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Senior Audit and Investigation Specialist

Date: Mar 3, 2023

Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation

Job Purpose

Review of day to day activities relating to Enterprise Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program including conducting investigations with subsequent reporting to respective Compliance Committee. Moreover, to lead audit assignments and reviews and recommend objective opinion for Senior Management in order to independently appraise business processes and activities and evaluate alignment of activities with company goals, risks management and effective and economical use of company resources.

Activity:Process Management
•Develop, implement and monitor effective framework including policies and procedures covering ENEC Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program that supports prevention, detection and response of fraud or misconduct including establishing whistleblowing hotline.
•Support for effective Monitoring, reviewing and investigating fraud or fraudulent activity and/or misconduct within ENEC as reported through established Anti-Fraud and Misconduct Program.
•Provide appropriate training to ENEC, Nawah and Barakah One Company employees, in conjunction with the Training Department
•Obtain background information, knowledge and understanding of overall business process for identification of key risks.
•Provide support in managing and controlling internal and external resources allocated to the assignment for execution of the assignments in coordination with business units.
•Propose and, after adequate approval, execute appropriate qualitative/ quantitative tests and evaluate system of internal controls during audits to achieve investigation or audit scope.
•Maintain proper filing for working papers and record notes to report and document the results of field work in order to support findings.
•Develop 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.
•Conduct regular follow-up exercises with relevant stakeholders to review status of agreed actions to inured
•Where applicable manage and supervise the process of co-sourcing the Internal Audit/ investigation activities and/ or supervise, review and monitor audit assignment/ investigations performed by Internal Auditors and/ or auditors from co-source service providers.
•Provide support for assigned non-core internal audit services such as review of new/ amended policies and procedures and supporting other Management initiatives.
•Conduct work in accordance with the established policies and procedures including the established HSE and code of business conduct.

Monitoring and Control
•Develop and maintain ongoing reporting to the Audit and Investigation Manager or other bodies as requested and deemed necessary
•Review and evaluate the performance of consultant or auditors engaged 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 the investigation/ audit scoping, interviews and the result of the reviews with respective individuals, Managers and, where applicable with Directors and Senior Officers.
•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 and Investigation Manager, advises functions on development of internal control and implementation of best practices, based on lessons learned from other audit work or business experience.

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

•In the performance of duties, the Senior Internal Audit & Investigation Specialist has the authority to access company information, and is expected to exercise discretion and ensure appropriate safekeeping and confidentiality of all such information received

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

HSE, Security & Continuity of Operation
•All individuals take personal responsibility for safety; follow company HSE policies, procedures and instructions; avoid complacency and continuously challenge existing conditions and activities in order to identify discrepancies that might result in error or in appropriate action; report any situation that could present a hazard; not intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided at the workplace in the interest of health, safety, welfare or protection or management of the environment
•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 or similar)

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 5 years of experience in conducting Internal Audits and relevant experience in conducting investigations.

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