Internal Auditor Europe, Africa & Middle East Upstream, Jobs, Scotland, Aberdeenshire, 5169

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Internal Auditor - Europe, Africa & Middle East - Upstream - Aberdeenshire

Engineering & Manufacturing - Energy & Renewables
Ref: 5169 Date Posted: Monday 11 Dec 2017
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Nine Twenty engineering are currently looking, on behalf of our client ExxonMobil, for an Internal Auditor to take the role of Lead Auditor or Audit Team member as required from the Upstream market place. This role can be based in Aberdeen or Leatherhead, Surrey and will work on the European, African & Middle Eastern territories.


Job Role Responsibilities

Internal Auditors independently evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of the system of internal control in place for all of the Company’s business activities. The key responsibilities are to:

  • Independently and objectively assess business line controls against the Company‘s, Joint Venture partners and, where applicable industry or regularity standards.
  • Promote sound controls and advise management on improvement opportunities, for example: control effectiveness; process efficiency; cost reduction; or revenue improvement.
  • Develop deep insights into, and a thorough understanding of, the business and risks, and maintain focus on the highest risk area at all times.
  • Participate in Audit networks and support continuous improvement by openly sharing skills and experience developed with Audit CoEs.

The successful candidate would report to an Audit Division Manager and, working as part of an audit team, would be expected to take the role of Lead Auditor or Audit Team Member as required.

Expected Level of Proficiency

To be eligible for this role, you must:

  • Be degree qualified, preferably in a finance or engineering subject
  • Have relevant professional experience in an international business in a role, or role(s), with a high focus upon sound business controls (five years+ as a guide). Candidates with less than five years’ experience, but who have a high degree of relevant industry experience will also be considered
  • Have strong IT skills, specifically being an experienced and competent user of Microsoft Office

Candidates should also have demonstrated work experience and / or knowledge of:

  • Working with business control standards, preferably making assessments of business performance against these standards and advising management accordingly
  • Applying risk based assessment and decision making in a business environment
  • Working effectively with colleagues or third parties in multiple countries

Successful candidates should possess a broad range of personal effectiveness and leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate and influence business decisions in a team environment.

The role will involve frequent (up to 75% of the time) international travel for business trips, mostly within the Europe, Africa and Middle East region. Business trips for audits may last up to four weeks.The opportunity to work with the worlds largest publicly trading Oil and Gas company, in this capacity, doesn't arise often.


If you come from an upstream background within the refining and petrochemical space then please click apply, today!