We are seeking an in-charge auditor to join the Information Systems Audits Division within Internal Auditing, to be based in our corporate headquarters in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, with primary responsibility for performing data analytics in support of audit engagements, consulting engagements, and fraud risk management activities.
Internal Auditing is an independent and objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the operations of Saudi Aramco. Internal Auditing helps the organization to accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of the organization’s risk management, control, and governance processes. Internal Auditing provides members of management and the Board of Directors with analyses, recommendations, and information concerning the activities reviewed.
The Information Systems Audits Division is responsible for performing 1) technology audits, 2) supporting business integrated audits in testing automated controls, and 3) providing data analytics to other business audit divisions.
The in-charge auditor’s primary role is to leverage data analytics in order to identify additional risks, better understand existing risks, provide more assurance coverage, and provide insights to management.
As a successful candidate, you will hold a bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science, management information systems, engineering, or a relevant data analytics/science field from a recognized and approved program.
You will have a minimum of five years of experience in data analytics and/or auditing.
You must demonstrate excellent oral and written communications in the English language, and excellent presentation and interpersonal skills.
You should hold professional certifications or be working toward them.
You should be flexible to travel in the Kingdom and/or out of the Kingdom to conduct audits.
Duties and Responsibilities
You will be required to perform the following:
Perform the responsibility of in-charge auditor and work under the direction of an audit manager to deliver data-driven assurance and consulting engagements.
Employ data analytics tools and techniques to assist in developing the annual risk-based audit plan, using an appropriate mix of qualitative and quantitative methods.
Use data analytics tools and techniques to assist in establishing the objective and scope of audit and consulting engagements.
Use data analytics and operational research tools and techniques to evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of risk management, internal controls, and governance processes of activities under review and provide data-driven recommendations.
Develop risk-based audit programs that employ data analytics tools and techniques.
Prepare or assist in preparing engagement reports including interpretation and visualization of data.
Provide on-the-job training, mentoring, and performance evaluation of junior staff.
Deliver presentations to clients’ management on various risk management, internal controls, or governance processes as required.