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Audit Specialist

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Basic Function

Direct the work of a number of audit team performing audits which are homogeneous in type or subject (i.e., Service Departments or the Materials Organization). As a member of a staff department or because of a personal expertise, could be individually assigned to represent the JHAH Audit Department on special assignments such as complex claims for or against the Company or in other activities beyond the normal scope of the audit function.

  • The work is in Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare Audit department in Dhahran, Al Hasa, Ras Tanura, and Abqaiq.
  • Under the general direction of an In-Charge Auditor and/or Chief Auditor, plans and executes simultaneously a series of audits, to insure that a standard level of professionalism and technique is attained.
  • Work hours are assigned to meet operational needs of the assigned area.
  • Direction is through the department head.
Principal Contacts
  • respective operations. In addition, contact with Department Heads to recommend nature and extent of corrective action necessary to maintain a comprehensive system of internal control to coordinate audit activities.
  • Ongoing contact with In-Charge Auditor and/or Chief Auditor to apprise them of current status of audit endeavors.
  • During the course of special assignments, may have exposure to local vendors who supply goods or services to the Company and to local officials.
Principal Duties
  • Performs all supervisory functions common to those of the supervisor level with approval authority common thereto.  Plan and execute audits in accordance with accepted standards. Includes but is not limited to:
  1. Surveys functions and activities in assigned areas to determine the nature of operations and the adequacy of the system of control to achieve established objectives.
  2. Determines, or assists in determining, the direction of the proposed audit effort. Plans the theory and scope of the audit, and prepares an audit program.
  3. Determines, or assists in determining, the auditing procedures to be used, including statistical sampling and the use of electronic data processing equipment.
  4. Identifies the key control points of the system.
  5. Evaluates the effectiveness of financial/operations systems through the application of his knowledge of business systems and his understanding of auditing techniques.
  6. Recommends necessary staff required to complete the audit.
  7. Performs the audit in a professional manner and in accordance with the approved audit program.
  8. Obtains, analyzes, and appraises evidentiary data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the system and the efficiency of performance of the activities being reviewed.
  9. Directs, counsels, and instructs staff assigned to the audit, and reviews their work for sufficiency of scope and for accuracy.
  10. Makes oral or written presentations to management during and at the conclusion of the audit, discussing deficiencies and recommending corrective action to improve operations and reduce cost.
  • Overseas the activities of in-charge auditors assigned to review organizations or functions falling within his area of responsibility.
  • Develops a working relationship with Department Heads and Division Heads of assigned organizations to insure continuing cooperation on their part to complete audit objectives.
  • Evaluates the adequacy and effectiveness of the management controls over activities audited and prepares or assists in preparing a formal written report expressing his opinion on same and including recommendations to alleviate any deficiencies noted.
  • Evaluates the performance and capabilities of the assistants who worked under his direction during the audit.
  • Provides training/assistance to Internal Audit staff in the application of audit tools.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science or other business related field
  • Master’s degree in related fields is preferred

Minimum 10 years’ experience

Certifications/Other requirements as applicable



CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE or other relevant professional certification is desired.


  • Excellent command of English language, including ability to communicate effectively with all levels of Management in written reports and orally.  Familiarity with usage of technical terminology common to the Healthcare industry, accounting/auditing profession, and general business/commercial practice.
  • Professional, specialized knowledge of auditing principles and procedures, with particular emphasis on Broad understanding of, and aptitude in implementing, current audit techniques such as statistical sampling and flow charting.  Tact and objectivity in dealing with management and lower levels in organizations under audit and in supervising highly skilled professional employees