Senior Auditor (Ras Laffan, Qatar - Tax Free)

Senior Auditor (Ras Laffan, Qatar - Tax Free)

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  • Sector:

    Oil, Gas, & Petrochemical

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  • Salary:

    £5300 - £6200 per month, Benefits: A range of benefits including housing, transport, annual bonus and schooling

  • Contact:

    Colin McNeil

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8975

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Our client is a leading Operator within Oil & Gas, providing goods & services to customers globally. They are currently looking for a Senior Auditor to join their team in Ras Laffan, Qatar on a permanent basis (family status).

Job Purpose

  • Reporting to the Head of Operations and Technical Audit (HoA), this position plans and executes complex LNG Operations and Technical internal audits to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal controls, accuracy of information reported and compliance with policies and procedures in a major projects environment involving engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and handover and other activities involved in executing major construction projects.

Key Job Accountabilities - I

  • Report any significant changes identified during the audit process to HoA to ensure the completeness and accuracy of audit coverage.
  • Contributes to the development and update of risk assessment and audit plans to ensure all relevant key activities are identified, prioritised and audited as necessary.
  • Plans complex audits by analysing business processes and preparing risk assessments to determine the controls to be tested. Prepares the audit scope, objectives and audit program steps in order to test the system of controls and obtains approval for the plan from the Head and / or CIA. Formulates and agrees audit plans, scope and objectives with auditees.
  • Conducts complex operations and technical audit fieldwork by coordinating audits teams and testing controls and compliance with policies, procedures and agreed practices.
  • Prepares internal audit reports, audit plans, progress reports, early reports on potential significant findings and reviews audit reports prepared by other Auditors.

Key Job Accountabilities - II

  • Conducts follow-up of prior audit observations to ensure agreed actions are implemented by the Auditee. Supervises follow-up work conducted by Audit staff.
  • Trains and develops Auditors “on the job” regarding IAD standards, audit process, company business and processes, observation and report writing, to ensure continuous development of IAD talent pool.
  • Support Shareholder’s audits and any other external audits coordinated through IAD to ensure their successful completion.
  • Conducts special reviews under supervision of Head or Audit Specialist as requested by CIA to address specific concerns of senior management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

Knowledge and/or Experience - I

  • 8 to 10 years’ experience in Internal Audit of major Oil and Gas projects and operating facilities pertaining to EPC phases and processes. 
  • Strong foundation in internal audit/compliance/risk management or inspections or testing roles
  • Good knowledge of the oil & gas and LNG business and technical operations, specifically key processes, key risks, and key controls.
  • Good awareness of corporate governance and risk management processes.
  • CIA, PMP certification is highly preferred. Strong knowledge of Institute of Internal Audit professional standards and auditing processes.
  • Knowledge of SAP, Teammate, ACL or other similar Audit tools.
  • Good understanding of IT security and auditing standards.
  • Able to maintain good judgement, manage conflict, lead and influence objectively with tact and persuasion.
  • Computer literacy with ability to use word-processing, spreadsheets, databases and graphics applications.

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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