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Audit and Investigation Specialist

Date: Mar 3, 2023

Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation

Job Purpose

To perform day-to-day activities relating to Emirates Nuclear energy Corporation (ENEC)'s Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program including conducting investigations and providing support to the Audit and Investigation team for efficient and effective management of ENEC's Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program.

Activity:Process Management
•Provide inputs for maintaining an effective framework of ENEC Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program including policies and procedures that supports prevention, detection and response of fraud or misconduct including establishing whistleblowing hotline.
•Carry out investigations / audit assignments in line with ENEC Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program or Internal Audit Plan.
•Provide input to the development of the annual and long term Internal Audit Plan to ensure that audit efforts and resources are focused on areas of higher risk.
•Obtain background information, knowledge and understanding of overall business process for identification of key risks.
•Provide support / lead external resources allocated to the assignment for execution of the assignments.
•Propose and, after adequate approval, execute appropriate qualitative/ quantitative tests and evaluate system of internal controls during investigations to achieve investigation scope.
•Maintain proper documentation and filing for working papers and record notes to report and document the results of work carried out for audits and investigations.
•Develop audit and investigation findings and recommendations and discuss findings with auditees/alleged personnel to achieve agreement or understand their concerns on corrective actions.Prepare draft report and recommend an audit opinion on adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls to manage risks.
•Conduct regular follow-up exercises with relevant stakeholders to review status of agreed actions
•Provide support in training ENEC employees, in conjunction with the Training Department on ENEC's Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program.Train and develop new auditors as required, including UAE nationals.
•Carryout any other activities as requested such as review of new / amended policies, procedures, and supporting other Management initiatives.
•Ensure compliance with established Internal Audit Manual, ENEC's Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program, Policies and Procedures and provide feedback for improvement, if necessary.

Monitoring and Control
•Develop and maintain ongoing reporting to the Senior Audit & Investigation Specialist.Monitor and schedule the work assigned and, where applicable, assist in reviewing and evaluating the performance of consultant or auditors appointed from external firms.

Stakeholder Management
•Supports business units (through facilitation and workshops) as they identify, rank and manage Fraud risks.This includes promoting risk awareness.
•Discuss and agree the result of the fieldwork and status of the agreed action plan with the auditees and management as deemed appropriate.
•In consultation with Audit & Investigation Manager, advises functions on development of internal control and implementation of best practices, based on lessons learned from Investigations, other audit work or business experience.

Standards and Best Practices
•Maintain professional standards of work; keep current with Internal Audit and Anti-Fraud best practices.Maintain sufficient general knowledge of overall company's procedures, policies and objectives in order to more efficiently identify potential risk areas.

Stakeholder Engagement
•Facilitate communication both internally and externally in order to build and nurture mutually beneficial working relationships.

HSE, Security & Continuity of Operation
•Follow all relevant departmental HSE policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions to ensure HSE compliance in all aspects of work in accordance with sound management practices by applying these HSE policies and procedures to self and others to take reasonable care for the health and safety of people, or the environment, who are at the employees place of work who may be affected by the employees acts or omissions at work.
•Follow all relevant Security policies, processes, procedures and instructions to ensure security compliance in all aspects of work, by applying them on self, others and Corporate assets.
•Ensure compliance with corporate requirements for adherence to policies, procedures and instructions related to Crisis Management and Business Continuity in order to continue mission-critical activities

The incumbent is expected to perform standard activities as per attachments 4 & 5 in the Job Description procedure (relating to Health, Safety and Environment, Security and Business Continuity, People Management, Excellence and Quality Management

Professional qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA, etc.)

Professional Certification in addition to minimum requirement e.g. CIA, CFE

Bachelor degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Accounting, Engineering

Academic qualification in Nuclear Energy


Minimum 4 years of experience in conducting Internal Audits and relevant experience in conducting investigations.

Experience in the Nuclear Industry or Energy/Oil and Gas Sectors