Audit Section Head – Internal

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Susan Rafat

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:


MSELECT is hiring an Audit Section Head – Internal for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience and be fluent in English with Arabic as a plus.

Reports to

  • Audit Manager


  • Audit

Provide necessary assistance to Audit Manager in planning & conducting internal audits with a view to prevent & avoid risk to the company interests & help maintain its long term operational, financial & regulatory control framework, enhance company’s sustainable and healthy development, work on internal controls and risk identification and management.


  • Assist Audit Manager in preparation of annual internal audit work plan.
  • Develop, organize and execute audit programs as set in Annual Internal Audit Work Plan in consultation with Audit Manager.
  • Work on the departmental Internal controls’ improvement and Risk Management.
  • Assist Audit Manager in monitoring company's operational activities and processes.
  • Communicate assigned tasks to 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 UEG’s / Company audit recommendations are appropriately implemented and constantly followed up.
  • Provide necessary assistance to UEG Internal Audit team for audit plans.
  • Coordination with UEG IA team on routine work
  • In order to reach audit target, for each specific audit program, design detailed audit plan for execution in consultation with Audit Manager.
  • Ensure follow up and execution of audit program.
  • monitor audit quality
  • collect, document and update work procedures of operating activities.
  • establish appropriate and complete audit documentation.
  • organize departmental daily business.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Qualification

  • Chartered Accountant from an IFAC recognized body with CIA qualification as a plus.
  • Minimum Experience 10-15 years in total. Experience with Big Four audit firms.
  • Experience in E & P industry.
  • Experience in Internal Audit, Internal controls and Risk Management.
  • Experience with ERP tools like IDEAS and SAP.

Job-Specific Skills

  • Proficiency in English language with Arabic as a plus.
  • Expertise in MS Excel.

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