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Job Title:  Internal Audit Specialist

Posting Date:  07-Mar-2023
Requisition ID:  749
Company:  ENEC

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, AE

Employment Type:  Regular Employee
Seasonality Classification: 

Job Purpose

To conduct audit assignments and reviews and recommend objective opinion for Senior Management in order to independently appraise business activities and ensure alignment of activities with corporation's goals, risk management, and effective as well as economical use of corporation's resources

Key Activities, Responsibility & Accountability

knowledge of overall company procedures, policies and objectives in order to more efficiently identify potential risk areas.

• In the performance of duties, the Auditor has the authority to access to company information, and is expected to exercise discretion and ensure appropriate safekeeping and confidentiality of all such information received.


Activity: Stakeholder Engagement


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



Health and Safety, Security and Business Continuity

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

• Ensure compliance to all relevant health, safety and environmental management policies, procedures, and controls across the Section by the delivery of the Health and Safety Management Program to guarantee employee safety, legislative compliance, delivery of high-quality services and a responsible environmental attitude.

• 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 the compliance with Business Continuity and Resilience requirements for adherence to policies, procedures and instructions related to the effective planning for, and response to, incidents and/or business disruptions in order to continue critical business processes and activities with minimal adverse impact.



People Management

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

• Manage the effective achievement of the Organization’s objectives by setting individual targets, developing, and motivating staff, and providing formal and informal constructive feedback and appraisal – in order to maximize subordinate and Section’s performance.

• Contribute to the development of UAE National employees in a manner which supports the objectives of the corporation and its Emiratization strategy.

• Contribute to knowledge dissemination/sharing in a way that assists with building internal capabilities of UAE Nationals where applicable and maximize their effective performance.


Responsibilities & Accountabilities (contd.)

Activity: Audit Planning and Execution


• Provide input to the development of the annual Internal Audit Plan and long-term plan by assisting in assessing and prioritizing risks both within individual business areas and at a corporate level so 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, preparing detailed audit scope and detailed work program in line with the Audit Plan.

• Properly plan and complete field work in line with the Audit Plan and approved audit program, within planned resources.

• Work with internal and external resources allocated to the specific assignment for execution of the assignments in coordination with business units.

• Propose and, after approval, execute appropriate qualitative/ quantitative tests and evaluate system of internal controls to be carried out during audit to achieve audit scope.

• Develop audit findings and recommendations and discuss findings with auditees 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.

• Maintain proper filing for working papers, record notes and obtain sufficient evidence to support audit findings and recommendations.

• Conduct regular follow-up exercises to review status of agreed audit recommendations in order to provide assurance or an updated status on the implementation of the agreed actions.

• Assist in managing and supervising the process of co-sourcing the Internal Audit activities.

• Conduct work in accordance with the established policies and procedures including the established code of business conduct. Ensure compliance with established Internal Audit manual and make recommendations for improvement, if necessary.


Activity: Monitoring and Control


• Monitor and schedule the work assigned and, where applicable, assist in reviewing and evaluating the performance of consultant or auditors appointed from external firms.


Activity: Reporting and Communication


• As applicable, maintain on-going reporting to Heads of Internal Audit / Internal Audit Director or as requested. 

• Discuss audit scoping, planning, execution and results with the concerned functions in coordination with relevant Head of Internal Audit Head and/or Internal Audit Director.

• In consultation with Internal Audit Director, advise business units on development of internal control and implementation of best practices. 

• Advice functions on development of internal audit planning, processes, techniques in order to improve operational efficiency of the audit function.


Activity: Professional Standards & Best Practices


• Maintain professional standards of work; keep current with Internal Audit best practices.

• Maintain sufficient general 

Professional Certifications

CertificateMin: Professional qualification (CIA, CFE, ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CPA or similar).

CertificateMax: Professional qualification (CIA, CFE, ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CPA or similar).


QualificationMin: Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Engineering.

QualificationMax: Academic qualification in Nuclear Energy


ExperienceMin: • 3 years of relevant experience.

ExperienceMax: • 3 years of relevant experience.