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Senior Internal Auditor

Saudi Arabia

Job ID SNS-0602

Posted On
(1244 days ago)

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  • The senior internal auditor (GIA) is responsible for completing internal audit activities consistent with the standards established by the Institute of Internal Auditors & approved SAT group internal audit charter. This includes all phases of the audit process
  • Compile & implement the annual Internal Audit plan for group entities.
  • Perform risk-based audits as per the internal audit plan especially the projects/contract based
  • GIA to have a critical role to review projects. GIA to be an assurance partner for the duration of the project life cycle & follow a multi–stage audit approach
  • GIA will review end to end project stages inclusive of bidding, feasibility, Design and Planning, Tendering and Contracting, Monitoring of project phases & Handover
  • GIA will ensure major Risks are highlighted. Assumptions are matched with current actual conditions. Internal ‘checks and balances’ are in place, commercial and technical evaluations performed for all bids. Review BOQ with quantities & prices.
  • GIA to verify whether the project is on schedule or delayed. If there are any delays, enquire about actions taken to complete the project on schedule, who is responsible for the delay and whether there is recourse for any additional cost.
  • Perform detailed review of the progress reports of the project status, the actual versus planned progress and costs, variations, claims and disputes, non–conformance to contract specifications, and safety issues
  • GIA to review payments to contractors ensuring the performance bond, advance guarantee bond and required insurances are valid. The retention and advance recovery has been properly deducted. The payment is approved as per authority matrix
  • GIA to review the hand over process followed & acceptance certificates obtained. All non–conformances have been rectified. All issues around time extensions, non–conformances and penalties have been approved and settled. All variations been approved and valued. The final drawings, testing
  • reports, end user training, warranties and manuals have been handed over. Project inventory reconciled. Final invoicing done.
  • Review of project policies and procedures, identifying gaps & suggesting improvement ideas
  • GIA will liaison with Senior Project Managers & various other project colleagues
  • Perform site visits both planned/surprise
  • Advise on best audit and business practices. Maintain an awareness of audit trends and best practices
  • Develop, implement and maintain internal audit policies and procedures in accordance with local and international best practice
  • Work with management to develop acceptable solutions to address issues or gaps identified and follow-up with management to ensure remediation is implemented
  • Conduct ad hoc investigations into identified or reported risks, incidents, suspected frauds etc.
  • Perform other internal audit related duties as assigned
  • Ensure complete, accurate and timely audit information & reports to (GCAE)
  • Interact with Company management and key personnel to build / maintain ongoing business relationships by utilizing strong interpersonal and communication skills.
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