Senior Internal Audit Specialist

United Energy Pakistan (UEP)

Basra, Iraq

Ref: SP967-24

Job description / Role

Employment: Contract

Provide necessary assistance to Senior Audit Specialist 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.

- Assist Audit Section Head (internal) 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 Section Head (internal)
- Assist Audit Section Head (internal) 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 B9 other departments to ensure KEBL 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
- To reach audit target, for each specific audit program, design detailed audit plan for execution in consultation with Audit Section Head (internal)

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:
Accounting, audit or finance bachelor’s degree or above; Chartered Accountant or
Chartered Internal Auditor as a plus.

Minimum Experience:
7-10 years with Big four audit firms. Experience in exploration & development in oil and gas industry and ERP tools like IDEAS and SAP

Job-Specific Skills:
Proficiency in English language with Arabic language as a plus. Expertise in MS Excel.

About the Company

United Energy Pakistan (UEP) is Pakistan’s leading foreign exploration and production company. UEP is a subsidiary of the United Energy Group (UEG), an international energy company. UEG is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and has operations in Pakistan, Iraq and Egypt.

UEP’s history dates back more than four decades, and the business has witnessed a change in ownership a number of times from UTP to ARCO and subsequently BP. In 2011, UEG acquired control of this asset from BP, ushering in a new era of growth for the company. Backed by UEG’s technical and financial support, UEP has emerged as the leading foreign producer and investor in Pakistan’s upstream oil and gas sector.

UEP’s parent company has also invested in the renewable energy sector. UEPW owns and operates a 99 MW wind energy project in the Jhimpir wind corridor of the Sindh province.

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