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Senior Auditor

Job Code

30000767

Basic Function

Directs audits of significant Company activities; as in-charge auditor of an audit team, usually comprised of from two to three professional level auditors, plans and executes audits in accordance with accepted standards.  Prepare formal written reports expressing opinions on the adequacy and effectiveness of the Company's system of managerial and internal accounting controls.

Scope

  • The work is in Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare Audit department in Dhahran, Al Hasa, Ras Tanura, and Abqaiq.
  • Ensures successful completion of assigned audit engagements, from start to finish, inclusive of preplanning and wrap up activities. Depending on assigned engagement, reports to one or more member of the Senior Audit management team. Manages and directs daily activities of more junior auditors assigned to assist the Senior Auditor during an engagement. Applies risk and control concepts to scenarios encountered and identifies any potential issues. Communicates identified issues with Senior Audit management to ensure any potential concerns are addressed in timely and effective manners.
  • Work hours are assigned to meet operational needs of the assigned area.
  • Direction is through the department head.

Principal Contacts

  • Daily with Department Heads and Division Heads level during the course of an audit to assist in identifying actual and potential problem areas in their respective operations.
  • Ongoing contact with In-Charge Auditor to assure adequate audit scope and direction.
  • Regularly with Occasional public and community contact through communicating policy changes, revisions, and/or introduction of new work rules.

Principal Duties

  • Plan and execute medium sized 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.
  • 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.
  • Collect and analyze data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies.
  • Report to management about asset utilization and audit results, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities.
  • Prepare detailed reports on audit findings.
  • Review data about material assets, net worth, liabilities, capital stock, surplus, income, and expenditures.
  • Inspect account books and accounting systems for efficiency, effectiveness, and use of accepted accounting procedures to record transactions.
  • Examine and evaluate financial and information systems, recommending controls to ensure system reliability and data integrity.
  • Conduct pre-implementation audits to determine if systems and programs under development will work as planned.
  • Provides training/assistance to Internal Audit staff in the application of audit tools.

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science or other business related field

Experience

 

Minimum 10 years’ experience.

 

Certifications/Other requirements as applicable

  • Certificate: CPA, CIA, CISA, CFE or other relevant professional certification is desired.
  •  High proficiency in spoken and written English. Ability to digest and understand the overall details of a Company with complex worldwide operations to make constructive recommendations for the betterment thereof.