, managing the Internal Audit projects including the co-sourcing and external engagements, developing and presenting the project progress reports and dashboards in weekly/monthly/quarterly meetings and presentations to the CAE, planning and managing the resources as per the required assignments and deliverables within the department, representing internal audit at Ooredoo project team meetings, management meetings, and meetings with external organisations and other duties as directed by the CAE.

The Person:

You should have a minimum of  8 years of experience in auditing and/or accounting, preferably with telecom operator Internal audit, telecom industry experience with any of the Big4 audit firms is highly desirable, preferably bilingual, project management you should have certification in at least one area (e.g. CIA, CISA etc.) is required with a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Accounting or equivalent.

Skills Required:
    • Good knowledge of international accounting and reporting standards
    • Good knowledge of IIA’s International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and Code of Ethics
    • Good knowledge of telecom industry, network domains and network KPI’s.
    • Ability to use audit tools
    • Analytical skills
    • Communications and interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge of best practices in audit
    • Knowledge of local laws and regulations
    • Process Improvement Skills
    • End-to-end Project Management
    • Fluent verbal and written communication in English
    • Ability to operate in a diverse multicultural, multinational work environment, exhibiting appropriate sensitivities

    • Leadership skills

    • Team orientation

            
Note: you will be required to attach the following:
1. Resume / cv
2. Passport-size photograph
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