Internal Audit Specialist (General Auditing)

Doha, Qatar

General Description
Perform professional internal auditing work for Business Support and Corporate Services. Work involves in all phases such as
development of internal audit plan, assess risks faced by PWA, develop audit reports highlighting the recommendations and finally communicating the results of the audit to auditees and all other stakeholders.
Key Responsibilities
• Participate in preparing the annual and long-term audit plans ensuring adequate coverage of all organizational and functional activities, management and operating systems, management practices.
• Perform audit of all financial Policies, Processes and Procedures, and prepare audit reports which highlight recommendations and improvement opportunities.
• Perform audit of operating processes and controls to evaluate the efficiency with which resources are employed and to identify profit and/or cost-effective improvements.
• Support the development of PWA-wide Policies, Processes and Procedures and examine and evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the internal
• control systems in place across the various auditable processes, including but not limited to HR related procedures on recruitment, employee leaves, promotions, performance management.
• Provide assistance/support to IT audits and ensure that all IT related risks are identified and mitigated by the Information Systems Department.
• Participate in the inventory exercise when required.
• Assist in communicating the results of audits via written reports and oral presentations to management, and the President (if required).
• Prepare audit programs to be aligned with engagement scope and requirements.
• Assist the General Auditing Advisor / Expert in the development of applicable policies, procedures, and processes.
• Work closely with the General Auditing Advisor / Expert to ensure compliance of the Internal Audit Department with PWA Strategy Management Policies, Processes and Procedures.
• Keep current with latest market trends and developments and stay abreast with current trends and leading practices in Internal Audit.
• Keep the General Auditing Advisor / Expert and Senior General Audit Specialist informed of significant issues that may jeopardize the achievement of PWA goals.
Key Business Interactions
1. Internal Audit Department Manager
2. Internal Auditing Advisor
3. Head of General Audit Section
4. General Auditing Advisor
5. General Auditing Expert
6. Senior General Audit Specialist
7. Auditor One, Auditor Two, Auditor Three
8. All other PWA employees as and when required
1. External Auditors
2. Senior Management of Consultants, Contractors and Suppliers
University Degree, preferably with a Major in Accounting and Professional Accounting Qualification; ACA, ACCA, CPA or equivalent (Master Degree)
Mandatory Requirements
• 12 years relevant experience preferably in the Construction or related industries.
• Excellent communication skills in English, written and spoken
Desirable requirements
• Arabic language skills