Job Objectives

To evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the systems of internal accounting, administrative and operating controls over various company activities and to promote effective controls at reasonable cost. To determine compliance with Company policies and procedures. To perform audit assignment including substantive tests of details and tests of controls.

  • Prepare all required documents needed to plan & start the audit assignment i.e. Commencement Memo, Audit Planning Document (APD), Risk & Control Matrix (RCM), Audit Program.
  • Plan an efficient and effective audit approach by defining objectives and scope, preparing audit programs to meet those objectives.
  • Determine audit procedures to be used including sampling method and the use of Computer Aided Audit Techniques (CAAT).
  • Attending & scheduling pre & post audit meetings and preparing the minutes.
  • Process understanding – field planning – field work – issue drafting – draft report – closing meeting minutes – finalizing audit reports
  • Conducting detailed audit work by performing substantive tests of details & tests of controls.
  • Maintaining proper working papers file (WP).
  • Draw and document sound conclusions in the working paper file based on the review of internal controls and detail transaction testing.
  • Determine if audit findings grant the need for investigation / special review.
  • Draft audit reports, summarizing significant findings and recommendations in a clear and concise way.
  • Perform walkthroughs in order to understand current policies, procedures and practices followed, and perform controlled GAP analysis to recommend improvements.
  • Follow up with the management to ensure full implementation of recommendations.
  • Assists & provide guidance to Internal Auditors as part of an audit team or independently.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Follow specified systems, processes and procedures, implemented in the workplace, to ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, and other requirements/standards
  • Work safely at all times, protecting the health and safety of everyone in the workplace
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree and a recognized professional qualification AICPA, CIA, CISA, CMA preferred
  • 5+ Years in internal / external audit
  • Experience working in Big 4 Audit Firms
  • Exposure to Maritime & Logistics industry
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Knowledge of Oracle & ACL (desired)
  • English proficiency is must, Arabic is desirable