Available Opportunities
VAC6774 - Lead Auditor - Operations
Field: Audit Contract Type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Oman - Muscat Closing date: 19-Jul-2017
Ooredoo Oman Family Member:

As the Lead Auditor - Operations you will be responsible of supervising operational and financial audits 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 identifying and evaluating Ooredoo’s audit risk areas through a risk-based audit methodology and provide significant inputs to the development of a risk-based annual audit plan covering financial and operational areas, performing or leading financial and operational audits and ensure the adequacy of audit scope, the adequacy of testing performed, and the accuracy of conclusions is reached, planning the resources and requirements for different audit assignments and special assignments, monitoring the audit assignments progress and escalate any show stoppers to the Manager Audit - Operations for 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 documenting processes and procedures, preparing/developing the audit programs with 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, conducting or leading interviews, review documents, development and administration of audit surveys, composing summary memos, and preparation of working papers, performing or overseeing the work of the audit staff in the identification, development, and documentation of audit issues and recommendations for improvement, documentation for all phases of projects including documentation using Audit management tool (TeamMate), communicating the results, findings and recommendations of audit projects via written reports and face-to-face presentations on a timely basis to the management and CIA, 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 operational audit, 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), IIA Code of Ethics, working independently under general direction with extensive latitude for initiative and independent judgment, supporting the Manager Audit - Operations in coordinating with the external auditors and facilitate their fieldwork in the company, leading consulting engagements related to financial and operational aspects of Ooredoo if asked to do so by superiors, communicating the results of consulting projects via written reports and oral presentations on a timely basis to the management, CIA, and if necessary to the Board of Directors as instructed by the CIA, reviewing the policies and procedures of the company to support the policies approval process, conducting or leading the internal audit team in performing any fraud investigations or any special audit assignments as instructed by superiors, communicating the results, finding and recommendations of special assignment/investigation via written reports and oral presentations on a timely basis to the management, CIA, and if necessary to the Board of Directors as instructed by the CIA, developing and maintaining productive team-oriented management and staff relationships through individual contacts and group meetings, pursuing professional development opportunities, including external and internal training and professional association memberships, and shares information gained with co-workers, proactively take responsibility for self-improvement by staying well-informed of developments, knowledge and innovations in relevant field of expertise, representing internal audit at Ooredoo project team meetings, management meetings, and meetings with external organisations, and other duties as directed Manager Audit – Operational or CIA.

The Person:

You should have a minimum of  6 years of experience in auditing and/or accounting, preferably with telecommunications audit experience, experience with any of the Big4 audit firms is preferred, preferably bilingual with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting or equivalent. ( Certification in at least one area (e.g. CIA, CISA etc.) is preferable

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
  • Knowledge of best practices in audit
  • Analytical and evaluation skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, including report writing and presentation skills for presenting findings and recommendations for improvement
  • Knowledge of best practices in audit
  • Process Improvement Skills
  • Fluent verbal and written communication in English
  • Ability to operate in a diverse multicultural, multinational work environment, exhibiting appropriate sensitivities

  • Team orientation

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